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Heroes Over Europe

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
64
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Windows
60
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Xbox 360
64
4.2
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Description

Heroes Over Europe, the sequel to Heroes of the Pacific, is a WWII arcade flying game set in the skies over Western Europe.

Follow the stories of three pilots, an American, a Brit, and a New Zealander, as they take on the Luftwaffe in the key aerial engagements of WWII. Over fourteen mission, these heroes down enemy bombers over London during the Blitz, break French resistance fighters out of a German prison in Operation Jericho, escort B-17 Flying Fortresses into Europe and strike deep into the black heart of the enemy: Berlin.

With fourteen missions drawn from real WWII operations and over forty plane variants from the UK, Germany, Russia, Italy and America, including the Spitfire, Hurricane, Fw190, Me 262, Mosquito, P-38 Lightning, P-47 Thunderbolt, and the P-51 Mustang, the player has a massive amount of strategic choice.

Heroes Over Europe's multiplayer mode supports up to 16 players on all platforms, with four game modes; Dogfight, Team Dogfight, Survivor and Team Survivor. Pre-balanced multiplayer plane packs give online and LAN players the choice of one of six planes for their battle. Multiplayer games can also be altered with the following modifiers: Weapon Damage Multiplier, Health Multiplier, Unlimited War Speed, Unlimited Primary Ammo, Unlimited Secondary Ammo and Lead Target Bead Visibility.

The thrilling dogfighting action of Heroes of the Pacific has been updated for Heroes Over Europe, with innovative new gameplay mechanics such as Ace Kill, which allows you to take out enemies with a single shot, the devastating damage of Energy Attacks when you dive on enemies, and the tactical choice of targeting a skillful Squad Leader to demoralize his wingmen.

Screenshots

Heroes Over Europe Xbox 360 Two Heinkel bombers destroyed
Heroes Over Europe Xbox 360 Stuka prepares to dive.
Heroes Over Europe Xbox 360 Ace Kill targeting
Heroes Over Europe Windows Another cut-scene

Alternate Titles

  • "歐戰神鷹" -- Taiwan spelling

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User Reviews

More adult than HotP - a better story and better gameplay Windows thud (88)

The Press Says

4Players.de Windows Sep 18, 2009 77 out of 100 77
Krawall Gaming Network Xbox 360 Sep 30, 2009 75 out of 100 75
Krawall Gaming Network Windows Sep 30, 2009 75 out of 100 75
Gameswelt Xbox 360 Sep 29, 2009 72 out of 100 72
GameStar (Germany) Windows Sep 17, 2009 69 out of 100 69
GBase - The Gamer's Base PlayStation 3 Sep 21, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65
IGN Xbox 360 Sep 26, 2009 6 out of 10 60
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Xbox 360 Nov 04, 2009 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot UK Xbox 360 Sep 30, 2009 5 out of 10 50
Game Revolution Xbox 360 Dec 01, 2009 C- 42

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Trivia

WWII games

Four development companies that released WWII-themed games in 2009, closed their doors in the second half of 2009 in a 4 months window:

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Contributed to by Justin Halliday (783)