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Testament of Sherlock Holmes
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Testament of Sherlock Holmes

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Overall 8
8.0

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes

True achievements
13 April 2013
  • Conclusion: It's a point and click adventure game that serves its purpose, and I know that should another be released on my console, I'm looking forward to picking it up and playing through another adventure with Holmes and Watson. ***For the record.
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Overall 8
8.0

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes

Adventure Classic Gaming
10 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Arthur Conan Doyle's seminal characters of genius detective Sherlock Holmes and his colleague and physician John Watson have experienced a recent resurgence of popularity in popular culture, including films and television series based on or inspired by these characters.
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Sherlock Holmes 6: The Testament of Sherlock Holmes by gremlin

GameBoomers
31 October 2012
  • Excerpt: What is it? Gruesome murders. Complex plots. Shocking twists. Outrageous endings. Have I got your attention yet?
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Overall 7
7.0

Sherlock Holmes: The Testament of Sherlock Holmes

Strategy Informer
18 October 2012
  • Conclusion: So yeah, madness lies at the end, but the journey to said madness has, in series terms, been generally satisfying and compelling. Fans of the Frogwares titles will be satiated, even with the lack of Creepy Watson shadowing your every move.
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

Adventure Gamers
5 October 2012
  • Conclusion: The Testament of Sherlock Holmes is exactly that: a testament to the care and attention Frogwares have paid to the Sherlock Holmes name for nearly ten years. It’s the culmination of the developer's own growth as well as feedback from critics and fans alike, and is sure to impress both in...
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Overall 6
5.5

Review: The Testament of Sherlock Holmes is a frustrating acquired taste

GameZone
3 October 2012
  • Excerpt: The Sherlock Holmes series of hardcore puzzle adventure games has been hit-or-miss over the years, serving up decadent homespun tales involving the vigilant hero with ease but dumbing down the experience with awkward animations, obtuse puzzles, and bizarre design disasters.
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Overall 7
6.8

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Review

ztgd.com
2 October 2012
  • Excerpt: Jump into Sherlock's shoes and find out if it truly is elementary. Our full review.
  • Pros: + Good voice acting, + Dark setting and situations, + Challenging puzzles, + Decent hint system
  • Cons: Animations and characters look bad, Controls are very wonky, Some puzzles result in trial and error
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The Testament Of Sherlock Holmes

rockpapershotgun.com
1 October 2012
  • Excerpt: I love all things Sherlock, from Arthur Conan Doyle’s literary adaptations of Jeremy Brett’s fascinating life and times to Humpledink Bundlesnatch’s modern man interpretation of the great detective.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

GameSpot
27 September 2012
  • Summary: Sherlock Homes has never been more gruesome. The Testament of Sherlock Holmes, the sixth installment in developer Frogwares' long-running series of adventures starring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's celebrated detective and his sidekick, Watson, kicks off with the discovery of a mutilated corpse.
  • Pros: Dark storyline that takes Holmes and Watson into gruesome new territory, Compelling presentation with realistic characterizations, script, and voice acting, Great visuals
  • Cons: Too many pixel hunts, Puzzle overload
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The Testament of Sherlock Holmes

Hooked Gamers
25 September 2012
  • Conclusion: The Testament of Sherlock Holmes kept drawing me back in. The story is a good length to keep you intrigued and it is delivered excellently. There may be better adventure games around, but if you want the full package of adventure, mystery, and Sherlock Holmes himself, this is the best way to achieve...
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