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Brink is a multiplayer shooter set in a future in which almost the whole earth is flooded by water. The Ark is one of the last inhabitable places left, but there is a conflict between the security guards and the resistance. Now they are in open conflict and try to get the upper hand. The game features two single-player campaigns, but those are practically the same as the multiplayer, just with bots and cutscenes.

Every map has several areas, all with their own goals. Of course the goals of security and resistance are opposed, so for example in one area the security first has to blast the gate to the rebel hideout and the resistance has to foil their plan while pursuing their own goals. All those goals need the use of one of the four classes: the soldier is responsible for brute force, medics heal their buddies, engineers can use gadgets and agents hack computers. Overall there are four basic mission types (escorting, destroying, defending and using a device) along with class specific goals. Brink utilizes an automatic mission system, meaning if a player soldier starts the mission "planting a bomb", all other players receive the mission to defend him. Performing those missions rewards experience points which can be used to upgrade the player characters and unlock new abilities for them.

Overall the focus in this game lies on teamwork, and there are many ways for the classes to help each other out. If there is the need for a specific class, the player can always change his class from an in-game terminal. When creating a new character, the game offers many options for individualizing; but this has only optical effects. The one exception is the body measures; a big guy can use big guns while a light character is faster. The latter also has access to the so-called "SMART" system, which allows them to climb over obstacles or slide over the ground when holding a button.


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Critic Reviews

Games TM Jun 09, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Gamereactor (Denmark) May 10, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Xboxdynasty (XD) May 22, 2011 7.7 out of 10 77
Gameplay (Benelux) May 27, 2011 73 out of 100 73
GNT - Generation Nouvelles Technologies May 13, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Gamereactor (Sweden) May 10, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Gamegravy Jun 12, 2011 6.75 out of 10 68
COGConnected / Canadian Online Gamers Network May 15, 2011 65 out of 100 65
GameSpot May 10, 2011 6 out of 10 60
4Players.de May 13, 2011 50 out of 100 50


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Free to Play

On 22 August, 2017, the Steam version of Brink went Free to Play.

Related Web Sites

  • Brink (Official website (Multilingual))
  • Wikipedia: Brink (article in the open encyclopedia about the game)
Patrick Bregger (272927) added Brink (Xbox 360) on Jul 10, 2011
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