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 Lightning is not the best aspect of the game...
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows The inventory screen
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Probably one of the very few color-rich images of the game.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Good disguising is only at reach of a few.

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)

Critic Reviews

Adventure Classic Gaming Windows May 01, 2008 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Game Chronicles Windows Nov 06, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows May, 2007 76 out of 100 76
Worth Playing Windows Oct 05, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
Just Adventure Windows Feb 20, 2007 B 75
PC Powerplay Windows Nov 22, 2006 73 out of 100 73
Impulse Gamer Windows Jan, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Gamer.nl Windows Apr 04, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Adventure Europe Windows Jan 31, 2007 70 out of 100 70
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 2006 64 out of 100 64

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Trivia

Remastered Edition

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

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