March 28, 2008
Playable Demo of Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis
Focus Home Interactive, The Adventure Company and
Frogwares are pleased to announce the first playable demo of Sherlock Holmes:
Nemesis, the latest episode in the critically acclaimed Sherlock Holmes
adventure/detective franchise for PC.
This new demo contains several hours of gameplay
and lets you play as the great detective, hot on the trail of Arsne Lupin, the
famous French thief, who plans to steal a precious painting at the National
Gallery in London. You will have to gather clues, investigate crime scenes,
interview witnesses and display all your reasoning skills to solve the puzzles
left by the gentleman burglar and keep him from stealing the painting and
embarrassing Scotland Yard.
A true battle of wits between two of the greatest
figures in popular literature, Sherlock Holmes: Nemesis will send players to
19th Century London where Arsne Lupin, a young French burglar with an
impressive track record, has just challenged Scotland Yard and the most
celebrated of detectives – Sherlock Holmes. Lupin has announced that he plans to
rob the capital of five objects of immense value over the course of five days.
The objects are housed in highly prestigious locations such as the National
Gallery, the British Museum, the Tower of London and even Buckingham Palace!
Sherlock Holmes will have to muster all his courage and ingenuity to save
England from terrible humiliation.