This Frogwares Sherlock Holmes games list. Includes all the Sherlock video games. By adventure game developers, Frogwares. Based on A.C. Doyle’s Adventures of Sherlock Holmes stories.
Most of these games involve detective RPG, point-and-click adventure game play. With a few hidden object games.
September 2021 Update: News on the release of the next Sherlock Holmes video game in the series, due out soon. See below for details.
Frogwares Sherlock Holmes Games List
Most of these games are available for PC. And some are also on Xbox, Playstation and Nintendo.
Developer: Frogwares | HO games also developed by: Waterlily Games | Genres: Detective RPG, Adventure, Point & Click, Puzzle.
- Frogwares Sherlock Holmes Games List
- 1. Mystery of the Mummy
- 2. The Case of the Silver Earring
- 3. The Awakened
- 4. Sherlock Holmes versus Arsène Lupin a.k.a. Nemesis
- 5. The Mystery of the Persian Carpet
- 6. Sherlock Holmes versus Jack the Ripper
- 7. Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Osborne House
- 8. Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles
- 9. The Testament of Sherlock Holmes
- 10. Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Frozen City
- 11. Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments
- 12. Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter
- Chapter One
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1. Mystery of the Mummy
PC release: 2002.
Plot: Investigate the mysterious case of a missing archaeologist.
And a valuable Egyptian mummy, in turn-of-the-century England.
What begins as a simple case quickly becomes a web of intrigue, robbery, priceless artefacts, and murder. [Source: Amazon]
Play Sherlock Holmes: Mystery of the Mummy
2. The Case of the Silver Earring
PC release: 2004.
Plot: Take on the role of Sherlock, the legendary detective himself, or his sidekick Watson.
The mystery begins shortly after the murder of Sir Bromsby where players are required to put their detective skills into place and hunt down the culprit.
On their quest for the truth, virtual detectives will encounter numerous unusual characters. It is their job to decide who to trust. [Source: Amazon]
Play Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Silver Earring
3. The Awakened
PC release: 2006.
Plot: In the third case, the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his trusted assistant, Dr. Watson, are investigating a mysterious kidnapping case.
Almost immediately, they are confronted by a formidable organization that worships a primal god, Cthulhu.
This bloodthirsty sect is ready to do anything in order to carry out its mysterious work against which only the great detective has the strength to fight!
It is up to you to uncover the threat that is menacing humankind! [Source: Amazon]
Play Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened
4. Sherlock Holmes versus Arsène Lupin a.k.a. Nemesis
PC release: 2007.
Plot: This battle of wits between the most famous detective of all time and the world’s greatest thief takes us to late 19th century London.
Arsene Lupin is a young French burglar at the beginning of a glittering career, who comes to town with one goal – defy Scotland Yard and Sherlock Holmes.
He states that he will steal five objects of immense value in five days from prestigious sites such as the National Gallery and the British Museum.
To the Tower of London and even Buckingham Palace! Sherlock Holmes must use all his daring and ingenuity to avoid a terrible humiliation for England. [Source: Amazon]
Play Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis
5. The Mystery of the Persian Carpet
PC release: 2008.
Plot: The year is 1896, and Scotland Yard has called Sherlock Holmes with an urgent request for help. A young painter has been found murdered and rolled up in a remarkable Persian carpet. Along with Watson, you must investigate the peculiar crime, exploring crime scene locations in search of missing clues.
Interact with suspects, and analyze police reports and witness statements. To solve the crime and unravel the mystery of the Persian carpet! [Source: Amazon]
Play The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Persian Carpet
6. Sherlock Holmes versus Jack the Ripper
PC release: 2009.
Plot: A murderous mystery masterpiece featuring the greatest sleuth and infamous killer!
A horrible series of murders are uncovered in the eastern district of London and the police have no serious leads.
Take on the role of master sleuth Sherlock Holmes as you venture into the dark, grim streets of London… Searching for the macabre trail of… Jack the Ripper.
During this terrifying adventure, Sherlock will attempt to shed some light on the mystery that shrouds the identity and motive of the infamous killer. [Source: Amazon]
Play Sherlock Holmes versus Jack the Ripper
7. Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Osborne House
DS release: 2010.
Description: Step behind the magnifying glass as Sherlock Holmes returns to solve another case on the Nintendo DS.
Uncover a dark conspiracy set up by Professor Moriarty to overthrow the Queen.
Use your wits to deduce over 40 thrilling brain-teasers. Not all puzzles may be so elementary. Visit 40 different locations including Buckingham Palace and the British Museum. Search every nook and cranny for clues and items to help you solve the mystery. You can also skip the adventure and go right into Puzzle Solving Mode to test your deduction and reasoning skills. [Source: Amazon]
Play Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Osborne House
8. Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles
PC release: 2010.
Plot: Pursued by the Devil’s beast, Sir Henry Baskerville turns to the only mind that can save him … Sherlock Holmes!
The legendary Hound of the Baskervilles haunts the Devon moors, viciously killing the Baskerville family line.
None have survived their dark fate. Can Sherlock Holmes discover the truth of the creature and break the family curse? [Source: Amazon]
For more details of this game. See my post: Sherlock Holmes: Hound of the Baskervilles Review.
Play Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles
9. The Testament of Sherlock Holmes
PC release: 2012.
Plot: Set in London in 1898, all evidence of an on-going police investigation points to Sherlock Holmes as the main suspect in a case involving theft, fraud, and murder.
Unable to prove his own innocence, Holmes rapidly loses the trust of London.
When even the loyalty of his closest friend, Doctor Watson, begins to waver, Sherlock is forced to flee Scotland Yard. And begin his investigation to prove his innocence, confronting his most dangerous opponent in the process: Moriarty! [Source: Amazon]
Play The Testament of Sherlock Holmes
10. Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Frozen City
3DS release: 2012.
Plot: When a mysterious snow storm rages over London causing the Thames to freeze.
The genius detective Sherlock Holmes is called to investigate.
Solve dozens of exciting puzzles and brain teasers as you piece together the clues.
To discover the truth behind the Mystery of the Frozen City! [Source: Amazon]
Play Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Frozen City
BBC Radio Plays: Charles Paris Mysteries in Order
Do you love BBC Radio mystery dramas and plays?
Check out the full cast dramatisations of Simon Brett’s popular mystery series! Starring Bill Nighy as the actor/amateur detective. Available for free on audiobook.
For details including a list of all the radio play adaptations in this popular UK radio series (listed in order of release): BBC Charles Paris Mysteries in Order.
11. Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments
PC release: 2014.
Description: Become the most celebrated detective of all time: Sherlock Holmes!
Use your impressive talents as a detective to solve six thrilling and varied cases: murders, missing persons, spectacular thefts and numerous investigations that sometimes lead you into the realms of the fantastic.
Will you follow your moral compass, or will you apply the letter of the law?
The great freedom of action in Crimes & Punishments allows you to conduct your investigations in the manner you deem appropriate.
Use the 14 extraordinary skills of detection for which Sherlock is famous, choose the avenues of inquiry you wish to pursue, interrogate your suspects and, from your deductions, name the guilty parties… you can even determine their fate!
The ramifications are far-reaching, and your decisions will exert a real influence through your reputation or the surprising consequences that will arise where you least expect them… [Source: Amazon]
Play Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments
*Amazon US for: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4 or PC DVD. And from Amazon UK for: Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, PC DVD or PC Download.
12. Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter
PC release: June 2016 | Game play: Point & Click, Detective RPG.
Plot: London, 19th century. Moriarty is dead, but his dark legacy lives on. Welcome to 221B Baker Street for the thrilling adventure that will challenge the master sleuth as never before. When a mysterious lady moves to 221C, try to uncover the truth as you hide a terrible secret from your adopted daughter. While solving four seemingly unlinked cases, Holmes’ story will culminate in his greatest-ever problem. Involving his most beloved ones and his worst enemies in a deadly chase for the truth. [Source: Amazon]
For more details of this game. See my post: Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Review.
Play Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter
Release Date: 2021 | Genres: Detective, Open World, Story Rich, Crime, Action-Adventure, Choices Matter, Atmospheric, Combat.
Plot: In this story-driven detective thriller, a young Sherlock Holmes struggles to prove himself as he navigates an exotic, dangerous island in the Mediterranean to investigate the mystery of his mother’s death. [Source: frogwares.com]
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