Max: The Curse of Brotherhood

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Game name Max: The Curse of Brotherhood
First released on
Friday 20th of December 2013
2013-12-20
Genres Adventure, Platform, Puzzle
Age ratings ESRB E10 (Fantasy Violence, Mild Language) · PEGI Twelve (Violence, Bad Language)
Game modes Single player
Publisher(s) Microsoft Studios, Wired Productions, Stage Clear Studios
Developer(s) Flashbulb Games, Press Play
Platform(s) XONE, PC, X360, PS4, psn, Switch
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Max, the main protagonist of Max & the Magic Marker arrives home from school one day and finds his younger brother Felix playing in his room and smashing his beloved toys. Being annoyed by his little brother Max searches online on the search engine website “Giggle” for a way to get rid of Felix. He immediately stumbles upon a spell which promises to make his brother disappear. Reading the spell out loud opens up a mysterious portal from which a giant claw emerges and kidnaps his little brother Felix. Realizing the consequences of his actions, Max jumps without hesitation into the portal to rescue Felix and enters a magical and hostile world controlled by the evil lord Mustacho and his henchmen.

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Summary

In its core Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is a physics-based puzzle/platformer and set in a 2.5D environment with a free and cinematic camera. The game has 7 chapters and 20 levels in total All levels are connected so the game feels like one long journey. Besides platforming, the gameplay twist is the magic marker which introduces a creative and open approach to how puzzles can be solved. Throughout the game the magic marker will gain different powers. The five powers are 1. Earth pillars. You can create pillars from the earth to reach higher grounds. 2. Tree branches - You can grow trees to use them as platforms, springboards, rafts and moveable objects. Branches also catch fire. 3. Vines which work like ropes. You can crawl and swing in vines, but vines can also be used to tie objects together. 4. Water streams can be shaped freely and will move objects as well as Max along their path. 5. You must destroy obstacles and defeat Mustacho’s minions. Each of the five powers are introduced in settings similar to the power themselves. The magic marker is triggered by pressing and holding RT and controlled by the right analog stick of the Xbox One controller and while controlling the magic marker Max cannot move at all.

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood releases

  Region Release date Platform
Flag Worldwide Friday 20th of December 2013 Xbox One
Flag North America Friday 20th of December 2013 Xbox One
Flag Worldwide Wednesday 21st of May 2014 PC (Microsoft Windows)
Flag Worldwide Wednesday 21st of May 2014 Xbox 360
Flag Japan Tuesday 5th of August 2014 Xbox One
Flag Worldwide Wednesday 8th of November 2017 PlayStation 4
Flag North America Wednesday 8th of November 2017 PlayStation Network
Flag Europe Wednesday 8th of November 2017 PlayStation Network
Flag Europe Friday 10th of November 2017 PlayStation 4
Flag North America Thursday 21st of December 2017 Nintendo Switch

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