A Brand New Sherlock Holmes Game on the Way for Xbox360,PS3 and PC

As a big fan of the Victorian sleuth I’ll be keeping an eye on this one new game due out in early 2012. The fact you can play in 3rd person is another draw for me.  Focus Home Interactive, the company behind the game have release a teaser trailer for the title. The trailer shows off an ominous feel to the game, largely thanks to the music and some of the cutscenes but doesn’t give much way and it’s hard to tell if any of the footage is actual gameplay.

According to the blurb you will play as both Holmes and Watson during the course of the game. The makes also promise a tale that will…

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes digs into Sherlock Holmes’ own personality.  Is Sherlock Holmes who is known for his serenity and unmatched sense of logic truly the man everyone believes he is? The Testament of Sherlock Holmes answers that question without betraying Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s work.

Check out the video and press release below and let us know what you think.

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes unveils its Official Website and a Video!

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes, the new investigation video game developed for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC by Frogwares, today unveiled a new video teaser! This is a great opportunity to discover, for a little more than a minute, the game’s incredible progress, both on production and narration.

This video immerses us in the dark ambiance of the game, in which the very personality of the famous detective is explored, and his true nature called into question. If Doctor Watson’s faith in Sherlock is reputedly unwavering, it will eventually fade and doubt will quickly set in as Holmes begins to act ever-more strangely. The video successfully carries the feeling of doubt concerning Sherlock Holmes, a feeling that will soon be felt by players as well as they progress through the investigation!

Also, we invite you to discover now the official website of the Testament of Sherlock Holmes, which opens its doors today! This website is the place to be to stay informed on the game. Offering much information about The Testament of Sherlock Holmes-its story, production, and even the very character imagined by Doyle-the website also opens a huge gallery of screenshots and videos. Here is another opportunity to discover more about the universe of the game before its release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC in the beginning of 2012!

– Visit the official website of Sherlock Holmes

About The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes causes a stir! For over ten years, millions of players have donned the hat and magnifying glass of the world’s greatest detective, in a dozen games for PC and handheld systems. This year, Sherlock Holmes makes a triumphant return in his very first adventure specially designed for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 game consoles! All the mystery and intrigue will also be available on PC.

1898, London. All the evidence of police investigation points at Sherlock Holmes as the main suspect in a case involving theft, fraud and double-crossings. Unable to prove his own innocence, Holmes is rapidly losing London’s trust as doubt spreads through the city like wildfire. Even Doctor Watson’s faith in his friend begins to waver, as the famous detective flees Scotland Yard and raises further suspicion; prowling around at night, destruction of evidence… would Holmes go so far as to commit murder?

A mainstay genre of console games, The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is playable with a gamepad in a third person view, with controls thought and specially developed with consoles in mind. The new game engine was also specially built to display complex scenes and high-resolution textures. The game features lush, captivating environments and truly raises the bar for console adventure games.

The complex and decidedly-mature storyline surrounds a particularly tricky investigation, in which each and every puzzle will challenge both insight and wits! As Sherlock Holmes, you will use the detective’s full repertoire: handle and inspect clues, reenact crimes and use the game’s new deduction system to draw your own conclusions. Choose your questioning approach to catch characters off guard and gather valuable information. Players are facing an open investigation, and must decide which leads to follow and which to ignore.

You are Sherlock Holmes, and this is your investigation. Live a thrilling adventure and foil an incredible conspiracy on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC early 2012.

GS Reporter: Nuge

Source: The Testament of Sherlock Holmes

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