Ubisoft’s Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars Available in Stores Now

March 27, 2009

Ubisoft’s
Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars Available in Stores Now

Today Ubisoft announced that Broken
Sword: Shadow of the Templars – The Director’s Cut is on shelves in North
American stores now on the Wii and the Nintendo DS.

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars
– The Director’s Cut for Wii and Nintendo DS builds on the original game,
boasting a new and explosive narrative interwoven with the first story. After
witnessing the brutal and horrifying murder of one of Paris’s richest and most
influential statesmen, the player will be pulled into a sinister conspiracy
rooted in a long-forgotten medieval legend. New puzzles have been added that
specifically utilize Nintendo’s unique Wii Remote. The game also features
stunning animated facial expressions drawn by Dave Gibbons, the artistic genius
behind the comic book and upcoming movie Watchmen.


Click here to download
the new Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars trailer.

Key features of Broken Sword: Shadow
of the Templars – The Director’s Cut for Wii and Nintendo DS include:

Deep and Captivating Murder Mystery

  • Intriguing storyline following a
    journalist’s eyewitness account of a tragic assassination.

Intuitive Controls Redefine
Adventure Genre

  • Wii Remote & Nintendo DS stylus
    control schemes create a whole new level of interaction and accessibility to
    vibrant and detailed settings.

  • New hint system prevents players
    from ever getting stuck on puzzles by offering tips and advice when needed.

New Cooperative Multiplayer Gameplay

  • Discover the adventure with an
    all-new two-player mode, allowing two players to explore settings together for
    clues and hints.

Exclusive Director’s Cut Content

  • New story elements and settings –
    piecing together events before and after the original Broken Sword.

  • Exclusive puzzles add new depth to
    the exploration gameplay.

Rich and Colorfully Illustrated Art
Style

  • Stunning hand-drawn illustrations
    by renowned artist Dave Gibbons.

  • Animated facial expressions depict
    empathetic and emotional storytelling.

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars
– The Director’s Cut is rated "T” for teen and has an MSRP of $49.99 on Wii and
$29.99 on Nintendo DS.