View Full Version : Preview: Medal of Honor beta

QuiCkz AleX
07-02-2010, 01:40 PM
It may surprise you, but you've actually already played Medal of Honor before. No, we're not talking about the Nazi shooting gallery that was the 1999 original. If imitation is a form of flattery, then Modern Warfare 2 must be blushing up a storm right now.

There's no way the comparisons can be avoided. From the setting, to the twitchy lone-wolf gameplay, right down to the class progression, Medal of Honor is incredibly reminiscent of Modern Warfare 2. We knew EA wanted to dethrone Infinity Ward's shooter, but we had no idea EA would go as far as to try and create Modern Warfare 2.5.

That's not entirely a bad thing for gamers, though. If you enjoy Modern Warfare 2, you're going to find a lot of value in Medal of Honor. Though Medal of Honor isn't entirely the same game as Modern Warfare 2 -- where Infinity Ward went right, on occasion DICE and EA LA have seen fit to go in the opposite direction, sometimes to the detriment of the experience.

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07-03-2010, 07:31 PM
This stands out to me because every thing else I've heard about the beta suggests that it is a carbon copy of Bad Company2 instead of MW2.

07-18-2010, 04:21 PM
What a load of rubbish, it's absolutely nothing like MW but yes it does feel very similar to Bad Company 2 with a few tweeks here & there.