Cthulhu Saves the World

  • Cthulhu Saves the World
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  • You can save anywhere, humorous dialog, ability to warp from dungeons immediately, limited battle enounters


  • No mini-map makes for backtracking, bare bones equipment system

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By PC Advisor on 80

How much you'll enjoy Cthulhu Saves the World depends on how much you like 8-bit and 16-bit console-style RPGs. If you've never played them, this is an interesting introduction. The humour, bad puns, and inside jokes are all great, and unlike...

By GameZone on 80

Cthulhu Saves the World begins with the titular character rising from the ocean as he prepares to take over all of mankind. Unfortunately for the malevolent beast, a lone hero manages to steal his powers, rendering Cthulhu completely devoid of his...

By GamerTell on 100

Every now and then, we have to be reminded of what games were like before we got so caught up on pixels, framerate and the argument of length vs. cost. At the same time, we have to be able to look back on the games we used to play and parody them...

By Strategy Informer on 90

The best way to introduce Cthulhu Saves The World is for me to step aside and allow it to introduce itself. After lurking silently in Earth’s oceans since before the dawn of human civilisation, H.P. Lovecraft’s most famous creation rises...

By Gameplay Monthly on 83

the music is top-quality and full of great songs. GameplayJust like the developer’s previous game, Breath of Death VII, Cthulhu Saves the World emulates Dragon Quest’s battle system with some tweaks. Enemies get progressively stronger as...

By IGN Gear on 80

Poking fun at H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos in the framework of a classical Japanese role-playing game may not be the most obvious choice when dreaming up a game. Yet that's exactly what Zeboyd Games chose to make, and with Cthulhu Saves the...