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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 Be careful not to be taken for one of these.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Windows Guess who this old friend is...
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.

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

Adventurearchiv Dec 02, 2006 86 out of 100 86
GameZone Oct 01, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Puntaeclicca.it Dec, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Mar 27, 2007 8.3 out of 10 83
GameBoomers Apr, 2007 B+ 83
IGN Sep 13, 2007 8.1 out of 10 81
Just Adventure Feb 20, 2007 B 75
GamesWEB Feb 15, 2007 70 out of 100 70
CyberMycha Jun, 2007 4 out of 6 67
Fragland.net May 01, 2007 63 out of 100 63

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Trivia

Remastered Edition

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 (153766)