Innsmouth no Yakata (インスマウスの館) is a first-person shooter/exploration horror game released for the Virtual Boy in 1995.
It takes inspiration from the Howard Philip Lovecraft novel The Shadow over Innsmouth and the 1992's film Insumasu o ouu Kage.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Set in the 1920's, a private detective is tasked with entering a mansion within a haunted forest in order to retrieve the Necronomicon and escape.
Gameplay[edit | edit source]
Players must survive the many mazes-like corridors of the mansion which are filled with mutated fish monsters. Each play begin with three hearts and six bullets for the revolver, more health and ammunition can be found in each level.
The goal of each maze is to first find a key and then locate the exit door while avoiding monsters when possible. Finishing the levels under a certain time limit will increase the difficulty in the next one, but will also lead to the best ending possible.