Unnatural Selections #11 - Call of Cthulhu the Video Game

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 7th Nov 2018

Call of Cthulhu Video GameCALL OF CTHULHU the video game is now out in release on XBox One, PS4, PC and Steam! Get it now:

Here is what some reviewers are saying about the game, which is the official video game version of Chaosium's classic tabletop RPG.

"An intensely Lovecraftian experience, pregnant with atmospheric dread"—iHorror.

"Its mystery comes across as a carefully crafted concoction of the most noxious and odious elements of several stories, and nails the tone of a slow descent into madness… a compelling, unnverving take on Lovecraft mythos"—The Daily Dot.

"Call of Cthulhu is a slow burn horror/detective RPG. There isn’t a horde of monsters or jumpscares interrupting the gameplay every couple minutes. No, instead it relies on atmosphere and intrigue to form a compelling narrative that had me mesmerized like the call of a particular cosmic horror… a thrilling experience from start to end."—Gaming Trend.

"One of the finest cosmic horror experiences in modern gaming. A mind-shattering good time. 8.6/10."—IGN.

"Frequently unsettling, occasionally horrifying and always engaging."—Gamespew.

"An essential experience for fans of Lovecraftian horror."—2 minute video review by Gameumentary (YouTube).

"Full of tense thriller moments and exciting sequences truly heightened by the excellent voice acting and storytelling which any fan of the Cthulhu mythos would love to be a part of. It is safe to say we finally have a really good Cthulhu based game after a good while and I cannot wait to see what Cyanide does next. 8.5/10."—Push Start Play.

"…a truly mesmerizing adaption of H.P. Lovecraft’s cosmic horror tales and it does incredibly well to create the exact unique, eerie and foreboding atmosphere that those tales are so famous for."—Impulse Gamer.

"Call of Cthulhu: finally Lovecraft done right."—video review by (YouTube).

"Call of Cthulhu is such a dark game that if you turned off the lights while playing it, you might get sucked into the void. 80%."—Gamer’s Temple.

"An intriguing descent into madness destined to become a cult hit."—The Game Fanatics.

"The story is incredibly engaging. From the moment it started, whether it was the story or the graphics, I was completely hooked until the very end… even if you aren’t versed in the ways of H.P. Lovecraft, the Call of Cthulhu will definitely catch you and you will be powerless against it. "—

"Turn down the lights, pour yourself a measure of laudanum, and settle in for a solid tale of intrigue and insanity well-rooted in Lovecraft’s lore."—Jump Dash Roll.

"Call of Cthulhu blew my expectations out of the water… What I’m trying to say is I’m impressed, which doesn’t happen that often."—The Mental Attic.

Gooses bumped. 8/10."—Indian Noob.

"A must-play terror: Call of Cthulhu is easily one of the best horror games of recent years. 4.5/5" – Screenrant.