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Sherlock Holmes Trilogy (aka Sherlock Holmes Chronicles)

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Sherlock Holmes Trilogy (aka Sherlock Holmes Chronicles)

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"Gets the brain into top gear, to solve the crime."
5 stars"
Purchased on Mighty Ape

Very, very enjoyable. Its one thing to read the book or watch the movie, but to be able to match wits with the best is fantastic. I would recommend this for anybody who likes ‘who-dun-it's’.

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Sherlock Holmes Trilogy includes Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened,  Sherlock Holmes: The Silver Earring and Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Mummy.

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened


Sherlock Holmes is back on PC with his most ambitious title yet: 'The Awakened'. An investigation will lead the most famous detective of all time to the edge of the irrational as he thwarts the designs of a sect of the disciples of Cthulhu. This new adventure of Sherlock Holmes rises to the challenge of being entirely in 3D, while the creators have retained the traditional adventure game 'point & click' mechanic, in which the game is played solely with the mouse. The use of full 3D allows for an immersive experience, with changing game rhythm and additional enigmas and puzzles using physics and light.

Based on an exciting scenario, 'The Awakened' plunges the player into the heart of a mysterious and oppressive adventure. Sherlock Holmes, assisted by the loyal Doctor Watson, investigates strange disappearances which seem related to the activity of a secret sect which worships the god Cthulhu.

Discover the adventures of Sherlock Holmes with a gripping atmosphere, for the first time ever delivered in a thoroughly intensive and wholly immersive real-time 3D world. Throughout your investigation you will meet more than sixty characters with whom you can interact freely. Hundreds of clues and objects will need to be scrutinised and utilised in order for the investigation to be solved. From the most logical deduction down to the smallest detail, the decor and textures offer the player a true feeling of living the role. Cities and places exude authenticity, creating environments you would expect to find at the end of the 19th Century. And yet, amidst the daily grind and bustling lives of society, there also exists terrifying places, and it is in these confines where you will have to control your fears, retain your focus, and ascertain the truth.

Sherlock Holmes - The Awakened offers rewarding gameplay, a true symbiosis of two technologies specific to adventure games: WARP (used in the first Myst or Amerzone) which allows first-person movement in pre-calculated decors; and 3D surroundings, which allows the character to be controlled and to become a spectator of the adventure, thus offering a large freedom of movement. The advantage of mixing these two game modes provides a greater diversity of scenario, interaction with more people and a high factor of realism. You will also be challenged by puzzles in 3D, linked to physics for example, in which the weight of objects can be used to trigger mechanisms, and others using dynamic light, where a torch might be used to light, in real time, certain places in order to reveal clues or other secrets and passageways.

Sherlock Holmes - The Awakened follows, to the letter, the style and character of Sherlock Holmes. The game understands that it is without a doubt the method Holmes applies in his investigations that have made him so famous. Everyone remembers Sherlock Holmes ferreting about here and there, magnifying glass in hand, on the hunt for the smallest clue, and the game remains faithful to this image since the players must, throughout their investigation, gather information and evidence. Furthermore, it is also his sense of observation, his deduction and his logic that make Sherlock Holmes popular, and in this new adventure, the player will often be called on in these 3 areas to progress the investigation.

Sherlock Holmes: The Silver Earring


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.

Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Mummy


Prepare yourself for a great adventure. Elementary &.. I think not!

Become Sherlock Holmes as you embark on a remarkable adventure. Investigate the mysterious case of a missing archaeologist and a valuable Egyptian mummy, in turn-of-the-century England. What begins as a simple case quickly becomes a web of intrigue, robbery, priceless artefacts, and murder.

Your skills as an investigative sleuth will be tested as you attempt to uncover the truth behind the mystery, exploring the many rooms of a large Victorian mansion, solving the many puzzles and riddles that you will encounter. Uncertain leads, an illusive saboteur, the disappearance of an ancient mummy, a strange murder &. The plot thickens.

Features:

  • Inspired by the writings and characters of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • An involving story-line in true Sherlock Holmes style
  • A wonderfully appointed, atmospheric and graphically detailed mansion
  • Numerous interesting objects to search for, collect and use during game-play
  • Many rooms to search, all uniquely decorated and furnished
  • An evolving and intriguing storyline
  • Exceptional puzzles of differing complexity
  • Interesting characters to interact with

System Requirements:

Windows 2000/XP/Vista 32/64
1.3GHz Processor
512MB RAM
3GB Hard Disk Space
4x speed DVD-ROM Drive
64MB DirectX 9 compatible Video Card
DirectX 9 compatible Sound Card
DirectX 9 (but may require the latest drivers)
Release date Australia
May 7th, 2008
Game Platform
  • PC Games
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UPC
3512289013840
All-time sales rank
Top 1000
Product ID
1558728

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