March 30, 2023

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Lovecraftian detective adventure The Sinking City now enhanced for Xbox Series X/S

Frogwares has released an enhanced Xbox Series X/S version of its Lovecraft-inspired open-world detective adventure The Sinking City, although ongoing legal tussles mean there’s no free upgrade for existing owners on Xbox One.

The Sinking City, if it’s so far managed to pass you by, is set in the 1920s and tells the story of Charles Reed, a private investigator plagued by hellish visions. Reed travels to the supernaturally flooded city of Oakmont, Massachusetts, in order to escape “the creeping insanity that afflicts him” – but, would you believe it, cosmic horrors ensue.

Much like Frogwares’ well-received Sherlock Holmes titles, The Sinking City is primarily focussed on exploration and investigation, with the game unfolding as a series of open-ended cases requiring deductive smarts (and a smattering of gunplay) to solve.

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