Percentile Rank

Lust For Darkness is ranked in the 11th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

55

Top Critic Average

18%

Critics Recommend

Based on 11 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

Scored Reviews

Digitally Downloaded
Jun 20, 2018

I'm so delighted to say that Lust For Darkness is the real deal. The fact that I can compare it to one of the greatest erotic thrillers of all time in Eyes Wide Shut, and not break down laughing, is in itself is a great credit to the developers. The game lacks the sheer mastery and refinement that Stanley Kubrick had over his canvas, but this is still leagues ahead of the clumsy, overly-simple idea of "horror" that most game developers aspire to.

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SomHráč.sk
75%
75%
Jun 24, 2018

Unlike Agony, Lust for Darkness is a pleasant surprise that doesn't attempt to gross you out at every opportunity. It has a logical and interesting world and an engaging story with a well done conclusion that makes it recommendable with a clear conscience.

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GameSkinny
Jun 12, 2018

This is more a one and done story, but its a story that's well worth experiencing first hand, even if it is a little rough around the edges.

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PCMag
Aug 2, 2018

Lust for Darkness is a decent horror-adventure game with strong visuals and satisfying mature themes, but the weak story and annoying gameplay quirks weaken the experience.

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SECTOR.sk
5.5 / 10.0
5.5 / 10.0
Jul 9, 2018

A psychological horror full of sex scenes without surprising story and content.

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Rely On Horror
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Jun 16, 2018

Lust for Darkness takes the most interesting concept ever greenlit on Steam and manages to make it more pedestrian than a sidewalk.

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Jump Dash Roll
5 / 10
5 / 10
Jul 11, 2018

A disappointing foray into sex horror which does nothing interesting with either genre.

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Wccftech
4.5 / 10.0
4.5 / 10.0
Jun 27, 2018

Lust for Darkness is an erotic psychological horror that relies too heavily on the shock value of nudity and gore in a way that that isn't handled with any level of maturity or seriousness nor has the gameplay chops to back it up. A couple of cheap jump scares is all you'll really take away from this short budget title.

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DarkZero
4 / 10
4 / 10
Jun 26, 2018

Underneath it all there's genuinely something interesting here – it just needed to be more focussed, polished, moulded into a vision instead of left as a loose idea. The gameplay and story need working on heavily in their own way. I'd definitely come back to check on a sequel but it would be out of wary curiosity, not excitement

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GameGrin
4 / 10.0
4 / 10.0
Aug 13, 2018

Beneath Lust For Darkness' great atmosphere and creative imagery lies a very average game.

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Nintendo Life
4 / 10
4 / 10
Jul 21, 2019

It doesn’t take very long for Lust for Darkness to overplay its hand and reveal just what kind of horror game it really is; for all the shock value of seeing some Giger-esque creature with an overtly phallic head or yet another doorway shaped like genitalia, you realise it’s just that: hollow grotesquery employed for the sake of making you cringe.

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