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7.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 127 ratings
  1. 10 (11)
  2. 9 (25)
  3. 8 (58)
  4. 7 (21)
  5. 6 (8)
  6. 5 (3)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (0)

What Gamespot Users have to say about Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

  • Rating:8

    Surprisingly good

    Audio:Very well done voice acting that really helps drive the story of each case. Pretty much no sound track and very little sound effects.Visuals:The game looks fantastic but it does suffer from an occasional hiccup eve... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Frogwares does it again... but less disappointingly this time

    StoryOk (1/3)Graphics/SoundsGreat (3/3)GameplayGood (2/3)Replay ValueLow (0/1)TotalFare (6/10)As a huge fan of the original stories, I always end up being disappointed in one way or another every time Frogwares makes a n... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments

    ‘Point-and-click adventure’ is an odd term in the context of computer games because all games are to a greater or lesser extent point and click adventures. In Call of Duty, you click on the all foreigners unt... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Great! But irritating...

    Pretty much what everyone else are writing, great visual, lively faces and charecters, voicing really gives you that late 1800-hundreds-pre-modern-era atmosphere. Its all on the verge of fantastic, even the way theyve se... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Playing the game feels like leaving through a story

    I'm a huge Sherlock Holmes buff and not a big fan of the point-and-click RPG's. And when I say "not a big fan", I don't play them at all. This game stays so close and true to the character of the Conan Doyle's Sherlock.... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Great characters and voice acting aren't always enough

    The Good: Great visuals and facial animations, characters really stand outThe Bad: Boring gameplay, every case plays out the exact same way, not much in a way of suspenseThe Sherlock Holmes adventure series has had its ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Elementary my dear Watson

    Did you know that, that quote is actually never told by Sherlock Holmes in any original story by Arthur Conan Doyle? Go figure...The Good:6 interesting murder cases to solve with 2 of them being stories from the original... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Amazing game with an ending that will make you ask ''why?''

    I adore Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories & novels since my dad told me about them at my teen years (I also read of other detectives like Marple & Poirot from the stories of Agatha Christie, my dad's fave, not mine ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A fresh take on the adventure/investigation genre

    Just got it and in the middle of the first case. This game has lots of interesting ideas though not all seem that promising (minigames are a bit hit and miss, but luckily they can be skipped if you get stuck) and is defi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful