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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is an essential treasure to play. I promise, the game's sincere quality absolves the terribleness of its title, which is barely a step up from "Characters: A Story of Them." And yet it truly is a story of them, two boys who leave their humble village behind in a quest for a mythical cure. Their father has fallen ill, and with the loss...

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons director on next project, those controls

- Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons director Josef Faras is working on a new project, but it isn't with developer Starbreeze. Speaking to Digital Spy during a roundtable interview, Faras said, "I can tell you this: If I tell you the idea now, you'd say, 'I haven't played something like this before.' I...

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Joystiq's Four in February is upon us, behold our staff picks

February is a forbidding land, full of winter darkness and noisome Valentine's Day traditions that are only slightly balanced out by a steady trickle of new games. That's why Joystiq's very own Mike Suszek created Four in February, a gaming event to unify the world against the month's doldrums....

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons free on PS Plus starting tomorrow

Starbreeze's inventive teamwork-based puzzle-platformer, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, heads up this week's PlayStation Plus lineup in North America, and will be available as a free download for members starting tomorrow. Brothers stars a pair of siblings who must work together and solve...

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PSA: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons travels to Steam, PSN today

Starbreeze Studios' touching fantasy adventure Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is now available on PC via Steam and on PSN. The game was originally released as an Xbox 360 Summer of Arcade title on August 7. Joystiq's Editor-in-Chief Ludwig Kietzmann was quite taken with the game, saying in his...

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons traveling to PC on Aug. 28, PSN on Sep. 3

Those looking to begin their journey in Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons on PC or PS3 need to wait a little while longer, as the game will launch on August 28 for Steam users and on the PSN on September 3. Brothers launched on the Xbox 360 this week, kicking off Microsoft's annual Summer of Arcade...

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Review: Do Not Separate

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is an essential treasure to play. I promise, the game's sincere quality absolves the terribleness of its title, which is barely a step up from "Characters: A Story of Them." And yet it truly is a story of them, two boys who leave their humble village behind in a...

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Xbox Summer of Arcade 2013 full schedule, pricing revealed

This year's Summer of Arcade event kicks off on Xbox Live August 7 with Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, the Starbreeze-developed Xbox Live Arcade game where players must simultaneously control a pair of brothers stuck in the wilderness. Brothers will launch at 1,200 MS Points ($15). James Silva's...

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Go behind the scenes with Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

This video for Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons sheds a little light on the creative process that Starbreeze Studios adopted to bring the brothers' adventure to life. The game is slated to launch this Spring on PC, XBLA and PSN....

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons shows how to push your sibling's buttons

Sure, it's nice and all to see brothers work together to solve their problems in Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, but which button lets me give the younger brother a noogie? What move lets me embarrass big bro while he's asking the head cheerleader to the Soph Hop?...

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Playing with age in Starbreeze's 'Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons'

"Nobody knows how to make a game yet," says film director Josef Fares, quickly clarifying his statement isn't an attack on the industry but a suggestion that game creation shouldn't be a set science. "It's still a time where we're open to experimentation," the international director adds. Born in...

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