Revolution Software has released the “director’s cut” of Broken Sword: Shadows of hte Templars, an adventure game for the Mac and PC. It’s available for download at for US$9.99, and a retail version, to be published by Mastertronic, will follow.

Here’s how the game is described: “Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars – The Director’s Cut, is an update to one of the most popular adventures ever written, and boasts an all-new story arc woven into the original plot. With new facial animations drawn by Dave Gibbons (co-creator of Watchmen), enhanced graphics and audio, a context-sensitive help system designed for those stumped by the game’s ingenious puzzles, new mini-games and puzzles, and a new perspective on one of gaming’s most celebrated plots, Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars – The Director’s Cut is an essential adventure for fans old and new.”