Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Secret of the Silver Earring
, the murder-mystery adventure already released in the UK by Digital Jesters
, is now available in North America retail stores for a suggested retail price of $19.99, Ubisoft
announced. Be sure to grab the demo
which allows you to play as play as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as well as having 10 different locations to visit and 10 minutes worth of movie footage to go along with the 3 hours worth of gameplay. New screenshots have been inserted in our gallery
Ubisoft Launches Secret of the Silver Earring™, a Murder-Mystery Adventure Game Starring the World’s Most Famous Detective
Become Sherlock Holmes and immerse yourself in a crime-solving adventure
SAN FRANCISCO – October 1, 2004 - Ubisoft, one of the leading videogame publishers, today announced that Secret of the Silver Earring™ has shipped for the PC. Secret of the Silver Earring is available in North America for a suggested retail price of $19.99 with a “Teen” rating.
Join Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as they investigate the crime scene of a wealthy construction tycoon who has been murdered. Players will explore nineteenth-century London while questioning witnesses, investigating clues, and collecting evidence that might help to solve the crime. Be part of one of the most intriguing and captivating plots ever created for the Sherlock Holmes character. Developed by Frogwares Studio, Secret of the Silver Earring allows players to experience an original murder-mystery adventure featuring the investigative skills of the world’s most famous detective.
“Anyone who enjoys crime-solving drama will enjoy Secret of the Silver Earring,” said Helene Juguet, marketing director for Ubisoft’s North American Division. “Priced at under 20 dollars, it’s a great gift idea for the mystery fan or adventure gamer in the family.”
Secret of the Silver Earring features over 30 investigating hours and five graphically rich levels that bring the fog-laced streets of London to life. Each level requires players to question witnesses, investigate potential suspects and uncover family secrets that might point to the murderer. Clues will take players to Brazil, India and more than 40 nineteenth-century London locations. Players will consider the evidence at the end of each level and put their powers of deduction to the test. Play as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in an original storyline inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
© 2004 Frogwares. All Rights Reserved. Published by Ubisoft Entertainment under exclusive license in the U.S. and Canada. Secret of the Silver Earring, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Ubisoft is an international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products. A leading company in the multimedia industry, Ubisoft has grown considerably, especially through its strong and diversified line-up. In addition to steadfastly continuing to partner with several high-profile companies, Ubisoft has also confirmed its presence on the global market by developing its own exceptional properties. Founded in 1986 in France, Ubisoft is now present on every continent, both through offices in 21 different countries, including the United States, Morocco, Germany and China, and through sales of products in over 50 countries. The group is dedicated to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge videogame titles to consumers around the world. Ubisoft generated a turnover of € 508 million for the 2003–2004 fiscal year, up 22.5% at a constant exchange rate over the previous fiscal year. To learn more, visit www.ubi.com.
Frogwares is an independent game development studio dedicated to creating high-quality, graphically rich and immersive games for adventure gamers. To learn more, visit www.frogwares.com