The Sinking City

Frogwares, Bigben Interactive

Fair Man
OpenCritic Rating
69
Top Critic Average
37%
Critics Recommend
Based on 135 critic reviews
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The Sinking City

Rating Summary

Based on 135 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

69

Top Critic Average

37%

Critics Recommend

Based on 135 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jun 27, 2019
Xbox OneJun 27, 2019
PC2019

Developer: Frogwares

Publisher: Bigben Interactive

Genres: Action, Adventure

The Sinking City is an adventure and investigation game set in an open world inspired by the universe of H.P. Lovecraft, the master of Horror. The half-submerged city of Oakmont is gripped by supernatural forces. You're a private investigator, and you have to uncover the truth of what has possessed the city… and the minds of its inhabitants. An oppressive atmosphere and story inspired by the universe of H.P. Lovecraft. A vast open world that can be explored on foot, by boat, in a diving suit… High replay value thanks to an open investigation system: each case can be solved in a number of ways, with different possible endings depending on your actions. An arsenal of weapons from the 1920s with which to take on nightmarish creatures. Manage your mental health to untangle the truth behind the madness.
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The Sinking City | Death May Die Cinematic Trailer | PS4

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An occasionally entertaining detective game blighted by poor writing, rote combat, and a dreary open world.

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Frogware's most ambitious title to date sees it take on the Cthulu mythos, but unfortunately it makes for one of its most flawed games too.

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IGN

7.8 / 10.0
IGN

While occasionally frustrating, The Sinking City's compelling stories, exciting environments, and memorable characters make for one of the better Cthulhu lore games around.

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The Sinking City's engrossing premise is ultimately betrayed by counterintuitive systems and bleak monotony.

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