Battle Brothers

Overhype Studios
Mar 24, 2017 - PC
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

75%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
84 / 100
TheSixthAxis
7 / 10
COGconnected
56 / 100
RPG Fan
82%
Pure Nintendo
8 / 10
TechRaptor
8.5 / 10
Game Debate
8.5 / 10
Softpedia
8.5 / 10
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Critic Reviews for Battle Brothers

Don't let some clunky inventories scare you off from this excellent strategy RPG.

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Battle Brothers is like a school-yard bully. This video game brute will do it's very best to break you. It will tell you that you suck. Then it will aggressively inform you that your mum will be performing some sexual favours on it whilst giving you a wedgie in front of the rest of the class. But stick up to this bully, impress it with your resolve and maybe you'll find that it'll be your best friend. Perhaps, eventually, as close as a brother. The question is, do you have the commitment to get there? If the answer is yes, then you'll ultimately - after far too much graft - find a deep and comprehensive strategy RPG. Just be prepared to have to stick with it, as this bully really hates you.

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So I turned off my Switch and booted up my PC. I started a new game of Battle Brothers on that. And you know what? It’s as good as it ever was. A truly superlative strategy game made better with mods. I could not recommend Battle Brothers enough, but do yourself a favor and avoid the Nintendo Switch version. You’ll avoid one tragic end to meet a much more satisfactory one.

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This game demands your time, but grants rewards with a thrilling and earthy experience.

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A turn-based tactical RPG set in a medieval fantasy map, Battle Brothers isn't the most original premise, but it is well executed and easy to get hooked on.

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Battle Brothers is a solid, exhilarating experience that might turn away some due to its difficulty, but attract others because of its challenge.

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Battle Brothers is a game that recognises these classical roots and the way they allow room for the player to use their own imagination to fill in the blanks left by a mostly simplistic interface, but has also learned the lessons of the modern age

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Although the learning curve is quite steep, once you get the hang of it, Battle Brothers is actually a very enjoyable experience. I strongly recommend those looking for a challenging turn-based RPG to give Battle Brothers a try, not just for the complexity of building the perfect company of brothers, but also for its stunning soundtrack and art style.

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