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My dear Xbox One, you're also getting Sherlock in September

The clues all point to Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments coming to PS4, PS3, PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One in "early September." A Focus Home Interactive press release announcing the game's release window and new platform was the biggest giveaway, but our sleuthing intuition added up the rest. ...

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Sherlock Holmes adventures dev bringing Call of Cthulhu to PC, next-gen

Frogwares announced the development of a Call of Cthulhu game today for PC and next-gen systems, presumably Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Published by Focus Home Interactive, Call of Cthulhu is based on the tabletop RPGs that are themselves rooted in the 1928 novel by H.P. Lovecraft. The developer...

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Sherlock Holmes Crimes and Punishments' new mechanic inspired by BBC show

Sherlock Holmes Crimes and Punishments is a departure from Frogwares' previous investigation game, The Testament of Sherlock Holmes, in a number of ways. Crimes and Punishments aims to put players inside the mind of the world's greatest detective, to see the world as he sees it and deliberate the...

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New Sherlock Holmes game announced, uses Unreal Engine 3

Focus Home Interactive recently announced a new game in the Sherlock Holmes series called Crimes & Punishments. In development by Frogwares, the adventure game will feature eight cases in which players will guide Holmes through "important moral choices instead of simply enforcing justice by the...

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The Testament of Sherlock Holmes review: Trust your instincts

The Sherlock Holmes franchise has seen a modern reclamation of pop culture fame, in the blockbuster movies starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law; the British television series gaining Dr. Who levels of popularity overseas, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman; and the latest...

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The Testament of Sherlock Holmes gets price cut and box art

To add to the recent September 25 release date announcement for The Testament of Sherlock Holmes, Atlus noted a price reduction for the upcoming detective game. The game will now hit retail shelves for $39.99 in order to "better compete amid a crowded holiday slate," according to Atlus' news...

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The Testament of Sherlock Holmes uncovers a Sept. 25 release date

"But that's amazing Holmes, how on Earth did you know?" The look on Watson's face was a blend of astonishment and admiration; a look he wore with frequency after meeting Sherlock. "Elementary, my dear Watson." Sherlock opened his violin case and tucked the instrument under his chin as he spoke. "A...

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Gamesplanet Lab: Kickstarter's 'crowd-creating' competitor

As Kickstarter has taken off like – well, a popular Kickstarter project – over the past year, especially in the gaming sector, backers have noticed a few inconsistencies with the platform. For one, projects aren't vetted for plausibility or quality outside of a standard registration...

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The Testament of Sherlock Holmes launch month confirmed, suspiciously

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes is officially dropping in September for console and PC, Focus Home Interactive has announced. We can't be sure, but such a brazen release window announcement seems a little odd to us. Obviously a publisher wants its consumers to know when its game launches, but to...

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Test your detective skills with The Testament of Sherlock Holmes screens

One of these statements isn't true: The Testament of Sherlock Holmes features a new graphic engine Holmes dies in the game Watson questions Holmes' sanity, adding an extra layer of chummy drama The Testament of Sherlock Holmes was developed specifically for consoles, but is also...

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