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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Medal of Honor’

Blocked Live Grenade: Hero to Receive Medal of Honor

An Afghanistan war veteran, who threw himself between a live grenade and a fellow Marine, will receive the medal of honor from President Barack Obama next month. Retired Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter will become the tenth recipient of the award for valor exhibited in Afghanistan or Iraq when Obama presents the medal during a White House ceremony on June 19. …

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Capt. William Swenson to be Awarded Medal of Honor

On October 15, President Barack Obama will award Captain William Swenson with the highest military honor in the Nation. Swenson joined the United States Army in 2002, and is being acknowledged for his bravery during combat in Afghan National Security Forces in Kunar Province in northeastern Afghanistan on Sept. 8, 2009. According to the official narrative, “It would be determined …

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Medal of Honor Franchise Shelved by EA

EA‘s third quarter financial results were a disappointment for the game publisher. The company announced a net loss of $45 million on a reduced revenue of $921 million. During the EA earnings call, Medal of Honor: Warfighter was consistently blamed for the poor revenue. As a result, EA is writing off the entire Medal of Honor Franchise, and apparently won’t …

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Zero Dark Thirty Movie Tie-In Maps Coming to Medal of Honor Warfighter

Zero Dark Thirty is the new movie depicting the hunt for and assassination of Osama bin Laden. The movie is directed by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow and is generating quite a bit of Oscar buzz itself. While the movie has gotten almost universally good reviews, it’s about to get a tie-in to one of the worst-reviewed shooter video games of …

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Medal Of Honor Warfighter Gets Launch Trailer, Massive Day One Patch

Medal of Honor Warfighter is EA’s latest attempt at cashing in on the Call of Duty fanbase before Call of Duty even comes out. Battlefield 3 somewhat worked last year as it provided a much stronger multiplayer component than the comparatively weak Modern Warfare 3. Black Ops 2 is looking much stronger this year, however, and EA only has Medal …

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Medal of Honor Warfighter Multiplayer Launch Trailer Released

Though the Battlefield and Call of Duty franchises seem to be the two sides gamers are taking in the war for multiplayer war-simulation supremacy, there are other first person shooters with entertaining multiplayer. Sure, there’s going to be Halo 4 in a few weeks, but there’s also EA’s other modern war game, Medal of Honor Warfighter. Much like Battlefield and …

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Can A Military Shooter Invoke Emotion? Medal Of Honor: Warfighter Is Going To Try

You would think that game developers would realize that people don’t play military shooters for the story. After countless attempts at crafting a shooter with even a smidgen of emotion, there still hasn’t been anything that can even come close to depicting the true horrors of war. The only thing that ever came close was this year’s Spec Ops: The …

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Supreme Court Upholds Right to Lie About Military Honors

The Supreme Court of the United States actually ruled on another issue today that had nothing to do with Obamacare. The issue at hand was the Stolen Valor Act, which makes it unlawful for someone to falsely represent, verbally or in writing, that they were “awarded any decoration or medal authorized by Congress for the Armed Forces of the United …

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Medal Of Honor Warfighter Gets Military Only Version

There are 2 big boys on the block these days when it comes to online first person shooters: Call of Duty and Battlefield. Well, the once proud Medal of Honor series is looking for a major comeback. They tried last year with a subpar effort when they released Medal of Honor. The game underperformed because the multiplayer was, in my …

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Medal Of Honor Warfighter Gameplay Looks Fun, Still Has Awful Title

EA let loose a few months ago that they would be making a sequel to the Medal of Honor reboot from 2010. The title didn’t really tell us that much about the game besides the fact that you would be fighting wars, but that changes today. The publisher released a new gameplay trailer that gives us a look into the …

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Medal of Honor Warfighter Announced, Promo Image Revealed

I’m sure somebody will be happy about this, but EA has announced a sequel to its Medal of Honor reboot. In what may be the most uninspiring title in the already uninspiring pool of military shooter titles, the new Medal of Honor will come with the subtitle “Warfighter.” Danger Close, the developers of the first game, will be back on …

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