Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is a great game, one that deserves as huge an audience as possible. So it's good that the 2013 game is out now for the family of iOS devices. But porting it over to Apple's mobile devices robs the game of some of its charms.
Tagged With brothers a tale of two sons
Whether it's an RPG that tells a story over dozens of hours, or a strategy game that takes months to master, games are often a considerable time investment. For many people this is central to gaming's appeal: nowhere else in art can you find such complete worlds to lose yourself in or such stern challenges to overcome.
Do you remember the moment when you learnt how to play video games? When the joystick or the gamepad stop being a foreign object and started feeling like a part of your body? Maybe you do; maybe you don't. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is a game that puts you back in touch with that sensation, using an unorthodox control scheme to make you feel like your relationship with video games is starting all over again.