Parents' Guide to

Medal of Honor

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

War series returns with hyperrealistic military combat.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 15+

This Game is the Best Medal of honor games in the franchise and the PC port makes me a bada** PC gamer. this game contain Bloody Violence and Some Strong Laungage including some F-bombs and s-bombs.
age 16+

Medal Of Honor comes back with a great modern day scenario set in Afganistan

The game is great. It carries a message for brotherhood and selflessness. Blood is seen . Stabbing is present , with a Throat Cutting scene. Cursing is frequent. A bit scary scenario is present. Its a story of three Special Operation soldiers, based mostly on a Navy SEAL DEVGRU operator of an AFO team. Overall- Sadly for 16+ above only, it would have been better if a less violent version is available for young teens, coz it carries a good message.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12 ):
Kids say (22 ):

Medal of Honor has its issues, but can still be an engaging play. First, the good news: Mature fans of military shooters, such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, will likely find Medal of Honor's multiplayer modes a blast to play. Up to 24 players can tackle special maps and modes designed for both solo players and teams, and the action is, in a word, intense. Addressing complaints before the game was released, EA changed playable enemies from "Taliban" to "Opfor" (an abbreviation of the term "opposing force"), though it might not be enough to douse critics opposed to a game based on a current hotspot. The graphics are top-notch -- especially during a memorable fight in the mountainous Shahi-Kot Valley -- and the controls are tight and responsive.

However, in the solo campaign the A.I. isn't the brightest (your computer-controlled teammates don't always have your back), it can be difficult to know where to go next to trigger the next scene. And even on the easy setting you can die pretty easily. That said, it's a very good military game that proves fun, especially online.

Online interaction: Much of the game is focused on online multiplayer modes that have players going up against one another in competitive and cooperative play. Note that this game supports voice chat, a feature that exposes the player to non-moderated conversations between players that may include profanity and bigotry, inappropriate subject matter, and the sharing of personal information.

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