Electronic Arts’ Medal Of Honor series of military first-person shooters is back in action, although not in the way you might expect: It’s being reborn as a virtual reality game for the Oculus Rift, courtesy of Apex Legends and Titanfall developer Respawn, coming in 2020.
Tagged With medal of honor
Just because Christmas is behind us doesn't mean the sales have ended! No, for as long as wallets and purses exist, there will be a game bundle or discount occurring somewhere. Today, Origin has the goods, with a $24.99 pack that includes Battlefield 4, Mass Effect 3, Dead Space 3 and Medal of Honor.
Flashback to over a decade ago: you couldn't move in a newsagent without seeing a video game magazine that had 'Halo/Mario/GTA killer' as a massive coverline spread across an image of some new video game. The idea of one game 'killing' another was embedded deep in the lexicon of gamers and the gaming press back in the day. To the extent that, in development, the very first Call of Duty was actively being referred to as 'Medal of Honor Killer' early in development, reports MCV.
A report on Reuters says that following recent events like the Newtown school shooting, and the controversy over the company's relationship with arms manufacturers, Electronic Arts has made the decision to stop paying for the rights to use real weapons in its video games. But it's still going to use them anyway.
Esquire's fascinating profile of the SEAL Team Six member who killed Osama bin Laden, and his struggles to adapt to civilian life, churned up this intriguing detail: the shooter wanted to consult on Medal of Honor: Warfighter, but Electronic Arts turned him down.
Throughout the lead-up to its launch, Medal of Honor: Warfighter touted its authenticity as a modern-day military shooter. Over the course of its production, it consulted heavily with real-life Navy SEALs, in order to make missions more realistic. The authenticity, unfortunately, didn't help the game, and now it turns out its hurting the SEALs too.
That’s EA Labels boss Frank Gibeau, speaking earlier today during Electronic Arts’ latest earnings presentation. Now, I’m not here to kick a game while it’s down. Whether you like Warfighter or not is up to you.
There'll be a day-one patch available for EA's Medal of Honor: Warfighter (it's out later today), and as the publisher advises, you'd do well to actually download it before trying to play the game. Otherwise you'll run into an epic list of glitches and broken features.