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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 Our two heroes in a train
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows 221b Baker Street
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows A dead bird. You'll see things worse than this.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Another usual set in Sherlock Holmes' games: the lab.

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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

Cheat Code Central Windows Sep, 2007 4.2 out of 5 84
GameBoomers Windows Apr, 2007 B+ 83
GamesWEB Windows Feb 15, 2007 70 out of 100 70
Quandary Windows Feb, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
TTGamer Windows Mar 06, 2007 7 out of 10 70
La Aventura es la Aventura Windows Mar 19, 2007 68 out of 100 68
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Windows Dec 29, 2006 6.5 out of 10 65
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Mar 17, 2007 64 out of 100 64
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Mar 04, 2007 6 out of 10 60
PC Player (Denmark) Windows Apr, 2007 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

Remastered Edition

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

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