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Sniper's got a Jerry in his sights!Brothers in Arms: Double Time marks the debut of the World War II series on Nintendo's little white box. Double Time isn't actually a new game in the series like Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3; it's a port of two older games that originated on the Xbox. These two WWII adventures are loosely based on actual missions: Wii owners can play the events -- the triumphs and the tragedies -- of Sergeant Matt Baker and his 101st Airborne troopers in The Road to Hill 30 and then step into the role of Sergeant Joe Hartsock during the liberation of Normandy in Earned in Blood. Each game puts some 20 soldiers under your command. Each one of these men has a name and job, and figures into the story. These two games cemented the "Band of Brothers"-style mix of harrowing, intense combat and deep-seated angst; and the constantly revisited theme is how hard it is to lose a man -- especially when you've been thrust into command due...
What's Hot: Intense combat and violence; Tactical gameplay; Lots and lots of game for the price
What's Not: Oversensitive Wii controls; Poor, overwrought storytelling