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Video GameHell Let Loose Review
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Posted: 15 months ago, last updated 2 days ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Hell Let Loose is a tactical shooting game set during the battles of the Western and Eastern Fronts of World War 2. It focuses on the structure of warfare with large numbers of troops through chain of command communication. You must work with other players at the unit and officer level if you are going to win. Then, between battles you must use resources tactically to give your squad the upper hand in the next round.

You join a platoon of soldiers in 50 vs 50 battles for territory between Germans, Americans and Soviets. Each team is made up of rifle squads of six soldiers, armoured squads of three soldiers, and recon squads of two soldiers.

Play is conducted in either Warfare or Offensive mode. The map is divided into sectors to be captured and then held. You either have to capture all the sectors to win, or maintain control of your sectors for a set amount of time.

It's a game about communication and coordination as much as shooting. Each group of players has a lead officer who coordinates the battlefield by talking to other officers. You can also communicate with the other players in your unit, or use proximity chat to talk to those around you. Finally, there is team-wide and unit level text chat.

Each of the two factions fighting will also be assigned a commander, and the commander is in charge of not only the team and squads, but tank deployments, air strikes, and orders, however these orders cost resources. Resource nodes can be built using supplies by engineers to bolster resource production, and be able to deploy more tanks, air strikes and orders in order to help the team fighting on the battlefield, however they can be taken down if found by the enemy team.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 27/07/2021, updated in 2021

Price: 30% off

Platforms: PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Players: 1 (100 online)

Genres: Shooting, Simulation (Action, Communication and Strategy)

Accessibility: 2 features

Developer: Black Matter S (@BlackMatter_S)

 

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DurationDuration

Play Time: It takes between half an hour and 1 and a half hours to play a round of this game. Battles vary in length but can last up to an hour and a half.
 

Play StylePlay Style

You can play this by yourself or as a 100-player online game. Rounds are 50 vs. 50 battles.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 16 because it features strong and sustained depictions of violence. This game features strong and sustained violence. Characters can be shot, stabbed or blown up by shells and grenades. Characters react realistically to impacts, for example staggering when shot, and blood is visible. There is some sight of dismembered bodies after characters have been hit by shells or grenades.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Account Rating

You don’t need a platform subscription to play this game online.

CostsCosts

Hell Let Loose usually costs £34.99 to £47.99. 

Hell Let Loose

XBox Store Xbox Series X|S £34.99
PlayStation Store PS5 £34.99
Steam Store PC £34.99

Hell Let Loose Anniversary Edition

There are the following additional costs associated with this game:
  • In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
 
It's important to set up your accounts and devices appropriately. More information is on our Financial Resources page.
 

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