Brothers in Arms DS is a game for the Nintendo DS, developed by Gameloft after an Gearbox Software license, and published by Ubisoft. It is part of a series established by Gearbox's Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30.

The game is the series' first outing on a Nintendo system alongside Brothers in Arms: Double Time for the Wii. The game currently holds an average of 74 percent at, an average of 8.1 at IGN and an average of 72 percent at meta-critic, the reception ran from very positive to negative, but most were positive or mixed.


Brothers in Arms DS is a third-person shooter set in World War II. It features 16 missions across 3 campaigns set in Tunisia, Normandy and the Ardennes. The game features stylus-based controls and support for up to 4 players in multiplayer. [1] To adapt to the Nintendo DS hardware, the game includes auto-cover behind walls and an auto-recovery system. The game does not support singlecard download play or the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, only multicard play for up to 4 players with deathmatch and team deathmatch modes. The game features five weapons: the Thompson, a Springfield sniper rifle, and a bazooka. The two unlockable weapons are the M1918A2 Browning Automatic Rifle, and M1 Garand which only fires rifle grenades.[2]




  • Tough Welcome
  • Crossing Corners
  • Smoked Steel
  • Cloud Dagger
  • Silenced Skies
  • Closing act

The game starts with a Normandy campaign where, upon landing, the player must liberate several French villages on foot, and can also use jeeps and tanks. The only characters that you see often are your Lieutenant Roberts, and your Captain and Sergeant. Either the Captain or sergeant are named Price while the other is Burque. There are no other real characters.


  • Urban Desert
  • Mareth Line
  • Sand Raiders
  • Surprise Visit

The second campaign is set in Tunisia where the player must liberate a town on foot, destroy anti-aircraft guns and bunkers using tanks, defend a fort under siege and finally take part in an SAS style raid behind enemy lines.


  • Breaking the Ice
  • Firestorm
  • Crimson Hills

The third and final campaign takes place in the Ardennes. In the first mission the player must eliminate the retreating Germans on foot and with armoured support, while the second mission requires the player to hold the front line until re-enforcements arrive. The final mission of the campaign, and the game, tasks the player with flushing out elite paratroopers and grenadiers that have set up fortifications around the Rhine.

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