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Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened

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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 The case starts with the dissapearance of Baowpa, Captain Stanwick's butler.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Ritual signs are all over the game.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Luckily my parents weren't here at this moment...
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows The map screen

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

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User Reviews

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

The Press Says

Puntaeclicca.it Windows Dec, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
GameZone Windows Oct 01, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Cheat Code Central Windows Sep, 2007 4.2 out of 5 84
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Apr 30, 2007 83 out of 100 83
PC Powerplay Windows Nov 22, 2006 73 out of 100 73
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
CyberMycha Windows Jun, 2007 4 out of 6 67
PC Games (Germany) Windows Nov 30, 2006 67 out of 100 67
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Mar 17, 2007 64 out of 100 64

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Trivia

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

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