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11:00 AM on 03.14.2014

Brothers director working on 'something that hasn't been done before'

Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons was met with plenty of critical acclaim -- recently taking home the Game Innovation award at the BAFTAs -- but the game's director is ready to move onto other things. While he's in the proce...

Brett Makedonski




Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is a playable fairy tale  photo
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is a playable fairy tale
by Steven Hansen

I caught wind of Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons by way of a short teaser trailer a while back (you can find it after the jump) and was digging the art style, but put it out of mind. As its spring release approaches, however, it seems to be picking up steam. After GDC, Mikael Nermark, CEO and President of Starbreeze Studios, and Josef Fares, the Swedish film director helming Brothers, paid us a visit to show off the pleasant-looking game .

The story is minimal and noninvasive. The two brothers, each of whom is controlled by one of the analog sticks, are on a quest. There’s no co-op. Navigating both brothers at the same time is part of the gameplay -- there is a learning curve to it, but it works surprisingly smoothly. What really stands out about Brothers is its tranquilly unfolding atmosphere, abetted by warm art direction and great sound work.

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9:30 PM on 03.08.2013

Deadpool, Dead Space & Dead Tired Of SimCity's BS

Hey everybody! Here's today's Destructoid Show! I'm guessing you guys have heard about all the nonsense going on with SimCity, so if you're sick of it by this point, I apologize. There's a new trailer for Deadpool, which I'm ...

Max Scoville

9:20 AM on 09.28.2011

Syndicate gets surprise release of February 21

We've only just had solid details about Starbreeze's plans to reboot Syndicate as a first-person-shooter, but already there's a launch window on the cards -- and it's relatively soon! The game's been slated for February 21 an...

Jim Sterling