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Game #662
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes 2   (a.k.a. Case of Rose Tattoo)  View all Top Dogs in this genre
Adventure   Traditional third-person

Rating: 8.67 (374 votes)

Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes 2 box cover

Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes 2 screenshot
Arguably the best games starring the world's most famous fictional detective, Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes 1 and 2 are similar: while the plot, writing, graphics, are all first-rate, most puzzles – especially the just-click-and-watch lab sequences in Serrated Scalpel – lead you to their solutions without requiring much thought. Fortunately the sequel, Rose Tattoo, boasts better puzzles and graphics, and a much longer plot. Holmes' fans will enjoy untangling both the Jack-the-Ripper-lookalike mystery, and the Diogenes Club bombing in which Holmes' brother, Mycroft, is mortally wounded. Despite some banal puzzles that hardly merit the attention of the world's foremost detective, the games' well-written plots and faitthful recreations of Holmesian London make them worthwhile. So come, Watson, the game's afoot!

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Unknown
Developer: Mythos Software
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Year: 1997
Software Copyright: Mythos Software/Electronic Arts
Theme: Mystery, Licensed
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: Windows XP
Where to get it:
Related Links: Sherlock and the Computer
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If you like this game, try: Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes 1, Murder in Venice, Sherlock Holmes: Another Bow

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