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Description

Sherlock Holmes, with the help of Dr. John H. Watson, investigates strange disappearances in relation to the activity of a secret cult of Cthulhu.

Unlike the fixed third-person perspective of the previous Frogwares title Sherlock Holmes: Secret of the Silver Earring, The Awakened's gameplay takes place in an entirely real-time 3D landscape and from a first-person perspective, losing the pre-rendered backgrounds of its predecessor.

Although the game has adopted the view popularized by the first-person shooter genre, it retains the point-and-click aspect of most adventure games, giving the player the ability to complete the game using the mouse alone.

Screenshots

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Title screen
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows 221b Baker Street
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Our two heroes in a train
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Sherlock Holmes and his inseparable pipe

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Alternate Titles

  • "Шерлок Холмс и секрет Ктулху" -- Russian spelling
  • "Sherlock Holmes: Przebudzenie" -- Polish title
  • "Sherlock Holmes: Procitnutí" -- Czech title
  • "Sherlock Holmes: La nuit des sacrifiés" -- French title
  • "Sherlock Holmes: La Aventura" -- Spanish title
  • "Sherlock Holmes: Die Spur der Erwachten" -- German title
  • "Sherlock Holmes: Curse of the Forgotten God" -- Working title
  • "Sherlock Holmes 3" -- Informal name
  • "Le Avventure di Sherlock Holmes: Il Risveglio della Divinità " -- Italian title

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User Reviews

Not bad, not much related to Sherlock Holmes or the Cult of Cthulhu Windows thud (88)

Critic Reviews

Adventure Classic Gaming Windows May 01, 2008 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Adventures - Kompakt Windows 2007 7 out of 10 70
Adventure Europe Windows Jan 31, 2007 70 out of 100 70
Quandary Windows Feb, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gamesmania.de Windows Dec 14, 2006 67 out of 100 67
Game Revolution Windows Jun 29, 2007 B- 67
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Windows Dec 29, 2006 6.5 out of 10 65
Adventure Gamers Windows Mar 20, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Mar 04, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Just Adventure Windows Nov 14, 2007 C 50

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Trivia

Remastered Edition

Two years after the initial game, an enhanced remastered edition was released.

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