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 American state of Louisiana
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Although controlled as a FPS, the game has some reminiscences of point and click adventures.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows The game starts as a nightmare of Dr. Watson.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Be careful not to be taken for one of these.

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

Puntaeclicca.it Dec, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
GameZone Oct 01, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
GamesWEB Feb 15, 2007 70 out of 100 70
Impulse Gamer Jan, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 05, 2006 14 out of 20 70
TTGamer Mar 06, 2007 7 out of 10 70
La Aventura es la Aventura Mar 19, 2007 68 out of 100 68
Gamesmania.de Dec 14, 2006 67 out of 100 67
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Mar 17, 2007 64 out of 100 64
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
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (137089)