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Men of Valor (Xbox)

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Description

The creators of the original Medal of Honor take you back to explore the time of the Vietnam war. Playing as marine Dean Shepard, you travel through lush terrains and exotic landscapes to lead your AI controlled squad through jungles, tunnels and hooches while battling the North Vietnamese Army and the Viet Cong. To recreate a cinematic feel, the gameplay uses many scripted events and licensed sixties music.

If the single player campaign doesn’t send you home in a body bag, you can mow down some friends in the fierce multiplayer action. Play both sides using weapons of their era, from M60s to RPDs in multiplayer class-based game types such as Search and Destroy, Recover the Documents, Frontline and the traditional DeathMatch.

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Men of Valor Xbox The title screen!
Men of Valor Xbox A letter from the top brass outlines a mission your about to embark on
Men of Valor Xbox V.C weapons can be used against them!
Men of Valor Xbox Taking Cover

Alternate Titles

  • "越战英豪" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Men of Valor: Vietnam" -- Working title

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The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2004 8.25 out of 10 82
XBox Front Jan 16, 2005 81 out of 100 81
Console Obsession May 31, 2010 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Oct 22, 2004 7.9 out of 10 79
IGN Oct 19, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
XBox Evolved Oct 29, 2004 7.7 out of 10 77
X-Power Dec 08, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 04, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Game Revolution Nov, 2004 C+ 58
Super Play Oct, 2004 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

Engine

The game uses a highly-modified version of the Unreal Tournament engine, which was quite a challenge for the developers in order to get it to run well on the Xbox.

For the Xbox' version, the original AI routines were rewritten and a shader system was added. For the PC version, however, they made use of the additional power and memory to create advanced water effects and dynamic shaders.

German version

All blood effects were removed in the German version.

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Thanos2001 (109) added Men of Valor (Xbox) on Nov 10, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (256965)