Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet review

Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet

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Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet is a first-person shooter adventure game. The game is a sequel to Call of Cthulhu: Prisoner of Ice, and follows the story of a detective from the Los Angeles Police Department investigating a series of murders in the region of the city.

Gameplay

The gameplay consists of a mixture of puzzle solving, exploration, combat, and various other gameplay elements. This is a first person shooter, with a large emphasis on exploration and puzzle solving, as opposed to being a fast-paced action game. The game features a variety of weapons, and a large selection of enemies to fight against. In Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet the player follows the story of a detective from the New England Police Department which investigates a mysterious cult in an abandoned house. The player's goal is to investigate the house and find out what is going on. To progress in the game, the player needs to explore the house and search for clues. The player also needs to interact with different objects and talk to NPCs.

Graphics

The graphics are a mix of 3D renderings and live-action images. The live-action images are real actors placed into 3D renderings of the game world. The 3D renderings are of a high standard, and the game world is suitably dark and gothic, with an appropriate level of detail. The graphics in Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet are not realistic, but more stylized. The environment is bleak, and there are some minor graphical glitches.

Replayability

Once the game has been completed, there is no possibility of saving. The game is linear, with each player playing through the game in the same way.

Conclusion

Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet is a first person adventure game with horror and mystery elements. The game features a detective story, and is set in the 1930s, in the fictional town of Innsmouth. The main protagonist is a detective and professor at Miskatonic University, and he is investigating the death of the mayor.

Pros

like
  • Interesting story
  • In-depth characters
  • Innovative gameplay
  • Compelling atmosphere
  • Atmospheric music
  • Explores Lovecraftian themes
  • Challenging puzzles
  • Numerous endings
  • Great voice acting
  • Unique horror theme

Cons

lose
  • Icons can be difficult to see
  • Bonus content is hard to find
  • Not a lot of sound effects
  • Some puzzles are frustrating

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Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet
  • Rating:

    3.5

  • Voted:

    44

  • Autor:

    Infogrames

  • Size:

    100 MB available space