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Medal of Honor: Vanguard

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
60
3.2
Wii
59
3.5
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Description

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.

Screenshots

Medal of Honor: Vanguard PlayStation 2 Title screen.

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

Maybe it should be called Medal of Honor: Airborne Lite PlayStation 2 Big John WV (25261)

The Press Says

IGN PlayStation 2 Mar 26, 2007 7.2 out of 10 72
Power Unlimited PlayStation 2 2007 70 out of 100 70
Giery.eu PlayStation 2 Apr 15, 2007 27 out of 40 68
Gamesmania PlayStation 2 May 04, 2007 64 out of 100 64
Nintendo Front Wii Jul 24, 2007 63 out of 100 63
HonestGamers PlayStation 2 Jun 11, 2008 6 out of 10 60
JustPressPlay Wii Feb 06, 2008 5 out of 10 50
Eurogamer.de Wii Apr 04, 2007 5 out of 10 50
FZ Wii Apr 10, 2007 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Game Informer Magazine Wii May, 2007 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

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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