Frogwares Studios and publisher BigBen Interactive reveal a new gameplay trailer for The Sinking City, an open world, action investigation game inspired by the work of H.P. Lovecraft.
The trailer divulges elements of the main character’s mental state, his interaction with the twisted city of 1920’s Oakmont, Massachusetts and the game’s unsettling atmosphere.
Charles W. Reed is a private investigator from New England. Tortured by his past and otherworldly visions, he finds himself in Oakmont, seeking salvation from his creeping insanity. Oakmont, once a trade harbor known for its lucrative smuggling business, now lives in isolation from the rest of the world under a flood of supernatural origins. A place of decay and superstition; players will deal with the dregs of mankind, follow clues they may wish they never found and unveil a cosmic horror threating the world itself.
The Sinking City is an open world, open investigation game set in a Lovecraft universe. The player steps into the shoes of a private investigator who finds himself trapped in the city of Oakmont Massachusetts – a city suffering from unprecedented floods of supernatural origins. The player must uncover the source of whatever has taken possession of the city, and the minds of its inhabitants.