Awesome Adventuring on the Go: Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse launches today on Nintendo Switch
York, 21st September 2018 – Revolution Software and Ravenscourt are delighted to confirm that Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse has launched on Nintendo Switch. Priced at £24.99 (€29.99), the game is available both as a physical boxed version and as a digital download, and features never-seen-before Behind the Scenes movies and an innovative new user interface.
Paris in the spring. Shots ring out from a gallery. A robbery – a murder – and the beginning of another epic original Broken Sword adventure. An adventure that will hurl intrepid lawyer George Stobbart and sassy journalist Nico Collard onto the trail of a murderous 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 outwit evil forces both ancient and modern and save mankind from disaster?
The game includes full HD 1080p graphics so it looks great either on the device or when scaled up to be viewed on a television. There are also Behind the Scenes movies created especially for the Nintendo Switch version: unlocked as play progresses, these videos reveal the story and the development process behind the game, through previously unreleased interviews with the Broken Sword team.
This enhanced edition also features a reimagined user interface designed to take full advantage of Nintendo Switch’s functionality, allowing players to seamlessly switch between Joy-Con and touch screen play.
Mixing cerebral puzzling, sharp wit, with historical authenticity and intrigue, Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse has secured its place as a favourite with fans of the series, whilst also winning over a new generation of players.
“The Nintendo Switch is an ideal console for both portable and home gaming, and we are hugely excited to be bringing Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse to the platform,” said Charles Cecil, Founder and CEO of Revolution Software. “When we decided to work on a Nintendo Switch version, key to our plans was making the absolute most out of the innovative hardware, and that means exclusive content and controls. This is the ultimate version.”
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About Revolution Software:
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 self-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.
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 percent for Broken Sword – Director’s Cut – iPhone). Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse builds on this rich heritage.
About Koch Media:
Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company’s own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. The Koch Media group has more than 20 years of experience in the digital media business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Kaspersky Labs, NC SOFT, Sega, Square Enix and Tecmo-Koei, etc. in various European countries. With Headquarters in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the United States. www.kochmedia.com
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