Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened (Windows)

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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 main hall of the Black Edelweiss, a psychriatic centre
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Another usual set in Sherlock Holmes' games: the lab.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Watson keeps a log of every document and event in the game.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows A bit of cleaning, good for every investigator.

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 thud (88) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars

Critic Reviews

IGN Sep 13, 2007 8.1 out of 10 81
PC Powerplay Nov 22, 2006 73 out of 100 73
Impulse Gamer Jan, 2007 7 out of 10 70
GamesWEB Feb 15, 2007 70 out of 100 70
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 05, 2006 14 out of 20 70
Gamesmania.de Dec 14, 2006 67 out of 100 67
Game Revolution Jun 29, 2007 B- 67
PC Action Feb, 2007 67 out of 100 67
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Dec 29, 2006 6.5 out of 10 65
Just Adventure Nov 14, 2007 C 50

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Trivia

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

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Quoth (23) added Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened (Windows) on Dec 29, 2006
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