The Sinking City, a dark open-world game of investigation, horror and mystery!
Inspired by the horror sci-fi of H.P. Lovecraft. Combined with interactive detective game play.
Set in 1920s New England, the half-submerged city of Oakmont is gripped by supernatural forces. Play as a private investigator, uncover the truth behind the madness and corruption possessing this sinking city!
By Frogwares, developers of the popular Sherlock Holmes game series.
New out for PS4, Xbox One and coming soon to Nintendo Switch.
For more interactive atmospheric detective games, including a list of Frogware’s Sherlock games, see my posts included below.
New Atmospheric Detective Game
Title: The Sinking City.
From: Frogwares and Bigben Interactive.
Genres: Adventure, Action, Psychological Horror, Violent, Interactive, Detective, Thriller, Noir, Lovecraft/Cthulhu Mythos, Atmospheric.
First released: June 2019.
Nintendo Switch release: Q3 2019.
The Sinking City
Plot: Half-submerged, Oakmont is in the grips of supernatural forces. As a detective, you have to uncover the truth behind the madness that is possessing the city… and the minds of its inhabitants. [Source: Amazon]
Game Play and Features
- A vast open world that can be explored on foot, by boat, or even a diving suit.
- High replay value thanks to an open investigation system: each case can be solved in a number of ways and has different possible endings depending on what you do.
- Manage your mental health to untangle the truth behind the madness.
- An arsenal of weapons from the 1920s with which to take on nightmarish creatures.
Play The Sinking City
Available for PS4 and Xbox One from: US Amazon or UK Amazon. This is a limited Day One Edition. Includes The Investigator Pack. Exclusive private investigator outfit. Permanent access to a first aid kit and antipsychotics. An initial supply of crafting resources. And a map of Oakmont.
More Atmospheric and Interactive Detective Games
For more top interactive detective games like Sinking City. On consoles, computer, tablet and mobile. You might like:
L. A. Noire Dark Detective RPG. Available on PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch.
Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Game.
Broken Sword Series: 5 The Serpent’s Curse.
This Is the Police Games for PS4, Xbox One and Switch.
Tormentum – A Dark Mystery Adventure Game.
Kathy Rain, Point-and-Click Adventure Game for iOS.
The ABC Murders Game by Microids – Review. For Mac, PC, Mobile, Xbox One and PS4.
A Study in Steampunk: Choice by Gaslight. On Amazon Fire, iOS and Android.
Syberia Game Series on Amazon US/UK. For PC, Mac, PS4, Xbox One and Switch.
Also by Frogwares: Sherlock Holmes Games Series, Listed in Order.
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