Have you ever wanted to solve crimes like Sherlock Holmes? Now you can in Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishment!
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Who made Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishment?
Frogwares, they are a Ukraine-based company. Their website is here.
How did you get Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishment?
I'm not sponsored by Epic Games but they do free games every Thursday. Sometimes it has multiple games, sometimes it is expensive games, and sometimes it's diamond in the rough indie games like this one.
What's Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishment about?
You play as the titular character, solving mysteries with your faithful companion Dr. Watson in Victorian England. None of the cases in this game were based on the books to my knowledge. However, it does seem to channel the original feel of the books.
Initial Feedback for Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishment
What it does well:
How it Could Be Better:
But Unreal Engine is really powerful game engine!
I hear you and the backgrounds and the clothing and other models were beautiful. That being said, the facial expressions weird me out.
Games I've played made with Unreal Engine:
A note on mystery games
I love them! They are one of my favorite genres of video games/games in general. Having to logically figure out who committed the crime and put all the pieces together is super satisfying and fun.
Mystery Games I've played:
Overall Frogwares y'all did a great job, no wonder this became your most popular franchise. Thank you for reading my take on Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishment, I appreciate it. Comment below your favorite Sherlock Holmes rendition. If you like my content, consider subscribing to my mailing list. If you want to play the game, you can get it here.