Brothers in Arms Hell's Highway

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8.1
very good
 
CRITICS SCORE
7.7
(62 ratings)
GAMER SCORE
8.4
(1727 ratings)

Game Overview

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 completely 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 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.

Game Screenshots

Expert Reviews

GameSpot review logo
85/100
score

The beautiful landscapes complement the gritty combat, and thoughtful cinematic techniques breathe life into the engaging characters. Despite the somewhat spotty story and sundry oddities, Hell's Highway is a game you should consider playing twice.

GameZone review logo
82/100
score

Great storytelling aside, Hell's Highway is an utterly gripping and action-packed jaunt into the hellish frontlines that might not be executed as well as it should be but is still worthy of playing. Its glitches and somewhat unspectacular visuals actual

IGN review logo
76/100
score

While many of the franchise's traditional gameplay elements return, such as the tactical controls of squads, so do the issues associated with those controls. Tie in some questionable visuals and AI issues, and you have a title that's good, but not great.

Game Features

Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway - next generation: The classic authentic, squad-based combat series explodes on next-generation hardware, offering unprecedented graphics and features.
New Story, New Setting. Follow Matt Baker, Joe Hartsock and the rest of the 101st Airborne Division in "Operation Market-Garden" as they fight to open famous "Hell's Highway" in a daring bid for a quick end to the war.
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: 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 and civilians, working together to man team-operated weapons, and more.
Rich cinematic experience: As the squad leader, you 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 under your command: 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.
Step into the boots of a soldier: 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.
Completely new 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.
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.
Ubisoft And Gearbox Software Deploy Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway To Stores Ubisoft announced that Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway for the Xbox 360 and PS3 has shipped to retail stores and is now available

Game Specs

Audio/Video
HDTV 1080i, HDTV 1080p, HDTV 720p, In-Game Dolby Digital

Memory
1 MB

 

Modes
Full Mission Single-Player, Story

Online Features
Leaderboards, Online Multiplayer, Player Match, Ranked Match, Spectator Mode, Voice, Xbox LIVE Family Settings

 

Controller Functions

GAMEPLAY CONTROLS

Directional Pad
Up = Select Base Fire. Left = Select Assault. Right = Select Special Team. Down = Fall In.

Left Thumbstick
Move

Right Thumbstick
Look

Click Left Thumbstick
Crouch

Click Right Thumbstick
Iron Sights

A Button
Sprint. Wall Hop.

B Button
Select Team

X Button
Use. Reload. Get. Interact.

 

Y Button
Switch Weapon

Left Bumper
Dig In

Right Bumper
Throw Grenade

Left Trigger
Command

Start Button
Pause Menu

Right Trigger
Fire

Back Button
Tactical Map

 

ESRB Game Ratings

ESRB Rating of "M"
This game is Rated: Mature
Content is most suitable for persons ages 17 and up. This game is likely to contain violence and blood, suggestive themes, or strong language.
Content Descriptors:
Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language
 
Game Info
Platform:Microsoft Xbox 360
Release Date:9/23/2008
Publisher:Ubisoft
Developer:Gearbox Software
Genre:First Person
ESRB Rating:M
Gamesite:--
 
Game Quality Ratings
Overall
8.2
Gameplay
8.2
Graphics
7
Sound
8.5
Concept
8
Difficulty: Medium/Hard
OVERALL
8.2/10

Recent Customer Reviews

BIA: Hell's Highway... Jerry Bruckheimer must have been the historical advisor

Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway is the improvement the series needed, but newcomers beware, you...
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Published 1965 days ago by payback123

Another solid Brothers In Arms title.

Squad control and tactics add a nice element to this WWII fps.
Published 2005 days ago by garrettb

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