Paris in the Fall… a brutal murder at the Palais Royale. When Nico Collard is invited to interview statesman Pierre Carchon, she finds herself inextricably drawn into a terrifying conspiracy.
One of the all-time classic adventures, multi BAFTA-nominated 'Broken Sword 1: Director’s Cut' pitches sassy journalist Nico Collard, and intrepid American George Stobbart into a mysterious journey of intrigue and jeopardy. Guide George and Nico on their globe-spanning adventure, exploring exotic locations, solving ancient mysteries, and thwarting a dark conspiracy to reveal the secret truths of the Knights Templar.
Featuring a widely-praised touch interface, 'Broken Sword 1: Director’s Cut' introduces an intricate new narrative thread, alongside the classic story that has charmed millions of players. It’s time to experience George and Nico’s worldwide adventure in a whole new way, with brand new puzzles, hilarious new jokes, and the distinctive, rich story that made the series so deservedly renowned. This is adventure gaming at its very best.
“…this is a must-play game: a latter day blockbuster in a director’s cut form”. The Independent online (5/5)
“An extraordinary example of how to properly remake a classic”. Pocket Gamer (9/10)
Broken Sword: Shadow Of The Templars has always been a stellar example of video games' potential as a storytelling medium; now it also serves as a masterclass in porting to a handheld platform. With its glistening presentation, adroit controls and additional content, this is arguably one of the finest titles to appear on the App Store to date. Digital Spy (5/5)
Full English speech, with the option for subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish or Italian.
• iOS13.2 compatibility
Ratings and Reviews
THANK YOU for updating!!! 😀😀😀
*** Updated review:
Awesome, awesome, awesome. Thank you so much for listening, and releasing an update so quickly!!! The storyline, gameplay, voice talent, graphics, and music are so well done and beautifully interwoven... I can’t wait to start playing the next chapter! Thanks again developers!
*** Previous review:
I just purchased the BrokenSword bundle, and everything was amazing!... until I installed the standard iOS 13.1.1 update, and now for some reason my gameplay screen is very small, and appears in the upper left-hand corner of my LCD display. It’s very hard to see anything, and nearly impossible to click. I’m extremely sad, because I’m only in the first few stages of BS1, and now I can’t progress. Please, Developers, send help soon!!!
...Other than that, obviously, the game is fantastic.
** I’ve also tried restarting the game, restarting my iPhone, and deleting & reinstalling the app entirely. Sadly, no success... it really needs an update.
Oddly, it seems BS2’s gameplay is just fine! but — since I’d rather start with the first one — I’m now just waiting... :’-(
Butchered the game, but playable
I hate that they removed the gorgeous cutscenes—especially the opening one. It does not improve the game. The added scenes with Nico are fine( I like her of course). It’s still fun to play, but lacking. I still had fun, but object interactions are extremely frustrating and I’m constantly hunting around for the right pixels to add object x to object y. It’s worth $5 easily just for the nostalgia. I’ve played all of these games and love them thanks to the voice acting and humor. I don’t need the revamped character portraits when they’re talking and I really wish that they left the cutscenes alone. I’m hoping the BS2 does not have the cutscenes deleted.
5 stars for the original game(I removed 2due to deleting the animations also removing blood lol, it’s not a children’s game). I love questioning the endless characters and showing them every object in my inventory and how funny their personalities are. People complaining about it don’t understand point and click adventure games and why we love them.
Rather than the same puzzles as other point/click games, Broken Sword uses logic to sneak around. There are a few puzzles, but those are not the common ones that I’ve seen. This is one of my favorites; right up there with Thimbleweed Park.
I had a bit of trouble with clicking on some touch points, however I’m on iPhone 6s, so that’s on me. It worked best if I flicked my finger downward over the spots (ie: inventory bag).
Storyline, voice acting, puzzles, graphics, music, hint system, mechanics.
Hoping in an update there will be an option to make the characters walk faster.
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- Revolution Software Limited
- 409 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 8.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- © 2013 Revolution Software Ltd
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