I only gave it a 6 because it seems as if they tried to put more in the game than the DS can handle. I think the controls were a little tough to learn. Granted this is only the 2nd DS game I have played so I am not comfortable using the stylus pen yet. The touch screen is a big part of playing this game.
With incredible graphics (for the DS) and great controls that definitely take advantage of the touch screen, this is one of the best DS games I have ever played. Athough the game is short, it is still very fun to replay on a higher difficulty with the new guns you obtain. The multtyplayer is also very addictive and fun and after you beat the story line on elite, the multyplayer almost never gets boring. Im giving this game a nine out of ten because it is excellent but, there are some major glitches like getting stuck on vehicles, and other minor things. Also with the lack of wi-fi and download play, the multyplayer is nowhere as good as it could be. Hope fully a sequel will be able to fix these problems but for now I highly recommend BROTHERS IN ARMS DS.
For a game packed into such a small card, BiA sure has an amazing presentation. The graphics are pretty remarkable, the sound is adequate for a DS title, and the feeling the game gives you running from one objective to the next is quite engaging. There are some moments when your character will get stuck behind a vehicle or enemy, but overall the control scheme works surprisingly well. You will find yourself nailing head shots in no time.
Of course, there are some drawbacks. The game is relatively easy which plays into the very short campaign time. You can easily finish the game in one or two days. I never tried the multiplayer so my guess is that the replayability is helped in that regard.
In all, BiA is a very well crafted game hurt only by its minimal difficulty and length, as is to be expected in a DS first person shooter.