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Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (PlayStation 2)

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First-person shooter set in the Pacific theatre of WWII, beginning with the attack on Pearl Harbor and moving through the campaign with you playing as a young recruit chosen for various historical missions such as the raid on Guadalcanal. The game also makes efforts to educate players in WWII history and conditions, with period stock footage and images, and unlockable interviews with Pacific veterans.


Medal of Honor: Rising Sun PlayStation 2 Your silent insertion into the city does not go as planned.
Medal of Honor: Rising Sun PlayStation 2 Intro cutscene.  Waking up in the middle of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Medal of Honor: Rising Sun PlayStation 2 Mission 6: Sneaking into Singapore as a member of the OSS.
Medal of Honor: Rising Sun PlayStation 2 Mission 3: Fighting through an ambush in the Philippines.

Alternate Titles

  • "Medal of Honor: Soleil Levant " -- French title

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User Reviews

Paint-by-numbers WWII exploitation Bill Clay (31) 1.13 Stars1.13 Stars1.13 Stars1.13 Stars1.13 Stars

The Press Says

Next Level Gaming Nov 23, 2003 87 out of 100 87
Subsim Dec 07, 2003 80 out of 100 80
Gaming Target Apr 08, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Gamesmania Dec 09, 2003 74 out of 100 74
GamePro (US) Nov 11, 2003 3 out of 5 60
Jolt (UK) Dec 31, 2003 60 out of 100 60
Game Revolution Nov 26, 2003 C 50
Super Play Nov, 2003 5 out of 10 50
GameSpy Nov 21, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Game Shark Nov 15, 2003 F 0


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