The Forgotten City has a new trailer this week as If you’ve never heard of The Forgotten City before, I don’t blame you, as the story behind this game is kind of strange. It’s originally based on a mod for Skyrim, which exploded in popularity.
The game was eventually picked up by game studio Modern Storyteller, to be turned into a full game based on the original mod’s story. And in addition to the original PC release, it’s also been announced that the title will be coming to Xbox One via the [email protected] program. The standalone adventure will be crafted in Unreal Engine 4, with full facial motion capture and other elements thrown in to add to the experience.
The story and gameplay revolve around a complex mystery involving murder and intrigue, but things are a lot weirder than they first appear. Woven throughout the narrative in The Forgotten City are various subplots which reveal more about the game world and it’s strange happenings. The player must explore the past, present and future as part of a series of time-travel loops that unlock new details about the overall mystery. Along the way, engaging with the detailed character backstories and rich environments trying to find clues to what’s really going on.
And with the aid of all of the technical muscle of Unreal Engine 4 and the deep web of narrative threads, the players will have plenty to explore and unlock in The Forgotten City, as the game will feature multiple endings.
Check out the trailer for this mod turned full game down below. If you want more details about this, wait until GDC 2019 where the game will be shown off in more detail. The game will also be playable at PAX East 2019 in Boston from March 28 to 31 at booth 13121.
The Forgotten City will launch on both PC and Xbox One in ‘late 2019’ and can currently be wishlisted on Steam. No word on whether or not a PlayStation 4 or Nintendo Switch version will be created, or when such an option would release. It’s still possible though, as the game may expand to other platforms depending on the success of it’s initial release.