Reviews and Problems with Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway
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Feels a Little Like We've Been Here Before...
22 September 2009
Conclusion: Concept: Continue Matt Baker's story by shooting and strategizing your way through the opening stages of Operation Market Garden
Graphics: Fantastic cutscenes, superb facial animations, and impressive use of depth of field, but the game suffers from serious texture pop-up
Sound: Earnest voiceovers...
Excerpt: It took them quite a while, but Gearbox Software was finally able to finish the long-delayed Brothers In Arms: Hell's Highway . Announced many years ago for last generation consoles, Brothers In Arms: Hell's Highway is making its first debut on next gen (now gen?
Summary: Basing your game around Operation Market Garden -- a less-than-successful attempt by the Allies to push into the German industrial heartland -- is a bad omen. With a little hard work, however, this third game in the Brothers in Arms series survives to fight another day, albeit not exactly unscathed.
Excerpt: The FPS genre may be the most competitive in gaming today, which means if you come up even a little short, you will pale in comparison. This is what happened with Ubisoft’s latest installment in the
Hell's Highway proves to be an exciting, engaging ride despite a few bumps along the way.
15 October 2008
Summary: The first two games in the Brothers in Arms series distinguished themselves among the crowd of WWII shooters on the strength of their smoothly integrated first-person squad control and gritty, moving portrayal of a band of Allied soldiers.
Pros: Great blend of squad control and first-person combat, Vibrant, detailed environments, Battlefield sounds will put you on edge, Interesting characters, Action camera is exhilarating
Cons: Story relies overmuch on knowledge of past games, Texture irregularities can sour cutscenes
Excerpt: The 101st Airborne Division continues fighting the good fight in Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway, the next in Ubisoft's series of strategic, squad-based World War II shooters. New features like destructible cover and improved AI help move these brothers into the future, but have they kept up with...
Excerpt: Name: Brothers in Arms: Hell’s Highway Genre: First-Person-Shooter Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC (Reviewed on Xbox 360) Brothers in Arms: Hell’s Highway is the third entry in the series, continuing the tale of Matt Baker as he marches on towards Operation Market Garden or, as soldiers at the...