Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons for PC
PC - Windows

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Sep 3, 2013

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Content Rating: Teen

Summary

Guide two brothers on an epic fairy tale journey from visionary Swedish film director, Josef Fares and top-tier developer Starbreeze Studios. Control both brothers at once as you experience co-op play in single player mode, like never before. Solve puzzles, explore the varied locations and fight boss battles, controlling one brother with each thumbstick. A man, clinging to life. His two sons, desperate to cure their ailing father, are left with but one option. They must set out upon a journey to find and bring back the "Water of Life" as they come to rely on one another to survive. One must be strong where the other is weak, brave where the other is fearful, they must be... Brothers.

System Requirements

Minimum

  • OS: Windows XP SP3
  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 /ATI Radeon HD 2600
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Initial installation requires one-time internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, DirectX 9, Microsoft .NET 4 Framework, Visual C++ Redistributable 2010, and AMD CPU Drivers (XP Only/AMD Only)

Critic Reviews

7 Reviews
8.01
ProJaredAug 12, 2013
Tom SeniorOct 24, 2013
By osmosis, you'll come to know the brothers' talents, attitudes and neuroses, and become increasingly invested in their well-being. Their emotional and mechanical interreliance plays out physically across the controller, which gives command of each sibling to your brain's competing hemispheres. The haphazard cooperation that follows is a convincing reflection of a fractious family unit.
Brad ShoemakerSep 19, 2013
Brothers isn't necessarily an uplifting game; to compare it to a fairytale is to evoke the original meaning of that term, the one designed to scare small children. Some grim things occur in the course of the brothers' quest. But the brothers' commitment to their goal and to each other is so strong, the various parts of this game so superbly crafted and woven together, that it's hard not to feel deeply touched when you finally reach the end of the road and see how deftly this game marries its gameplay to its themes in a way few have before.

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