Reviews and Problems with Brothers In Arms: Road to Hill 30
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Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30
Game Over Online
12 April 2015
Excerpt: If Ghost Recon, Full Spectrum Warrior and HBO's Band of Brothers had a menage-a-trois, their love child might look a little something like Gearbox's Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30. A breathe of fresh air to the World War II shooter genre, Brothers in Arms puts you in the combat boots of Sgt.
Excerpt: We hear too often “and another clone is out”. Fortunately there haven’t been too many wars like WW1 and WW2 that could be shaped into a FPS game, so it seems that every day brings a new game of the same thematic.
Excerpt: Brothers in Arms (BiA) is squad based first-person shooter set in the Second World War. The game is based on the real-life missions of the same unit as in Band of Brothers, the famed Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division.
Excerpt: For some time now, the WW2-era themed domain in video games had gone stale. Far over-saturated and longtime uninspired, the genre grows tiresome with each new title announced and never greeted with much enthusiasm.
Excerpt: Let’s see, you got your Medal of Honor, Men of Valor, Band of Brothers, Call of Duty and Brothers in Arms. I’ve got a handy suggestion for the next “creative” war drama – call your game or movie “Me Too!” At least we’ll be able to keep the name straight.
Excerpt: Genre: Action Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Gearbox Release Date: March 1, 2005 Buy 'BROTHERS IN ARMS: Road to Hill 30': Xbox | PC | PlayStation 2 No Atheists in this Foxhole… I have been long in waiting for BIA on PC.
Conclusion: As the Weather Underground slogan goes, "Bring the war home." (Admittedly, Brothers In Arms is probably not what the Weathermen had in mind.)
Pros: God, country, the pregnant wife back home.
Cons: Apart from Baker, who's as much a sharpshooter as you can make him, the other squad members are only useful in broad tactical maneuvers. When it comes to the more delicate work of pegging an enemy conscript from 100 yards, they couldn't hit the broad side of a
Excerpt: I know, I know—I made a huge deal out of how tired I was of World War II games in my Call of Duty: Finest Hour review, yet here I am once again reviewing another World War II game. Am I a masochist? A glutton for punishment?
Excerpt: The reputation earned by Medal Of Honor and Call of Duty, together with their relatives (add-ons, sequels, prequels and all the others) is so great, that every time you tell somebody you started a new WWII inspired game, the first question will always be: "Is it better than MOHAA/COD?