Melvyn Bromsby, a rich tycoon, is about to make a statement, when suddenly a shot rings out. Sir Bromsby collapses - a mortal wound to the heart... A baffling murder, dozens of witnesses and no suspects! You, Sherlock Holmes, must use all your skills to shed light on this mysterious case.
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Mixed (154) - 61% of the 154 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Sep 30, 2004
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“This title is very well put together, with an interesting mystery to solve and lacking the frustration so common with many adventure titles.”
83 (Great) – IGN

“The pacing is well done on the game and I found myself staying well past bedtime to see if I could get to the next major quiz section of the game.”
93 – GamingTrend

About This Game

At a reception organised in honour of his daughter, Melvyn Bromsby, a rich tycoon, is about to make an important announcement concerning his future business affairs when, all of a sudden, a shot rings out. Sir Bromsby collapses, having suffered a mortal wound to the heart...

A baffling murder, dozens of witnesses and numerous places to visit around Victorian London. You play Sherlock Holmes, and use all your skills to shed light on this mysterious case.

  • Assume the role of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson and meet all the heroes of the novels: Inspector Lestrade, Wiggins, Mycroft and many others!
  • Investigate 5 murders! Over 40 witnesses to question, 200 clues to uncover and over 25 hours of gameplay to solve the mystery.
  • Explore Victorian London, which is magnificently and faithfully reproduced in 3D.
  • Between each level Sherlock Holmes sets you a quiz which will validate your progress in the case.
  • The adventure is full of vivid cut scenes to heighten the dramatic aspect of the story.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 2000/XP/Vista
    • Processor: Pentium™ III 600 MHz or higher
    • Memory: 256 Mb RAM
    • Graphics: Video card 32MB DirectX® 8.1 compatible
    • Hard Drive: 1.2 Gb hard disk drive
    • Sound: DirectX™ compatible sound card

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