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The Testament Of Sherlock Holmes (Xbox 360)

The Testament Of Sherlock Holmes (Xbox 360)
alaScore 85

7 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the value for money, but some have doubts about the controls and story.

value for money

story, controls

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Xbox 360 Games the The Testament Of Sherlock Holmes (Xbox 360) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Review

 

Dave reviews the console version of Sherlock and his deduction is much different. Read on.

Great detective elements ; Engaging story ; Excellent atmosphere ; The right price

Finicky controls ; Technical glitches ; No auto save ; Some leaps of logic

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The Testament of Sherlock Holmes

 

See how detecting was done Victorian style: with opium, cockney accents gov'ner, and a magnifying glass.

So, if you can get past the way the characters move and look, and you buy into the slow and thoughtful pace, The Testament of Sherlock Holmes is an enjoyable yarn. If you have the attention span to sit through cut scenes that contain important...

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The Testament Of Sherlock Holmes Review

 

With the Walking Dead selling by the bucketload, adventure games are back! Is The Testament of Sherlock Holmes the next blockbuster?

The Testament Of Sherlock Holmes" has classic characters involved in a pretty gripping and increasingly interesting storyline. But unfortunately the game engine is one of, if not the worst I have seen this generation. With fogging and pop-in that would...

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