17 Jan '11, 2am

It's Honor against Duty: by Trevor Tan Medal of Honor (MOH) and Call of Duty (COD) are two successful first-pers...

Medal of Honor (MOH) and Call of Duty (COD) are two successful first-person shooter (FPS) franchises that have been around for a while. Trevor Tan ([email protected]) looks at their latest iterations and gives his verdict. Medal of Honor (PC, also available on Xbox 360 and PS3) The latest MOH (rated M18) is based on actual operations that took place in 2002 when US Special Forces battled the Taliban and Al-Qaeda insurgents in Afghanistan. The game caused an uproar when it was revealed that the multiplayer mode allows gamers to play as the Taliban. Subsequently, the name "Taliban" was changed to "Opposing Force" but the damage was done - some called for the game to be banned as they felt it was disrespectful. The single-player campaign, on the other hand, is unashamedly pro-US. The campaign is relatively short at around six hours and missions are standard, such as rai...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Tech/Gaming/EDC110117-0000227/...

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