New Detective PC Games 2014 – The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

New unique mystery adventure game out September 2014

New Detective PC Games 2014 - The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

New Detective PC Games 2014 – The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

New detective game for PC, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is a dark and atmospheric mystery game. With themes of supernatural and the occult. This game plays as a first person, story-driven adventure game.
And you play detective PI Paul Prospero. Who has some unusual abilities, which come in handy in helping him solve the mystery of the disappearance of Ethan Carter.

Beautiful visuals, a simple story and interesting use of the supernatural to investigate the case. This is looking like it could one of the best detective PC games out this year.

New detective PC game – details

Title: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter
Genre/themes: Adventure, Indie, Detective, Murder Mystery, Atmospheric, Occult
Developer & Publisher: The Astronauts
Release Date: 25 Sep, 2014
Current metacritic rating: 81%
Available for: PC (DVD or online download) and soon PS4 (a version for PS4 will be out 2015)

One of the first things that will strike you is the attention to detail of each scene. See the images below for a couple of examples.

New Detective PC Games 2014 - The Vanishing of Ethan Carter - Beautifully Illustrated

New Detective PC Games 2014 – The Vanishing of Ethan Carter – Beautifully Illustrated

Description: In The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, you play as Paul Prospero, an occult detective who receives a disturbing letter from Ethan Carter and realizes that the boy is in grave danger. When Paul arrives in Ethan’s home of Red Creek Valley, he realizes things are even worse than he imagined. Ethan has vanished in the wake of a brutal murder, which Paul comes to see might not be the only murder to investigate. Using both regular and supernatural detective skills, Paul must figure out what happened to the missing boy. [Source: the Astronauts]

New Detective PC Games 2014 - The Vanishing of Ethan Carter - Eerie Mysterious Adventure

New Detective PC Games 2014 – The Vanishing of Ethan Carter – Eerie Mysterious Adventure

Use your supernatural skills to solve this new detective PC game!

What you will find when playing this game, is the unique use of Prospero’s occult skills to connect with the crime scene. Collecting evidence is just the first part to solving the case. You must help Prospero put the clues together in the right order.
And so using his supernatural skills to try re-enact each scene from the evidence. You have to work out the sequence of events in right order. And once you have cracked it, the whole scene is be replayed back to you. And as you do this for each episode, you will be able to see the story unfold and solve the murder mystery.

This is a non-linear game, you chose where you want to investigate. Discover and explore the locations as you wish. You don’t need to solve the puzzles in any particular order. To get a feel for this unique mystery adventure, watch the official trailer:

This is a very interesting and unique detective adventure game. Definitely one of the best adventure games out this year so far!

Get The Vanishing of Ethan Carter for PC from Amazon.co.uk:
* DVD: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter (PC DVD)
* Download: The Vanishing of Ethan Carter [Online Game Code]

What have been your favourite mystery detective games of 2014 so far? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

Best Detective Games Lists

For more of the best detective games for computer and mobile. See also:
* Top 10 Detective RPG Video Games for PC, Xbox, PS and DS.
* Best Detective Games for PC and Mac – 2014 List.
* 10 Best Detective Games for Mobile 2014.
* Top 10 Detective Games for Android.