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The first episode of Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse will launch on December 4, developer Revolution Software announced. The point-and-click adventure will arrive on PC, Mac and Linux first with Android and iOS versions following "soon after," though no release date for the mobile games has bee...

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Revolution Software, the team behind Beneath a Steel Sky and Broken Sword, is teaming up with graphic novel artist Dave Gibbons for a new title, Eurogamer reports. Gibbons is responsible for the art and lettering of Alan Moore's Watchmen, and is currently the artist on Marvel's The Secret Service, ...

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You'll be able to pick up Ryan Rigney's Buttonless: Incredible iPhone and iPad Games and the Stories Behind Them (available for pre-order now) on Dec. 13. To tide you over until then, we've got the sample below, just one of the dozens of fascinating stories you'll find in the book. In this chapter, ...

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Adventurers take note, Good Old Games is currently offering the first three Broken Sword titles at half price. That's three retro adventures for a paltry $9, or $3 each if you're feeling choosy (and you should have the first one anyway). Choose quickly, because the deal is over on Friday. GOG ...

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This week, Massively's Karen Bryan attended a GDC talk by Charles Cecil, the creator of Broken Sword, on the topic of writing games that employ history and historical themes. Cecil wisely noted that historical themes tap in to the audience's shared mythology to generate a compelling game and to s...

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During the CD Projekt Fall 2011 press conference, the publisher revealed that its GOG distribution platform is approaching the 6 million download milestone. To help push its sales -- which currently stand at a little over 5.8 million -- over the top, it announced two promotions: First, the six mi...

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The sequel to classic adventure game Broken Sword, The Smoking Mirror, is now available in a remastered version from GOG.com. We'd heard a while back that the game would be fixed up, after a remastered version of the original game sold well, and indeed the iOS version has been out for a while. Th...

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Retro games retailer GOG.com has slapped an added bonus onto the Director's Cut version of Broken Sword: the original, non-HD-ified version of the game, Circle of Blood. This should come as especially welcome news to GOG customer StingingVelvet, who commented in his review of the game, "unfortunate...

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With over one million copies sold (according to Revolution Software), the remastered iOS Broken Sword was enough of a success to warrant a similar treatment for the sequel. Wait, did we just say an adventure game sold more than a million copies in 2010? Wow! Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror Remas...

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We love the trend of adventure classics that maybe didn't get their due the first time around coming to iPhone, so we're excited to see it continuing this morning with the release of Broken Sword: The Director's Cut to the App Store. Not only does the Revolution Software release feature new art by ...

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Today, Revolution Software -- the team behind Beneath a Steel Sky and its recent (and tremendous) iPhone remake -- announced Broken Sword: The Director's Cut will be remastered for iPhone and iPod Touch devices and released within the next month. Like the (already available) Nintendo DS and Wii ver...

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Can we agree that movies based on video games tend to be terrible? We think we've identified a reason, among many: studios usually make movies based on games that aren't exactly ... story-oriented. Street Fighter? Resident Evil? Tomb Raider? Adventure games, on the other hand, are very story-driven...

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Revolution Software is stepping up efforts to bring back some of its classic adventure IPs. Founder Charles Cecil currently has two games in mind: Beneath a Steel Sky and Broken Sword. The latter series is already undergoing a revival via next month's Broken Sword: Shadows of the Templars (Director...

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Ubisoft has given first-person disaster-survival title I Am Alive an enigmatic March release window. That puts the launch anywhere from six to ten weeks from now, a very short amount of time considering we've seen approximately zilch in terms of gameplay footage. After being hyped up so much at E3,...

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A list of 'retailer info' containing release dates for upcoming games popped up on NeoGAF. Judging by the use of the German title for Broken Sword, we decided to try Amazon.de to check these dates against their database, and they match. These dates might be placeholders, and they might be subject to...

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In great news for blade glue manufacturers everywhere, Good Old Games is following up last week's release of Broken Sword 2 with Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon. It's still solidly in the adventure genre, but BS 3 takes its predecessor's 2D presentation and adds a whole other "D" to it. You ca...

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Classic PC game download service Good Old Games (GOG.com) has added, well ... another classic PC game to its DRM-free lineup. This week marks the arrival of Broken Sword 2: The Smoking Mirror, the second adventure for the undaunted George Stobbart and his catty companion, Nicole Collard. We don't ...

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