George and Nico’s greatest adventure comes to brand new format
Revolution’s classic 2D mystery, Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode One, is now available on iOS; a platform perfectly suited to the game, as proved by the popularity of previous Broken Sword releases on the format.
In 2011 Broken Sword went to number one on iTunes in every major European territory and notched up an impressive 5 million downloads. In addition, Broken Sword – Director’s Cut – iPhone has achieved a Metacritic score of 91 per cent.
“Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse is a classic point and click adventure which will appeal to iOS gamers with its combination of brain-busting puzzles, wonderful narrative and globe-trotting adventure,” says Charles Cecil, founder, multi-award winning developer Revolution Software. “We’re delighted to be bringing this iconic story to the format and look forward to existing fans enjoying it, while opening it up to a new audience too.”
· The latest explosive episode in the iconic Broken Sword series
· Follow the adventure across Europe, in classic 2D hand-drawn locations
· Immerse yourself in the rich storyline and interact with unforgettable characters
· Experience the very best in adventure gaming: from unique puzzles and deft subterfuge to cipher solving and time-honoured detective work
· Enjoy the award-winning scripts, and widely praised voice-acting
When a mysterious painting is stolen during an armed raid on a Paris gallery, George Stobbart and Nico Collard are thrown, seemingly by chance, into the investigation together. From Paris to London and beyond, the trail becomes a race against time as dark forces from Europe’s turbulent past are woken from their slumber. Broken Sword characters old and new are encountered – but who can George and Nico trust? The journey they are on reveals a conspiracy as old as the written word, whose ancient heresies will cause innocent blood to spill once more…
Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode One is out now for iOS platforms for the promotional price of £2.99. Episode Two will follow shortly as an In-app Purchase.
Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode One is also available now for PC, Linux and Mac from Steam and GOG.com and available on PlayStation Vita.
Broken Sword 5: the Serpent´s Curse – The Adventure Continues
About Broken Sword 5: the Serpent´s Curse
Paris in the spring. Shots ring out from a gallery…
A robbery… a murder… and the beginning of another epic, original Broken Sword adventure.
From multi-award winning Revolution Software comes the latest explosive episode in this classic series. Playing as intrepid American George Stobbart and sassy French journalist Nico Collard, you find yourself on the trail of a stolen painting – and a murderous conspiracy. A conspiracy whose roots lie in mysteries older than the written word…
Armed only with logic, integrity and a wry sense of humour – can George and Nico save mankind from disaster?
Can you solve the secret of the Serpent’s Curse? A curse which, some claim, was forged by the Devil himself…
Broken Sword is one of the world´s best loved adventure series, having been played by over 10 million players and earned exceptional reviews (including a Metacritic score of 91% for Broken Sword – Director’s Cut – iPhone). Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse builds on this rich heritage.