Cthulhu: Death Escape / 克苏鲁:死亡逃脱 Prototype
Cthulhu: Death Escape is an indie horror survival game with Lovecraftian elements. An ancient dark power is calling you and you need to follow its instructions to find an exit.... or there is actually no exit you just get closer to the true fear.....
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Very Positive (50) - 80% of the 50 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 20, 2021

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Escape is Darktree Game Studio’s first steam project. As an indie developer, my goal is to make an absolutely unique horror experience for players. During the development process, in order to give players the best experience, the game may need adjustments on concepts and balance between AI and player. Early Access is the perfect incubator for a desired polished final product.

Most importantly, as an indie developer, the game really need the support / feedbacks from the community and the communication with players. By taking suggestions from the community, the whole game experience will be adjusted and polished as what players expect because the philosophy of my game development is to let horror addicts have an unforgettable journey.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Escape will likely be in Early Access until early 2022. At this incubation stage, Early Access versions of the game will contain the whole Chapter 1 and then updates continuously for adjustments and new concepts. Chapter 2 is planned to be added as a major update in Q1 2021. The difficulty and concepts of the game may not be the same as the offical version as feedbacks / involvements from communities will determine the final polished version.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The final version of Escape will feature the complete chapters that early access will only have limited versions of, and I am planning to add more concepts:

- Complete chapters with huge game levels to discover.
- More deadly and unique freaky creatures.
- More random events during gameplay
- More interactive items and environment.
- Bonus chapter that contains a surprise.
- More animations and game arts.
- Features depend on feedbacks from community.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The demo is available now and can be downloaded on store page. The demo contains a mini game level that contains basic concepts of the game with 15 min to 30 min gameplay experience. By many times of close tests, AI adjustments are close for a balanced status but I still want to hear from the community for more feedbacks.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Gamers can expect that purchasing the game at the final release to be higher, as the full version of Escape will contain full concepts with longer gameplay hour and more features depend on feedbacks from community.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“I cannot wait for hearing feedbacks from my dear gamers through email, indie game platforms and YouTube Channel and I plan to weekly update the devlog of game development / bug reports and other essential information about how community and I build up an unique fantastic horror experience together!”
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“A nice mixture of objectives and the monster is very freaky. A freaky first person horror game well worth checking out.”
Alpha Beta Gamer

“держит в напряжении. Так что прячьтесь, убегайте от опасностей, собирайте монеты и ройтесь в трупах…”

About This Game

You Cannot Escape... The Ancient One is Awaken....

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In the world of Escape, you start your journey in an abandoned hospital, a mystery mansion and the ancient dungeon as a Survivor, trying to escape from terrifying creatures in the darkness and avoid being caught, tortured and lose your head... A voice in your mind force you to collect coins which are from ancient time and you cannot control yourself..... The dark power will lead you to the exit... or it is just a beginning.....

Objectives: Collect Ancient Coins and Find a Way to Open the Exit

Mouse - Interact

W A S D - Move

Shift - Switch Run and Walk

Tab - inventory / Show and Hide Cursor

key Features

  • Extreme Intense Vibe- Having the ultimate horror experience by searching around the abandoned building and try to get out of here.

  • Danger is in Everywhere - Monsters will randomly cause big troubles and put you in extreme danger. You must hide or run before they find you...

  • Items Respawn Randomly - Every time the situation is different, try your best to collect coins as many as possible...

  • Interactive Dead Body - Dig! Dig! Dig! You may find something in dead bodies by using knifes... in beta version, you can use knife as many times as you can.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

- There are flashing lights that some players may be sensitive.
- There are gores (corpses) in the game.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 / Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3450 (3.1 GHz)/AMD FX-6300 (3.5 GHz)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2 GB, GeForce GTX 660/Radeon HD 7870
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 / Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-3820 (3.6 GHz)/AMD FX-8370 (4.0 GHz)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 4 GB, GeForce GTX 970/Radeon R9 390
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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