Metascore
62

Mixed or average reviews - based on 34 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 34
  2. Negative: 5 out of 34
  1. 48
    It's short, dull and looks awful. Avoid. [Issue#184, p.72]
  2. Heroes Over Europe is a stripped down game and will be fairly forgotten with all the great games coming out this fall. Only the die-hard WWII and airplane fans will find this a great game to fly with the Spitfire or the Messerschmitt. The rest of the world will find this game very disappointing and probably won’t be interested. The missions are mostly the same and aren’t very exiting. The Ace Kills can be taken out of the game, and the game is not very pretty.
  3. If Transmission Games had put a little bit more effort into the title and taken it out of WWII and into a world of their own design, they could have been more creative with the story, style, weapons, and gameplay.
  4. 40
    If I haven't already made it blisteringly clear, I'd advise avoiding Heroes over Europe.
  5. The overall tactile quality is of a PS2 title that has migrated to a more powerful system and finds itself surrounded by far tougher birds. [Dec 2009, p.126]
User Score
7.1

Mixed or average reviews- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. AnonymousMC
    Sep 23, 2009
    10
    in this game you have about three things to keep in mind. 1: you're going to get distracted by how BEAUTIFUL everything is. 2:in this game you have about three things to keep in mind. 1: you're going to get distracted by how BEAUTIFUL everything is. 2: you're going to get pissed off because the game is HARD and you're going to see dudes flying in and out of your screen, like in real life, and you can't just press some magical button and make it all OK. and 3: the better you get, the better the game gets. all in all, it's a bad ass experience and i highly recommend it to anyone who is into flight sims and even people who have never touched one. Full Review »
  2. ReddB
    Sep 22, 2009
    10
    Do not pass this up. If you do, you
  3. LoniM
    Sep 21, 2009
    9
    Beyond all of the pretty glitter presented in this game is a deeper experience. Sure, the action can be brutal and almost savage (WWII air Beyond all of the pretty glitter presented in this game is a deeper experience. Sure, the action can be brutal and almost savage (WWII air combat is a much more up close and personal, and more visceral experience than locking onto a target that is 2 miles away like modern air combat). But you can also make great use of cloud cover, enemy contrails, even the position of the sun, for some deeper strategizing and surprise attacks. The dive bombing is cool, I Full Review »