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Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway (Windows)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.9
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

www.xbox.com:
    Brothers In Arms Hell’s Highway™ brings the critically acclaimed squad-based WWII shooter into the next generation of gaming with amazing graphics and sound, new cutting-edge gameplay features, and a totally redesigned online component.

    Delivering on the franchise’s compelling story, unrivaled authenticity and intense squad-based action, Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway drops you into Operation Market Garden, the largest paratrooper operation in World War II.Lead Matt Baker, Joe Hartsock, and the rest of the 101st Airborne Division as they fight to open "Hell’s Highway" in a daring bid for a quick end to the war.

    • Battlefield authenticity: Get orders from HQ, go on patrol, spot the enemy, and set up a devastating ambush. For the first time, finding the enemy before they find you is part of the challenge.
    • Character design: Lifelike characters look, talk, move, and think with incredible realism. Game characters interact with you and each other like true brothers in arms, trading ammunition, helping wounded allies and civilians, even working together to man team-operated weapons.
    • Cinematic experience: As the squad leader, interact with and get to know your brothers. Each character has his own personality, unique story and background, and grows through the game.
    • Powerful new units: Players can use or command combined arms teams—machine gun crews create intense fire, bazooka crews destroy buildings and tanks, and mortar crews pound the enemy from a distance.
    • Infantrysoldier: Hit the dirt and get prone, rip grenades from your chest, and hurl them at your enemies. See and feel the blast of nearby explosions.
    • Multiplayer experience: Fight major multiplayer battles with dozens of players on each side; all the intensity and accessibility of Deathmatch meshed with the squad-based gameplay that helped make Brothers In Arms® famous.
    • Co-op skirmish mode: Team up with your friends online or in your living room and find out if you have what it takes to become fire-team leaders in historically accurate battles from across the Market Garden campaign.
    • Destroyable cover: Keep your men moving and choose your cover wisely—simulated with real physics, weapons will damage, dent, scorch and destroy the world around you.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (12592) on Sep 05, 2010.

www.playstation.com:
    Join your brothers.

    Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway brings the critically acclaimed squad-based WWII shooter into the next generation of gaming with exemplary graphics and sound, cutting-edge gameplay features and a completely redesigned online component. Delivering on the franchise's compelling story, unrivalled authenticity and intense squad-based action, Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway drops you into Operation Market Garden, the largest airborne operation of World War II. Lead Matt Baker, Joe Hartsock and the rest of the 101st Airborne Division as they fight to open Hell's Highway in a daring bid for a quick end to the war.

    Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway provides real next generation graphics in an intense, action-oriented recreation of true history as you live the life of an enlisted man. Get orders from HQ, go on patrol, spot the enemy, and set up a devastating ambush. For the first time, finding the enemy before they find you is part of the challenge.

    Unprecedented character design means that lifelike characters look, talk, move, and think with incredible realism. Game characters interact with the player and each other like true brothers in arms, trading ammunition, helping wounded allies, working together to man team-operated weapons, and more. As the squad leader, you interact with and get to know your brothers throughout the game. Each character has his own personality, unique story and background and grows through the game. Players can also use or command combined arms teams - machine gun crews create intense fire, bazooka crews destroy buildings and tanks, and mortar crews pound the enemy from a distance.

    • Step into the boots of a soldier and use your squad to execute a tactically elegant flanking maneuver or charge in with guns blazing
    • Keep your men moving, and choose your cover wisely - simulated with real physics, weapons will damage, dent, scorch, and destroy the world around you
    • A completely new multiplayer experience lets you fight major multiplayer battles with dozens of players on each side, combining all the intensity and accessibility of deathmatch with the squad-based gameplay that helped make Brothers in Arms so popular

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (12592) on May 19, 2010.