Published on 13 Jun 2013
Ben Kim – June 3 2013
What is the Broforce? No, it’s not the name of a Call of Duty team—it’s actually a collection of the greatest bros of the ’90s working together under the watchful eye of “the ultimate bro”: Nelson Brodela. It also happens to be the name of a game by South African indie developer Free Lives.
Imagine a game that combines the sidescrolling action in Contra with the destructible environments of Worms and the cave exploration of Spelunky. Add in a little blood, just a hint—maybe a big hint—of gore, some explosions and you’ve got Broforce.
The Brominator featured in the video above is just the latest addition to the growing roster of playable bros that make up the Broforce. He’s joining a squad straight out of the 90′s filled with classic bros like Rambro, Brohard, McBrover and BroWalker. Wield iconic weapons such as Rambo’s 50 cal machine gun and the Noisy Cricket from Men in Black while throwing copious amounts of dynamite at everything with reckless abandon. Yes—if you shoot a wall you’ll be showered in a flurry of brown pixel dirt. Better yet, shoot an enemy and he’ll explode in a shower of red pixel blood.
9 May, 2013
Oh look, another action platformer with pixel art – yawn, right? WRONG! For starters, have you ever played a game with fully destructible terrain… in 2D? Somehow I doubt it and no, Terraria doesn’t count – I said destructible, as in explosions or gunfire, not a shovel or a pickaxe! That’s not the only way in which BROFORCE differs from the norm either: how about playing as pop culture action heroes, like Rambo or Judge Dredd? aha! Got your attention now, eh?
- Attack dogs
- Parachute mooks
- New unlockable bros
- Melee attacks
- New environment
- Boss fight!
Play it for free here! : http://www.freelives.net/BROFORCE/BROFORCE_WEB.html
We were super excited when Broforce got reviewed by Cyprien Gaming, a French YouTube channel, at the end of April, and crested over 660 000 views!
A game that’s more violent than a pub brawl is BROFORCE, by developers Free Lives, a small South African studio . This violent crazy game, brings all the best out of the 80′s and 90′s action heroes against satanic terrorists and powerful Aliens in a story of an evil plot to destroy the planet. You’ll be fighting in vehicular action sequences with dinosaurs, aliens and epic Contra-inspired boss fights. All the while blowing up the local landscape in full destructive glory. There’s a lot more to this epic action blasting frenzy of a game and you can even play the BROFORCE brototype right now!
by Ethan Moses on March 11, 2013
Free Lives Games recently posted a video on Youtube showing off some early game footage of one of the many competitive modes that will be included in their upcoming ode to all things bro, Broforce. Called “Choppa Run”, 2-4 bros are tasked with scaling to the top of hazard filled towers in hopes of being the lone occupant on a rescue helicopter. While the idea of bros competing against one another may seem a bit counter-bromantic, steel sharpens steel and I’m sure any bros lost to this mad dash to safety will rest in peace knowing the proper bro made it out alive.