Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments Review | The Game Scouts

Tin Salamunic: Developer Frogwares’ infatuation with the eccentric and sociopathic detective is indisputable. Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments is the tenth installment in the long running and award winning adventure game series based on Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous work. Despite its PC roots, the series jumped across various platforms, including the Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PS3 and Xbox 360. Hoping to reach a wider audience, Frogwares is bringing Sherlock Holmes to the new generation by making significant graphical leaps with Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 and introducing considerable gameplay changes. While the end result is still a far cry from a true next-gen experience, Crimes and Punishments stays true to the franchise’s roots by offering exciting puzzles and a series of very intriguing cases. This is a gem for fans of traditional adventure mysteries, but the game does little to attract newcomers.

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