Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead

  • Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead
76
Based on 19 scores, 22 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    8
  • Average:
    4
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Massive game, fantastic online coop.
  • New units, maps, and campaign.
  • Gorgeous new setting, New weapons, both retro and modern, More accessible for newbies, Same great Arma combat, Avoids Arma II's bugs.

Cons:

  • Weak sound and bad physics.
  • Movement can still be clunky.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Gamervision on 70

Arma II, the second in the series and the spiritual successor to Operation Flashpoint, is a hardcore realistic FPS. You know those flight sims that take a 500 page owners manual and 90 minutes of button switches before you take off? This is that for...

By Hooked Gamers on 90

You don’t know shooters until you have played ArmA II. ArmA II: Operation Arrowhead is the standalone expansion (meaning you don’t need ArmA II to play Operation Arrowhead) to the super-realistic military simulation FPS on the PC, ArmA II. A few years...

By DarkZero on 60

Published July 30th 2010. Written by Jorge S Fernandez. Nowadays, it’s easy enough to find a First Person Shooter that manages to convey (albeit with some exaggeration) life in the army. With so many militaristic games crowding the bargain bins in...

By GamingShogun on -

Bohemia Interactive has followed up their acclaimed ArmA 2 with a new, stand-alone expansion called Operation Arrowhead. In it, are new units as well as a new campaign and area of operations. Read our full review of this expansion, After the...

By Gaming Nexus on 62

Have you survived the glut of FPS games that have inundated this generation? Generic shooters have jaded some to a point that they only passively pay attention to a once revolutionary genre. Bohemia Interactive stands its ground, though, and...

By GameSpot on 85

This stand-alone expansion improves upon the original in almost every way....

By GameZone on 80

The original ArmA II was a solid shooter, foregoing the constant stream of bullets and action in favor of a more realistic and accurate feel. The game wasn’t a smash hit and had some flaws, but did manage to secure a hardcore following of fans that...

By PC Gamer on 82

Thermal optics and other combat toys make Operation Arrowhead the most realistic wargame sim available...

By Strategy Informer on 75

Before I get into this review properly, I have to say that whoever thought putting a stationary turret section in ArmA 2: Operation Arrowhead was a good idea deserves to be tied naked to a serengeti tree branch before having their dangly parts painted...

By ign.com on 80

For those captivated by the kind of open, authentic gameplay Bohemia Interactive allows for in ArmA II, the Operation Arrowhead expansion is probably already on your hard drive. It features new campaign missions and a number of new toys to play around...

By ImpulseGamer on 88

Game reviewed on an Alienware systemCheck out Alienware at www.alienware.comARMA II Operation Arrow Head is another massive undertaking in an inspired game series. While it is a stand-alone game, couple this with ARMA II and both of the games mission...

By Games Radar on 70

As it’s set in the fictional country of Takistan, Operation Arrowhead features the racial slur “Taki”, making this fiction feel too authentic for comfort. This isn’t a criticism, as for all its problems ArmA II delivers a fierce, palpable impression...

By Cheat Code Central on 60

There are few names in the realistic war simulation genre, but Bohemia Interactive’s ArmA series is a big player. With the developer’s release of ArmA 2 came a whole host of criticism and praise, most of which revolved around the game’s large number...

International Review By svethardware.cz on -

ArmA 2 byla po svém vydání poměrně omílaným titulem, jehož publicitu do značné míry zajistila hardwarová náročnost. Kdo by čekal grafické orgie a speciální efekty pod rozhraním DirectX 11 byl tehdy zklamán, protože hra vychází z prastarého grafického...

International Review By Gamezoom.net on 70

Alles in allem hat mir das Addon sehr gut gefallen. Natürlich sind die Bugs, Fehler, Abstürze usw. nicht an mir vorbeigezogen, aber trotz alldem ist dieses Spiel mit seinen militärstrategischen Elementen unübertroffen. Die nervige KI kann einen schon...

International Review By I Am Gamer on 80

Das Genre der Militärsimulationen für den Hausgebrauch ist sehr schwach besiedelt und nur wenige Entwickler wagen sich überhaupt an dieses Thema. Die Jungs und Mädels von Bohemia Interactive müssen trotz einiger Kritikpunkte an den vorherigen...

International Review By Gameswelt.de on 75

Mal wieder Krieg. Mal wieder Bohemia Interactive. Mal wieder ArmA II. Dieses Mal aber als allein lauffähiges Add-on....

International Review By GamingXP on 85

Alles in allem kann man sagen, „ARMA II: Operation Arrowhead“ ist der Platzhirsch, wenn es um Militär Simulationen geht. Sie wollen schnell einen Shooter spielen? Dann kann Ihnen „ARMA II: Operation Arrowhead“ zu komplex sein. Sie wollen realistische...

International Review By Daddeldepot on 80

Realistischer geht es nicht, ARMA II: Operation Arrowhead basiert auf der Real Virtuality Engine, die weltweit von diversen Regierungseinrichtungen, darunter dem United States Marine Corps, dem Britischen Verteidigungsministerium, dem israelischen und...

International Review By Digitale-Generation on 80

Operation Arrowhead bringt zwar immer noch ein paar kleinere Bugs mit sich – aber nicht so viele wie damals das Hauptspiel. Insgesamt erweitert es dieses miit zahlreichen, sinnvollen Verbesserungen und einen Sack voll neuen Einsätzen sowie frischen...