The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is a mystery and exploration game in first person with an absorbing story. Play as Paul Prospero, an expert occult detective who receives a disturbing letter from Ethan Carter. Realizing that the boy is in danger, Paul travels to Ethan's house, in Red Creek Valley, where you find yourself in a worse situation than you imagined: Ethan is gone and there has been a brutal murder. Paul decides to investigate this and other murders that have taken place in the area.. Various fictional and macabre stories from the early 20th century inspire The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, looking for a new way to narrate and immerse the player in the story. Although a private detective and various mental challenges appear, The main thing in The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is the atmosphere, the feelings and humanity of the characters. But that does not mean that things are going to resolve themselves. You'll have to use Paul's supernatural ability to speak to the dead, as well as your powers of observation, to solve the mystery behind every murder, the roots of an ancient dark force hidden in Red Creek Valley, and the fate of the missing child. Main features – Explore the beautiful yet sinister world of Red Creek Valley, created with Unreal Engine 4 and with revolutionary photogrammetry technology that creates almost photographic quality landscapes. – Reach out to the dead to find out how they died and find clues to piece together the events after Ethan's disappearance and uncover the fate of his family. – Live firsthand a non-linear story that combines mysteries, detectives and horror, inspired by the work of authors such as Raymond Chandler, Algernon Blackwood, Stefan Grabinski and H. P. Lovecraft. – Conduct an investigation at the pace you want. There is some other part of fear, but none serious enough to leave the game. You will not feel terror, but there is an atmosphere of anxiety and restlessness.
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter