Since its release in 2007, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened has attracted a huge worldwide audience, earning high marks from reviewers and consumers alike. Regarded by many as one of the best uses of a license (earning GameSpot's "Best Use of a License" award in 2007) – The Awakened is one of the key titles in the adventure genre is the past several years.
In the original game, players were immersed in the world of Sherlock Holmes through a first-person style of gameplay. While this was a seen by many as a fresh and new take on the genre, many fans felt the game could be improved by adding a more traditional and familiar third-person perspective. To better serve these fans of "classic" adventure games, Frogwares is now pleased to announce an updated version of The Awakened, offering a third-person gameplay mode.
To showcase this new version of Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened, Focus and Frogwares have today released a new video walkthrough of the game's features. Narrated by Wael Amr, Director of Frogwares, this new video focuses on the game's updates and changes, along with discussing the reasoning behind the gameplay changes.
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Remastered Edition will be released on PC DVD on October 23 2008.