Video: The first half-decent Sherlock Holmes game?

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Hello Eurogamers. Do you want to hear my best Sherlock Holmes joke? Watson says: "But Holmes, how did the food travel through his body, being stripped of nutrients and converted into faeces in the process?" Holmes replies: "Alimentary, my dear Watson."

If you haven't immediately closed your browser, uninstalled your operating system and thrown your computer on a fire, you are exactly the kind of discerning reader who will appreciate Show of the Week featuring Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments. We're assured the game is not nearly as rubbish as previous Holmes games, and it certainly looks prettier with its fancy Unreal Engine visuals. The only way to know for sure, though, is to attempt one of the cases. The video game is afoot.

If you prefer your mysteries with a dash of meta-game creepiness, then Silent Hills should be high on your list of gaming priorities. We packed a spare change of underwear and inspected five Silent Hills fan theories that might just be true.

And if all this investigation stuff is a bit too slow-paced for you, there is always Call of Duty for the 'shoot first, don't bother asking questions later' approach to conflict resolution. We spoke to Sledgehammer Games general manager and man-mountain Glen Schofield to find out about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's new co-op Exo Survival mode.

That's all from us for this week, but if you're looking for regular videos about games, you could do worse than subscribing to the Outside Xbox YouTube channel.

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