Reviews and Problems with The Testament of Sherlock Holmes
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Great story. Horrific gameplay.
7 December 2014
Summary: The story is very compelling but unfortunately the gameplay and the low frames per second really affect being able to enjoy the game. All in all it is a worthwhile experience if you like mysteries.
Summary: This is an old school point and click type game. Puzzles are good and not too hard (well most are not too hard), good story line, fun to play. Not to long so I did not get board. It has a good flow, Really enjoyed it. I played it on a rainy weekend and finished it, and will play it again in a year or so.
Summary: When I sat down to play The Testament of Sherlock Holmes for the PS3, I realized that it's just recently that I've returned to the world of point-and-click adventure games. As I have developed a relationship with Focus Home Interactive, who published the game, I thought I would give the game a whirl, especially with a new Sherlock Holmes adventure being released soon by the company. I bought the game for $24 here on Amazon.
Summary: You might be forgiven for initially thinking that this game somehow has to do with the movie Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, but that's not the case (too bad, playing as Robert Downey Jr. would've been hilarious!). This game is just a generic adventure game based more on the Sherlock Holmes books. Still, I like adventure games, and this is a decent game. Graphics (score 8/10): These graphics are not too bad.
Summary: The game does feel like your in a Shelock Holmes investigation but its short and sometimes when you open a door your character will freeze for a little bit (around a minute). The game as a whole though was alright though for how the story was written it would have been great for Irean to make a appearance.
Summary: Even though this game is 1 player my husband and I played it together and really enjoyed it. It was fun working together on the puzzles and the deduction boards. I enjoyed the game from start to finish. My only complaint is that towards the end of the game it started getting glitchy. Holmes/Watson would try to walk through closed doors if you clicked to open a door they were standing close to.
Summary: Overall I really enjoyed this game. The atmosphere was fun, the music was well done, the settings and art were good, and the challenges were engaging. This is not a shooter. It's a challenging game that gets you thinking. Some of the puzzles are number patterns, for example, which I find hard, and others are situation driven - you have to come up with a general plan and see if the game will let you execute it. The flaws are minor for this type of game.