We don’t need any more Lovecraftian video games for a while

X Scalper

It’s 2019, and H.P. Lovecraft has won. Cosmic horror, alien gods, and mind-breaking revelations of forbidden knowledge are no longer obscure tropes of weird fiction: they have come to dominate how horror is presented in video games.

But horror is much bigger than Lovecraft. And games would be better off if they focused on different sorts of horror for a while.

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