Best Lovecraftian Games on Steam

Steam currently has 832 Lovecraftian games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Lovecraftian game rankings were last updated on 4/11/2024.

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1. The Room 4: Old Sins

The disappearance of an ambitious engineer and his high-society wife provokes a hunt for a precious artefact. The trail leads you to the attic of their home, and the discovery of an old, peculiar dollhouse. What secrets lie within these walls?

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The Room 4: Old Sins holds the #1 spot for "best Lovecraftian game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 14,331 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 14,137 positive reviews and 194 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $8.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play The Room 4: Old Sins on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $8.99
Release Date 2/11/2021
Developer Fireproof Games
Publisher Fireproof Games
Steam App Id 1361320

2. Sheepy: A Short Adventure

A Short Handcrafted Pixel Art Platformer that follows Sheepy, an abandoned plushy brought to life. Sheepy: A Short Adventure is the first short game from MrSuicideSheep.

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Sheepy: A Short Adventure has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Lovecraftian games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,176 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,085 positive reviews and 91 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Sheepy: A Short Adventure on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 2/6/2024
Franchise MrSuicideSheep
Developer MrSuicideSheep
Publisher MrSuicideSheep
Steam App Id 1568400

3. The Room

A mysterious invitation leads to the attic of an abandoned house. In the room is a cast-iron safe laced with strange carvings and on top, a note from your distant companion. It promises something ancient and astonishing concealed in the iron chamber - you need only find a way in.

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The Room has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Lovecraftian games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 26,661 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 26,084 positive reviews and 577 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 7/28/2014
Developer Fireproof Games
Publisher Fireproof Games
Steam App Id 288160

4. The Room Two

Unique events transport you to the halls of a long-forgotten crypt. The only means of escape lies locked within a stone pedestal, along with a note from your mysterious ally. His words promise assistance, but only serve to entice you into a compelling world of mystery and exploration.

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The Room Two has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Lovecraftian games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 18,304 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,897 positive reviews and 407 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play The Room Two on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 7/5/2016
Developer Fireproof Games
Publisher Fireproof Games
Steam App Id 425580

5. Phasmophobia

Phasmophobia is a 4 player online co-op psychological horror. Paranormal activity is on the rise and it’s up to you and your team to use all the ghost-hunting equipment at your disposal in order to gather as much evidence as you can.

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Phasmophobia has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Lovecraftian games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 676,712 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 649,581 positive reviews and 27,131 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $13.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $13.99
Release Date 9/18/2020
Developer Kinetic Games
Publisher Kinetic Games
Steam App Id 739630

6. DUSK

Battle through an onslaught of mystical backwater cultists, possessed militants & even darker forces as you attempt to discover just what lurks beneath the Earth in this retro FPS inspired by the '90s legends.

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DUSK has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Lovecraftian games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 21,715 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,157 positive reviews and 558 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 12/10/2018
Franchise New Blood Interactive
Developer David Szymanski
Publisher New Blood Interactive
Steam App Id 519860

7. CULTIC

Death is only the beginning. Crawl from your grave and gear up to fight your way through the ranks of a mysterious and twisted cult. You, your guns, and your dynamite will have to shoot, slide, blast, duck, dodge, and maybe throw a gib or two to survive in this old-school-inspired shooter.

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CULTIC has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Lovecraftian games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,808 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,721 positive reviews and 87 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 10/13/2022
Franchise 3D Realms
Developer Jasozz Games
Publisher 3D Realms
Steam App Id 1684930

8. Slay the Princess

You're here to slay the princess. Don't believe her lies.

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Slay the Princess has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Lovecraftian games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 10,805 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,516 positive reviews and 289 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $17.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $17.99
Release Date 10/23/2023
Franchise Black Tabby Games
Developer Black Tabby Games
Publisher Black Tabby Games
Steam App Id 1989270

9. SIGNALIS

A classic survival horror experience set in a dystopian future where humanity has uncovered a dark secret. Unravel a cosmic mystery, escape terrifying creatures, and scavenge an off-world government facility as Elster, a technician Replika searching for her lost dreams.

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SIGNALIS has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Lovecraftian games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,628 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,072 positive reviews and 556 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 10/27/2022
Franchise Humble Games
Developer rose-engine
Publishers
Steam App Id 1262350

10. Fear & Hunger 2: Termina

F&H 2: Termina is oppressive, relentless and hopeless. A mix of jRPG and Survival Horror. Turn-based combat meets resource management. 3 days to explore the wicked town of Prehevil and find out about its dark secrets. 3 days until the pale and sickly green moon rises at its apex. Termina is upon us!

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Fear & Hunger 2: Termina has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Lovecraftian games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,955 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,782 positive reviews and 173 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $11.99
Release Date 12/9/2022
Developer Miro Haverinen
Publisher Miro Haverinen
Steam App Id 2171440

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 11). The Room 4: Old Sins on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Sheepy: A Short Adventure on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 18). The Room on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). The Room Two on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Phasmophobia on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). DUSK on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). CULTIC on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Slay the Princess on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). SIGNALIS on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Fear & Hunger 2: Termina on Steam. Steam Store.

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