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Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad
7.6 out of 10

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad

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Overall 8
8.3

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad (PC) Review

Brainlazy
9 March 2012
  • Conclusion: TL;DR part: Red Orchestra 2 does what many war games have trouble accomplishing, conveying what war feels like. However, AI, overuse of in game dialogue and other niggles really detract from catapulting RO2 to the top of the FPS war game heap.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 10
9.5

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad

Game Boyz
6 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Recently I had the privilege to receive the deluxe edition of Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad from Tripwire Interactive. Running on the Unreal Engine 3, it's a World War II first-person shooter focusing on a realistic take on the war.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 10
9.5

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad

Game Boyz
6 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Recently I had the privilege to receive the deluxe edition of Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad from Tripwire Interactive. Running on the Unreal Engine 3, it's a World War II first-person shooter focusing on a realistic take on the war.
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Overall 8
8.0

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad

Square-Go
16 December 2011
  • Excerpt: The World War 2 first person shooter has been well and truly covered, allowing gamers to relive some of the wars more infamous sorties, El Alamain, Iwo Jima and the Battle of Britain have all been done to death, but these are mostly from the point of view of the western allied forces, be it down to...
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Overall 8
8.0

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad

Destructoid
16 November 2011
  • Summary: World War II has never been this interesting. Five years ago, most gamers where tired of seeing WWII games, and now the cool kids are playing modern warfare shooters. If you're sick of the current trend in this genre, and want something that's a little bit different, then have I got a game for you.
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Overall 8
7.8

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad review

PCGamer Online
13 November 2011
  • Conclusion: Satisfying, suspenseful multiplayer is more than the sum of its parts, but marred by bugs. Ignore the awful singleplayer.
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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

GamingNexus
28 October 2011
  • Summary: Someday in the distant future, a doctoral student in anthropology will write a thesis on the topic of war on the planet Earth based on the only research materials still available: the National Archive of Video Games.
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Overall 8
7.5

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad

Auracore MediaWorks
25 October 2011
  • Summary: A first-person shooter for those who don't want to keep hopping
  • Pros: Solid gunplay; something different in a genre plagued with Call of Duty clones; excellent multiplayer combat.
  • Cons: Shoddy presentation; riddled with bugs, some intrusive; you're easy to spot in cover; Germans and Soviets look far too alike; poor AI in campaign.
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Overall 9
8.5

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad

Armchair General
24 October 2011
  • Excerpt: The Eastern Front during World War II was a struggle of idealism, sweat, blood, and exhaustion. There’s only a limited number of FPS games that have delivered the conflict between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union to PC gamers, and even fewer that have given players the opportunity to experience the...
  • Pros: Immersive single player campaign, several informed tutorials, squad/tank command, large and detailed maps, historically accurate weapons and tanks, minimal HUD for realism, online battles with up to 64 players, an unlocking system for multiplayer, many options available for online hosts/servers.
  • Cons: Often clumsy gameplay, annoying and unintelligent AI, graphics are lesser than the competition, redundant single player objectives.
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad – Review (PC)

Gametactics
18 October 2011
  • Conclusion: Bugs aside, more can be said about improvements in not only graphics, but in bringing realism to the FPS table in ways that don’t alienate some players. Chances are you will either love or hate this game, but it’s a solid multi-player experience for those seeking a challenging FPS that does its best...
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