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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...

January 25th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

January 12th 2010 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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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,...

May 4th 2009 at 8:45pm 0 Comments
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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...

February 24th 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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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,...

January 21st 2009 at 11:23am 0 Comments
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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...

January 12th 2009 at 4:26pm 0 Comments
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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 can...

January 6th 2009 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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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 k...

December 30th 2008 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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Remember that rumor we ran awhile back about Broken Sword coming to the Wii? Well, the game showed up on Nintendo's massive list of Q1 games and it's all confirmed: the game will be releasing on the DS and Wii in March of next year. So, what else do we know?Well, based on the title Broken Sword: Sh...

December 19th 2008 at 12:36pm 0 Comments
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Remember that rumor we ran awhile back about Broken Sword coming to the Wii? Well, the game showed up on Nintendo's massive list of Q1 games and it's all confirmed: the game will be releasing on the DS and Wii in March of next year. So, what else do we know?Well, based on the title Broken Sword: Sh...

December 19th 2008 at 12:36pm 0 Comments
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Who says adventure games are dead? Well, Sierra for one. LucasArts for another. But not Ubisoft, oh no, as the company just dropped a press release confirming plans to bring Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars, the first in Charles Cecil's landmark adventure game series, to the Wii and DS in March...

December 18th 2008 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo's carrier pigeon just landed on our windowsill with a complete list of Wii releases for Q1 2009. We do actually know most of these dates already (so yeah, maybe the mushroom cloud is a bit excessive), but there's still the occasional scrap of new news buried within.Those Tenchu and Little K...

December 17th 2008 at 11:46am 0 Comments