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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 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.
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Windows See the grey circle above the enemy's head? That means he is suppressed and won't come out much to make a clear shot of you. But its hard to hit him as well.
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood PlayStation 2 Menu screen.

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

Extreme Gamer Xbox Jan 11, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov, 2005 83 out of 100 83
PC Powerplay Windows Nov, 2005 83 out of 100 83
Fragland.net Xbox Nov 17, 2005 81.5 out of 100 82
Gamesmania.de Windows Oct 07, 2005 80 out of 100 80
2404.org PC Gaming Windows Nov 22, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Oct 10, 2005 14 out of 20 70
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Nov 02, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
Daily Game Xbox Oct 31, 2005 6 out of 10 60
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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