Occult and Lovecraftian themesA list of 21 games created by Superpig36 on 03rd April 2017
Gabriel Knight Sins Of The Fathers (1993)(Sierra Online)DOS
A point and click adventure that places you in the role of Gabriel Knight, a struggling novelist and bookstore owner who becomes wrapped up in a murder mystery involving a secret voodoo cult, and discovers an ancient blood right.
Shadow Of The Comet (1993)(Atari Inc)(F)DOS
Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet is a third-person adventure influenced by Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos. As journalist John Parker you travel to the fishing village of Illsmouth to solve the mystery behind Halley's Comet.
Prisoner Of Ice (1995)(Infogrames)DOS
A H. P. Lovecraft inspired point-and-click adventure set one month before World War II.
Shin Megami Tensei (Japan) [En by Aeon Genesis v1.0]SNES
The inaugural entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series and successor to Megami Tensei I and II on the Famicom. It follows a young man who must prove himself a hero after the opening of a demonic gate in Tokyo and the city's subsequent nuclear destruction.
Shin Megami Tensei II (Japan) [En by Aeon Genesis v1.0]SNES
A direct sequel to the original Shin Megami Tensei. It was released on the Super Famicom in 1994.
X-Com - Terror from the Deep (E)PSX
X-com: Terror From the Deep is the second game in the X-com series. The turn-based strategy game features an all new mystery to solve and a higher difficulty level than its predecessor, X-COM: UFO Defense.
Taboo - The Sixth Sense (USA)NES
A tarot card simulator and one of the few licensed NES games to feature nudity. It came in a silk pouch to add to the creepiness.
Devilish - The Next Possession (USA)Genesis
Platform game where players have to use two paddles: the upper one is used to defeat demons while the lower one helps to prevent the player from dropping to its demise at the bottom of the board. Resembling a harder version of Arkanoid, the vertically scrolling screen forces the ball to move constantly forward till a boss fight. Devilish includes a 2 player option.
Diablo is an isometric strategy RPG that takes place in and below the town of Tristram. In Diablo you use gothic fantasy weapons and spells to defeat hordes of monsters from hell through randomized dungeon levels, continuously gaining experience points, gold, and a variety of equipment to bolster your monster-killing potency along the way.
Silent Hill [NTSC-U]PSX
By using atmosphere and psychological horror instead of more traditional 'gotcha' scares, Silent Hill introduced players to a new type of survival horror game.
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem is an action-adventure game notable for its Lovecraftian horror, multiple playable characters from different time periods, and fourth-wall-breaking "sanity effects".
Blood is a horror-themed first-person shooter that brings plenty of blood, gore, and dismemberment to the Build engine courtesy of its less-than-savory protagonist, Caleb.
Devil's Crush - Naxat Pinball (USA)TG16
Defeat the devil forces in this pinball game. Simple and effective
Shin Megami Tensei - Nocturne (USA)PS2
As the world comes to an end through the acts of a cult's sacrifice, a teenage boy is transformed into the Demi-Fiend, neither fully human nor demon. With opposing forces fighting to shape a new world, he has the power to guide the path of its creation.
Shin Megami Tensei - Digital Devil Saga (USA)PS2
Digital Devil Saga 2 sees the members of the embattled Embryon tribe experience true Nirvana in this direct sequel that adds new characters, overhauls the mantra grid, and closes the storyline in truly universal fashion.
Shin Megami Tensei - Devil Summoner 2 - Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon (USA)PS2
Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon chronicles the return of tube-toting Raidou the 14th as he cracks another demon-infested case in this latest Devil Summoner title.
Shin Megami Tensei - Devil Summoner - Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army (USA)PS2
Having inherited the mantle of Devil Summoner Raidou Kuzunoha, a young man goes to work at a detective agency and becomes involved in an occult conspiracy.
Alone In The Dark (1992)(Interplay)DOS
What happens when you cross the granddaddy of survival horror with Central Park? Central Dark, naturally.
It's up to you, the last remaining space marine in the demon-infested stations on Mars's moons, to fight your way through the scourge... and then take on Hell itself, in this revolutionary first-person shooter.
Quake (1996)(Id Software)DOS
The much-anticipated follow-up to Doom, Quake was one of the first games to make use of fully polygonal graphics and hardware acceleration, and is often credited as the point of origin for many lasting trends in the FPS genre, such as standardized mouse look and the WADS control scheme.
Shin Megami Tensei - Persona 3 FES (USA)PS2
This expanded edition of Persona 3 adds additional content and a continuation of the original game's storyline.