Mistic Software Inc. have offices in Montreal and Ukraine. Their Montreal studio started to port "Sherlock Holmes: Secret of the Silver Earring" from PC to Wii in early 2009. However, Ludia Inc. acquired Mistic's Montreal studio in Fall 2009, and what was then an almost completely playable Wii game (I dare say almost an alpha build) was sent to be finished in Ukraine. Two years later, in late November 2011, the game was finally released in Europe. What happened during those two years is a mystery and it is even more troublesome to realise that everyone from Mistic Software Inc. was omitted from the game's credits. Add
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The end credits note that the game was based on a novel by Jalil Amr. This doesn't refer to a published novel, but to something along the lines of fanfiction. After e-mailing Frogwares about my wanting to read the novel, I received this message from Frogwares CEO 'Waël AMR, "The author wish not the novel to be public and anyway it’s in French!!!" Add
Did You Know?
The end credits note that the game was based on a novel by Jalil Amr. This doesn't refer to a published novel, but to something along the lines of fanfiction. Emailing Frogwares for more information about it, would result in a reply from the company's CEO Waël Amr stating: "The author wishes the novel not to be public and anyway it’s in French!"
Much of the game takes place at Sherringford Hall. Sherringford Hope (or Holmes) and Ormond Sacker were Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's original name choices for Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John (or James) Watson. Add