Medal of Honor: Airborne

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 3
70
3.5
Windows
77
3.1
Xbox 360
74
3.0
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Description

Boyd Travers is part of the 82d Airborne Division. As a small part of a greater operation he needs to complete several missions in Italy, France, the Netherlands and Germany. He fights alongside AI colleagues in order to free Europe.

All missions begin with a jump out of an airplane after a short briefing and the chance for you to change your initial weapon loadout. The parachute-jump allows you a little freedom in the selection of your starting point. There's also always a certain area, where you get a bonus if you successfully land there. During these missions anti-aircraft weapons need to be blown up, fellow soldiers have to be rescued and enemy tanks need to be taking out using bazookas. In order to give you more choices in your loadout, you are not only given access to enemy weapons but you can the upgrades you played free. You get an upgrade when you are performing extraordinary feats of valour and marksmanship. This means for example that you earn an upgrade when you kill three enemies in a short order. These upgrades include a bigger magazine for the German K98 or a handle for the Thompson machine gun to make it more accurate.

Also notable is the health-system. Boyd has four beads of health. If an enemy hits you but doesn't empty a whole bead, your health will regenerate until the bead is full again. If you loose a bead, you need to pick up a health pack in order to regain it.

Alongside the single-player campaign there are also three multiplayer-modes called Team Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch Airborne and Objective for up to 12 players available which all feature the teams Axis against Allied. While Team Deathmatch is pretty standard, Team Deathmatch Airborne features a new twist. In this mode the Allied jump from an airdrop onto the map while the Axis begin on the ground. In objective the goal is to capture all three flags on the map.

Screenshots

Medal of Honor: Airborne Windows Made a good hit and got an achievment.
Medal of Honor: Airborne Windows Climbing ladder.
Medal of Honor: Airborne Windows Sniping a machine gunner.
Medal of Honor: Airborne Windows Fighting through a horde of Italian soldiers.

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User Reviews

It’s not fun to shoot Nazis anymore. Windows St. Martyne (3539)
Whow, can MoH do it too... PlayStation 3 MAT (100249)
Throw me out without a Parachute Windows Thekwane Black (34)

Critic Reviews

Worth Playing Windows Oct 03, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
GameStar (Germany) Windows Aug 29, 2007 81 out of 100 81
Armchair Empire, The Xbox 360 Sep 25, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Gamer.nl Xbox 360 Sep 24, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Kombo.com PlayStation 3 Oct 08, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Xbox World Australia (XWA) Xbox 360 Oct 05, 2007 70 out of 100 70
GameSpy Windows Sep 14, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
YouGamers Windows Sep 17, 2007 69 out of 100 69
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Sep 12, 2007 13 out of 20 65
Factornews Windows Sep 12, 2007 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Cancelled version

A PlayStation 2 version was announced, but was cancelled.

German version

In the German version, all swastikas and SS runes (along with other symbols on uniforms) were removed or, in the case of banners, replaced with the national identification cross. Also the word "Nazi" is not used in the German localization.

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