The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is an adventure game that follows Paul Prospero who is a paranormal investigator that received a fan letter from a young boy named Ethan Carter. Inspired by the letter, Paul ventures out into Ethan’s hometown only to learn that something tragic had happened. Now players are left to solve the mystery and find out where Ethan is along with what happened during the events that occurred before our protagonist’s arrival.
If you enjoy single-player narrative-focused video game titles then this may have been one you’ve already enjoyed. In similar style gameplay of Gone Home and What Remains of Edith Finch, there is a ton of exploring the in-game world, solving puzzles along with putting clues together. While the game has been available since 2014 on the PC, PlayStation 4 and shortly after on the Xbox One platforms, The Astronauts will soon find its debut title on the Nintendo Switch platform.
The Astronauts is bringing the game onto the Nintendo Switch platform this week as you’ll be able to purchase it on August 15, 2019. Outside of this particular game, the development studio is currently working on their second video game title known as Witchfire. This will be a different style of the game compared to The Vanishing of Ethan Carter with the upcoming title said to be a skill-based first-person shooter. No other details have been revealed yet but it’s supposedly launching sometime in 2020 for the PC platform.