THE GOOD: Good weapons Very realistic Great characters Intense gameplay Decent multiplayer Online Plenty of extras
THE BAD: Frustrating Some dodgy shooting Framerate needs work
SUMMARY: Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 is another World War 2 first-person shooter. How many WW2 games has there been? Loads but thankfully Brothers in Arms can certainly stand out in the crowd.
Brothers in Arms has you playing as Sgt. Matt Baker and he is the leader of a thirteen man squad. He is a very good main character and he is very likeible. So are his squad. They all have their own voices, faces and personality.
The game starts off in a small trench with all of your troops. There is a lot of things happening and you are in such a bad situation. Everyone dies and that means you too. You actually play throughout the game how he got that far. I think that is a good twist and it gone more realistic with the fact you actually die unlike other WW2 shooters.
Brothers in Arms has lots of competition. Well the ones I am g...
THE GOOD: + EXTREME realism + First Tactical First Person Shooter for the PS2 + Squad-Based Combat + Online Capability + Splitscreen 1 vs 1 + An extremely fun campaign + Buttloads of weapons + Tons of extras to unlock
THE BAD: - Choppy Online - No Cheats for PS2 Version - You don't really get to know your characters THAT well, unless you read about them in the instruction manual.
SUMMARY: I first heard about Brothers in Arms in November of 2004, and the first thing I thought was:
"Oh great, not another WW2 era FPS shooter."
And I was wrong. Dead wrong. Brothers in Arms is not your average FPS shooter, and is anything but games like "Medal of Honor" which require you only to run blindly at mobs of Germans and gunning them down with ease. Brothers in Arms requires you to use your squad in order to surpress the enemy, then find a good flanking position which is able to expose the enemy, and finish them.
Brothers in Arms follows these simples tactics. First, you must FIND the enemy. Know his position an...