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So this was EA’s attempt at bringing the ‘Medal of Honor’ franchise up to par with the likes of Call of Duty, coming from someone who desperately wanted this game to be good, it was disappointing. It wasn’t bad, I enjoyed playing some of it; there were enough gimmicks between the standard point A to point B missions to keep it bareable and some pretty nice visuals between the cut scenes, which are ultimately pointless eye candy because the story is unmemorable and bland.
Yeah, there were a handful of admittedly cool moments that kept piquing my interest, like a mission where you get to blow the fuck out of some Taliban skulls sniper style, a quad bike mission, a few airborne helicopter/jet missions that involve you blowing up everything in the middle east but that’s as far as it goes really, the rest of the missions are, like I mentioned before, advancing to point A to point B whilst occasionally coming under fire. As for the online, it’s a fairly decent standard selection of team games with a handful of varying maps…It’s again, OK…but nothing special.
Also as far as I know it’s the only game I know where you actually get to play as the Taliban…which is…controversial to say the least.
But the bottom line is it is literally the same as an easy, mediocre PS2/Xbox shooter. How the game ended up this mediocre is beyond me, obviously the developers had the goliath of COD to contend with, but what I don’t get is they must have played at least one of the last few cod games, they would have known what the standard to beat, or at least match, was. It barely comes close as a contender.
For those who haven’t played it, it’s a completely standard shooter, with a standard plot, standard graphics and standard gameplay. Don’t waste your money on it until you (inevitably) see it for a fiver in the pre-owned section in any store in a couple of month’s time.
ALSO, It seems a sequel is in the works! Lets hope its better, for more info, clickity click: http://gamer.blorge.com/2011/01/08/medal-of-honor-2-already-in-development/