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Broken Sword 2 being fixed up for iOS release

With over one million copies sold (according to Revolution Software), the remastered iOS Broken Sword was enough of a success to warrant a similar treatment for the sequel. Wait, did we just say an adventure game sold more than a million copies in 2010? Wow! Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror...

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BBC bringing Doctor Who: The Adventure Games to PC, Mac

The interesting thing about BBC's announcement of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games -- instead of it sounding like farmed-out licensed schlock -- is there appears to be some actual creative weight behind it. Beginning in June 2010, four original "interactive episodes" will release for free on the BBC...

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Minesweeper adventure game in the works for OneBigGame

The neat thing about doing something as unassailable and cool as designing a game for charity is that no one can make fun of your ideas without looking like a total jackass. Take Charles Cecil, the man behind the Broken Sword series, for instance. According to G4, he's creating an adventure game...

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Beneath a Steel Sky is now Inside the iPhone App Store

If you've just completed The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition on your iPhone and are eager for more prettied-up vintage adventure gaming, may we submit for your consideration Revolution Software's Beneath a Steel Sky Remastered? Actually, there's no need for us to, because it's already been...

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Broken Sword creator designed Disney's Christmas Carol game

Unlike Dante's Inferno, there's a very good chance that the new game based on (Robert Zemeckis's upcoming movie version of) Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol won't make us want to go back in time and apologize to the original work's author on behalf of the industry we love so much. The main reason:...

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Broken Sword creator working on potential movie version

Can we agree that movies based on video games tend to be terrible? We think we've identified a reason, among many: studios usually make movies based on games that aren't exactly ... story-oriented. Street Fighter? Resident Evil? Tomb Raider? Adventure games, on the other hand, are very...

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Revolution considering new Beneath a Steel Sky, Broken Sword games

Revolution Software is stepping up efforts to bring back some of its classic adventure IPs. Founder Charles Cecil currently has two games in mind: Beneath a Steel Sky and Broken Sword. The latter series is already undergoing a revival via next month's Broken Sword: Shadows of the Templars...

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Broken Sword dev continues to mercilessly tease us

Evidence of a Broken Sword game for the DS is mounting. First, there was a petition posted by Revolution Software designer Tony Warriner to register player interest (which, predictably enough, was sky high). Then, a Broken Sword game cropped up in the database of the rarely wrong GameStop. And...

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