Xbox Live Summer of Arcade Kicks Off With Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons


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One month ago, Microsoft announced that, despite the company focusing heavily on launching its new Xbox One console, it would still be putting on its annual "Summer of Arcade" promotion. The even is now here, and Xbox Live subscribers can now download the first title in the promotion, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.

Brothers is a fairy tale game created by the development studio behind Syndicate and the Chronicles of Riddick games. The game tasks players with controlling two characters - one brother with each thumb stick. Gameplay involves solving puzzles, exploring, and fighting bosses. The new launch trailer for the game shows off Brothers' stylized fantasy world and interesting mechanics:

Brothers may end up being one of the more interesting titles to be released on Xbox Live this year. It is currently selling for 1200 Microsoft Points ($15). Other titles will be hitting the Xbox Live Arcade in the next three weeks, including Charlie Murder on August 14, Flashback on August 21, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows on August 28.