Become the most celebrated detective of all time: Sherlock Holmes! Use your impressive talents as a detective to solve six thrilling and varied cases: murders, missing persons, spectacular thefts and numerous investigations that sometimes lead you into the realms of the fantastic.
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“I have to believe Holmes would approve.”
8/10 – Polygon

“Thrilling detective-game ... even Moriaty would play it!”
85/100 – GameStar

“Hands down the best detective game I've ever played and one of the most enjoyable experiences of the 2014 gaming year so far.”
9,5/10 – Hooked Gamers

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About This Game

Become the most celebrated detective of all time: Sherlock Holmes! Use your impressive talents as a detective to solve six thrilling and varied cases: murders, missing persons, spectacular thefts and numerous investigations that sometimes lead you into the realms of the fantastic.

Will you follow your moral compass, or will you apply the letter of the law?

The great freedom of action in Crimes & Punishments allows you to conduct your investigations in the manner you deem appropriate. Use the 14 extraordinary skills of detection for which Sherlock is famous, choose the avenues of enquiry you wish to pursue, interrogate your suspects and, from your deductions, name the guilty parties... you can even determine their fate! The ramifications are far-reaching, and your decisions will exert a real influence through your reputation or the surprising consequences that will arise where you least expect them…

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: WINDOWS VISTA SP2/WINDOWS 7/WINDOWS 8
    • Processor: AMD/INTEL DUAL-CORE 2.4 GHZ
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB 100% DIRECTX 9 COMPATIBLE AMD RADEON HD 3850/NVIDIA GEFORCE 8600 GTS OR HIGHER
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 14 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DIRECTX 9 COMPATIBLE
    • Additional Notes: INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED FOR THE GAME ACTIVATION
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AccrualBowtie
11.7 hrs
Posted: August 24
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments

  • Genre/Style: Adventure, Third/First Person Single-Player
  • Release Date: September 30, 2014
  • Purchase Date: May 31, 2015
  • Buy/Pass: Buy

Review

I've always loved reading Sherlock Holmes novels, both as a kid and adult. I've watched "Sherlock" on BBC and loved every minute of it. That's why, not long after delving into this game, I knew I was definitely 'Sherlocked.'

This installment of Sherlock Holmes is different than others in the series in that it unfolds in a set of mini-mysteries instead of one connected plot. This makes the game easier to digest in that you can play through a crime in one extended sitting rather than pick it up the next day forgetting what piece of the puzzle you last solved.

The game looks beautiful. The attention to detail is especially apparent when interviewing suspects, as the camera is positioned about one foot from their face during most conversations (it does pan around some, so it's not claustrophobic). This tiny adjustment really allows you to feel like the Great Detective by studying every inch of a person's face to determine whether there is more to their words. The music is subdued and tasteful for the environment, and the ambient noises are pleasant as well. The game really allows you to focus in relative silence, and that is classic Sherlock material. The voice-acting is great, and really sells the characters' faces and mannerisms.

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=750854705

As I mentioned earlier, the game is a set of mini-mysteries, each with their own level of difficult and plot. The title of the game is a reference to Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment," and centers around identifying the right criminal and punishing them according to your own judgment. Your apartment at 221B Baker Street acts as your base of operations, where you can research, perform lab experiments, and change your appearance (somewhat limited based on the case) to progress the case. Most of your time will be spent walking around locations creating Character profiles, discovering clues and putting them all together to reach a "Deduction." The game allows you to connect clues to reach your own conclusions, and then shows you what other players chose (reference The Walking Dead by Telltale), even allowing you to see the correct choice after your deductions are complete.

I did not experience any glitches with the game, although while in first-person view sometimes clues are not easy to discover. I ran the game in windowed mode with Borderless Gaming and had a lot of screen tearing from time to time, but it didn't impact the playability. You can see my system specs to help evaluate your system vs mine as far as what I experienced.

In summary, I'd highly recommend this game to any mystery fan and say it's a "must-own" for any Sherlock fan. The combination of visuals, plot, and gameplay make it addictive and relaxing for the mystery enthusiast. It's arguably the best of its kind.

If you enjoyed this review, check out my curator page for more.
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spock35
22.2 hrs
Posted: August 22
Great graphics and voice acting. I also like the fact that there are several different mysteries to solve in this one game. Holmes can be sarcastic/funny at times which is a nice touch.
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Percutio
17.4 hrs
Posted: August 22
A fun game, and probably the second detective game I played thus far. Compared to L.A. Noire, Sherlock Holmes holds your hands a lot during investigations and mistakes made are forgiven too easily. I would still recommend this game, but I find it a little hard to truly call Sherlock Holmes a detective game considering how easy it is to find the clues.
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mecedb63
22.9 hrs
Posted: August 20
A little hard to sometimes know what you need to complete to move forward but good if you like challenges
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HailMerry.ZAKAPPA
37.6 hrs
Posted: August 19
10/10 WANT TO PLAY AGAIN WITH MORE CASES, WATSON NEED TO GO TO PSYCHOLOGIST
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Zҽzҽ💕☆•:*´¨`*:•
37.9 hrs
Posted: August 19
The best game of it's kind..if you love Sherlock Holmes or being detective, sneaking around, solving puzzles, searching for the clues, then you will fall in love with this game. Cool Graphics and stories ,long enough to entertain you, worth of every cent. It lets you choose your own choices and i love sense of humor in this baby game 10♥10 Thanks to the creators! <3
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Fantoche Dreemurr
14.9 hrs
Posted: August 13
The definitive Sherlock Holmes experience, without a doubt.

This game plays like an episodic serie, where cases are seemingly unrelated to one another.. and by the end, the cases themselves aren't, the "main" story is apparently one you barely notice. Each of the six cases will take from two to 3 hours to complete and is completely unique. Besides Sherlock's appartment and Scotland Yard, every location is its own theme, music, the attention to detail to the level I cannot remember in another game before or since.

Gameplay : Like in the previous installments of the serie, you can switch between third and first person views. This is strictly up to preferences but I found that third person view was easier to notice details.. but then again I played the last game, Testament, on first, so whichever feels more comfortable to you. There are still mini games and puzzles but they come far more naturally than those of the previous title from the serie. There are fewer of them too, as the focus is on investigations instead of pulling your hair trying to understand how to solve a specific puzzle.

Presentation : Unlike the previous titles where you simply need to put one piece after the other, this game is all about deductions. You could even be wrong and still "win" your case. You need to put logical deductions. Hey that guy was found with the murder weapon and hated the victim. Here's why he's guilty. Did he actually do it? Now that's your job, mister. There are even cases where you can quickly tell who's guilty but you can't prove it. The Gardens case was my favorite because the murder was so clever it was a genuine challenge.

Humor : Yes, anyone who actually bothered reading or watching old Sherlock series know that Sherlock is a massive jerk and the gentleman is Watson. There is a dry humor permeating the whole game. For example, Toby, the valiant dog, is present in Sherlock's appartment and in every case, does something canine... snacking on Watson's tennis shoes, eating his latest essay.. the great detective doesn't miss commenting on these.

Music : Atmospheric, nice and barely noticeable. The sounds are all spot on, little birds chirping outside in the yard, people bickering near the streets, the score isn't epic but it does its job.

Graphics : When was the last time you played a game and thought it didn't just look good, it was beautiful? The character models are simply amazing. Even the loading screens were attractive, where Sherlock would read a book, you'd see the appropriate scenery nearby, if Toby's there he'll he on a seat. You're even encouraged to check your notes during loading.

What could have been better? Well, there are very cool "imagination" and "instinct" parts where you need to piece things and notice details others have missed. They're amazing and fun but the game always tells you when you start using these. I would have liked an option to turn these off to find them myself... but at the same time, the stages are so large and these are used once, sometimes twice per episodes, it might have been really frustrating...

Verdict : 96%. Highly recommended for any fans of detective work and a must have for Sherlock fans!
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LDMLG2208
1.0 hrs
Posted: August 13
Its is the best Sherlock Holms game
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electron#
21.3 hrs
Posted: August 10
likee.
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Volt
15.3 hrs
Posted: August 9
its excellent. 'nuff said.
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14 of 15 people (93%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
133.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 29
7.9/10

I enjoyed the game. I like the voice-acting and the English setting. The writing is decent and I learned a lot new words and phrases like ensconse, "Vox populi, Vox Dei", "acting intelligently sometimes requires more than intelligence"... The first 2 cases are a bit slow and a lot of the game is figuring out what the game wants you to do rather than figuring out the case (i.e. Did I click on that random mostly irrelevant thing in the corner of the room so the game knows I'm ready for the next cut scene?). But overall it's entertaining enough that you will finish it, which is more than I can say for 98% of my steam library.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
37.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
The best game of it's kind..if you love Sherlock Holmes or being detective, sneaking around, solving puzzles, searching for the clues, then you will fall in love with this game. Cool Graphics and stories ,long enough to entertain you, worth of every cent. It lets you choose your own choices and i love sense of humor in this baby game 10♥10 Thanks to the creators! <3
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 24
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments

  • Genre/Style: Adventure, Third/First Person Single-Player
  • Release Date: September 30, 2014
  • Purchase Date: May 31, 2015
  • Buy/Pass: Buy

Review

I've always loved reading Sherlock Holmes novels, both as a kid and adult. I've watched "Sherlock" on BBC and loved every minute of it. That's why, not long after delving into this game, I knew I was definitely 'Sherlocked.'

This installment of Sherlock Holmes is different than others in the series in that it unfolds in a set of mini-mysteries instead of one connected plot. This makes the game easier to digest in that you can play through a crime in one extended sitting rather than pick it up the next day forgetting what piece of the puzzle you last solved.

The game looks beautiful. The attention to detail is especially apparent when interviewing suspects, as the camera is positioned about one foot from their face during most conversations (it does pan around some, so it's not claustrophobic). This tiny adjustment really allows you to feel like the Great Detective by studying every inch of a person's face to determine whether there is more to their words. The music is subdued and tasteful for the environment, and the ambient noises are pleasant as well. The game really allows you to focus in relative silence, and that is classic Sherlock material. The voice-acting is great, and really sells the characters' faces and mannerisms.

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=750854705

As I mentioned earlier, the game is a set of mini-mysteries, each with their own level of difficult and plot. The title of the game is a reference to Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment," and centers around identifying the right criminal and punishing them according to your own judgment. Your apartment at 221B Baker Street acts as your base of operations, where you can research, perform lab experiments, and change your appearance (somewhat limited based on the case) to progress the case. Most of your time will be spent walking around locations creating Character profiles, discovering clues and putting them all together to reach a "Deduction." The game allows you to connect clues to reach your own conclusions, and then shows you what other players chose (reference The Walking Dead by Telltale), even allowing you to see the correct choice after your deductions are complete.

I did not experience any glitches with the game, although while in first-person view sometimes clues are not easy to discover. I ran the game in windowed mode with Borderless Gaming and had a lot of screen tearing from time to time, but it didn't impact the playability. You can see my system specs to help evaluate your system vs mine as far as what I experienced.

In summary, I'd highly recommend this game to any mystery fan and say it's a "must-own" for any Sherlock fan. The combination of visuals, plot, and gameplay make it addictive and relaxing for the mystery enthusiast. It's arguably the best of its kind.

If you enjoyed this review, check out my curator page for more.
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Recommended
14.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 13
The definitive Sherlock Holmes experience, without a doubt.

This game plays like an episodic serie, where cases are seemingly unrelated to one another.. and by the end, the cases themselves aren't, the "main" story is apparently one you barely notice. Each of the six cases will take from two to 3 hours to complete and is completely unique. Besides Sherlock's appartment and Scotland Yard, every location is its own theme, music, the attention to detail to the level I cannot remember in another game before or since.

Gameplay : Like in the previous installments of the serie, you can switch between third and first person views. This is strictly up to preferences but I found that third person view was easier to notice details.. but then again I played the last game, Testament, on first, so whichever feels more comfortable to you. There are still mini games and puzzles but they come far more naturally than those of the previous title from the serie. There are fewer of them too, as the focus is on investigations instead of pulling your hair trying to understand how to solve a specific puzzle.

Presentation : Unlike the previous titles where you simply need to put one piece after the other, this game is all about deductions. You could even be wrong and still "win" your case. You need to put logical deductions. Hey that guy was found with the murder weapon and hated the victim. Here's why he's guilty. Did he actually do it? Now that's your job, mister. There are even cases where you can quickly tell who's guilty but you can't prove it. The Gardens case was my favorite because the murder was so clever it was a genuine challenge.

Humor : Yes, anyone who actually bothered reading or watching old Sherlock series know that Sherlock is a massive jerk and the gentleman is Watson. There is a dry humor permeating the whole game. For example, Toby, the valiant dog, is present in Sherlock's appartment and in every case, does something canine... snacking on Watson's tennis shoes, eating his latest essay.. the great detective doesn't miss commenting on these.

Music : Atmospheric, nice and barely noticeable. The sounds are all spot on, little birds chirping outside in the yard, people bickering near the streets, the score isn't epic but it does its job.

Graphics : When was the last time you played a game and thought it didn't just look good, it was beautiful? The character models are simply amazing. Even the loading screens were attractive, where Sherlock would read a book, you'd see the appropriate scenery nearby, if Toby's there he'll he on a seat. You're even encouraged to check your notes during loading.

What could have been better? Well, there are very cool "imagination" and "instinct" parts where you need to piece things and notice details others have missed. They're amazing and fun but the game always tells you when you start using these. I would have liked an option to turn these off to find them myself... but at the same time, the stages are so large and these are used once, sometimes twice per episodes, it might have been really frustrating...

Verdict : 96%. Highly recommended for any fans of detective work and a must have for Sherlock fans!
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181 of 189 people (96%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
19.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 28, 2015
One of my favorite games from 2014, and probably my all time favorite detective game is this. Crimes and Punishment is a blast to play! The new engine offers breathtaking views and stunning textures, and the voice acting is fantastic. You have to make moral choices in this game, which affects the story.

The cases are much more interesting in this game then the previous Sherlock games, thanks to great mission variation. Solve murders, investigate thefts and missing people. "Will you follow the law or your moral?", is the question you have to go by on every case.

Every case is smart and well thought out. You always think you understand who did the crime, until it suddenly turns the other way around. When you finally complete a case you feel satisfied though. You will look around for a long time, just because you want to find every clue. If you get stuck you can get hints, look in your journal and ask doctor Watson.

I think this game is very underrated. It's one of the most polished games released in 2014 and offers a great story with absolutely fantastic cases. If you haven't picked this game up yet, please consider doing it. I really hope Frogware will release more content for this game. DLC, expansion or sequel, because I adore the game and would really wish for more great and exciting cases to solve.

Crimes and Punishment gets a warm recommendation from me.
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280 of 337 people (83%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
12.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 29, 2014
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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment is a beautiful and impressive adventure puzzle game starring a very popular detective who players will enjoy playing as to solve crime and choosing thier own choices in a case's outcome through deduction.

First off, the graphics of the game use the unreal engine 3 and a step up for the series.The facial features of the characters such as pores, scars, and even the detail on the clothing. Not only is the character detailed but so are the aesthetics and details put into each of the maps that the players will traverse to solve crimes, which gives it a it more immersion.

The music is appropriate for the game and kicks in at the right moment though the rest of the time the game is pretty quiet to letting concentrate and could use more to bring immersion. The voice acting is also decently done for most of the characters in the game and brings them to life in the game world.

Players can play the game with either a keyboard and mouse or with a game pad. Both are configured well and didn't include key binding, which isn't too bad since there aren't many keys to press for this type of game genre. Players be able to play this game in first or 3rd person whichever choice you decide. The controls may feel a bit stiff but overall it is not too bad at all.

Each of the maps in this game is really focused on the area where the crime appears. You won't find yourself in unnecessary places or free roaming since it isn't that sort of game though it is something to suggest for a future sequel. The game uses a fast travel system to travel around the map with a push of a button. With a button click, players can bring up a map and click on locations to travel where they need to go whenever you want. With each loading screen, Sherlock in the cab where the interface can also be brought up for the menu to look over the clues, evidence, and deduction while they wait. The menu itself is very sleek and organized.

The game play to Sherlock is to solve puzzles, gather evidence and to come up with deduction and solve crimes. The puzzles range from ordinary lock puzzles where you match locks to complicated puzzles where you rebuild molds, combine chemicals or find clues to fix certain situation, compare notes, Extreme arm wrestling and lots more variety to keep the game intriguing. There is a skip function for those that get frustrated or stuck at a puzzle but keep in mind that it is a puzzle game, and that self-satisfaction comes from solving by oneself.

Sherlock is armed with an arsenal of tools to help him combine clues and solve puzzles. Focus will help him see things that he will miss at times such as small marks and such. Imagination is when he gathers enough clues to solve a puzzle, he will be able to recreate the scenario in his mind to gather more clues and evidence and finally when he does get all this, he will be capable to go into deduction.
In deduction mode, Sherlock can look over his facts and evidence, draw a line between them and form bubbles and by doing so created deductions. Sometimes there is only one deduction in a bubble but other times. There will be two totals. As players look through all these bubbles, they'll be able to draw and combine a conclusion to the case. If the case is a contradiction, it will tell you between the bubbles. If it combines there will be a larger bubble and there will be a choice to the entire scenario. Either the person is guilty/innocent or an alternative choice route opened will be up to players to decide by finding enough clues and evidence.

The game introduces five case scenario total and may take a player 12-15 hours total to complete depending on how good they are at gathering clues and puzzles.

My opinion is that this is possibly the best puzzle/adventure game I have yet played. I enjoyed it though some of my cons are that the disguise function wasn't used as greatly as I thought and that the game hopefully will be even frequently more expansive with the deduction system in the future because that felt like the real meat of the game to me personally.

Pros
+ The graphic details are beautiful. You can see the details of the faces of characters, clothes, and the aesthetic to the background looks great with the Unreal 3 engine.
+ The puzzles are brilliant
+ The case themselves are very realistic in a sense
+ Brilliant story and cases. Especially the third case Blood Bath.
+ The voice acting is decently done. Most of the characters sounded great.
+ Deduction offers the players choices and replayability. Multiple choices on how to punish a crime or finish it off with another outcome.
+ Game lasts 12-15 hours



Cons
- Though beautiful the maps were decently sized and it felt too closed in especially with parts blocked off. Hopefully we'll see even larger areas in the future.
- Disguises weren't used as much in the game
- There is a skip button that pops up everytime that just seems to invite players to push it. Should be something you can turn off
- The online feature should take in more stats instead of just who chooses the choice or discovering it.


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101 of 109 people (93%) found this review helpful
Recommended
30.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 4, 2014
I took it upon myself to wait until I had received 100% of the achievements before making my review.

Compared to The Testament of Sherlock Holmes, Frogwares and Focus Entertainment have come a VERY LONG WAY! From astoundingly beautiful graphics, to great plotlines and endless solutions, I was in awe the entire time.

The one thing I loved the most was the way they improved on Sherlock Holmes's personality. Compared to Testament, Holmes in Crimes and Punishments has a more gentle and chivalrous side to him, which is something definitely found in the books. I'm an oldschool Sherlock Holmes fan, so this game was perfect!

I am very excited to see possible sequels in the future.
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209 of 262 people (80%) found this review helpful
194 people found this review funny
Recommended
23.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 1, 2014
Watson: "Do you want to slit some more pigs throats?"
Holmes: "no."
Watson: "thank goodness for that."
Holmes: "I wish to impale one with a harpoon."
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77 of 83 people (93%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
17.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 5, 2015
As a fan of adventure games i am always looking for new and entertaining adventure games to play. I‘m very picky and not every adventure game will satisfy my needs. I have stumbled on Sherlock Holmes Crimes and Punishment a while ago and added it to my wishlist. I bought it on summer sale and i don‘t regret it. I love the game.
First thing what caughts the eye is graphics. It is rare for an adventure game to have a really good graphics. Keep in mind that „technically good“ and „nice to the eye“ is different. A drawn 2D graphics can look much better than technically more advanced 3D graphics with poor 3D models. I remember when Broken Sword gone to 3D graphics, it looked awful, i was angry about that, i was disappointed that developers decided to go that way instead of just classical 2D graphics. It was a trend at that time and it was a bad trend. Sherlock Holmes Crimes and Punishment is one of those adventure games in full 3D where graphics looks really nice. Character face models are amazing. It lacks better animations like in Beyond two souls, Heavy rain or LA Noire, but i guess this game had much smaller budget, so it‘s really amazing what they had achieved in graphics department. Environments looks great too. You can take rally nice looking screenshots. The environments are different and pretty detailed. In short i don‘t have any complaints regarding graphics.
The game consists from 6 chapters which are 2,5-3 hours long each. The gameplay consists from exploring the crime scene, taking notice of every detail, gathering evidence and talking to the witnesses and victims. After all these things are done you can start a deduction process where you must make connections between collected statements and evidence and get a conclusion. There are few outcomes in every case, there‘re always few suspects and you can wrongly accuse a person of doing a crime and condemned him. But most fun is to find out who‘s the real culprit is. Even when you find him you can absolve him or make him guilty so that he would receive his punishment. It‘s your moral choice at the end of the chapter.
The game is not too hard but it‘s not easy either. You can be stuck at some point not knowing what to do. As always it‘s just some small thing you missed. There are some puzzles in the game. Each case has few of them. I like that puzzles are all different and are pretty logical and not too complicated except for lock hacking puzzles. They‘re in every case and sometimes you get more than one of it. But you can skip the puzzles, it doesn‘t have any impact to the story or outcome.
All in all i recommend this game to everyone who loves adventure games, you will not be disappointed. This is one of those hidden gems (*cough* The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 *cough*) made by a small company which probably didn‘t pay back.
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63 of 71 people (89%) found this review helpful
Recommended
24.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 13
This is the perfect Sherlock Holmes game. In Crimes and Punishments, you have six cases to solve, and its completely up to you to deduce the facts, and bring about judgment. Oh there is so much goodness where to start? The game is gorgeous. Victorian England never looked so good. The amount of different places you get to visit is amazing, from beautiful mansions to seedy back alleys. The voice acting is superb. Also, the voice synch is perfect. What I really love about this game is that after finishing a case, you can always come back when you want to do another case, without worrying if they are connected in any way. Each case comes with so many different possibly outcomes, if you find the evidence and come to certain conclusions. How you sentence who you believe is guilty also influences how the public sees you. The in-game journal is wonderful in helping you keep track of who is involved in the case, what items can help you advance the case, or look back at a dialogue that may have a clue. So the good stuff in a nutshell: The Look, the writing and the acting, the Game Mechanics, and the Stories of each Case. The negatives: I can't find them.
This is a great game to start with if you are interested in the Sherlock Holmes franchise. If you have already played through the catalog available of SH titles, I dare say you must play this because I think you'll find this to be arguably the best SH games to date.
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