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The Great Ace Attorney features the greatest sleuth of all time, Sherlock Holmes, and his companion, Dr. Watson – though this time around the good doctor is an 8-year-old girl genius named Iris Watson, Famitsu reveals (via Kotaku). The site has the first images of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Iris...

September 10th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Hm, yes. Judging by the press release and the new trailer, we do believe we've cracked the case of the Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments release date! September 30, our dear readers. September 30 is when you'll be able to use your powerful skills of detection and deduction to solve a multit...

August 8th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Sherlock Holmes solves crimes. That's his thing. However, as this new trailer from Sherlock Holmes: Crimes And Punishments demonstrates, gathering clues is the easy part - it's what happens after you've found a culprit that makes the life of history's most famous Benedict Cumberbatch character s...

December 17th 2013 at 3:15am 0 Comments
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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments will launch an investigation on the PS4 in addition to the ones previously announced for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, a press release from Focus Home revealed. Crimes & Punishments will follow "the most important stage in the Sherlock Holmes series" and play...

September 22nd 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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I spy with my little eye... a trend! With last month's announcement of The Secret World's next update, I noticed a certain motif. It appears that beyond just adding new content, the conspiracy game is getting in on the party planning business, throwing themed bashes for players to enjoy. And the pl...

May 27th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Focus Home Interactive recently announced a new game in the Sherlock Holmes series called Crimes & Punishments. In development by Frogwares, the adventure game will feature eight cases in which players will guide Holmes through "important moral choices instead of simply enforcing justice by the...

February 2nd 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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We'd gotten in the habit of letting the ongoing Sherlock Holmes game series fall into our proverbial blindspots, perhaps because of the lackluster production values or PC-centric game design. That said, we got a sneak peek at the sixth game in the series, The Testament of Sherlock Holmes, and we...

June 9th 2011 at 5:30am 0 Comments
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Focus Home Interactive has released a new batch of screens from the upcoming Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Osborne House for the DS. Specifically, the screens show off some of the game's puzzles. Without any context to go with the screens, we're definitely feeling a Professor Layton vibe, which...

April 14th 2010 at 6:20pm 0 Comments
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There are plenty of adventure games on DS about solving crimes -- but none of them star the world's greatest detective. Sherlock Holmes, that is. There are already plenty of Batman games. But developer Frogwares and publisher Focus Home Interactive are taking care of the deficiency of Holmes games,...

March 2nd 2010 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Adventure game Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper will take a stab at North American retail this March. Released last year in Europe, the console port of the PC game has the fictional detective on the trail of the real-world 19th-century serial killer. Hey, while we're messing with fiction, real...

January 18th 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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The following is an excerpt from the Sherlock Holmes story "The Adventure of the Free Movie Pass," which many scholars believe to be apocryphal. Joystiq makes no claims regarding its authenticity and presents it purely for the sake of the information contained within. "The case of the free movie p...

December 14th 2009 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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Thanks to the elementary practice of the "press release," we've deduced that adventure game Sherlock Holmes versus Jack the Ripper will be available November 26 in Europe on Xbox 360. The console port of the PC title will allow players to catch the action in third-person for a "cinematic perspectiv...

November 13th 2009 at 6:15pm 0 Comments