The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is an adventure video game created by the independent development studio The Astronauts. The game was released in September 2014.
The story of the game revolves around a detective with paranormal powers investigating the fictional Red Creek Valley. At the start of the game the detective receives a letter from a young boy named Ethan Carter who claims to be in danger. It is now up to the detective to explore Red Creek Valley and investigate its dark secrets.