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.
User reviews: Overwhelmingly Positive (16,599 reviews)
Release Date: Sep 3, 2013

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"My top game of 2013 and probably of all time. A truly unique game in which you control a pair of brothers on a quest to save their father. Powerful."
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“"Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is an exquisitely told story set in a world overflowing with personality. It’s an immersive, emotional gem that’s not to be missed."”
4.5/5 – Adventure Gamers

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About This Game

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.

This is one journey you will never forget.

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
    • Hard Drive: 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)
Helpful customer reviews
117 of 133 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 25
All aboard the feels train! Next stop Feelippines.

What did i learn from this game?:

Family is everything
Goats are awesome
Bros before hoes
I can't hold all these feels
My hands don't cooperate and one of them think that the other one is ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

Overall:

Amazing storytelling and visuals. I would like to find out more about the lore of this game which i bet is awesome

Ezio would be proud!


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76 of 84 people (90%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 8
Amazing game, tells a great story with an amazing soundtrack to match.

Note to self, if a blood cult is sacrificing someone, leave em to it, they know their stuff.
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31 of 34 people (91%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 17
I'm glad nobody was home, because I just spent the last 15 minutes weeping my eyes out.
10/10
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14 of 15 people (93%) found this review helpful
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
This is what games were meant to be: a way to use game mechanics to tell a story and bringing it to the next level.

I felt feels.
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12 of 13 people (92%) found this review helpful
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 10
You control two brothers simultaneously, both with the thumbsticks of a gamepad. So this game REQUIRES a controller! You are sent on an adventure to get medicine, on your journey you meet people, animals and even trolls! You solve light puzzles by using both of the characters.

The game has no real dialogue, only nonsensical mumbling. Though even without real words the game delivers real emotions. The visual art and music are beautiful. I just wish the game would had been maybe few hours longer.

Short but sweet game.

[Score: 85]
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