The Testament of Sherlock Holmes is an investigation game that puts you at the core of a thrilling and complex plot. It has all of the ingredients to make a great investigation: examination of crimes scenes, collection of clues and evidence, pursuing of leads, questioning of witnesses and suspects, reasoning and deduction work...that's what the heart of the game is made of. The game is easily played with a gamepad on console, yet keeps the classic mouse gameplay on PC. While playing as the famous detective, you will have to solve the trickiest case of his entire career since Sherlock Holmes himself is the main suspect!
Use all of your skills to sort out the numerous twists and mysteries of this investigation. You will need to be a keen observer on the different crime scenes in order to examine every single clue. Your logic and the game's ingenious deduction system will be of great help to link the facts together and draw the right conclusions. During the questioning, you will choose your approach to put your interlocutor off guard to find out as much information as possible! In the end, you will lead a head-on open investigation, sometimes playing as Sherlock Holmes, sometimes as Doctor Watson. You alone will decide which leads to follow.
Holmes has just successfully solved a new case by retrieving a priceless set of jewels that had been stolen. Unfortunately, the jewels' owner reveals that the necklace Holmes returned to him is a pale imitation...and everything seems to incriminate the detective!
A true descent into hell starts for Sherlock Holmes. London begins to have doubts and starts to lose its trust in Holmes who is incapable of refuting suspicions or of disproving the charges against him. Even Doctor Watson's unshakable faith in his friend starts to waver as the famous detective avoids Scotland Yard and increases strange behavior: night escapades, blackmail, destruction of evidence...Can Holmes go so far as to murder someone?
Dark and sinister, The Testament of Sherlock Holmes features a Sherlock Holmes like you have never seen before. It is a breath-taking story that multiplies twists and turns to constantly surprise players already captivated by Sherlock Holmes' dark side.
For nearly 10 years, Sherlock Holmes adventure games have never stopped evolving. The Testament of Sherlock Holmes sets one of the most important milestones for the series thanks to the visual and technical improvements since the detective's last adventure.
A new game engine has been specially built for this new adventure to immerse players in a believable, realistic and fascinating universe. Extremely complex scenes will set the stage for the players' investigations. They can examine every inch to look for clues.
The environments received a great amount of attention to details, and so did the characters. Using motion capture, real actors now give life to the new, highly detailed and finely textured models. This technique increases realism and credibility for each action and every cinematic scene that advances the story.
The game also benefits from a new light and shadow system, various post-treatment image effects, a high quality voice over and cinematographic direction. All of that make The Testament of Sherlock Holmes a gorgeous, lively and gripping adventure that will surely be a treat for the eyes of all players who open the investigation!
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character that was created in 1887 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. He is a private detective known for his great observation and deduction skills.
Sherlock Holmes appears in 4 novels and 56 short stories, considered as the "canon". The character rapidly became extremely popular, to such an extent that there are museums entirely dedicated to the detective, a first for a fiction character!
During the last century, many authors have shaped their own vision of the famous detective in books, as well as in movies and televisi
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