Medal of Honor: Vanguard

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In Medal of Honor: Vanguard players play as Corporal Frank Keegan from the 82nd Airborn Division during World War II. He has been dropped behind enemy lines and needs to complete several missions in Italy, France, the Netherlands and Germany. He fights alongside AI colleagues in order to free Europe.

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. Players are able to customize their weapons by adding a scope or a larger ammo drum. Similar to Medal of Honor: Airborne, during certain missions players parachute onto the battlefield and can choose from which starting location to complete the mission. There is no vehicle-based gameplay in this version.

Alongside the single-player campaign there is also 5 split-screen multiplayer mode for up to 4 players: Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Capture the Flag, King of the Hill and Scavenger Hunt. No online gameplay is supported.


Medal of Honor: Vanguard PlayStation 2 Title screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "Medal Of Honor: Avant-Garde" -- French title

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Maybe it should be called Medal of Honor: Airborne Lite PlayStation 2 Big John WV (25498)

Critic Reviews PlayStation 2 Apr 15, 2007 27 out of 40 68 Wii Apr 15, 2007 67 out of 100 67 PlayStation 2 May 04, 2007 64 out of 100 64
Video Game Talk Wii Jun 23, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Video Game Talk PlayStation 2 May 10, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
UOL Jogos PlayStation 2 Apr 13, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
SFT Wii Apr, 2007 3.2 out of 6 56 Wii Apr 04, 2007 5 out of 10 50
JustPressPlay Wii Feb 06, 2008 5 out of 10 50 (UK) Wii Mar 30, 2007 4 out of 10 40


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German version

In the German localization, the words "Nazis", "Hitler", and "Krauts" are not used and the first cutscene was re-cut.

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