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Call of Cthulhu
Call of Cthulhu

Adventure 30 October 2018

Call of Cthulhu is a dark adventure game in a horror setting, based on the works of an American writer, H.P. Lovecraft. The game’s story is based on Lovecraft's fictional universe, first popularized by the, written in 1926 and published 2 years later, short story “Call of Cthulhu”. According to it, aside from well-known and common creatures, the Earth is home to an unimaginably powerful cosmic entity that remains in hibernation but will be eventually revived when the stars align in a certain position.

The Sinking City
The Sinking City

Adventure 27 June 2019

A detective adventure game inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. The production is set in the 1920s, in the fictional city of New England, suffering from a supernatural flood. You play as a private investigator, whose task is to resist the mass hysteria and discover the cause of the mysterious events.

Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth
Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Adventure 25 October 2005

A horror action adventure game. The production refers to the work of H.P. Lovecraft and the universe he created. In the game, taking place in the year 1920, we play as detective Jack Walters, who has to find a missing person. The trails eventually lead the protagonist to the bottom of the town's dark secret. The game focuses on traveling through various locations, fighting against opponents and searching for clues.

Tesla Force
Tesla Force

Action 19 November 2020

Twin-stick shooter which is a continuation of Tesla vs. Lovecraft game. In Tesla Force: United Scientists Army from 10tons we take control of one of the four heroes who face the creatures from the horror novel. Apart from Nikola Tesla, the game features Mary Shelley, Maria Sklodowska-Curie and H.P. Lovecraft.

Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones
Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones

RPG 26 September 2019

A classic cRPG game with a turn-based combat system, set in a world created by the legendary American writer H.P. Lovecraft. We play the role of one of the inhabitants of the town of Arkham, which one day was transferred to another dimension and subjected to ancient, dark forces. The gameplay mechanics combines elements of classic cRPG games from the late 1990s with a number of unique, original solutions.

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened

Adventure 23 November 2006

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened studio Frogwares is an adventure-detective game genre. This title is realized in the point & click convention, and the action takes place in the world made entirely in 3D.

Moons of Madness
Moons of Madness

Adventure 22 October 2019

Moons of Madness is a psychological horror film by RockPocket Games. The production refers to the work of H.P. Lovecraft, and the player plays the role of a member of the expedition to Mars.

Cthulhu: Books of Ancients
Cthulhu: Books of Ancients

Adventure 2021

Cthulhu: Books of Ancients is a first-person horror inspired by the work of H.P. Lovecraft, developed by SimFabric. During the adventure, we play the role of a detective who is looking for six missing children.

Lovecraft's Untold Stories
Lovecraft's Untold Stories

RPG 31 January 2019

Roguelike action RPG game with adventure elements, in which we get to the universe known from the mythology of Cthulhu. In Lovecraft's Untold Stories we can take on the role of five characters, each of whom conducts their own investigations in places inspired by Lovecraft's stories.

Conarium
Conarium

Adventure 06 June 2017

A psychological horror adventure game. The developers at Zoetrope Interactive were inspired by the works of Howard Philips Lovecraft, especially the novella entitled At the Mountains of Madness. The action of Conarium takes place in the 30s, and the player find himself in Upuaut. This enigmatic name refers to a research station left by a scientific expedition to Antarctic, whose four members intended to overstep the limitations of human body and mind with the use of the eponymous mysterious device. At the core of the gameplay lies exploration of the environment, conversations with encountered non-player characters, gathering useful equipment, and solving environmental puzzles that are based either on manipulating objects or physics. The game is powered by Unreal Engine 4 which translates into advanced visual effects and detailed graphics.

Arkham Horror: Mother's Embrace
Arkham Horror: Mother's Embrace

RPG 2021

Mansions of Madness: Mother's Embrace is an adventure based on a board game The Property of Madness, inspired by the work of horror master H.P. Lovecraft. The player controls a group of four occult researchers who try to discover the secrets of a residence controlled by the forces of evil. The game focuses on solving puzzles, and during the game the key role is played by separating the team and switching between characters.

The Innsmouth Case
The Innsmouth Case

Adventure 23 June 2020

Adventure game realized in the form of a virtual gamebook, based on the work of H.P. Lovecraft. In The Innsmouth Case we play the role of a detective who comes to the town to solve the mysterious disappearance of little Tabitha Marsh.

The Shore
The Shore

Adventure 2021

First-person action adventure game with elements of survival horror. In The Shore, we play the role of father, who gets to the coast. In order to save his lost daughter, the hero has to explore the secrets of the place and face the creatures from the nightmare.

Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land
Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land

RPG 29 January 2012

Turn-based RPG based on the work of horror master Howard Phillips Lovecraft. The action takes place during the First World War. We control a small group of detectives and soldiers who have to foil the plans of an ancient evil. The game consists mainly in fighting tactically complex clashes.

Tesla vs Lovecraft
Tesla vs Lovecraft

Action 26 January 2018

A crazy two-dimensional twin-stick shooter, in which we assume control of the brilliant inventor and face monsters from the Cthulhu universe created by H.P. Lovecraft.

Alone in the Dark (1992)
Alone in the Dark (1992)

Adventure 14 November 1992

The first part of the adventures of fearless detective Edward Camby, based on the motifs of horror master H.P. Lovecraft. As we investigate the death of Jeremy Hartwood, we come to the suspicious Vuktorian estate of Decreto.

Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics
Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics

Strategy 04 October 2018

A turn-based strategy game with RPG elements taking place during WWII. The players fight Nazi troops that control beings from other dimensions, inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft.

Lovecraft Tales
Lovecraft Tales

Adventure canceled

An adventure game with RPG and survival features. It was inspired by the works of Howard Philips Lovecraft. The title was created by Polish studio Crystalvision led by Sewer Hrehorowicz, the co-creator of OddPlanet platform game. Lovecraft Tales takes place in Vermont in New England, in an open world featuring hand-drawn 2D environment. The protagonist must eat, drink and find a safe hideout for the night in order to avoid madness. The story of the game is based on various short novels created by Lovecraft. The novels are known as the Cthulhu mythology. However, the narration in the game is quite lax. In order to learn something about the world, the player must speak to NPCs, complete various tasks and search for trails and notes. Due to the necessity of making decisions that exclude each other, one cannot discover everything during a single playthrough. Lovecraft Tales has a dark, mysterious atmosphere and climatic audio.

Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure
Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

Adventure 07 August 2019

Balancing on the edge of comedy and horror adventure point-and-click, inspired by classic productions of LucasArts studio, the work of H.P. Lovecraft and films of Alfred Hitchcock. During the game we follow the fate of three characters: a private detective, a young librarian and his cats, who want to recover the legendary Book of the Dead - Necronomicon.

Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet
Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet

Adventure 01 March 1993

A cult adventure game based on the story of two short stories by Howard Phillips Lovecraft. You play the role of a young journalist whose task is to decipher the riddle of the madness of the once outstanding scientist Lord Boleskine.

Call of Cthulhu: Prisoner of Ice
Call of Cthulhu: Prisoner of Ice

Adventure 08 July 1995

An adventure game based on the motifs of Howard Phillips Lovecraft, an almost cult character for every enthusiast of good horror.

H. P. Lovecraft's The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
H. P. Lovecraft's The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

Adventure TBA

A horror adventure based on H.P. Lovecraft's famous prose 'The case of Charles Dexter Ward'. We play the role of a mad character who discovers that he is in a straight line a descendant of the infamous Joseph Curven - an alchemist and cabbalist who came with Salem and made a pact with unclean forces.

Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End
Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End

Adventure canceled

Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End is a typical representative of the survival horror genre, which refers to the mythology of Cthulhu, created by Howard Phillips Lovecraft. The game was created in the studio Headfirst Productions known for another title, based on the master's stories, Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth.

Elder Sign: Omens
Elder Sign: Omens

Strategy 31 October 2011

Adaptation of a popular dice game based on the literary work of H.P. Lovecraft. The player directs the actions of a group of several heroes who try to prevent the arrival of Azathoth, the most dangerous of the Great Ages, to Earth. The game was produced by Fantasy Flight Games.

Source of Madness
Source of Madness

Action 2021

A roguelite action adventure game in which we explore a dark universe inspired by Cthulhu myths. The game offers an extensive witchcraft-based combat system and mechanics that allow you to randomly generate monsters. Carry Castle studio is responsible for its development.

Eldritch
Eldritch

RPG 21 October 2013

Eldritch is an action RPG game with a view of FPP, reminiscent of mechanics producing roguelike. We explore randomly generated dungeons referring to the worlds of H.P. Lovecraft, where in various ways we have to deal with the monsters inhabiting them.