Sherlock Holmes - Another Bow
The very word of detective sparks into our mind the image of Sherlock Holmes. A fictional character who has turned synonymous to spy. Well, who wouldn’t want to don his hat and get on investigation spree like Mr. Holmes himself? Sherlock Holmes Another Bow is the game version of the very same character, with its bolts of mystery and runs.
Mr. Holmes has now turned into a sexagenarian. Like always he has found yet another murder case which has taken place abroad the S.S. Destiny steamship. Due to old age, Sherlock Holmes has lost his knack for judgment, and this is where you (the gamer’s) role comes into play. The gamer here plays the part of Dr. Watson, Sherlock’s most loyal friend. Dr. Watson lands into the case by discovering the lost manuscript after Holmes’ death.
Just like the novel, the game consists of a number of puzzles which the gamer is required to crack within the time frame. The gamer needs to be shrewd enough to trace out the culprit. The player gets a constant support from Holmes who is not confident of his friend’s skill.
Sherlock Holmes Another Bow is one enthralling game, which involves lots of guesses, questioning and exploration to get to the crux of the cases. After cracking the 6 smaller cases, the player is directed towards the final intriguing plot which is all interconnected with one another. For all Sherlock Holme’s this game, won't fail to create magic.
Mostly a console cartridge developer for early 1980s console systems, Imagic occasionally branched out into the computer market.
Followed Activision's lead as the second major independent game software developer, initially staffed with headhunted disgruntled Atari employees. Bill Grubb, Bob Smith, Mark Bradley, Rob Fulop, and Denis Koble had all worked for Atari. The company was the second third-party publisher to make games for the Atari 2600.
The staff also included Jim Goldberger, Dave Durran and Brian Dougherty from Mattel and Gary Kato from Versatec.