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Lovecraft's Untold Stories

LLC Blini Games
Jan 31, 2019 - PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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Critic Reviews for Lovecraft's Untold Stories

An interesting mix of genres (rogue-lite, twin shooter, RPG...), that shines with its atmosphere and exploration bits, but that results a little bit plain in the way the action unfolds. It doesn't help some design choices, like the repetition of the whole level if we die... but if you like Lovecraft, it can hook you.

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Had the developers simply slapped the Lovecraft label on the game and not explored the rich mythos inherent in the name, this could have been a disaster of a game, but instead – and despite of its faults – Lovecraft’s Untold Stories is a rich and intoxicating set of tales weaved together, balancing mystery, combat, and madness together in an engrossing experience.

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Lovecraft’s Untold Stories is a fun shooter, for the most part. It doesn’t gain much from mining Lovecraft lore; you could swap out the foes for any other number of pixellated nightmares. But slaughtering your way through the hordes is a satisfying and challenging experience, and there’s enough replayability here to keep you diving back into the abyss.

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Lovecraft's Untold Stories is a very funny roguelike that will especially delight Lovecraft fans for their narrative and setting.

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Lovecraft’s Untold Stories can be a fun game, but its brutal difficulty will turn off many players, especially after you unlock additional characters. There are three difficulty levels, but the game can be pretty brutal at times even on the lowest one. The game’s lack of any way to save at will mid-level (short of finding the new checkpoint machine) will also turn off some players. It can easily take you 10-20 hours to clear one character’s story, depending on the difficulty setting and the character you’re playing as. As the starter character the detective is the easiest, so he may well take you less than 10 hours to beat. I have spent around 30 hours so far with several different characters. There are two more that I still haven’t encountered to unlock yet. It should be noted also that the developers are planning to continue adding to the game now that it has launched (on January 31st). Lovecraft’s Untold Stories is available on Steam for $14.99 or on Gog.com for $12.99. Do you have what it takes to survive the hellish nightmares that await you in Lovecraft’s Untold Stories?

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Lovecraft's Untold Stories takes us back to the mind of the macabre author through a terrible and horrendous story made in Pixel Art. Discover the secrets of several of Great Old Onea, while we try to survive in a game full of dangers and horrors, they want to give us hunt.

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