Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Review
An engaging story, logical puzzles, and nice visuals combine to make The Awakened a great adventure game.
If you like sherlock holmes and you like adventure games you should really check out this game. You control the game from a first person perspective and you are able to freely move around the game world like in an FPS. P... Read Full Review7 of 7 users found the following review helpful
No offense to Sherlock Holmes fans but, I have to compare it with the few games of the genre that I've played. As a pure adventure game, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened offers less imagination than The Longest Journey and ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
I think this game has a great premise. Sherlock Holmes + Cthulhu. Overall I'd rate myself as a moderate to above average Sherlock Holmes fan and about a moderate/slightly ignorant H.P Lovecraft fan. I like the ideas ... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
So yeah, it's that time of the year. Time when we don the masks and become someone else. When we wish we were young enough to go trick or treating again. Time when we curse Valve for offering bunch of games at bargain pr... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Following on from recent play throughs of Syberia and Dracula: Origin, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened (SHTA) is my third point & click "adventure game". Like these other games there is an emphasis on solving a mystery an... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
The best part of the game is the ability to move Holmes mostly anywhere you want to go like a FPS on a square grid, which is also one of the disappointments that you will generally retrace your steps to continue what wil... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I really enjoyed this game. I finished it in under 20 hours. The version I played was the "Remastered" one; although, I'm not quite certain how different that one is from the original. I liked that fact that it had it's ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened combines the world of Sir Aurthor Conan Doyle's timeless characters Sherlock and Watson with the the fantastical allure of H.P. Lovecraft's Call of the Cthulhu, one of his most famous storie... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Illogical and unrealistic game story, irrelevant puzzles, none flexible game play. Frogwares has spoiled the good name of Holmes. Silver earring was a great success, but sadly they lost their way in the middle by maki... Read Full Review4 of 7 users found the following review helpful
I felt relieved when the long and convoluted story finally ended. Aaahhh.... It was like coming to the end of an exercise class where you've suffered a lot but are glad you made it to the end. This Sherlock Holmes ... Read Full Review3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
With an intricate storyline and interesting puzzles and places to explore this is a game that is worth playing. Yes this is an adventure game but you control the movement of your character using the keyboard which give... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Use your keyboard!
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