Sherlock Holmes Archive

  • Review: Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

    Review: Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

    Designing a game around the world’s greatest detective is not an enviable task. No, I’m not talking about Batman–Rocksteady has cracked that case with the Arkham titles. I’m talking about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. Nevermind the BBC’s modern take on the genius detective, Frogwares’ […]

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  • E3 2014: Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments E3 Trailer and Steam Pre-Order Deal

    E3 2014: Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments E3 Trailer and Steam Pre-Order Deal

    If you’re eager to play the next Sherlock Holmes game, Crimes & Punishments, but have not yet played the previous adventure, hurry on over to Steam and put down cash for a pre-purchase to receive a free instant copy of The Testament of Sherlock Holmes. […]

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  • Frogwares Shows Off the New Tech Behind Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

    Frogwares Shows Off the New Tech Behind Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

    I expressed some concern when Frogwares announced that the next Sherlock Holmes adventure, Crimes & Punishments, would be switching to Unreal Engine 3 in place of the studio’s homemade engine. Unreal Engine 3 has produced many great games, but I generally prefer when a developer […]

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  • Sherlock Holmes is Back on the Case in Crimes & Punishments

    Sherlock Holmes is Back on the Case in Crimes & Punishments

    After successfully completing its first console-focused Sherlock Holmes game, The Testament of Sherlock Holmes, which we reviewed as “a wonderful adventure game” last fall, Frogwares continues its push to evolve the world’s most famous fictional detective within the video game space. This week, Frogwares and […]

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  • Review: The Testament of Sherlock Holmes

    Review: The Testament of Sherlock Holmes

    The world’s greatest consulting detective has seen a resurgence in popularity in the last few years with the Guy Ritchie/Robert Downey, Jr. movies, the modern BBC series, and the most recent NBC Elementary series. But movies and TV shows aren’t the only mediums where the keenly observant, […]

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  • Review: Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes

    The last few years has seen a flood of adventure games based on the Sherlock Holmes stories.  This makes sense since the adventure genre is ripe for clue-based mysteries and Holmes is amongst the most popular ad engaging characters of the mystery field.  Most of […]

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