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Brigade E5: New Jagged Union is the ideological successor to the Jagged Alliance series. The storyline and scripts were written by Shaun Lyng.

The game places the player in the small tropical country of Palinero which is on the verge of civil war. Your character will need to hire a team of mercenaries and decide which side he will support in combat for global domination.

New Jagged Union features a combat system called SPM (Smart Pause Mode) which is merged between the real-time and turn-based combat system. Each action here does not cost "action points" but just takes some time to execute.

The game also features over 100 accurately modeled firearms with a number of ammunition types. The multiplayer game can be played over LAN or TCP/IP with CTF, Deathmatch and Fortress gameplay play modes.


Brigade E5: New Jagged Union Windows Different angle
Brigade E5: New Jagged Union Windows An old-timer merc blasts away with his .44 Desert Eagle.
Brigade E5: New Jagged Union Windows The quick-reload key is where now?
Brigade E5: New Jagged Union Windows Blood and guns!

Alternate Titles

  • "Бригада Е5: Новый Альянс" -- Russian Spelling
  • "Brygada E5: New Jagged Union" -- Polish title

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Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) 2011 73 out of 100 73
PC Powerplay Jun 28, 2006 72 out of 100 72 Aug 31, 2006 52 out of 100 52
Yiya Sep 26, 2006 6 out of 15 40
GameZone Dec 07, 2006 4 out of 10 40
Worth Playing Aug 14, 2007 4 out of 10 40
GameSpot Nov 29, 2006 3.5 out of 10 35
GamingExcellence Jan 25, 2007 2.2 out of 10 22
GamesFirst! Dec 05, 2006 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20 Jun 29, 2007 1 out of 10 10


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Brigade E5: New Jagged Union is based on the game E5 (2002), mainly by the same developers. It was released on the internet, Russian publisher 1C Company expressed interest in the game and they offered a contract for commercial development. The team then went on to officially establish the company Apeiron and they worked more than 3 years on this game.

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Stratege (15311) added Brigade E5: New Jagged Union (Windows) on Mar 04, 2007