Lovecraft-inspired detective horror The Sinking City showcases its investigative tools

March 1, 2019
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It’s been a while since we last got a look at Frogware’s promising Lovecraft-inspired detective adventure, The Sinking City, but here we are now, with a brand-new developer video, offering an overview of the game’s sleuthing mechanics as well as new in-game footage.

In The Sinking City, players are cast as private investigator Charles Reed, who finds himself in Oakmont, Massachusetts – a corner of 1920s America plagued by a supernatural flood and other, more troubling, cosmic horrors – in search of a means to cure his hellish visions.

As Frogwares has explained before, The Sinking City is very much focussed on challenging players’ investigative impulses and deductive powers, meaning no handholding and no objectives littering the map.”We will never tell you how to approach a quest, where to go, what to look for, who you should accuse”, says the developer in its latest trailer.

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