Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Arrives in U.S. Retail

cdv Software Entertainment USA and Focus Home Interactive are pleased to announce the U..S. retail release of Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened. The horror adventure game, based on the writings of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and H.P. Lovecraft, will immerse players in a dark and shadowy world as they search for clues to solve the mysteries of a cult of the dark god Cthulhu. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.

Developed by Frogwares, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened combines the eerie mysticism of H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos with the mystery-solving powers of the great fictional detective - Sherlock Holmes. The Awakened is the first fully 3D Sherlock Holmes game, and features rich graphics and detailed environments. Fans of the mystery genre will feel right at home with the point-and-click interface as they explore multiple distinctly chilling environments while solving mysteries and completing challenging and creative puzzles. With 60 unique characters roaming the game world, it will be difficult to tell who is friend or foe in this, Sherlock Holmes' most challenging, and horrifying, adventure.

About cdv Software Entertainment USA

cdv Software Entertainment USA, a division of cdv Software Entertainment AG, is a leading publisher of third-party video games and interactive entertainment with offices in New Jersey and North Carolina. cdv Software Entertainment USA has published critically acclaimed and commercially successful titles including Divine Divinity, Blitzkrieg, American Conquest, Codename: Panzers, City Life, DarkStar One and War Front: Turning Point. The company will continue to expand its offerings with upcoming titles including the highly anticipated Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened and T HE HISTORY CHANNEL® Great Battles of Rome. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.

About Focus Home Interactive

Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is a French publishing and distribution company based near Paris, France. Known for the diversity, quality and originality of its catalogue, Focus now publishes and distributes many of its titles throughout Europe and also world-wide in both boxed retail and digital distribution formats. The last five years have been very successful for Focus in France, with many of its PC licenses becoming top-sellers. Focus has also published several original titles, including the adventure game Runaway, the renowned Cycling Manager and the much-loved TrackMania. The coming months will be exciting and full of surprises with the release of high-quality games such as Blood Bowl, Runaway, The Dream of the Turtle, TrackMania United, Loki, Paradise City, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened and sport games dedicated to major events such as the 32nd America’s Cup or the Tour de France.


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