Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse: Episode Two now available on Steam, GOG.com and Get Games
George and Nico wrap up their greatest adventure yet
The wait is over as multi award-winning developer Revolution Software has today confirmed the eagerly awaited Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse: Episode Two will go live today at 6pm, concluding the studio’s most ambitious Broken Sword game to date.
Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse: Episode Two will be available on PC, Mac and Linux, priced £18.99 for both episodes.
People can play the point and click adventure in glorious HD from day one, adventuring through a variety of exotic locations: the game bursts out from Paris and London, taking the player on to stunning locations throughout Spanish Catalonia and to deepest Iraq, the birthplace of civilisation.
“We were delighted with the reception Episode One received from the games’ fans.” says Charles Cecil, founder, Revolution Software. “Episode Two takes the gameplay to another level – those who have already experienced Episode One will revel in the conclusion to the tale, while new gamers can enjoy the game in its entirety.
“Episode two ramps up the level of drama, as well as the difficulty level, as the game progresses: the second part starting with George and Nico having to dodge shotgun fire – with George then meeting his ultimate nemesis – a belligerent goat!
“I am extremely proud of the game and delighted that we have had the opportunity to build a direct relationship with our fans. The release of the game represents the conclusion of an amazing journey in self-funding, through the generosity of our Kickstarter backers, and to publishing the game under the Revolution brand.”
At 6pm this afternoon , Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse: Episode Two will be available for PC, Linux and Mac from Steam, GOG.com and Get Games, priced £18.99. Episode Two on PlayStation Vita, iOS and Android will be available shortly.
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 forged by the Devil himself…
Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse has re-united key members from the original Broken Sword team, with layout artists from studios such as Disney, Aardman, and Universal who have created sumptuous, classically drawn backgrounds. The rich, lavish HD art, evolves the art-style so loved in the previous Broken Sword games.
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 Cursebuilds on this rich heritage.
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. The company is a pioneer of digital publishing, and in 2011 ‘Broken Sword’ went to #1 on the Apple App store in every major European territory, achieved 5 million downloads, and was one of the world’s top 10 most Tweeted keywords.