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Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse - Episode 1 Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
By Jennifer Allen on February 10th, 2014
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: STAGGER DOWN MEMORY LANE
Stemming from a successful Kickstarter campaign, the tales of George Stobbart and Paris return to our screens but lack a certain je ne sais quoi.
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Broken Sword 5 - the Serpent's Curse: Episode One is Now Available on the App Store

Posted by Rob Rich on February 6th, 2014
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Our rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: STAGGER DOWN MEMORY LANE :: Read Review »

The first episode of Revolution's latest whirlwind adventure game has just hit the app store. Broken Sword 5 - the Serpent's Curse: Episode One sees George Stobbart and Nico Collard joining forces to track down a stolen painting. And to get swept up in all manner of intrigue and ancient plots, of course.

Think you've got what it takes to put all the pieces together and make it out alive? Then put your skills to the test. You can download Broken Sword 5 - the Serpent's Curse right now for $4.99, and episode 2 is set to arrive "shortly" as an in-app purchase.

• The latest in the smash hit multi-million selling Broken Sword series
• Gripping story, engaging puzzles, voiced by a top quality cast
• Highly acclaimed 'slide and tap' interface – simple but hugely powerful
• Context-sensitive help system – access hints to solve even the hardest puzzles
• Full Game Center integration – including in-game achievements

Viva la Egyptian Revolution

Posted by Blake Grundman on May 24th, 2011
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

It seems like just yesterday that an upstart collection of citizens in Egypt started a movement that would change the course of history in the country forever.  But have you ever wondered what a revolution looks like from the inside?  Developer TechnoWireless has decided to take a step into the crowd of protesters, and give you a glimpse of the timeline leading up to the events of January 25th, 2011.

Egypt Revolution 2.0 is the amazing new informational experience that will show "the revolution story, media, articles, and the great memory of martyrs, updated news and live feeds about the revolution 2.0."  This multimedia extravaganza is the first of its kind to combine all of this amazingly detailed content, of many different varieties, into one concise application.  It hopes to do all of this in an effort to provide the most comprehensive view of the life-changing events that forever have transformed the course of Egyptian history.  Get ready history buffs, this may be a "must own."

Broken Sword Sequel Coming Soon

Posted by Brad Hilderbrand on December 10th, 2010
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

It was easy to fall in love with Broken Sword when it was released earlier this year. The intriguing storyline and unique gameplay drew players in and refused to let them go, and now we've received word that a follow-up title is poised to appear for iOS any day now. Series developer Revolution has announced that Broken Sword – the Smoking Mirror: Remastered will debut for iOS devices "very shortly," with a PC and Mac release to follow early next year.

For the new title the folks at Revolution are promising "Fully animated facial expressions, enhanced graphics throughout, high quality music as well as a context-sensitive hint system, and diary." The game will also feature Dropbox integration, letting you store your save files in the cloud and then resume play from a different device, letting you jump from say an iPhone to iPad with ease.

For those interested, here's a quick breakdown of the story, directly from Revolution:
"The story sees the return of George Stobbart and Nico Collard. While investigating a ruthless drug gang, journalist Nico Collard unexpectedly comes across an ancient artifact. Little can she know that the ornately carved obsidian stone will lead her, and her adventuring companion George Stobbart, into a mysterious escapade of intrigue and deceit, in which they must overcome powerful forces and antagonists who will stop at nothing to fulfill their evil ambitions."

The franchise has long been beloved on the PC, and its transition to iOS has been incredibly smooth. The original saw stellar reviews from both critics and users, and from the looks of things this latest entry into the franchise takes a good thing and makes it even better. We'll keep our peepers peeled for more info and let you know just as soon as The latest edition of Broken Sword becomes available.

[via Revolution Games]

Broken Sword HD In-Depth Review

By Chris Kirby on June 25th, 2010
Revolution Studios reinvigorates a 14 year old game for the iPad, and it's still fun to play after all this time.
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