The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes Review
The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes is an engaging hidden objects game based on the fictional London detective. In literature Holmes was known for his use of knowledge and forensics in solving criminal cases.In the game, players are challenged to use their own deductive reasoning and solve a multitude of cases they will face along the way.
While the character of Sherlock Holmes may be fictitious, the scenes in the game around London are historically accurate.
The game features imaginary stories of theft, forgery and even murder. Players must compare tricky clues with colorful suspects to help solve each case.
The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes features 16 mysteries for players to solve. 5 hints are given at the start of each. More hints can be gathered by locating Sherlock’s smoking pipes along the way. These hints are important in creating a greater chance at solving the variety of mini-games included.
In each of the 16 mysteries, A Sherlock Holmes cap may be located. Finding all 16 of these caps as players move throughout the game will open up the Sherlock bonus chemistry game.
The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes features memory games, jigsaw puzzles, anagrams and cryptograms. Players will be asked to compare crime scenes, looking for clues in the subtle differences between them.
Players move through 40 historic locations throughout London in the game, and are challenged by hundreds of puzzles. While random clicking is generally a practice in hidden-object games, there can be a hefty time penalty for the practice.
The basic object of The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes is to solve the crime and catch the correct suspect.
The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes features terrific graphics that create a great old London feel to the game. Victorian chamber music sets the tone in the soundtrack. Players will stay entertained for hours solving the challenges of The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes.