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Review of Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter by SamuelGordon

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Rating by SamuelGordon posted on Jul 31, 2018 | edit | delete

Shallow Detective

The Devil’s daughter is a stepdown from it’s predecessor. I didn’t like the heavy oriented action scenes as some of them were unpractical with a mouse/keyboard (balancing). The puzzles are great, some hard ones. The cases aren not that interesting nor are the characters. I kind of miss the obvious deduction you can make like in the previous game. This one was full of “let’s pin it on that guy” scenarios. I also particulary did not like the supernatural direction the game takes : Holmes entering a vision of the ancient pyramid, spirits talking,etc…The devil’s daughter barely has a general storyline.

So in short, if you like puzzles and can stomach the annoying action scenes (you can skip the tedious ones, but do not skip the big important ones like in the pyramid: them’s some hardcore Tex Murphy situations^^) i say try it out. If you are expecting interesting characters/stories you will be disappointed. I give it a 6/10.

Oh yeah i do not like the new voice actor/looks of Holmes/Watson.

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Time Played: 10-20 hours
Difficulty: Just Right

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