Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

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Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth


Developer(s): Headfirst Productions

Publisher(s): Bethesda Softworks, [[Ubisoft

Distributor(s): 2K Games, Ubisoft

Year, Platform, and Format:

  • 2005: Microsoft Xbox
  • 2006: Microsoft Windows (CD-ROM)
  • 2009: Microsoft Windows (Digital Download)


  • ERSB: M (Mature 17+)
  • PEGI: 15+

Number of Players: Single-Player


From the back of the box:

EXPERIENCE THE HORROR of H.P. Lovecraft like never before in the most chilling survival horror game ever. Not only do you have to keep Jack Walters alive, you have to keep him from going insane as he encounters ever more terrifying creatures and situations. Insanity effects will ensure you experience every ounce of terror as you seek to uncover the mysteries of the Great Old Ones, and why it is they want you.

FIGHT ENEMIES using the environment, powerful and evil artifacts, Alien technology, and authentic weapons.

DYNAMIC SANITY SYSTEM results in hallucinations, panic attacks, vertigo, paranoia, and more!

ADVANCED AI SYSTEM enables enemies to roam freely - opening doors and tracking you down single-handedly or in groups.

FIRST-PERSON PERSPECTIVE immerses you in the world and lets you experience the action through Jack's eyes.

Comments / Trivia

Loosely based on the H.P. Lovecraft short story "The Shadow Over Innsmouth."

Two sequels to this game were announced but subsequently cancelled: Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End and Call of Cthulhu: Beyond the Mountains of Madness.

The official site for this game was but now (March 2016) it just redirects to the Bethesda Softworks home page.