The Sinking City: A Lovecraft Inspired Game Coming this March for PS4 & XONE
The Sinking City
PlayStation 4™ & Xbox One™ – US & EU
Mystery and horror elements in one awesome video game? Well, the game publisher Bigben Interactive will bring you to the terrors in The Sinking City. The Sinking City is an upcoming action-adventure mystery horror game publisher by Bigben Interactive and developed by Frogwares.
Folks, after the Call of Cthulhu Video Game by Focus Home Interactive, this mystery horror video game is also inspired to the works of H.P Lovecraft. For a brief background on the author, H.P Lovecraft or Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American author who achieved huge posthumous fame in his writings in the genre of horror and weird fiction. Lovecraft was also one of the most significant authors in the 20th century. His famous tales are “The Rats in the Walls,” “The Call of Cthulhu,” “At the Mountains of Madness,” “The Shadow over Innsmouth,” and “The Shadow Out of Time.”
Check out the video from Frogwares as the developer introduces on why H.P Lovecraft is influential. Watch it below.
Last E3 2018, the developer Frogwares has revealed the official release date of The Sinking City as a lot of fans are anticipating this action-adventure mystery horror game. Folks, the official release date is on March 21st both North America and Europe will receive the terrors on the same date on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Check out the E3 2018 Trailer to see the upcoming supernatural terrors beneath on The Sinking City. Watch it below.
The game sets in the fictional city of Oakmont, Massachusetts wherein the rise of the economic growth, consumerism, jazz, prohibition, gangsters and ethnic conflict are prominent during that time. However, this fictional city suffers from a massive flood. Along with the massive flood, monsters have appeared along the streets of Oakmont that makes the citizens go to madness and doubt. The main protagonist Charles W. Reed, a private investigator, is on a task to unveil the mysterious events in Oakmont that brought the city into terror.
Remember, there’s more than one truth. As a private investigator, you must make your own basis for your conclusions as you collect clues and testimonies during your investigation. However, there are different endings and it will depend on your choices and your actions. So, whatever your choice, you must face the consequences. Are you ready to face sanity and the madness?
Face the terrors in the city of Oakmont with Charles W. Reed in The Sinking City this March 21st for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Here at Playasia, this mystery horror is now available for pre-order. Click the button below to pre-order yours now!
- A sprawling city to explore on foot, by boat, and in a diving suit – The city of Oakmont, a trade harbor once known for its lucrative smuggling business, now stands secluded from the rest of the world. In this place of decay and superstition, you’ll have to deal with the dregs of mankind, follow clues you wish you had never found and unveil a cosmic horror threatening the world itself.
- The evolution of investigation gameplay – There is more than one truth. Make your own conclusions based on the clues and testimonies you collect during your investigation. Each case can be solved in a number of ways, with different endings depending on your actions. Persuasion, stealth or brute force? Either way, you’ll have to face the consequences of your choices.
- Face death and walk the line between sanity and madness – Fight your way to the truth in a hostile city that wants you dead, mad or both. As a newcomer, locals will ensure you pay dearly for any mistake. And then there is the Flood, which brought sanity-blasting creatures to the surface. Are you up for the challenge?
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