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Cthulhu Saves the World is an Xbox Live Indie Game which was originally released on December 30th, 2010 but was only recently released on July 14th, 2011 on Steam‘s digital distribution network. It was here that I re-discovered the memories of the many lost hours of my childhood, spent cross-legged in front of the TV with a bowl of potato chips in my lap, a glass of juice on the floor by my side, a controller in my hands and a look of contentment on my face. A time that thanks to Cthulhu Saves t...5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
From the developers who brought you Breath of Death VII: The Beginning, Zeboyd Games presents Cthulhu Saves the World, another retro JRPG in the style of SNES classics like Final Fantasy 4. Featuring a cast of characters like Umi the Cthulhu groupie, Paws the feline Ultharian, and Sharpe the sentient sword, you must journey through towns named after Lovecraft locales and various dungeons on a quest to make Cthulhu a hero. Having lost all of his powers, only becoming a true hero will allow Cthulh...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
HP Lovecraft’s tentacle-clad, insanity-invoking alien isn’t what you’d call a typical hero. After rising from the sunken city of R’lyeh, his nefarious plans are foiled by a righteous wizard who seals his powers away. The only way for Cthulhu to regain them is to become a true hero, and so begins his quest to save the world... to destroy it later on. The homage to franchises like Final Fantasy and Dragon Warrior, and appropriation of Lovecraft-ian lore, combines to make Cthulhu Saves the World a ...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
The ShortPros- Entertainingly ridiculousness story about how Cthulhu must save the world in order to then destroy it- Same good writing from Breath of Death VII, and more of it- Jokes are better and the scope of the game is much larger- Graphics are substantially improved- Battle system is similar but has been somewhat refined- Insanity system is entertaining and fits the character- Great musicCons- Still has the problem with overly long dungeons- Battles can still turn into just mashing A over ...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
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