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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 Part of the introductory scene
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Windows See that blue arrow down there? That's where I'm sending that guy.
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Windows As with most FPS games you get a small tutorial on how to move.
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.

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
Game Chronicles Xbox Nov 19, 2005 9.1 out of 10 91
Yahoo! Games Xbox Oct 06, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameCell UK Xbox 2005 9 out of 10 90
IGN Windows Oct 04, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
4Players.de Windows Oct 11, 2005 85 out of 100 85
Game Revolution Xbox Oct, 2005 B+ 83
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Dec 19, 2005 14 out of 20 70
Daily Game Xbox Oct 31, 2005 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Nov 03, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Awards

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

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