The Forgotten is set in New Orleans, were you must find your friend, Richard Haliburton, who has mysteriously disappeared. He's been exploring a sect of black arts practitioners called Collectors.... are they somehow involved??
The documentation that comes on the game CD states that this game was planned to be developed and released in seven modules, of which this is the first. Modules one and two were intended to be single CD releases with the later modules being released on DVD. The seven modules were tentatively titled: