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Fourth iteration of Revolution's Broken Sword adventure game series coming to PCs next year.

Fourth iteration of Revolution's Broken Sword adventure game series coming to PCs next year.

Although originally planned to be a trilogy of games, the Broken Sword series is getting a fourth installment thanks to fan enthusiasm, THQ announced. The as-yet-untitled adventure game will be released for the PC in winter 2006.

The Broken Sword series kicked off in 1996 with the PC release of Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars. The three games in the adventure series have seen releases on a variety of platforms besides the PC, including the PlayStation, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, and Xbox.

The fourth game will see hero George Stobbart fall in love with a mysterious woman. The damsel's disappearance draws George into an international search for a powerful artifact to save the world once again. Interestingly, the announcement made no mention of George's longtime sidekick-cum-heroine Nico Collard, suggesting that she may not make an appearance in the new game.

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