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Barely seven months after the release of Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30, Gearbox brings us the sequel.

Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood tells the story of Corporal Joe "Red" Hartsock as one of the thousands of paratroopers who landed in Normandy, France, on the eve of D-Day. Hartsock made an appearance in the previous game and now we get to see the events from his point of view, based on actual events and persons.

Though the game engine remains largely unchanged, the A.I. has been significantly improved to offer a more challenging experience as the player tries to advance through the treacherous area known as the Bocage. The player fights in first person as Hartsock but also commands either two fireteams or a fireteam and a tank as using cover and suppression fire is critical to success.

The game also offers an interesting multiplayer mode with the rare single-mission co-op option available for the PC, as well as skirmish maps and other mods such as "Defense".

Screenshots

Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Windows Need to get on with the second mission.
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood PlayStation 2 Menu screen.
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Windows Awareness mode tutorial. You use this mode to get a better grip on the situation.
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood PlayStation 2 Title screen.

Promo Images

Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Screenshot
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Screenshot
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Screenshot
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "手足兄弟连:浴血奋战" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Brothers in Arms 2" -- Common title

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Critic Reviews

1UP Xbox Oct 03, 2005 9.5 out of 10 95
IGN Xbox Oct 05, 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
GameStar (Germany) Windows Oct, 2005 82 out of 100 82
Cheat Code Central Xbox 2005 4 out of 5 80
PC Games (Germany) Windows Oct 24, 2005 80 out of 100 80
ActionTrip Windows Oct 12, 2005 78 out of 100 78
Worth Playing PlayStation 2 Jan 24, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Oct 06, 2005 14 out of 20 70
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Oct 11, 2005 63 out of 100 63
TotalPlayStation PlayStation 2 Nov 15, 2005 5 out of 10 50

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2005 – #4 Xbox Game of the Year

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