"No finer recent example in the genre than The Angel of Death" - Eurogamer My Cart (0)

Broken Sword 4

Angel of Death

Available for: pc

Released: 2006

Also Known as: Secrets of the Ark

After reluctantly battling dragons, Mayan gods, and becoming a knight of a long lost Holy Order, unwitting hero George Stobbart settles down to a life of mundane 9-5 office work.

Who would have thought that a mysterious and beautiful woman would enter his life; a woman whose sudden disappearance draws him into a desperate search for a nefarious artifact of great and terrible power?

Heralded as a bastion of great adventure gaming, Broken Sword 4 - the Angel of Death draws the player into a dark world of biblical conspiracies, ancient societies, and daring adventure.

  • The fourth installment of the legendary series - available in stunning 3D
  • Features a rich, evocative soundtrack and top quality voice acting
  • The atmosphere of mystery and danger will accompany you throughout the whole adventure
  • The engrossing story-line and witty dialogue will keep you hooked throughout


As an example of classic, back to basics point and click adventuring, there can perhaps be no finer recent example in the genre than The Angel of Death.


Surpasses the high standard and expectation set forth by the previous games. The story is intriguing, the characters are engaging, the graphics are polished, and the puzzles are appealing.


Fans hoping for another ambitious adventure with its eminently likeable, tongue-in-cheek protagonist will find precisely that, with a healthy dose of intellectual challenge along the way.

Adventure Gamers

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Broken Sword 4: The Angel of Death is also available as part of the Broken Sword Complete Collection at GOG.com and on Amazon.

No general support issues for this game.

Before using this support area be sure to check you are running on or above the recommended system requirements located at the bottom of this page.



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These instructions refer to the original disc version and not the digital download Some users may experience issues playing the game on computers which utilise more than one CPU core. Install the update v1.1 from our website.

  1. Download BS4 Patch v1.1 BS4_Patch_1.1.zip
  2. Unzip 'BS4_Patch_1.1.zip' and run the file named 'BS4 Patch_1.1.exe'. This will update your game data to the necessary version. Download and unzip the following file from our website, this file contains a replacement 'bs4pc.exe' necessary to overcome the graphical issues.
  3. Download BS4 Replacement Executable BS4_Replacement_Executable.zip
  4. Copy the replacement 'bs4pc.exe' to the following folder choosing to replace the existing file. C:\Program Files\THQ\Revolution Software Ltd\Broken Sword The Angel of Death There is a small chance that this process will invalidate previous saved games.
  1. Start the game to the main menu.
  2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard (all at the same time) to launch the task manager.
  3. Click the processes tab.
  4. Locate the games executable file name within this list, this should be called 'bs4pc.exe'
  5. Right click on 'bs4pc.exe' and select Set Affinity
  6. Uncheck all boxes except for 'CPU 0', as this will force Windows to run 'bs4pc.exe' on the first core of your computer.
  7. Return to the game and exit the game from the main menu - Run the game again.

No hints available for this game.

System Requirements


OS: Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8 • Processor: Pentium Memory: 64 Mb • Hard Disk Space: 1.5 GB • Video Card: Any video card with 64 Mb video RAM • Sound: Any sound card

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