Broken Sword: The Director's Cut Available on PC and Mac on September 3, 2010

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Download and Retail Release for Remastered Version of Adventure Classic

Broken Sword - The Director's Cut

It is exciting to see Broken Sword -- The Director’s Cut on the formats which made the original such a smash, which to date have sold more than 2 million copies.” says Charles Cecil, managing director, Revolution Software.

Revolution Software has today announced that the Director’s Cut of the classic, award-winning adventure game Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars is available for the PC and Mac and can be downloaded at http://store.steampowered.com/app/57640/. A retail version, to be published by Mastertronic, will follow.

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Director’s Cut, is an update to one of the most popular adventures ever written, and boasts an all-new story arc woven into the original plot. With new facial animations drawn by Dave Gibbons (co-creator of Watchmen), enhanced graphics and audio, a context-sensitive help system designed for those stumped by the game’s ingenious puzzles, new mini-games and puzzles, and a new perspective on one of gaming’s most celebrated plots, Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Director’s Cut is an essential adventure for fans old and new.

The original Broken Sword, released in 1996, introduced George Stobbard, Nico Collard and the conspiracy of the Knights Templar. Redefining intelligent gaming narrative, with a stunning globetrotting narrative that weaves the fantastic with historical legend, this adventure game tour de force won countless awards, topping many “best adventure game” lists.

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Director’s Cut begins with Nico Collard’s investigation into the brutal murder of an eminent Parisian statesman, and continues at a breakneck pace, as events collide in a race-against-time which sees the fate of the world rest in the hands of our two heroes.

“It is exciting to see The Director’s Cut on the formats which made the original such a smash, which to date have sold more than 2 million copies.” says Charles Cecil, managing director, Revolution Software. “The additions and enhancements make this feel as fresh as ever, and given that it is currently in the top 10 games on the Apple iPad, I am confident that the Director’s Cut will prove to be every bit as popular today as its predecessor was previously.”

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars - The Director’s Cut is available now on Steam for PC and Mac for a cost of $9.99. More information can be found at Revolution.co.uk.

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