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store.steampowered.com (German):

    Über dieses Spiel

    Bei einem Empfang zu Ehren seiner Tochter verkündet der reiche Tycoon Melvyn Bromsby eine wichtige Botschaft über zukünftige Geschäftsangelegenheiten, als plötzlich ein Schuss ertönt. Sir Bromsby bricht auf der Stelle zusammen und erleidet eine tödliche Herzverletzung... Ein rätselhafter Mord, dutzende von Augenzeugen und mehrfache Orte im viktorianischen London sind zu entdecken. Sie spielen die Rolle von Sherlock Holmes und nutzen Ihre Fähigkeiten, um Licht ins Dunkel zu bringen.
    • Übernehmen Sie dir Rolle von Sherlock Holmes und Doctor Watson, treffen Sie alle Helden des Romans: Inspektor Lestrade, Wiggins, Mycroft und viele mehr!
    • Ermitteln Sie in 5 Mordfällen! Über 40 Augenzeugen, die befragt werden müssen und 200 Hinweise sind in über 25 Stunden Spielspaß zu finden und Sie werden das Mysterium lösen.
    • Entdecken Sie das viktorianische London, welches auf prunkvolle und wahrheitsgetreue Weise in 3D dargestellt wird.
    • Zwischen jedem Level stellt Ihnen Sherlock Holmes ein neues Rätsel, welches Ihren Fortschritt im Mordfall bestätigt.
    • Das Abenteuer ist mit impulsiven Szenen gefüllt, um die Dramatik des Mysterium zu steigern.



    Contributed by jaXen (235937) on Aug 18, 2016.

Back of Case - Windows (Germany):

    Kommen Sie Watson, die Jagd beginnt!

    Im Mai 1897 besucht Sherlock Holmes in Begleitung von Dr. Watson einen festlichen Empfang des Großindustriellen Sir Melvyn Bromsby, der seine Tochter nach einem Auslandsaufenthalt willkommen heißen will.

    Gerüchten zufolge wird Sr Bromsby eine wichtige Ankündigung bezüglich der Zukunft seiner Firma machen. Doch dazu kommt es nicht mehr. Kurz nachdem er die Bühne betreten hat, fällt ein Schuss und Sir Bromsby bricht zusammen. Die Gäste geraten in Panik, Lavina Bromsby läuft zu ihrem sterbenden Vater...

    Holmes weiß, dass er schnell handeln muss.

    • Das berühmte Duo ist zurück. Spielen Sie als Sherlock Holmes und Dr. Watson.
    • Liebevoll ausgearbeitete Schauplätze lassen das London des 19. Jahrhunderts lebendig werden.
    • Aufwändige Lokalisierung und orchestrale Musik mit Werken von Niccolò Paganini und Felix Mendelssohn.
    • Prächtige Schlusssequenz, in der Holmes in unnachahmlicher Weise seine Lösung des Falles präsentiert.
    • Viele Stunden spannender Nachforschungen mit der tatkräftigen Unterstützung von Lestrade, Mycroft Holmes und Wiggins.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (237109) on Apr 18, 2009.

Game Catalogue (came with The Moment of Silence game):
    The Greatest Detective In The World Is Back On The Case.

    In October 1897, Sherlock Holmes, accompanies by Dr. Watson arrives at a party in the fabulous Sherringford Hall. It was rumoured that the host, Sir Melvyn Bomsby, a construction tycoon was to make an announcement of great importance concerning the future of his business.

    At 11 PM people began to crowd around the bar in anticipation as Sir Bromsby and his chief associate Hermann Grimble took to the stage. Barely had he begun to welcome his guests when Sir Bromsby fell to the floor, a darkening red stain visible on his tuxedo right above his heart.....Holmes decides not to wait for the police before beginning his investigation.

    The game is afoot.

    Contributed by MAT (200529) on Mar 25, 2005.

Press Release:

    Secret of the Silver Earring ships

    Ubisoft's Sherlock Holmes crime-investigation adventure in stores now.



    September 28, 2004 - Ubisoft today announced that Secret of the Silver Earring, a crime-solving mystery adventure that puts the player in the tweed hat of none other than Sherlock Holmes, has shipped. The game invites players to explore 40 19th-century London locations as well as far-flung Brazil and India to search for clues and question witnesses to solve the murder of a wealthy tycoon. A promised 30 hours of gameplay means the quest will be far from elementary. Secret of the Silver Earring carries a rating of "T" for Teen and an SRP of $19.99.

    Contributed by Jeanne (76455) on Oct 04, 2004.

Frogwares website:
    STORY
    In May 1897 Sherlock Holmes accompanied by Dr. Watson comes to party organized at Sherringford Hall of Sir Melvyn Bromsby, construction tycoon. All guests were invited to welcome his daughter, Lavinia who has just returned to England. In fact Sherlock Holmes was more attracted by famous singer Gallia who was supposed to perform during this reception.

    One have heard a rumors that during opening address the host is to pronounce something very important concerning future of his business. 11 P.M. People crowd near bar. Sir Bromsby appears accompanied by his right hand, Hermann Grimble take his place on the stage. He barely started welcoming his guests, suddenly Sir Melvyn Bromsby falls on the floor, red spot is visible on his tuxedo right on his heart… Guest panic, Lavinia Bromsby run towards her dying father…Holmes decides to act quickly, not waiting for the police to come.

    Inquiry begins…
    Why Sir Bromsby became so worried before he started his opening address? Lavinia Bromsby, young lady, is she so innocent? Who and what he was trying to hide by this murder?

    Contributed by Jeanne (76455) on Oct 04, 2004.

UbiSoft web site:
    London 1895: A wealthy construction tycoon lies dead in his mansion. Join Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as they interview suspects, investigate the crime scene, and uncover family secrets that might point to the murderer. Play one of the most intriguing and captivating plots ever created for the Sherlock Holmes character. Clues will take players to Brazil, India, and to more than 40 19th-century London locations. Developed by Frogwares Studio, Secret of the Silver Earring allows players to experience a new murder-mystery adventure featuring the investigative skills of world's most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes.

    Game Features:
    • Play as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
    • 40 different 19th-century London locations.
    • 5 levels and a wealth of in-game movies.
    • Over 30 investigating hours of play.
    • 40 witnesses and 3 hours of recorded dialogue.
    • A suspense-filled storyline with many plot twists and turns.

    Contributed by Jeanne (76455) on Sep 02, 2004.

Digital Jesters web site:
    On a warm evening in May 1897, Sherlock Holmes, accompanied by Dr. Watson arrives at a party in the fabulous Sherringford Hall. It was rumoured that the host, Sir Melvyn Bomsby, a construction tycoon was to make an announcement of great importance concerning the future of his business.

    At 11 PM people began to crowd around the bar in anticipation as Sir Bromsby and his chief associate Hermann Grimble took to the stage. Barely had he begun to welcome his guests when Sir Bromsby fell to the floor, a darkening red stain visible on his tuxedo right above his heart...

    ...Holmes decides not to wait for the police before beginning his investigation.

    The game is afoot.

    Features:
    • A new original story, "The Silver Earring" has been written by a true Sherlock Holmes fan for you!
    • The famous pair of detectives is back! Play as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
    • 25-30 hours of investigation with Insp. Lestrade, Mycroft Holmes, Wiggins, and Mrs. Hudson's able assistance.
    • 5 graphically rich levels of the game with 40 different 19th century London locations.
    • Consider your discoveries and answer questions in Sherlock Holmes' quiz at the end of each level.
    • 20 high quality movies.
    • Original orchestral music of Nicolo Paganini and Felix Mendelssohn.

    Contributed by Jeanne (76455) on Sep 02, 2004.