Sherlock Holmes

Games Features

'The Sinking City' Isn't Shying Away From the Racism in Lovecraft's Work

Frogwares' upcoming Lovecraftian detective game is ambitious in scope—and doesn't seem to let HP off the hook.
Danielle Riendeau
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In Pursuit of the Perfect Sherlock Holmes

Holmes is an endlessly adapted and adaptable character, but sometimes there's a version that just feels exactly like what you want.
Rob Zacny

We Chat About Sherlock Holmes and DIY Pokémon on Waypoint Radio

We're making some interesting deductions about Pokémon today.
Danielle Riendeau
Sherlock Holmes

Why Players Always Return to Games About Baker Street and Jack the Ripper

How the Victorian Era endures as the classic setting for mystery and murder.
Samantha Nelson
Early Works

Noomi Rapace Learned English by Watching TV in a Hotel Room

The 'Rupture' and 'Alien: Covenant' star talks about finding pain in success, working with Brian DePalma, and playing Lisbeth Salander.
Noomi Rapace

The Next Wave of Games Don't Need Screens

Game developers look to the radio dramas of old—and Alexa—for fresh inspiration.
Joseph Knoop

‘Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective’ is Getting a Jack the Ripper Expansion

‘Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures’ will bolster one of the best detective games we’ve ever played.
Jack de Quidt
Retro Gaming

I Love Sherlock on Sega CD, But Sherlock on Sega CD Hates Me

I dug out the early ‘90s FMV game for more of that sweet Baker Street fix, only to find I was utterly awful at it.
Mike Diver
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly Are Reuniting for a Sherlock Holmes Movie

A beloved duo playing a beloved duo.
VICE Staff

The People Who Can Perfectly Remember Every Single Day of Their Lives

When I'm thinking about my life, I hone in on a time and access it like you would a chapter of a DVD," said Joey DeGrandis, one of the few people in the world with highly superior autobiographical memory.
Amber Roberts
VICE vs Video games

I’ll Never Love a Console Like I Loved the Sega CD

It was far from Sega's greatest idea, but the Genesis's CD expansion arrived at a memorable time.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

Is Going Mobile the Future of Board Games?

Board games are big business in 2015, but could greater incorporation of digital gameplay elements make them even better? Yes, obviously.
Matt Porter