We popped over to Paris to check out The Sinking City, an impressive detective game with horror influences...
Produced by Frogwares, the developers behind the Sherlock Holmes series, and published by Bigben Interactive, The Sinking City is an upcoming detective game with a horror twist. Inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft, this title puts you in the tattered shoes of an embittered investigator with a whole host of issues, who washes up in a weird world stuffed with mutated creatures and creepy mysteries.
Den of Geek popped over to Bigben's office in Paris a couple of weeks ago to dive into the first two levels of the game. After an initial presentation from the Frogwares team, which promised a "hardcore detective experience" within a Lovecraftian world, we sat down at a console and knuckled down for three-and-a-half hours of solid gameplay.
The game opens up with our hero,