Revolution Software Ltd.
Revolution Software is a UK game development studio established in 1990 by Charles Cecil
, Tony Warriner
, David Sykes
and Noirin Carmody
. The company focuses on adventure titles and its first release was Lure of the Temptress
in 1992. The early titles were all developed using their proprietary Virtual Theatre
engine, which was used for the last time in the second Broken Sword
game Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror
The studio is especially known for the 1994 dystopian adventure Beneath a Steel Sky
, and the Broken Sword
series with four games released between 1994 and 2006. Around 2000 the studio worked on the licensed titles Disney's Story Studio: Disney's Mulan
and Gold and Glory: The Road to El Dorado
, and launched In Cold Blood
as an original IP.
Following the fourth Broken Sword
game Secrets of the Ark: A Broken Sword Game
in 2006, no new titles were released. Instead, the studio worked on a director's cut and a remastered version of earlier installments in the series. The traditional PC focus was expanded by making them available on new platforms such as Nintendo DS, Wii, Android and iOS.
In July 2012 a fifth game in the Broken Sword
series, Broken Sword: The Serpent's Curse
, was announced through a Kickstarter campaign based on crowd funding. When the target was reached on 5th September 2012, stretch goals were made available along with option to greenlight the development of Beneath a Steel Sky 2
Also Known As
- Kids Revolution -- Title used for the game "Road to El Dorado"
Company contact information:
Revolution Software Ltd
12 King Street
tel (01904) 639721
fax (01904) 639712