Hit Adventure Series Sherlock Holmes Returns in a New
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Remastered Edition to
feature new 3rd-person mode and other gameplay updates.
Since its release in 2007, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened
has attracted a huge worldwide audience, earning high
marks from reviewers and consumers alike. Regarded by
many as one of the best uses of a license (earning GameSpot's
"Best Use of a License" award in 2007) –
The Awakened is one of the key titles in the adventure
genre is the past several years.
In the original game, players were immersed in the
world of Sherlock Holmes through a first-person style
of gameplay. While this was a seen by many as a fresh
and new take on the genre, many fans felt the game could
be improved by adding a more traditional and familiar
third-person perspective. To better serve these fans
of "classic" adventure games, Frogwares is
now pleased to announce an updated version of The Awakened,
offering a third-person gameplay mode.
To showcase this new version of Sherlock Holmes: The
Awakened, Focus and Frogwares have today released a
new video walkthrough of the game's features. Narrated
by Wael Amr, Director of Frogwares, this new video focuses
on the game's updates and changes, along with discussing
the reasoning behind the gameplay changes.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Remastered Edition will
be released on PC DVD on October 23 2008.
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Updated features of Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Remastered
Two view modes – the original 1st – person
mode, along with the new 3rd-person mode, which brings
a fresh new perspective to the game.
A new Help Bar which allows players in the 3rd-person
mode to instantly discover all the available actions
on the screen.
An updated help system that offers gamers step-by-step
solutions to the game's puzzles.
Improved graphics which feature new lighting, HD effects,
shaders, shadows and new animations.