The lights are on
We may be 65 years removed from World War II, but gamers have spent much of the last decade shooting Nazis like it was 1944 all over again. With the numerous games spanning the massive conflict, FPS gamers eventually became burned out on the concept. However, we hadn't experienced anything like it before Medal of Honor released in 1999. Unless you count shooting Mecha-Hitler in Wolfenstein 3D, that is.
Half-Life may have already been making waves and revolutionizing the FPS genre on the PC side of things, but console gamers were just starting to get their first real taste of it. Goldeneye 007 was a massive hit, but EA's Medal of Honor was one of the first to base its gameplay around real historical events. With Saving Private Ryan still fresh in movie fan's minds and Steven Spielberg helping out with the story, their timing couldn't have been more perfect for the first big WWII FPS. Check out the video below to see Andrew Reiner, Tim Turi, Nick Ahrens and myself take on the Third Reich all over again.
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I play inverted.
Also, great Replay guys. I start off every Saturday with it.
Once again, great replay! Would it be possible to see Zombies Ate My Neighbors or the PS2 Buffy the Vampire Slayer on a future episode?
Is the entire game set during the night? It's SO dark. The draw distance is like 9 feet. I really don't remember it being that bad at all. You can't see anything! I'm sure it doesn't help I'm watching a video on a computer of a video of a tv screen, but still. That is just ridiculous. And when the Nazis lie down and roll! What a slow and useless move! We all used to think that was impressive! Amazing. Thanks guys.
Hey, Tim and Dan,
Where does The Crow go to get his alcoholic beverage on?
Wow... Great Replay guys.
Medal of Honor looked Ok, it could definetly benefit from today's controls.
The Crow was just... Painful to watch. I can't believe you guys made Nick play the whole thing. EVIL
And Wiliam Shakesphere versus the Velociraptor? I wonder who came up with that.
You guys gave me another reason to hate the crow
Lol, "You have defeated.. The Velociraptor." Great Replay, guys! Couldn't stop laughing at the end! =)
medal of honor give me a pleasant bit of nostelgia, the crow gives me a nostelgia induced migraine.
Ah, good old punching Nazis in the face. Good times.
I LMAO harder than you guys at the Crow. Dinosaur lady ftw.
I love this game, it was my first favorite FPS when I was little.
Super Replay for Halo 1 or Shadow of the Colossus!!!
I want to think the WW2 thing is over. Zombies will soon be the tired genre.
Also, who was it with inverted aim? I actually used to play inverted, and got peer pressured out of it (a cousin was like, "What? Inverted?!")
Inverted playa from da streets (of rage)
awesome, you need to do another super replay
Replay Freedom Fighters for the PS2.
funny replay. i used to play inverted too, until i found it easier to aim in SW Battlefront. Also, Frontline is my fav. medal of honor.