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The player takes on the role of Cthulhu (from H.P. Lovecraft's mythos) spreading insanity to all those opposing him. The story starts with Cthulhu suffering a curse sealing his powers. To remove the curse he must become a true hero and save the world. Afterwards he can continue with his business and destroy it as was his original plan.

Cthulhu Saves the World is a parody of older RPGs from the 8 bit and 16 bit era. Gameplay is reminiscent of early Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest games with a top-down world view and turn-based combat mechanics. The game features random enemy encounters, boss fights, and multiple party members. Character development is a branching system: players pick from two choices which change each level up.


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Indius Jan 20, 2012 18 out of 20 90
OMGN: Online Multiplayer Games Network Aug 02, 2011 8.8 out of 10 88 (UK) Jan 11, 2011 8 out of 10 80


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Parf (7791) added Cthulhu Saves the World (Xbox 360) on Jan 04, 2012
Other platforms contributed by galeb (67) and Sciere (511095)