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March 26, 2019

‘Moons of Madness’ blends Lovecraft with ‘Dead Space’

There aren’t many great H.P. Lovecraft-inspired games, let alone ones that venture outside of Lovecraft’s time period, but Rock Pocket Games and Funcom think can do both at once. They’ve announced Moons of Madness, a “cosmic horror” game that blends…
 
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November 24, 2018

Arkham Horror Third Edition: The classic Lovecraft adventure returns

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It’s early during my first play as Calvin Wright, a tormented guardian willing to sacrifice body and soul for the residents of Arkham. Sitting in hushed silence, I hide on a bridge wedged between the Northside and the Merchant District. A bloated half-man/half-fish gives a guttural croak as he patrols the nearby cobblestones.

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I draw an encounter card, and a mogul in a top hat and suit struts up [...]

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October 30, 2018

You’re Just Not Scary Anymore, Cthulhu 

I wanted to be frightened of Cyanide Studio’s new Lovecraftian horror game, but the scariest thing about Call of Cthulhu is the sloppy stealth action segments that try to add tension to an otherwise casual adventure game.

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