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Revolution, Playtonic and Edge Case to discuss crowd-funding at special Interface panel next month

Leading games developers will discuss how to make the most of crowd-funding at an opening keynote panel at Interface next month. The panel will include industry veteran Charles Cecil, who took his Broken Sword series to Kickstarter in 2012 and made over 770,000. Playtonic’s Andy Robinson will also join the …

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All of Revolution’s games bundled into 25th Anniversary release

Developer Revolution has announced a 25th Anniversary SKU bundling its entire back catalogue of titles. Included in the 29.99 release are Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars, BS1: Director’s Cut, BS2: The Smoking Mirror, BS2: Remastered, BS3: The Sleeping Dragon, BS4: The Angel of Death and BS5: The Serpent’s Curse. …

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Charles Cecil: ‘Adventure games never went away’

If you ever needed proof of the positive power of the digital revolution, then look no further than the adventure game. Seven years ago, the point-and-click adventure was a dead genre. There was a a Broken Sword here, a handful of budget releases there, but on the whole adventure games …

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Revolution Software: If it wasn’t for Apple, we would be dead by now

Broken Sword developer Revolution is celebrating its 25th birthday at Gamescom, but it almost didn’t make it this far. Founder and industry luminary Charles Cecil says that working with publishers and retailers forced the firm to borrow money to survive, and that it was Apple’s decision to enter the games …

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Broken Sword creator: Kickstarter will suffer ‘catastrophic’ game funding campaigns in 2015

The creator of Broken Sword and CEO of Revolution has warned that crowdfunding platform Kickstarter will suffer ‘catastrophic’ game funding failures within the next year. Charles Cecil was speaking as part of a panel on game funding at the BFI Video Games Day. Cecil, who utilised the crowdfunding platform to …

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