Silent Hunter 5: Battle of the Atlantic

7.9 Overall Score
Gameplay: 8/10
Sounds: 7/10
Graphics: 7/10

Stunning graphics | Easy to follow

Heavily bugged | Poor AI

You have the opportunity to take control of a U-Boat when you play Silent Hunter 5: Battle of the Atlantic. You will play as a captain in the German forces, ready to take on the Allied forces head on in water. Every move that you make can change the direction of this war, so think carefully.

As you continue on your path, more and more of this war will open up to you. It is one of those games that is truly difficult to master. Thankfully, anyone can get start in it thanks to the available beginner and expert setups, giving all skill levels the chance to have fun.

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If you played the previous Silent Hunter games, you might have an idea of what to expect. You know the series so you feel that you know this title. You might be completely surprised to learn that it is actually a lot different. One of the biggest changes in Silent Hunter 5: Battle of the Atlantic is the change to first person. You are now taking the position of Captain, controlling the war from the inside. Everything that your crew does, all of the actions that you take against the Allied forces, goes through you. It is your personal connection to this battlefield.

Since you play as the Captain, taking on a first person view, you can see the inside of the submarines. When managing your U-Boat and crew, you will do so yourself. You will handle everything as if you are the actual Captain.

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From making small movements to getting your submarines fully stocked, you are doing so without having to leave the submarine. It is life as a Captain. In the expert mode, with the many detailed features available, this easily becomes one of the most remarkable aspects of the entire game. You can control and see things on a realistic level.

When you want some real fun, try out the multiplayer mode. This gives you the chance to play with or against your friends using the submarines. There are missions available in this mode, as well, so it does offer plenty of depth and content. Whether you want to destroy your friend to prove that you are the best or you want to play together to explore more of this war and to take over as a team, this is an exciting option. The realism stretches to this mode and it gives you a new way to experience this war.

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Speaking of realism, the look of Silent Hunter 5: Battle of the Atlantic is simply incredible. There are few things that match the aesthetic beauty of this game. While, graphically, it is not the most impressive game, the details that go into it are what will catch your attention. It is the type of environment that you would expect from a developer such as Ubisoft. It is immersive and engaging. It makes you want to see the rest of the war, and it makes you want to explore every corner of the world.

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