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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
85
3.1
Windows
85
4.0
Xbox 360
85
4.1
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Description

Brothers is a single-player cooperative game where the player controls two brothers independently and simultaneously. The game starts in a village where the two young brothers live. Their mother drowned in the sea and their father is ailing. The two set out to find the Water of Life, which is said to hold the power to cure their father. Both brothers are controlled separately for movement and actions. The game strings together various scenes where the brothers must solve puzzles by helping each other, for instance by pulling levers, dragging items, distracting dangerous characters or operating a catapult. Not by controlling them separately, but often both at the same time. Next to movement they can also climb, hang from ledges and slide down. There are a few enemies along the way, but these cannot be fought directly. Instead, a more inventive approach needs to be found.

The game focuses on exploration and especially environment-based puzzle-solving to progress. The game is shown with a third-person view, often shown from a distance or above, and with a fixed camera. The level design is linear with a single path to progress. It also contains various sequences not related to the main quest where the brothers have fun together, to establish the atmosphere. The environment has a fantasy-like atmosphere with different locales such as villages, mountains, a sequence where they travel by boat over a river, a frozen landscape etc.

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Windows Brothers tied with a rope may reach great heights
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Windows Trying to keep the bridge down
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Windows Fighting with spider-girl
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Windows Little brother is trying to reach old brother

Alternate Titles

  • "P13" -- Working title

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The Press Says

Giant Bomb Xbox 360 Sep 19, 2013 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Giant Bomb PlayStation 3 Sep 19, 2013 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
D+PAD Magazine PlayStation 3 Sep 22, 2013 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Official Xbox Magazine (UK) Xbox 360 Aug 07, 2013 9 out of 10 90
DarkZero Windows Oct 11, 2013 9 out of 10 90
Playstation Universe PlayStation 3 Sep 17, 2013 8.5 out of 10 85
Destructoid Xbox 360 Aug 07, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.pt Windows Aug 31, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Push Square PlayStation 3 Sep 09, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Games TM PlayStation 3 Aug 08, 2013 8 out of 10 80

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