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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 Also using the microscope will reveal some clues.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Probably one of the very few color-rich images of the game.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Title screen
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows To see if we paid enough attention, we get asked some questions about the plot from time to time.

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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 thud (94) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars

Critic Reviews

IGN Sep 13, 2007 8.1 out of 10 81
Gameplay (Benelux) May, 2007 76 out of 100 76
Just Adventure Feb 20, 2007 B 75
PC Powerplay Nov 22, 2006 73 out of 100 73
Adventures - Kompakt 2007 7 out of 10 70
Gamer.nl Apr 04, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Quandary Feb, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Adventure Europe Jan 31, 2007 70 out of 100 70
4Players.de Dec 01, 2006 70 out of 100 70
GameStar (Germany) 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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Quoth (56) added Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened (Windows) on Dec 29, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (191331)