In de schijnwerpers
Games
Software Demo's Aanbevolen NIEUWS
‘Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror – Remastered’ is a stunning update to the multi million-selling original. While investigating a ruthless drug gang, journalist Nico Collard unexpectedly comes across an ancient artifact.
Releasedatum: 2 dec 2009
Populaire tags van gebruikers voor dit product:

Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror kopen

Pakketten die deze game bevatten

Broken Sword Trilogy kopen

Bevat 3 items: Broken Sword 2 - the Smoking Mirror: Remastered, Broken Sword 3 - the Sleeping Dragon, Broken Sword: Director's Cut

Info over het spel

‘Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror – Remastered’ is a stunning update to the multi million-selling original. While investigating a ruthless drug gang, journalist Nico Collard unexpectedly comes across an ancient artifact. Little can she know that the ornately carved obsidian stone will lead her, and her adventuring companion George Stobbart, into a mysterious escapade of intrigue and deceit, in which they must overcome powerful forces and antagonists who will stop at nothing to fulfil their evil ambitions.

Torment and terror, sacrificial rituals, and bloody massacre is unearthed beneath a veil of Mayan mystery. Kidnap, stolen treasure, astronomy, and deadly drug baron are the least of the duo’s worries, as divine forces threaten to annihilate mankind! Nerve, cunning and guile are essential in order to conquer in this compelling adventure, guaranteed to leave you with an aching brain and a beating heart. Are you up to the challenge?

Along with an exclusive new interactive digital comic, from ‘Watchmen’ co-creator Dave Gibbons, the game boasts fully animated facial expressions, enhanced graphics throughout, high quality music as well as a context-sensitive hint system, and diary.

  • Over 60 characters with which to interact
  • A multitude of highly detailed locations to explore
  • Hundreds of mind-bending puzzles and clues to collect
  • Beautiful classically animated sequences
  • Stunning music from world-famous composer, Barrington Pheloung

Systeemeisen (PC)

    • OS: Windows 98/XP/Vista
    • Processor: Pentium or equivalent
    • Memory: 16 Mb
    • Graphics: Direct X 5.0 compatible card
    • DirectX®: 5.0 or greater/li>
    • Hard Drive: 600 Mb
    • Sound: Direct X compatible card

Systeemeisen (Mac)

    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later
    • Hard Drive: 1GB free space
Nuttige klantrecensies
10 van de 13 mensen (77%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
130 producten op account
53 recensies
4.2 uur in totaal
Very interesting sequel to the first amazing Broken Sword game. Whilst not as good as the original, I feel this game still belongs in the hall of fame for point and click adventures.

It continues all the great elements that the first game had, and has it's own interesting continuation of the characters. The only downside to this game I feel is the character artwork for Nicole, the artwork portraying her character animation looks horrible compared to the facial conversation artwork, I can't believe they didn't improve it.

Still, it's a great game to play.
Geplaatst: 1 december 2013
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
5 van de 6 mensen (83%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
71 producten op account
22 recensies
6.5 uur in totaal
A great sequel which maintains the charm of the first game (same colourful characters, same witty dialogues) . A must have for any fan of the series.
Geplaatst: 1 maart 2014
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
6 van de 8 mensen (75%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
746 producten op account
1 recensie
5.0 uur in totaal
Point and click adventure classic. Just like the predecessor it is a must play for fan of the genre. Solid story, beautiful graphics and memorable characters. 8/10


NOTE: It goes very often on sale with the first game in the series.
Geplaatst: 25 november 2013
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
3 van de 3 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
327 producten op account
38 recensies
7.3 uur in totaal
Broken Sword 2 is a decent sequel to Broken Sword 2, but definitely weaker than the original. The story is not as good, with a far more black and white us vs them (while the original had three factions which made the story more interesting). For the longest time I was afraid they had remade Nico into nothing but a side-character who does nothing but get rescued, but luckily she does get to do more stuff later in the game.

The biggest let down was the number of time-wasting puzzles though. I.e. puzzles that are not hard to figure out, but takes a long time to do... or in the case of the jungle section, not even to do, just walking around (in the directors cut of the first game it was possible to fasttravel by dubbelclicking... the remastered version of the second does not seem to have that). Or when you want to tie two things together with a rope and you click on one of them and George instead says it would be better to tie it to the other first... instead of just doing that.
Together with some puzzles that have frankly stupid or contrived solutions (or the puzzles themselves are contrived) it certainly makes it weaker than the first game and far shorter. Sure it took me 7h vs the 10h of the original, but I'd still say it was half as short... the additional two hours felt artificially prolonged by the time-wasting aspect of some of the puzzles.

However, while it is IMO weaker than the first game, it is still a good adventure game. If you enjoyed the first you will probably enjoy this one for the most part. If you haven't played the first, start with that instead.
Geplaatst: 5 januari 2014
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee
4 van de 5 mensen (80%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
104 producten op account
8 recensies
6.0 uur in totaal
Those who are fans of point-and-click adventures will love this as the logic train derailed sometime between the first and second game and you Will be needing that help system or a heap of patience; to be honest, probably both. Definitely a great series for the genre with a mostly solid plot and an actual possibility of dying this time around. The only downside I can see is a comparitively short play time compared to the first game even with the two unnecessarily long puzzles towards the end.
Geplaatst: 21 december 2013
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee