Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Adventure
Publisher: Focus Home Interactive / Frogster Interactive
Developer: Frogwares

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CDV Brings 'Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened' to North America

by Rainier on June 8, 2007 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened has a traditional Point & Click game play, but rises to the challenge of being entirely in 3D; while the creators have kept classic game mechanics, the game benefits from the freedom and the immersion brought by a superb animated and detailed real time 3D environment.

In development by Frogwares, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened combines the eerie mysticism of H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos with the mystery-solving powers of the great fictional detective - Sherlock Holmes. The Awakened is the first fully 3D Sherlock Holmes game, and will feature rich graphics and detailed environments. Fans of the mystery genre will feel right at home with the point-and-click interface as they explore multiple distinctly chilling environments while solving mysteries and completing challenging and creative puzzles. With 60 unique characters roaming the game world, it will be difficult to tell who is friend or foe in this, Sherlock Holmes' most challenging, and horrifying, adventure.

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened, based on an excellent scenario, plunges the player into the heart of a terrifying investigation. Sherlock Holmes, assisted by the loyal Doctor Watson, investigates strange disappearances which seem related to the activity of a secret sect. The adventure begins in London, in the renowned Baker Street, taking us then to investigate a disturbing psychiatric hospital near Bale, Switzerland, then on to Louisiana and finally to Scotland.

Key Features

  • Join Sherlock Holmes in the most risky adventure of his career.
  • An original confrontation between the universe of Sherlock Holmes and the myth of Cthulhu, for a fight between the rational and the supernatural.
  • Sumptuous graphics, biting dialogue, disturbing characters and an excellent sound track make for incredible and apocalyptic turn of the century atmospheres.
  • Use of the latest real time 3D technologies for total immersion in gripping ambiances.
  • Become in turns the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his loyal friend Doctor Watson.
  • Interact with more than 60 characters in 5 disturbing universes.
  • Use and combine more than 50 objects, and discover hundreds of clues and documents to carry out the investigation to its final outcome.

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened is set for a September 2007 release.

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