The Sinking City, The making of a public demo


May 26, 2018 | 176 Views

CrispySinger

Frogwares, together with publisher Bigben Interactive, has released a candid video in which The Sinking City devs show the in’s and out’s of making a public demo. With GDC around the corner, Frogwares is preparing to showcase the game for the first time to the public at GDC San Franciso and EGX Rezzed London.

“We wanted to show our community, and the gaming community in general, a perspective which hasn’t really been shown to the public that much – the process of preparing an event demo of a game that’s still in production,” said Sergey Oganesyan, Frogwares Community Manager.

The Sinking City Update #5 - How to Make an Event Demo

The video shows the demo’s production process that started way back in November, and the difficulties that the team faced when making the demo. It also discusses the ‘ethical’ dilemma that the team faced when preparing the presentation.

“It’s tempting to spice up the demo and make it look better than the final product. But this will be short term gain for long term loss.” said Wael Amr, the CEO of Frogwares. “We don’t want unfulfilled promises haunting us. We want to show as much truth as we can.”

The video also showcases new, never before shown gameplay and footage from The Sinking City. The video shows a glimpse of the demo itself as well. You’ll be able to play the demo at GDC and EGX this March and April respectively.

About the Sinking City 
The Sinking City is an open world, open investigation game set in a Lovecraft universe. The player steps into the shoes of a private investigator who finds himself trapped in the city of Oakmont Massachusetts – a city suffering from unprecedented floods of supernatural origins. The player must uncover the source of whatever has taken possession of the city, and the minds of its inhabitants.

The Sinking City is currently in production and will be available in 2018 on PC and consoles.

About CrispySinger

A Gamer who loves pretty much all genres of Games! (More so RPG, FPS, Survival Horror, Action Adventure etc.) Known to collect “Retro Games and Consoles” and also for being guilty of having an ever expanding back log of games. To get to know him better and see what he’s been up to, catch him online via his Gaming Accounts… You know what to do!

Donations


I have set this feature up to allow those who wish to donate, to donate to the project and help keep it alive. Every donation goes toward funding the site, covering hosting, funding toward equipment and allowing me to ensure that I can allocate more time to this project. Please do not feel obliged to donate, it is entirely your choice to do so. Even sharing the content I write and film or the Gaming Archive with your friends and family is a great help to me. But, if you do wish to donate please ensure that you leave a personal message so I can get back in touch with you directly. Thanks for taking the time to read this message.



RECENT NEWS & EDITORIALS

TAKE ON THE WORLD IN ONRUSH RANKED MODE

By

The much anticipated ONRUSH Ranked Mode will make its way to the PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox...

Uncategorized

Filip Miucin And The Unapologetic Apology [DEAD CELLS REVIEW DRAMA]

By

I had recently shared some brief thoughts about this over on my Facebook account, but I felt that this deserved a bit more...

Discussions

Download the Official Trailer for The Walking Dead: The Final Season Ahead of Season Premiere on August 14

By

Episode one, 'Done Running,' will launch the final chapter in Clementine's journey when it premieres on August 14 on PC,...

Gaming News

Simon Belmont and King K. Rool Join the Fight in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

By

Nintendo Switch Exclusive Features More Than 70 Fighters, 100 Stages, 900 Music Tracks and Counting… A legendary...

Gaming News

The World Ends with You: Final Remix Comes to Nintendo Switch Oct 12th

By

One of the most acclaimed portable games of the last 10 years is making its way to the Nintendo Switch system with HD...

Gaming News

Daybreak Games Officially Launches H1Z1® on PlayStation®4

By

Popular Free-to-Play Battle Royale Shooter Saw 10 Million+ Players in Open Beta; Battle Pass Season One, New Weapons and New...

Gaming News

Looking for a game to play

Check out our new feature!

GAME ARCHIVE

CHECK OUT OUR YOUTUBE

Gameplay, Reviews and more!

YouTube

RECENT PREVIEWS & REVIEWS

Hero Defense Review

By

NBSR – No Bull-Shit Review. Reviews that are short, sweet and to the point. Hero Defense pits you and your team of...

Reviews

Dead Cells Review

By

Dead Cells brings back many memories of some my favourite games from the Castlevania and Metroid series, which is expected...

Reviews

Jump Gunners

By

Jump Gunners is a couch combat game that personally reminds me of "Duck Game" and "Worms". It's a game that focuses on fast,...

Reviews

Castaways Paradise

By

Awaking stranded on a tropical island, you find yourself a Castaway in an Ultimate Sandbox Sim Paradise. Castaway Paradise...

Reviews

EarthFall Review

By

Earthfall is a four player cooperative shooter that serves to scratch that itch for a new challenge in which players of the...

Reviews

Illusion A Tale Of The Mind Review

By

NBSR – No Bull-Shit Review. Reviews that are short, sweet and to the point. Illusion A Tale Of The Mind is a puzzle...

Reviews