Focus Home shows off Holmes latest

April 30, 2013
News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360

613 Views

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments will be a very different game for fans of the long running adventure games series from Focus Home Interactive. Namely, it’s going to be a whole lot prettier.

Developer Frogwares switched away from its own proprietary engine for C&P and it using Unreal Engine 3 to render the game- hence the extra pretty. The end result will be bigger, more highly detailed environments for Holmes and the new no-so creepy Watson to explore.

Areas should be more varied as well and will put Holmes’ new investigative skills to the test. Frogwares promises that players are going to feel a lot more like the consulting detective as the play the new game with a new skill that will allow for Sherlock to ‘guess’ facts about suspects lives simply by looking at them. That’s a pretty big part of the Holmes fiction, so it’s extra cool as a fan to see it play into the series.

Related Article:  The Academy: The First Riddle review – Wonky plotter and the philosopher’s groan

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments will be available this year with more details incoming at E3 in June.

Check Also



You might not be familiar with The Cimmerian from ABLAZE, but if you’re a fan …

Continue Reading >>> Source link