Solve Holmes’ Mystery on the iPad

Posted by at 12:18 pm on April 5, 2010

Warner Bros. Digital Distribution has announced the availability of Sherlock Holmes Mysteries for iPad, a game for the Apple iPad that is designed to transport players to the seedy underbelly of 19th century London. Using the iPad’s multi-touch technology, players step into the shoes of the intrepid Sherlock Holmes who finds himself in a whodunit puzzle adventure game.

In Sherlock Holmes Mysteries for iPad, players follow clues through the gritty side of the 1890’s Victorian London where, along with Dr. Watson, Sherlock uses his keen wit and winning charm to prove a man is innocent of murder. Leveraging the powerful platform of the Apple iPad and its 1024×768 screen resolution, players will be treated to breathtaking graphics through 11 immersive 3-D environments as they work to solve the case.

Features for Sherlock Holmes Mysteries for iPad include:

Puzzle Boxing Tournament -“ Exclusive for the iPad, Sherlock must use his wit and mental acuity, by finding and exploiting his opponents’ weaknesses to neutralize the threat. Knuckle through a tournament of 12 unique characters using the iPad’s multi-touch functionality

  • Auto-Flip and Rotate Support -“ Flip or rotate the iPad to play from any angle
  • Full Screen Resolution for a High-def 3-D experience
  • Increased Texture Resolution for the characters and environments
  • Redesigned UI takes advantage of the larger iPad screen

As players gather evidence within the game, they gain crucial information through compelling and insightful mini-games:

  • Insights -“ Find hidden clues using Sherlock’s keen Insight, and put them together in Sherlock’s virtual mind to unravel the mystery
  • Lock Picking -“ Find the perfect path through a lock’s inner workings to lift each of the tumblers, and gainaccess to the secrets within
  • Foot Chase -“ Wind a way through London’s streets in pursuit of justice. Outmaneuver the culprits and emerge victorious!

Sherlock Holmes Mysteries for iPad is now available for $2.99 on the App Store for iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore.

Sherlock Holmes Mysteries for iPad is inspired by the motion picture from Warner Bros. Pictures in association with Village Roadshow Pictures and Silver Pictures. Sherlock Holmes the movie is now available to buy or rent on iTunes.

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