The Sinking City Release Date, Gameplay, Trailers, Story, News

The Sinking City Release Date, Gameplay, Trailers, Story, News
A sinking feeling will be felt in this new form of horror

The balance of horror and mystery creates a recipe that will immerse gamers in a world where everything isn’t always what it seems and the reality you once knew should be questioned.

Embrace the madness that inhabits the corroding world of Oakmont.

The Sinking City Developer

Developer Frogwares, best known for the Sherlock Holmes detective series, and publisher Bigben Interactive, has unveiled an adventure/horror game that will have you intrigued and have the most experienced gamers at the edge of their seats. Frogwares are no strangers at throwing incomputable twists and turns in their stories. The Sinking City is no different and it’s a beautiful puzzle where even I cannot wait to put all the pieces together! The Sinking City was described as the developer's most ambitious project to date, and if anything is placed into that context then it should be special.   

The Sinking City Story

This game has elements centered around investigations and mystery in a fictional open world inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. The player steps into the shoes of a 1920s private investigator, Charles W. Reed, who finds himself in the city of Oakmont Massachusetts, New England. A city suffering from unprecedented floods of clearly supernatural origins. A city trembling on the brink of madness that is threatening to submerge the world and human psyche in a state of no return.

Insanity, or sanity, is a major theme of Lovecraft, and this is a huge mechanic with the game. Just like any individual that has a certain tolerance to things out of the ordinary or seeing something disturbing. When Charles W. Reed sees something disturbing or when he encounters monsters, or even when he's making certain choices within the game, it can affect his mental state.  

The Sinking City Trailer

The Sinking City | Death May Die – Cinematic Trailer

The trailer shows the game to be visually beautiful. The developers absolutely nailed the horror atmosphere and suspenseful moments that set the tone for this game to set itself apart from other titles. The protagonist, Charles W. Reed, no sooner as he arrives in Oakmont, Massachusetts, he is led to investigate a mysterious flood inundating the city, helping “abnormal” people along the way, in the hopes of shedding light on the darkness and the creatures that inhabit it. Who else has the ability or the courage to dissolve the siege of supernatural forces? Corrupted minds of the inhabitants are the norm, but are you strong and stable enough to face your own demons?

The process of separating a good game into a potential masterpiece.

As seen briefly in the opening cutscene revolving around the demo, the private investigator can be armed, and the game comes with a proper combat system. Since Developer Frogwares is best known for the Sherlock Holmes detective series, the recurring theme of collecting pieces to illuminate the path that will give you an idea of where to go next.  Many different events throughout the game have the ability to blend reality with the supernatural and the madness that's plaguing the residents of the city is amplified. Being attacked by strange bipedal creatures makes you question their exist and try to figure out where they came from. The good news is that they can easily be shot, but only if you've thoroughly searched around for a weapon and the ammo to go in it. Throughout the game, players will be hunted by monsters, so it's always an idea to make sure you have plenty of ammo to cope with them and make sure not to waste them.

The Sinking City News

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