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Medal of Honor: Heroes 2

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PSP
63
3.9
Wii
74
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Description

In the sequel to the PSP-exclusive Medal of Honor: Heroes, players take the role of OSS Operative John Berg during the Normandy campaign of June 1944 in eight missions. He needs to get behind enemy lines and prevent Hitler from deploying the V2 rocket, with the help of US troopers. The story is told through briefings with still voices and narrated voice-overs.

Next to the classic first-person shooting gameplay true to the series, the Wii version offers a new, more accessible mode with on-rails shooting - the computer handles the movement while players only need to aim and shoot. In the regular mode, players move around with the analog stick, look around with the Wii remote, lean with the Nunchuk and fire with the B-button, a departure from the control system introduced in Medal of Honor: Vanguard. The game also offers a lock-on system with the Z-button. Alternately, players can use the Wii Zapper to aim and shoot.

The regular combat remains, but much more events have been added with a few mini-games thrown in. For instance, players need to twist the Wii remote to tune a radio for mid-game incoming information and the sound comes through the remote's speaker. Other quirks require the player to raise the Nunchuk to pump the shotgun. Players need to plant charges (twist the Wii remote like a timer), pick up documents and man various stationary guns. This version also marks the return of the sniper rifle and adds bazookas and mortars.

Up to 32 players can simultaneously join a single match, with game modes such as Death Match, Team Death Match and Infiltration. Multiplayer maps are adaptations of the single-player levels.

Screenshots

Medal of Honor: Heroes 2 PSP Setting a charge. Just as you'd expect, there is a cheap transparent C4 in place
Medal of Honor: Heroes 2 PSP Choosing a mission from the map
Medal of Honor: Heroes 2 PSP Nice view
Medal of Honor: Heroes 2 PSP Man, these Frenchies really do have a lot of wine, streets full of them barrels

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The Press Says

Gamers' Temple, The Wii Nov 23, 2007 88 out of 100 88
PGNx Media Wii Nov 26, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Wii Nov 08, 2007 8.4 out of 10 84
Purojuegos Wii 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Shark Wii Jan 07, 2008 B 75
Sector PSP Mar 20, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Console Monster Wii Mar 06, 2008 72 out of 100 72
Jeuxvideo.com Wii Feb 05, 2008 14 out of 20 70
Nintendo Life Wii Jan 06, 2008 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
V2.fi Wii Apr 24, 2008 65 out of 100 65

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Trivia

German version

In the German localization, the words "Führer", "Nazis", "Hitler" and "töten" (the literal translation of "kill") are not used.

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