Visit our Business Solutions website >>

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes (PC)

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes (PC)
alaScore 88

9 reviews

Aug, 2014

  • No positive mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews from magazines and websites. Many are critical about the controls and story.

story, controls

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PC Games the The Testament of Sherlock Holmes (PC) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 9 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

Showing 6 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews
Showing 1 - 6 of 6 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (3)

Expert review by:

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Review

 

Old-school adventure!; Sherlock Holmes as a sociopath; Detection mode is fun

Can't solve puzzles out of sequence; Characters not supported by plot; Some wrong deductions make as much sense as the correct ones; Poor animation/modeling on nonessential characters; Saccharine WTF ending

Adventure game fans may be delighted by this return to the old-school style game from Frogwares. However, more casual fans of the genre may find Telltale's approach more accessible and graphically strong. Fans of the genre, or of prior entries in the...

Expert review by:

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Review

 

Old-school adventure!; Sherlock Holmes as a sociopath; Detection mode is fun

Can't solve puzzles out of sequence; Characters not supported by plot; Some wrong deductions make as much sense as the correct ones; Poor animation/modeling on nonessential characters; Saccharine WTF ending

Adventure game fans may be delighted by this return to the old-school style game from Frogwares. However, more casual fans of the genre may find Telltale's approach more accessible and graphically strong. Fans of the genre, or of prior entries in the...

Expert review by:

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Review

 

A grim storyline, challenging puzzles, and atmospheric visuals make The Testament of Sherlock Holmes one of the legendary sleuth's greatest adventures.

Dark storyline that takes Holmes and Watson into gruesome new territory ; Compelling presentation with realistic characterizations, script, and voice acting ; Great visuals

Too many pixel hunts ; Puzzle overload

ADVERTISEMENT

Expert review by:

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes

 

The adventure genre has traditionally been the one most commonly associated with great stories. In recent times though, storytelling has become increasingly emphasized in other genres, even action games, often surpassing adventures in cinematic...

Expert review by:

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Review

 

Jump into Sherlock's shoes and find out if it truly is elementary. Our full review.

Good voice acting ; Dark setting and situations ; Challenging puzzles ; Decent hint system

Animations and characters look bad ; Controls are very wonky ; Some puzzles result in trial and error

Expert review by:

The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Review

 

A grim storyline, challenging puzzles, and atmospheric visuals make The Testament of Sherlock Holmes one of the legendary sleuth's greatest adventures.

Dark storyline that takes Holmes and Watson into gruesome new territory ; Compelling presentation with realistic characterizations, script, and voice acting ; Great visuals

Too many pixel hunts ; Puzzle overload

If you like traditional adventure games, you should love The Testament of Sherlock Holmes. Fans of the genre will be heartened to see how much effort has been expended on such a complex, adult adventure. Even with the minor issues with pixel hunts and...

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT