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Description

Heroes of the Pacific is an arcade flying game set in the Pacific theatre of World War II. Heroes has six game modes including Campaign Mode, Mission Mode, Instant Action, Training, Historical Missions and Multiplayer.

In the Campaign mode, the player is William Crowe, a young pilot who survives the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, but loses his brother. Crowe vows to avenge his bother's death, pursuing the squadron responsible though the major battles in the Pacific. The game follows the player's quest from Pearl Harbor, to Wake Island, Marshall Islands, Coral Sea, Midway, Guadalcanal, Gilbert Islands, Marianas, Philippines, and finally Iwo Jima.

As players progress through the campaigns, they earn new planes, including fighters, dive-bombers, torpedo-bombers, and medium bombers. Early in the game the player only has the most basic fighters; like the Warhawk and Wildcat. As they complete missions and progress through the campaign, they are awarded new planes.

The game features over thirty famous planes including: F6F Hellcat, P-38 Lightning, TBF Avenger, F4U Corsair, B25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang, Seafire, A6M Zero "Zeke", J2M Raiden "Jack", Ki-84 Hayate "Frank", ME262 and FW190.

The war in the Pacific and William Crowe's personal quest for revenge both come together in the final assault on Iwo Jima, the volcanic fortress-island under Japanese control.

Screenshots

Heroes of the Pacific PlayStation 2 Catalina plying past Midway
Heroes of the Pacific Xbox Warspeed at Pearl Harbor
Heroes of the Pacific PlayStation 2 Plane select - P-51D Mustang
Heroes of the Pacific PlayStation 2 Corsair (F4U-1D) attacking grounded planes on Taroa

Promo Images

Heroes of the Pacific Screenshot
Heroes of the Pacific Screenshot
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Heroes of the Pacific Magazine Advertisement

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Alternate Titles

  • "太平洋英雄" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Герои воздушных битв" -- Russian spelling

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

The story of WWII according to Uncle Sam ... Windows thud (94)
Back to Bataan! Fair History, Fair Game Play PlayStation 2 D P (139)

Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Xbox Oct, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
GameBump/Gaming Horizon Xbox Oct 31, 2005 8.2 out of 10 82
Yahoo! Games PlayStation 2 Oct 06, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameCell UK Xbox Oct, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Game Chronicles PlayStation 2 Nov 10, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
PGNx Media Xbox Oct 22, 2005 7.4 out of 10 74
PC Action Windows Sep 20, 2005 73 out of 100 73
PC Games (Germany) Windows Sep 26, 2005 72 out of 100 72
GameSpot Xbox Oct 10, 2005 7.2 out of 10 72
GameSpy Windows Dec 20, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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