Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode One [Updated]

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Revolution announces Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode One now available on Android

George and Nico return to Android devices

Revolution Studios has announced that the latest game in one of the world’s best-loved adventure series – Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode One – is now available on Google Play for Android phones and tablets.

“Android devices are ideal for slide and tap gameplay, and for displaying the beautiful classic 2D hand-drawn locations and game characters,” says Charles Cecil, founder of multi-award winning developer Revolution Studios. “The challenging puzzles and engaging narrative of the adventure ensures people will be engrossed while on the go.”

“Traditionally our Broken Sword games consistently perform well with gamers who choose to play on handheld devices, so we’re excited to see The Serpent’s Curse available on Google Play,” he continued. “Almost two years ago, due to extreme demand by fans, B roken Sword: The Director’s Cut was the first mainstream, high production value adventure game to be available on the Google Play store. We’re proud to see the series continue on Android.”

Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode One is out now for Android for £4.99 at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=uk.co.revolution.bs5. Episode Two will follow shortly.

Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode One now available on iOS

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.”

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Key Features

  • 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-honored 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 at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/broken-sword-5-serpents-curse/id720656825?mt=8. 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.

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.

About Revolution

Founded in 1990, Revolution is a world-leading developer / publisher of narrative-driven adventure computer games, with titles such as the Broken Sword series, which has earned over $100 million at retail, Beneath a Steel Sky and numerous major licenses.

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