Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

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Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth is a first-person horror game that combines intense action and adventure elements. You will draw upon your skills in exploration, investigation, and combat while faced with the seemingly impossible task of battling evil incarnate.Key features: Diverse array of levels from quaint towns to alien locations, including Deep One City
Dynamic Sanity system resulting in hallucinations, panic attacks, vertigo, paranoia, and more!
Incredibly detailed real-time graphics with atmospheric lighting and dynamic shadows
Intelligent gameplay involving puzzle solving as well as combat and exploration
1920s weaponry and vehicles as well as evil artifacts and alien technology
Lovecraft's famous monsters and locations

Release Date

Oct 24, 2005

Metacritic Score



Play Time

11.5 hours


Mature 17+: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language, Use of Drugs and Alcohol

System Requirements


  • CPU: Pentium III 800Mhz or better
  • RAM: 256 MB
  • GPU: DirectX 9.0 3D compliant Video Card with 128MB Video RAM
  • HDD: 2 GB

Interesting Facts

  • The game is based on the works of H. P. Lovecraft, author of “The Call of Cthulhu” and progenitor of the Cthulhu Mythos.
  • Set mostly in the year 1922, the story follows Jack Walters, a mentally unstable private detective hired to investigate in Innsmouth, a strange and mysterious town that has cut itself off from the rest of the United States.
  • Initial gameplay of Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth comprises unarmed escape and evasion together with investigative exploration, although first-person shooter (FPS) style combat is introduced later on.
  • The game features no heads-up display.
  • The areas marked with the Elder Signs serve as sanctuaries against the enemies and as save points.
  • The game features a realistic combat system.

Mod Support


Cheats support


Virtual Reality Support


Third/First Person

First person


PC Xbox

Game Engine


Protagonist sex


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