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Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter (Xbox One) review

 
Sherlock Holmes Devils Daughter logo
Sherlock Holmes Devils Daughter logo
Sherlock Holmes Devils Daughter logo

 
At A Glance...
 

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Final Score
7.0
7/ 10


User Rating
1 total rating

 

We Liked?


  • As a story, well written and giving you incentive to see what happens next.
  • Having to pay attention to details and deduce the correct suspect makes the player feel considerably more in control of the plot than they actually are - and it feels good.
  • Atmospheric backdrop of late Victorian London, albeit selectively detailed and populated by few personalities

Not So Much?


  • All of the story telling is linear - your involvement in numerous puzzles and minigames is merely to keep it moving along...
  • ... and some of these minigames can be hit or miss.
  • Linearity also hits the replay value - much as the story may grip you, once completed it will feel done.


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Posted July 7, 2016 by

 
Final Fiendish Feelings?
 
 

GamesFiends steps into the shoes of the great sleuth himself – does justice have a chance?

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Family Fiends Findings?

  • Rated 16 by PEGI (“Realistic looking violence”); and Teen by ESRB (“Blood, Mild Language, Use of Alcohol and Tobacco, Violence”)
  • Murder, and examining the resulting crime scenes, are common events for characters like Holmes
  • Generally, the game avoids excessive violence, gore or even profanity.

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