Links: Darkness Within game, Arkham Sanitarium movie, and more…

New Lovecraft movie: Arkham Sanitarium! – This looks awesome: Arkham Sanitarium is an anthology of three short stories faithfully adapted from the works of H.P. Lovecraft – each of the three stories is set in 1930’s New England (specifically Providence, Rhode Island and the fictional town of Arkham, Massachusetts). The stories are connected by an original ‘wraparound’ story. In this story – set in the 1950’s – Alice Crow investigates the strange stories surrounding the infamous Arkham Sanitarium.

Darkness Within Collector’s Edition Release Date Announced – I’ve played one of these games, and I highly recommend them; very Lovecraftian.  The Darkness Within Collector’s Edition retail box bundles Lovecraft-inspired horror adventure games Darkness Within: In Pursuit of Loath Nolder and its saga-concluding sequel Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage, as well as exclusive bonus materials. Developer Zoetrope Interactive’s Darkness Within series takes players to a disturbing corner of the human psyche; exploring nightmares, the occult, and a frightening psychological world.  Iceberg Interactive Retail Sales Director Howard Newmark commented, “Darkness Within has evolved into a superb mind boggling epic in the dark adventure games genre. Playing the Darkness Electronic Theatre ImageWithin games means slowly losing grip on reality and being sucked into a Lovecraftian macabre world where dreams and reality become one blurry nightmare. Expect things to get scary, dark and bizarre and don’t keep your hopes up for that rosy ending…

Watch The Last Lovecraft: Relic of Cthulhu for free online – Disclaimer: This looks legit, but I have not tried it, because I already own the movie.  If anyone tries it, please comment below and let us know if it works or not.

Take Five With Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Co-Editor, Historical Lovecraft – Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the contributor for this week’s Take Five, a regular series where we ask authors and editors to share five facts about their latest books. She is the co-editor, with Paula R. Stiles, of Historical Lovecraft, an anthology of new Lovecraft fiction. It is available for purchase today.

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