Conclusion: As uninspiring as it is, Heroes Over Europe does deliver adequate multiplayer features that are found in a majority of other similar titles. The online dogfights can be entertaining when there are smart users behind the aircrafts.
Summary: The camera and Ace Kill timing issues kill this game. Had they stuck with even the first game’s flight controls the game would have been this generation’s go to game for propeller heads. Instead it’s not even as good as Blazing Angels .
Conclusion: If Heroes Over Europe wanted to go the ridiculous route, why didn’t they go all the way with it? Extend the fantasy out to cartoon proportions and create a unique alternate-history hybrid? Ubisoft has some experience with the genre, having previous experience with Blazing Angels .
Excerpt: Just how many video games have been set during World War II? By now the total figure has to be well into triple digits, and yet still they keep on coming. True enough, WW2 was the decisive conflict of the twentieth century, and it was inevitable that such an important event would have a permanent...
Summary: " Heroes Over Europe " on the whole is a fairly enjoyable game backed by a decent story seen through the eyes of three pilots. If you can look beyond the inconsistent multiplayer and the fact that the controls take some getting used to then you may just enjoy the game despite lacking that certain...
Conclusion: Heroes Over Europe managed to keep me entertained for a short amount of time, once I was able to accept the fact it wasn�t the second coming of Crimson Skies. Unfortunately, with an unstable online community, it loses the majority of its selling power.
Conclusion: Heroes Over Europe is an average World War II flight sim and one that has the misfortune of arriving just after IL-2 Sturmovik, which is a better game that offers a superior arcade experience as well as a hardcore simulation mode.
Pros: Very easy to pick up and play, Good menu presentation, Good musical score., Very easy to pick up and play, Good menu presentation, Good musical score.
Cons: Terrible dialogue and voice acting, Ace kill feature becomes repetitive, Poor in-game graphics and some frame-rate issues., Terrible dialogue and voice acting, Ace kill feature becomes repetitive, Poor in-game graphics and some frame-rate issues.
Summary: Heroes Over Europe is a World War II air combat game that lies firmly in the arcade category. While this means you can jump into a Spitfire and shoot down Nazi planes without having to worry about losing ammunition or stalling your plane, it also results in a game that just isn't rewarding to play.
Pros: Very easy to pick up and play, Good menu presentation, Good musical score
Cons: Terrible dialogue and voice acting, Ace kill feature becomes repetitive, Poor in-game graphics and some frame-rate issues