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Medal of Honor: Rising Sun Review
11 March 2010
Conclusion: Medal of Honor simply doesn’t deliver what Xbox’ers are used to in terms of a quality first-person shooter. People will pleased with the history lessons and the dramatic, opening cut-scene/playing mode, but I feel it will be hard stomaching the brunt of the gameplay. I look forward to next year’s effort which hopefully will include some Live functionality and a much more intelligent enemy AI.
Excerpt: Electronic Arts' Medal of Honor series has until recently been playing at a high level. Despite a minority of critics accusing it of being too scripted and fixed, it has for the most part produced stellar titles regardless of the hardware platform. From Normandy to the depths of the Fatherland, Medal of Honor may not be the most realistic, but it has always been enjoyable. Medal of Honor: Rising Sun covers the Pacific campaign for America.
Excerpt: Medal of Honor: Rising Sun covers the Pacific campaign for America. You begin the campaign on a ship docked at Pearl Harbor. Reminiscent of the Hollywood movie of the same name, you'll find yourself in front of machine gun turrets shooting down Japanese Zero fighters. The opening sequence with the words “general quarters, general quarters” is riveting a bang.
Electronic Arts' Medal of Honor series has until recently been playing at a high level.
Excerpt: These days, Electronic Arts must expect the Medal of Honor games to sell solely on the strength of their name alone. The newest game in the acclaimed World War II-themed series of shooters, subtitled Rising Sun, adopts the same formula used by its predecessors, but it's fraught with lots of minor gameplay problems that eventually add up to one major headache.