• Eldritch
73
Based on 5 scores, 6 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Haunting music and atmosphere.
  • Plenty of strategic depth.
  • Game Plus Mode lets you get serious.

Cons:

  • Difficulty fades away once you become more powerful.

Expert reviews and ratings

By EuroGamer on 80

Settle in, then. Embrace this eternal library of ancient horrors. Turn the pages and venture out to strange lands where awful creatures slither and hop. You'll be glad you did - not that gladness is a terribly appropriate emotion here.

By IGN on 77

But the speed and arbitrary nature of death means that the crazy desperate stories of near-death (or death) that make other games in the genre so memorable are unlikely to occur. Because of this, Eldritch can't quite take its place with the best of them.

By New Game Network on 66

Bears the telltale stress marks of an indie title struggling to meet a far greater vision than what it's capable of. Occasionally that vision is glimpsed amid the game's better moments, but otherwise it's just a perilously short, simple action game with...

By GameSpot on 70

I turned around a nearby corner and crouched low. I held my breath, praying that whatever was making that unearthly growl didn't spot me. In the mist-wrapped distance, I saw what appeared to be a way out, my chance to escape. Here I go, I thought to...

International Review By techtudo.com.br on

Eldricth é um jogo que mantém um nível de desafio constante, capaz de mantê-lo sempre atento e temeroso do conteúdo da próxima sala. Apesar de alguns problemas com a narrativa e a estrutura, a jogabilidade criativa, as dungeons aleatórias e o visual...

International Review By Eurogamer on 70

Roguelikes er in for tiden, anført af Spelunkys triumferende stormtog, stærkt efterfulgt af spil som Rogue Legacy, The Binding of Isaac og fusioner som FTL eller vanvittigt komplekse simulationer som Dwarf Fortress. De fleste af dem er dog i 2D eller...