Brothers in Arms (video game series)

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Brothers in Arms
Brothers in Arms logo.png
Genres First-person shooter
Developers Gearbox Software
Gameloft
Publishers Ubisoft
Gameloft
First release Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30
March 1, 2005
Latest release Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War
December 17, 2014

Brothers in Arms is a World War II first-person shooter video game series consisting of ten individual games. The storyline is set against the backdrop of the liberation of Europe. It has mainly been released for Windows and Mac OS platforms as well as sixth and seventh generation consoles and some mobile devices.

List of Released Titles[edit]

Year Title Developer Platform(s)
Console Computer Handheld Mobile
2005 Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 Gearbox Software Xbox, PS2 Microsoft Windows, OS X
2005 Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Gearbox Software, Gameloft (Mobile) Xbox, PS2 Microsoft Windows, OS X Mobile phone
2006 Brothers in Arms: D-Day Gearbox Software, Ubisoft Shanghai Playstation Portable
2007 Brothers in Arms DS Gearbox Software Nintendo DS
2008 Brothers in Arms: Art of War Gameloft Mobile phone
2008 Brothers in Arms Gameloft Mobile phone
2008 Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway Gearbox Software Xbox 360, Playstation 3 Microsoft Windows
2008 Brothers in Arms: Double Time Gearbox Software Wii OS X
2008 Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes Gameloft iOS
2010 Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front Gameloft iOS, Android
2014 Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War Gameloft iOS, Android, Windows Phone

Games[edit]

Aggregate review scores
As of October 30, 2014.
Game GameRankings Metacritic
Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 (Xbox) 88.43%[1]
(PC) 87.97%[2]
(PS2) 85.04%[3]
(Xbox) 88[4]
(PC) 87[5]
(PS2) 82[6]
Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood (Xbox) 85.11%[7]
(PC) 84.00%[8]
(PS2) 74.41%[9]
(Xbox) 85[10]
(PC) 84[11]
(PS2) 71[12]
Brothers in Arms: D-Day (PSP) 65.76%[13] (PSP) 65[14]
Brothers in Arms DS (NDS) 72.33%[15] (NDS) 72[16]
Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway (PC) 77.25%[17]
(X360) 77.19%[18]
(PS3) 76.21%[19]
(PC) 79[20]
(X360) 76[21]
(PS3) 76[22]
Brothers in Arms: Double Time (Wii) 46.47%[23] (Wii) 45[24]
Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes (iOS) 69.00%[25] -
Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front (iOS) 81.40%[26] (iOS) 83[27]
Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War (iOS) 58.57%[28] (iOS) 60[29]

Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 (2005)[edit]

Developed using Unreal Engine 2, this was Gearbox's first game after a series of expansions and ports to other games, such as Half-Life. It received highly positive reviews from critics.

Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood (2005)[edit]

The second installment in the series, released about seven months after the first game. Like the first game, it earned positive reviews, while the PS2 version received mixed to positive reviews.

Brothers in Arms: D-Day (2006)[edit]

First person shooter game only for the PlayStation Portable (PSP)

Brothers in Arms DS (2007)[edit]

Main article: Brothers in Arms DS

Information needed

Brothers in Arms: Art of War (2008)[edit]

Information needed

Brothers in Arms (2008)[edit]

Information needed

Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway (2008)[edit]

The next installment in the series was made using Unreal Engine 3, developed for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3.

Brothers in Arms: Double Time (2008)[edit]

Information needed

Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes (2008)[edit]

Hour of Heroes is the series' first game for mobiles. Instead of being published by Ubisoft, it was published by Gameloft.

Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front (2010)[edit]

Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front is a first-person shooter released for iOS and Android, with the game's events occurring in World War II.

Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War (2014)[edit]

Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War is a third-person shooter created for iOS, Android & Windows Phone.

Furious 4[edit]

Main article: Furious 4

Intended to become the part of the series, it became an intellectual property after negative fan feedback. It was cancelled in July 16, 2015 and many elements is pushed into Gearbox's newest intellectual property, Battleborn.

Future[edit]

After cancelling Furious 4, Gearbox presented new concept for the next installment in the series, along with the next Borderlands and Duke Nukem.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
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  6. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
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  12. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Brothers in Arms: D-Day Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Brothers in Arms: D-Day Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Brothers in Arms DS Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Brothers in Arms DS Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  17. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  19. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  20. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  21. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway Reviews Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  22. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  23. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Double Time Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  24. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Double Time Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  25. ^ "Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  26. ^ "Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  27. ^ "Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  28. ^ "Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 
  29. ^ "Brothers in Arms 3: Sons of War Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 30, 2014.