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Borlaxx
03-15-2010, 11:18 AM
Here (http://gdc.gamespot.com/story/6253401/medal-of-honor-first-look?tag=topslot;title;2) is a link to an article on Gamespot about the new Medal of Honor game coming out this fall and the cooperation between the developers and real solders regarding the authenticity of the game. This game sounds epic! Should hopefully be a good battle between this game and the new COD being developed by Treyarch, but TA really needs to step up their game if they want to live up to the level of MW2 and give MoH a fight.

Trez
03-15-2010, 12:33 PM
I have a feeling that the Treyarch offering will be overlooked, much like World at War was. I think modern settings for FPSs is the new mainstay.

EA should give phenomenal support for MoH, and if anything could be the true MW2 killer.

Psalm
03-15-2010, 12:56 PM
I am very much looking forward to this game this fall.

Trez
03-17-2010, 08:07 PM
Any word on if this is using the Sony Move technology?

I'm going to be pushing hard to join you guys for this release.

Borlaxx
03-31-2010, 12:06 PM
I just reserved this game yesterday when I bought RB2. The guy at Gamestop told me it is scheduled to come out in September.

theczech99
04-29-2010, 01:43 PM
If you bought BC2 new and used the VIP code you'll have early access to the M24 in Medal of Honor. I sure hope the MP part of Medal of Honor uses the Frostbite engine from the battlefield games.

http://blogs.battlefield.ea.com/battlef ... any-2.aspx (http://blogs.battlefield.ea.com/battlefield_bad_company/archive/2010/04/27/get-early-access-to-the-m24-in-medal-of-honor-by-playing-battlefield-bad-company-2.aspx)

Borlaxx
04-29-2010, 02:05 PM
If you bought BC2 new and used the VIP code you'll have early access to the M24 in Medal of Honor. I sure hope the MP part of Medal of Honor uses the Frostbite engine from the battlefield games.

http://blogs.battlefield.ea.com/battlef ... any-2.aspx (http://blogs.battlefield.ea.com/battlefield_bad_company/archive/2010/04/27/get-early-access-to-the-m24-in-medal-of-honor-by-playing-battlefield-bad-company-2.aspx)
From what I understand the same team that did the online play for BC2 is handling the online play for MoH, so it probably will be the same engine, which would be great. I just hope they add more weapons, perks, challenges, sniper sway, game modes, and have a lot more maps from the start. If BC2 had all this it would be the perfect FPS, but as of right now it is a very quality FPS game without a lot of depth.

unich
05-01-2010, 03:40 PM
Anybody going to get into MOH? I pre-ordered it already. Supposed to be out in September...this is another EA-Dice game so I would imagine it will be pretty sweet. Dice has commented and said for players not to expect BBC2 multiplayer. I thought MW2 was awesome until I started to play BBC2, i'm seriously obsessed with this game. The strategy and tactic part of it and more realism just makes the game THE best out there IMHO. I cant wait to play Medal Of Honor..this game i'll have when it comes out, I've been months late getting MW2 and BBC2 so hopefully I can get a little jump start to open up good weapons. O' also DICE is giving players that bought BBC2 new with the V.I.P. codes the M24 unlock to start off. Ya know, It's kinda weird because I never was into video games too much, I mean i've played alot of Tekan and Super Mario Brothers back in the day but that's it. I'm now all in on the war games, well the good one's anyway!! Let me know if any of you plan on getting the game and we'll team up. :cheers:
unich

Borlaxx
05-01-2010, 03:45 PM
See this thread (http://teammp.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=962)

Let me know when you have read this so I can merge the topic into that one. Thanks.

TrojanTeacher
05-05-2010, 02:16 PM
I'm sure it's not really an exclusive, but has anyone else seen it? It's called "Leave a Message". It's up for another 17 hours. Kind of cool. No real action shots, but they do try to touch on the story line. Go to http://www.medalofhonor.com/ and click on the "Tier 1 Central" link.

--Teach

Borlaxx
05-05-2010, 02:28 PM
Gonna merge this into the MoH thread here (http://teammp.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=962).

Let me know when you have read this teach.

TrojanTeacher
05-05-2010, 02:29 PM
Read it.

--Teach

Borlaxx
05-05-2010, 02:32 PM
I'm sure it's not really an exclusive, but has anyone else seen it? It's called "Leave a Message". It's up for another 17 hours. Kind of cool. No real action shots, but they do try to touch on the story line. Go to http://www.medalofhonor.com/ and click on the "Tier 1 Central" link.

--Teach
LOL! What the hell site are you trying to get me to go to teac?. This is what came up on our web filter at work when I clicked your link:


The Websense category "Society and Lifestyles" is filtered.

When I get fired I expect you to pay my salary =))

TrojanTeacher
05-05-2010, 02:37 PM
The site is the EA site for MoH. I have no idea why they would filter that as Society and Lifestyles...
Then again, I once did a search for one of my students online searching for "Dillon Hickey". My work
filter said that I was searching for "Adult/Pornography". WTF?!

Okay, okay, you got me, I was trying to get you to register on eHarmony so that we could connect. ;) :))

--Teach

Borlaxx
05-05-2010, 02:56 PM
The site is the EA site for MoH. I have no idea why they would filter that as Society and Lifestyles...
Then again, I once did a search for one of my students online searching for "Dillon Hickey". My work
filter said that I was searching for "Adult/Pornography". WTF?!

Okay, okay, you got me, I was trying to get you to register on eHarmony so that we could connect. ;) :))

--Teach
Another Hawaiian vacation in our future? :-* =))

Borlaxx
05-06-2010, 11:21 AM
Another preview. Also, the release date has been announced for 10/12 in North America and 10/15 in Europe.

http://www.gamespot.com/news/6261291.ht ... clk%3Bnews (http://www.gamespot.com/news/6261291.html?tag=stitialclk%3Bnews)

Toxic Avenger72
05-10-2010, 11:18 AM
Has anyone heard of any perks being offered to those who preorder MoH like EA did with BFBC2?

Borlaxx
05-10-2010, 11:25 AM
I switched my pre-order for this game to Call of Duty: Black Ops instead. I have determined I like the fast paced FPS action of COD games like MW2 and W@W better than BC2, and since this is being made by the same online team that did BC2 chances are I would feel the same way. Still, this comes out about a month after Black Ops, so plenty of time to change my mind based on previews.

RATA MUERTA
05-12-2010, 10:26 AM
Topic merged with the one in 360 forum.

unich
05-13-2010, 07:57 AM
Hey Toxic, the M24 sniper is going to be opened for those who bought BBC2 with the V.I.P. code.

Toxic Avenger72
05-13-2010, 08:29 AM
Hey Toxic, the M24 sniper is going to be opened for those who bought BBC2 with the V.I.P. code.

Let's hope they don't change their mind between now and then.

Retro
05-14-2010, 12:19 AM
http://pc.ign.com/articles/108/1089444p1.html

Can't wait to see it at E3.

SlapLaB
05-14-2010, 08:04 AM
I'm sure it's not really an exclusive, but has anyone else seen it? It's called "Leave a Message". It's up for another 17 hours. Kind of cool. No real action shots, but they do try to touch on the story line. Go to http://www.medalofhonor.com/ and click on the "Tier 1 Central" link.

--Teach
LOL! What the hell site are you trying to get me to go to teac?. This is what came up on our web filter at work when I clicked your link:


The Websense category "Society and Lifestyles" is filtered.

When I get fired I expect you to pay my salary =))

This is actually one of the gaming websites which is *not* filtered at my work... go figure... :-w

Borlaxx
05-19-2010, 12:32 PM
New interview with game developer on Gamespot: http://www.gamespot.com/ps3/action/meda ... Bgamespace (http://www.gamespot.com/ps3/action/medalofhonor/video/6262488?tag=stitialclk%3Bgamespace)

Looks like we will actually have two good FPS games at the end of the year with this and Black Ops :-bd

Retro
05-19-2010, 02:47 PM
And my bank account will feel pain, too many good games coming out.

So far;

Mass Effect 2
Bad Company 2
Red Dead Redemption

Coming soon;

NCAA Football 11
Madden 11
Medal of Honor
Black Ops
?????????????

Never mind the games that are already out that I want and just don't have yet! I need to win the lottery to support my habit.

Toxic Avenger72
06-14-2010, 07:37 PM
E3 multiplayer trailer.

[flash=560,340:1sw2wul1]http://www.youtube.com/v/vaz7r2r_Fik&hl=en_US&fs=1&[/flash:1sw2wul1]

Trez
06-14-2010, 09:17 PM
Was just about to post that...

Do you think the lack if legitimate BF2 DLC and MP depth is due to the fact that DICE had resources dedicated to this instead? :-?

DB4
06-15-2010, 01:49 AM
The trailer looks great with the exception of the band of light that pops up everytime that points were earned. Very distracting/annoying. Hopefully they will fix that.

unich
06-15-2010, 07:05 AM
Hey all it's almost time for some new online gameplay!! I hope there's alot more weapons and maps than it shows...it's probably just what they're releasing for the Beta i'm sure http://www.medalofhonor.com/betainfo

Borlaxx
06-15-2010, 07:19 AM
Merging with existing topic in the Multi-Console forum.

I will be trying the Beta on 06/21. Looks more fast paced than BC2, which I like, and also bigger city maps instead of primarily big open maps, which I also like.

Jackie R
06-15-2010, 07:28 AM
Nice trailer! Thanks for posting Toxic.


Do you think the lack if legitimate BF2 DLC and MP depth is due to the fact that DICE had resources dedicated to this instead? :-?
Very possible. Didn't they recently concede that BC2 would never surpass MW2 in popularity? Looks like they want to take their legitimate shot at the next Call of Duty with this one.

Borlax...may I ask how you got into the beta? Was it pre-order?

Borlaxx
06-15-2010, 07:33 AM
Oh, I was assuming it would be an open Beta. The trailer said the beta would be available 06/21. If it is a closed beta then I have no idea how you get access. Wasn't the beta for BC2 open? Also, on the vid about BC2 Vietnam expansion it mentions that people who sign up for the "Gun Club" get early access to betas, and I thought I heard her say 06/17 for those people, but I could be wrong.

theczech99
06-15-2010, 09:18 AM
Oh, I was assuming it would be an open Beta. The trailer said the beta would be available 06/21. If it is a closed beta then I have no idea how you get access. Wasn't the beta for BC2 open? Also, on the vid about BC2 Vietnam expansion it mentions that people who sign up for the "Gun Club" get early access to betas, and I thought I heard her say 06/17 for those people, but I could be wrong.

To get the Beta codes you must pre order MoH from a participating retailer. The list is on the MoH website. To get the 6/17 access you must join the gun club and have a valid BC2 VIP.

Borlaxx
06-15-2010, 09:43 AM
Okay. In that case I will not be playing the Beta. Don't have the funds to reserve another game (already reserved Black Ops) and I need to see this game is different enough from BC2 first before I would consider pre-ordering it anyway.

theczech99
06-15-2010, 10:50 AM
Okay. In that case I will not be playing the Beta. Don't have the funds to reserve another game (already reserved Black Ops) and I need to see this game is different enough from BC2 first before I would consider pre-ordering it anyway.

I traded in all my Wii shooter games this past weekend, so I pre ordered MoH Sunday night online with my credit.

unich
06-15-2010, 10:51 AM
Even though BBC2 has been experiencing a bunch of problems, i'm still all in on the Medal Of Honor. I pre-ordered it before the lag and other issues on BBC2. DICE/EA really need to focus on fixing this game...players are quiting and are pissed. They still have a chance to recover and be on top of the FPS arena but if they don't fix all the crap going on in BBC2 they won't sell near as many copies of MOH. And how many players are going to buy the BBC2 Vietnam pack when the game lags already?? I really want Black Ops too but I can't play 3 different games....2 will be more than enough!!!

Jackie R
06-15-2010, 11:02 AM
To get the Beta codes you must pre order MoH from a participating retailer. The list is on the MoH website. To get the 6/17 access you must join the gun club and have a valid BC2 VIP.
Thanks for the clarification. http://aerre.pair.com/tagadmin/tag_home/images/smilies/good.gif

unich
06-15-2010, 11:37 AM
Looks similar to BBC2...badass. Looking forward to this!! http://ve3d.ign.com/videos/68837/PC/Med ... play-Movie (http://ve3d.ign.com/videos/68837/PC/Medal-of-Honor/Gameplay/E3-2010-Eleven-Minute-Multiplayer-Gameplay-Movie)

REMEC87
06-15-2010, 12:02 PM
:)

theczech99
06-15-2010, 12:44 PM
This was added to the GameStop website today.

Online Customers: A code and instructions on how to redeem your beta invitation will be emailed within 2 business days of reservation, beginning 6/18/10.

Store / In-Store Pickup Customers: A pre-order card containing a code and instructions on how to redeem your beta invitation will be available at time of reservation, beginning 6/18/2010.

REMEC87
06-15-2010, 02:48 PM
Oh, I was assuming it would be an open Beta. The trailer said the beta would be available 06/21. If it is a closed beta then I have no idea how you get access. Wasn't the beta for BC2 open? Also, on the vid about BC2 Vietnam expansion it mentions that people who sign up for the "Gun Club" get early access to betas, and I thought I heard her say 06/17 for those people, but I could be wrong.

To get the Beta codes you must pre order MoH from a participating retailer. The list is on the MoH website. To get the 6/17 access you must join the gun club and have a valid BC2 VIP.


I didn't see any metion on the site about both the gunclub and BC2 VIP....it just said BC2 VIP

here is the link http://www.medalofhonor.com/beta

Psalm
06-15-2010, 04:28 PM
Wow, after watching the video....this game is going to be practically identical to BC2..... I think thats kinda lame. They should change it more. regardless of how much you enjoy BC2 i think dice should put some more work into it to make it stand as it's own game.

Retro
06-15-2010, 04:41 PM
Wow, after watching the video....this game is going to be practically identical to BC2..... I think thats kinda lame. They should change it more. regardless of how much you enjoy BC2 i think dice should put some more work into it to make it stand as it's own game.
DICE is only doing the mulitplayer, EA LA is making the single player.

Some of it looks similar, but I think it's far from identical.

unich
06-16-2010, 08:49 AM
I'ts not identical to BBC2. It looks like a mix of MW2 and BBC2 with some added goodies. Can't wait...BBC2's probably gonna get put on the back burner for a while. We'll see when the game actually comes out...might be time to move on...Although I think i'll still try to get all the pins and insignias and then i'll have a copy of BBC2 for sale. DICE better have their crap together on this one and make sure it runs smoothly ever after adding DLC.

imported_BigDaddyPine
06-16-2010, 11:13 AM
So I own one good game on my PS3... BFBC2. I am considering getting another one in a bit after BFBC2 gets old. Should i be leaning to MOH? sounds like I should be weighing MOH against the new Call of Duty, are those my main contenders to research for now?

REMEC87
06-16-2010, 11:36 AM
So I own one good game on my PS3... BFBC2. I am considering getting another one in a bit after BFBC2 gets old. Should i be leaning to MOH? sounds like I should be weighing MOH against the new Call of Duty, are those my main contenders to research for now?

Pretty much...I think there are a few other FPS games coming out this fall. I am keeping my eye on one that looks promising called "brink"

Here is the link to what i think is the multiplayer trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQE0YwEG6BA&feature=related

It looks like it has a pretty cool new interface and has alot of potential.

http://www.brinkthegame.com/

SlapLaB
06-16-2010, 03:18 PM
Mmm it does look very similar IMHO (the crosshairs, the vehicle -a Bradley if I'm not mistaken, the weapons...)

Apparently the VIP code is only useful to get into the beta on the 17th (21st for everybody else), but you still need to pre-order the game.

As EA says "thank you to all our loyal BC2 fans"...
This is a joke...

REMEC87
06-16-2010, 03:34 PM
Mmm it does look very similar IMHO (the crosshairs, the vehicle -a Bradley if I'm not mistaken, the weapons...)

Apparently the VIP code is only useful to get into the beta on the 17th (21st for everybody else), but you still need to pre-order the game.

As EA says "thank you to all our loyal BC2 fans"...
This is a joke...

So, are you preordering it or not Slaplab? I have my redemption just waiting for the 17th! Hoep to see you there...

unich
06-16-2010, 07:46 PM
BAD, BAD NEWS XBOX 360 MEDAL OF HONOR BETA PLAYERS!!! http://www.medalofhonor.com/beta
~x( :!! :( And the crap begins already??

Borlaxx
06-17-2010, 06:03 AM
BAD, BAD NEWS XBOX 360 MEDAL OF HONOR BETA PLAYERS!!! http://www.medalofhonor.com/beta
~x( :!! :( And the crap begins already??
ACK! That site is blocked at my work place (for some reason the filter thinks it is a social network site like facebook). What does it say?

Trez
06-17-2010, 06:22 AM
BAD, BAD NEWS XBOX 360 MEDAL OF HONOR BETA PLAYERS!!! http://www.medalofhonor.com/beta
~x( :!! :( And the crap begins already??
ACK! That site is blocked at my work place (for some reason the filter thinks it is a social network site like facebook). What does it say?

It says 360 Beta is delayed by a week. It will be extended on the back end for those users.

oscarthegrouch71
06-17-2010, 06:27 AM
The Beta starts on June 21.
UPDATE: The Medal of Honor beta for the Xbox 360 is delayed but it is expected to be available next week. We are extremely disappointed about this, but want to assure you that we are dedicated and determined to delivering all of you this awesome multiplayer experience as soon as possible. However, we are excited to extend the beta to make up for lost time! The beta will continue as planned for the PlayStation 3 and PC. For these platforms the beta starts on June 21st, however players who own Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and have pre-ordered will be able to enter on June 17th. More information and Beta availability updates can be found at http://www.medalofhonor.com/betainfo
You can redeem your key for the PC and PlayStation 3 here starting on June 17.
Follow us at twitter.com/medalofhonor and facebook.com/medalofhonor for updates about Xbox timing and availability as well as when to come back here and redeem your Beta Key on June 17.

Borlaxx
06-17-2010, 06:27 AM
BAD, BAD NEWS XBOX 360 MEDAL OF HONOR BETA PLAYERS!!! http://www.medalofhonor.com/beta
~x( :!! :( And the crap begins already??
ACK! That site is blocked at my work place (for some reason the filter thinks it is a social network site like facebook). What does it say?

It says 360 Beta is delayed by a week. It will be extended on the back end for those users.
Wow, that is lame. I wonder if the PS3 one will be delayed as well. It would certainly be different if the PS3 got something before the 360 for once.

EDIT: Thanks for the info oscar. I guess the PS3 one is on track for now. I wonder if this has anything to do with Microsoft having to validate the beta rather than any technical issues with the beta. I have heard before that for some reason it takes Microsoft longer to give the green light for DLC than Sony.

imported_BigDaddyPine
06-17-2010, 06:33 AM
ACK! That site is blocked at my work place (for some reason the filter thinks it is a social network site like facebook). What does it say?

Here ya go:

The Beta starts on June 21.
UPDATE: The Medal of Honor beta for the Xbox 360 is delayed but it is expected to be available next week. We are extremely disappointed about this, but want to assure you that we are dedicated and determined to delivering all of you this awesome multiplayer experience as soon as possible. However, we are excited to extend the beta to make up for lost time! The beta will continue as planned for the PlayStation 3 and PC. For these platforms the beta starts on June 21st, however players who own Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and have pre-ordered will be able to enter on June 17th. More information and Beta availability updates can be found at www.medalofhonor.com/betainfo (http://www.medalofhonor.com/betainfo)
You can redeem your key for the PC and PlayStation 3 here starting on June 17.
Follow us at twitter.com/medalofhonor and facebook.com/medalofhonor for updates about Xbox timing and availability as well as when to come back here and redeem your Beta Key on June 17.

unich
06-17-2010, 06:56 AM
I'm soooo bummed I can't play MOH today....eeererrrraaahhhhhhh!!!!! :-l

REMEC87
06-17-2010, 07:56 AM
As of 8:45am EST you still cant redeem your codes for anything....this is annoying!

SlapLaB
06-17-2010, 08:24 AM
So, are you preordering it or not Slaplab? I have my redemption just waiting for the 17th! Hoep to see you there...

I don't think so.. at least for now... but do share your impressions about the game ;)

Basically if it looks like it's going to be a frag fest like MW/MW2 I'm not really interested.

dinsdale1978
06-17-2010, 09:51 AM
I just watched some gameplay and I am not sure I am into the frantic fragfest. Now that I see that it isn't the Frostbite engine and that they are trying to replicate the kill streak system, I am less thrilled. Hmmmm well at least the beta is free.

Nevermind I see that the MP is Frostbite, but the SP is in Unreal.

REMEC87
06-17-2010, 10:18 AM
Well in the forums on the EA site they are saying the beta was set to open at 10am CST but that it may take up to 3 or 4 hours after that until it actually getting the beta key. I have my redemption key from the pre-order...just playing the waiting game i guess.

Borlaxx
06-17-2010, 10:27 AM
I just watched some gameplay and I am not sure I am into the frantic fragfest. Now that I see that it isn't the Frostbite engine and that they are trying to replicate the kill streak system, I am less thrilled. Hmmmm well at least the beta is free.
See, to me those are things that would make me more likely to pick it up. I know most of you guys like the pace of BC2, but I found it too slow, and the leveling system too shallow. A faster paced game with a deeper leveling and perks system with killstreaks would make me more likely to buy it. If it was just like BC2 I wouldn't be getting it.

dinsdale1978
06-17-2010, 11:09 AM
Ahh just got my beta card. Website going up soon. I will be there later for all the lag, broken weapons, and annoying players. Hehe.

Jackie R
06-17-2010, 11:28 AM
I just watched some gameplay and I am not sure I am into the frantic fragfest. Now that I see that it isn't the Frostbite engine and that they are trying to replicate the kill streak system, I am less thrilled. Hmmmm well at least the beta is free.
See, to me those are things that would make me more likely to pick it up. I know most of you guys like the pace of BC2, but I found it too slow, and the leveling system too shallow. A faster paced game with a deeper leveling and perks system with killstreaks would make me more likely to buy it. If it was just like BC2 I wouldn't be getting it.
So, if I am understanding correctly, it looks like DICE is moving more towards the Call of Duty formula this time out. If this is the case then this makes the choice even harder between Medal of Honor and Black Ops. :-?

It looks more and more as if I will pick up MOH and just trade it in once COD hits the shelves should the former disappoint. Of course, a LOT will depend of what the other MPs do but I'm sure both will have quite the following. ;)

dinsdale1978
06-17-2010, 11:58 AM
I just watched some gameplay and I am not sure I am into the frantic fragfest. Now that I see that it isn't the Frostbite engine and that they are trying to replicate the kill streak system, I am less thrilled. Hmmmm well at least the beta is free.
See, to me those are things that would make me more likely to pick it up. I know most of you guys like the pace of BC2, but I found it too slow, and the leveling system too shallow. A faster paced game with a deeper leveling and perks system with killstreaks would make me more likely to buy it. If it was just like BC2 I wouldn't be getting it.
So, if I am understanding correctly, it looks like DICE is moving more towards the Call of Duty formula this time out. If this is the case then this makes the choice even harder between Medal of Honor and Black Ops. :-?

It looks more and more as if I will pick up MOH and just trade it in once COD hits the shelves should the former disappoint. Of course, a LOT will depend of what the other MPs do but I'm sure both will have quite the following. ;)

I'll let you know how it is tonight. Beta incoming.

REMEC87
06-17-2010, 12:16 PM
i wish the site were up already. I am at work but it would still be nice to get access so i can have my son start downloading the beta before i get home from work.... :((

Jackie R
06-17-2010, 02:06 PM
So, if I am understanding correctly, it looks like DICE is moving more towards the Call of Duty formula this time out. If this is the case then this makes the choice even harder between Medal of Honor and Black Ops. :-?

It looks more and more as if I will pick up MOH and just trade it in once COD hits the shelves should the former disappoint. Of course, a LOT will depend of what the other MPs do but I'm sure both will have quite the following. ;)

I'll let you know how it is tonight. Beta incoming.
Thanks dinsdale! http://aerre.pair.com/tagadmin/tag_home/images/smilies/good.gif

Trez
06-17-2010, 02:32 PM
Can't wait to check out those beta vids that will be flooding the interwebs.

unich
06-17-2010, 04:26 PM
Medal Of Honor site is still down. When they said some could start the beta today I guess they didn't say what time....let's see it's 5:25pm EST. Dosen't matter to me cause us xbox players got pushed to next week but that sucks for the playstation and pc folks.

Borlaxx
06-17-2010, 05:16 PM
So far this beta stuff doesn't inspire confidence, LOL! I am sure it will be fine soon, but probably not a good idea to annouce this beta at the show and then fail.

dinsdale1978
06-17-2010, 06:28 PM
Medal Of Honor site is still down. When they said some could start the beta today I guess they didn't say what time....let's see it's 5:25pm EST. Dosen't matter to me cause us xbox players got pushed to next week but that sucks for the playstation and pc folks.

Still waiting here. It's always like this with EA on the first day. Why do they never buttress their servers for stuff like this?

dinsdale1978
06-17-2010, 06:29 PM
So far this beta stuff doesn't inspire confidence, LOL! I am sure it will be fine soon, but probably not a good idea to annouce this beta at the show and then fail.

Kinda reminds me of BC2 release and the flop that was the store and preorder items. I unlocked it ingame before the store ever went live on PS3.

unich
06-17-2010, 06:47 PM
:-w

unich
06-17-2010, 06:49 PM
So far this beta stuff doesn't inspire confidence, LOL! I am sure it will be fine soon, but probably not a good idea to annouce this beta at the show and then fail.


Especially when you already have a game that's been failing and pissing people off ;)

dinsdale1978
06-17-2010, 07:44 PM
Downloading beta on PS3 now. See you all later.

REMEC87
06-17-2010, 07:58 PM
Ditto. See you there a little later bud.

theczech99
06-17-2010, 10:03 PM
Ditto. See you there a little later bud.

I tried to join you, but was put on the other team. I finished 3rd and 5th in the two matches I played. I hope you and dinsdale are on Friday night so we can play together.

dinsdale1978
06-17-2010, 11:56 PM
First thoughts on the beta.


Much faster paced than BC2[/*:m:oba9vk6c]
Hit boxes are pretty hard to determine.[/*:m:oba9vk6c]
There isn't any spotting mechanic that I can see, though there is a defensive perk that seemed to give a radar position over the whole map.[/*:m:oba9vk6c]
Maps are tiny.[/*:m:oba9vk6c]
Controls have been remapped and they are managable.[/*:m:oba9vk6c]
Knifing is a bit better.[/*:m:oba9vk6c]
Ribbon system is okay but that flash in the middle of the screen is annoying.[/*:m:oba9vk6c]

Frankly I am unimpressed. If this is what they spent developer time on instead of BC2 DLC as promised, well it may not be as big a hit as they hoped. Granted it's still the beta and I crashed five times in 2 hours but I wasn't as thrilled as I was with BC2.

Jackie R
06-18-2010, 06:57 AM
First thoughts on the beta.


Much faster paced than BC2[/*:m:22x1pfsu]
Hit boxes are pretty hard to determine.[/*:m:22x1pfsu]
There isn't any spotting mechanic that I can see, though there is a defensive perk that seemed to give a radar position over the whole map.[/*:m:22x1pfsu]
Maps are tiny.[/*:m:22x1pfsu]
Controls have been remapped and they are managable.[/*:m:22x1pfsu]
Knifing is a bit better.[/*:m:22x1pfsu]
Ribbon system is okay but that flash in the middle of the screen is annoying.[/*:m:22x1pfsu]

Frankly I am unimpressed. If this is what they spent developer time on instead of BC2 DLC as promised, well it may not be as big a hit as they hoped. Granted it's still the beta and I crashed five times in 2 hours but I wasn't as thrilled as I was with BC2.
Thanks for the report. It looks like, more than ever now, that DICE has decided to move towards the Modern Warfare 2 type of online game. Great for fans of that game but bad for the Bad Company 2 supporters.

Having played both BC2 and MW2 (albeit briefly), I'm not sure how I feel about this. I enjoyed some elements of both but from time to time, both made me want to scream at the top of my lungs. That being said, it would have been nice to have been given the choice. Looks like the 2 big FPS games of the fall (MOH and Black Ops) will have more appeal for the MW2 followers while those who like the style of BC2 will be left in the dark (at least until Ghost Recon possibly).

REMEC87
06-18-2010, 07:42 AM
Thanks for the report. It looks like, more than ever now, that DICE has decided to move towards the Modern Warfare 2 type of online game. Great for fans of that game but bad for the Bad Company 2 supporters.

Having played both BC2 and MW2 (albeit briefly), I'm not sure how I feel about this. I enjoyed some elements of both but from time to time, both made me want to scream at the top of my lungs. That being said, it would have been nice to have been given the choice. Looks like the 2 big FPS games of the fall (MOH and Black Ops) will have more appeal for the MW2 followers while those who like the style of BC2 will be left in the dark (at least until Ghost Recon possibly).

Yeah i know. I only played like six games and the system froze for 3 of them. I am a bit disappointed overall but it will take a few more hours before i give my final verdict.

I own both BC2 and MW2. MW2 has a much better rewards and perks and its more exciting to upgrade etc( it also has better graphics...but BC2 has more solid gameplay. I mean you can actually hold a position in BC2 unlike MW2 with its cyclical spawning system.BC@ has bigger maps too. I would love to see a cross of the two as it would be the BESTEST, MOST AWESOMNESS THINGY I HAVE EVER SEEN!!!! :))

theczech99
06-18-2010, 08:42 AM
Half way through the day yesterday I had not received any email from Gamestop with the beta code for MoH. I sent an email to them asking when they would be sent out. Since I ordered online I thought I would get it through email. They replied, if you order online and choose in store pickup you have to go in store to get the beta codes. I did not want to go and pick it but wanted to try the game out. I called the store my order will be shipped to and told the guy that answered the phone that I was out of town and would not be able to pick it up for a while. I tried to get him to change my order to home delivery so I could get the beta code by email. He said I would have to come in and cancel my order then reorder online to make the change. He then said, “I have the beta codes here and can give it to you over the phone if you would like.” OH me definitely LIKE!!! He gave me the beta code and then threw it away. He never once asked my for my name, order number or any proof that I had really preordered the game.

I would like to say thanks to Dave at Gamestop for hooking up a fellow gamer.

dinsdale1978
06-18-2010, 09:08 AM
Half way through the day yesterday I had not received any email from Gamestop with the beta code for MoH. I sent an email to them asking when they would be sent out. Since I ordered online I thought I would get it through email. They replied, if you order online and choose in store pickup you have to go in store to get the beta codes. I did not want to go and pick it but wanted to try the game out. I called the store my order will be shipped to and told the guy that answered the phone that I was out of town and would not be able to pick it up for a while. I tried to get him to change my order to home delivery so I could get the beta code by email. He said I would have to come in and cancel my order then reorder online to make the change. He then said, “I have the beta codes here and can give it to you over the phone if you would like.” OH me definitely LIKE!!! He gave me the beta code and then threw it away. He never once asked my for my name, order number or any proof that I had really preordered the game.

I would like to say thanks to Dave at Gamestop for hooking up a fellow gamer.


Very nice, though it hasn't been as exciting as I had hoped. hehe.

dinsdale1978
06-18-2010, 09:08 AM
[quote="Jackie R
Thanks for the report. It looks like, more than ever now, that DICE has decided to move towards the Modern Warfare 2 type of online game. Great for fans of that game but bad for the Bad Company 2 supporters.

Having played both BC2 and MW2 (albeit briefly), I'm not sure how I feel about this. I enjoyed some elements of both but from time to time, both made me want to scream at the top of my lungs. That being said, it would have been nice to have been given the choice. Looks like the 2 big FPS games of the fall (MOH and Black Ops) will have more appeal for the MW2 followers while those who like the style of BC2 will be left in the dark (at least until Ghost Recon possibly).

Yeah i know. I only played like six games and the system froze for 3 of them. I am a bit disappointed overall but it will take a few more hours before i give my final verdict.

I own both BC2 and MW2. MW2 has a much better rewards and perks and its more exciting to upgrade etc( it also has better graphics...but BC2 has more solid gameplay. I mean you can actually hold a position in BC2 unlike MW2 with its cyclical spawning system.BC@ has bigger maps too. I would love to see a cross of the two as it would be the BESTEST, MOST AWESOMNESS THINGY I HAVE EVER SEEN!!!! :))[/quote]


Here here brotha. Maybe I should get MW2 for a change of pace.

Retro
06-18-2010, 10:12 AM
Thankfully Ghost Recon is coming out!

I don't mind if MoH has the same style as MW2, I just hope it isn't broken like MW2. You know the 10 foot arm reach when knifing someone or the go-go gadget knife as I like to call it. Oh and the noob tube. The people who run around just using an RPG believing that because a game uses the Unreal engine, they are in fact playing Unreal. The endless number of hacks. If those things don't exist, then it could be fun to play.

And after the server fix, BC2 had zero lag yesterday!!!! Back to it's awesomeness.

bigdaddyj2468
06-18-2010, 01:27 PM
Going to pickup my beta code today after work at gamestop.

dinsdale1978
06-19-2010, 07:28 PM
Okay, so after a few more games and upgrades to my guns I am growing on this beta. It takes a ton of bullets to kill someone in a robe though. They must be running around on crack or something. I really like the defensive perk that allows you to see where all the enemies are on the map. Much better than that mortar strike offensive one.

unich
06-20-2010, 11:13 AM
Thanks for the little notes on the beta, I'm still pissed off that I can't play it until this week....or will it be next week? Or not at all??? O.K. done crying now :((

theczech99
06-21-2010, 07:36 AM
Sunday I was driving by a Gamestop and decided to stop and try to get another MoH beta code. The first beta code they gave me over the phone. I told them I preordered the game online and was told to pickup the beta code in store. Without hesitation the guy reached under the counter and pulled out a beta code. I sent out a PM to the guys I play online with, giving it out to the first to reply. BigDaddyPine replied in about 2 minutes. I will try to get more if I can.

If you have not preordered MoH you may be able to just walk in to Gamestop and ask for the beta code. So far I’ve received two without having to prove that I preordered the game.

imported_BigDaddyPine
06-21-2010, 07:51 AM
Played the Beta for about an hour last night. (thanks to my favorite MP: theczech99!) Much more fast paced than BFBC2. It was a little choppy, but i am not sure how the beta will differ from the full release (smoother animation, etc). I think I need to play a bit more and get some better weapons unlocked because i was getting smoked out there (morso than i usually do in BF ;) ) The maps were cool though. In the rush style match, i liked all the natural cover. you can tell they put a good amount of thought into making good rock formations, etc that are just right for hiding behind. I am still getting to get used to the button remapping (you click the left thumbstick to Melee, and have to hit [O] to crouch) but overall it was really cool.

I enabled the 'VOIP" setting in the game menu, but did not hear anybody on my headset. I also dod not see any kind of squad listing (does it have that feature like in BF?)

Borlaxx
06-21-2010, 01:51 PM
Well, I just called the Gamestop's in my area and three stores are completely out of the beta codes. One store has one code left, but they wouldn't give it to me over the phone and the the girl said that by the time I would get there after leaving work at 4 chances are it will be gone. I have been told they "may" get more codes "eventually." So, it appears like I may be shut out of the beta for this game. If anyone comes across an extra code and they don't mind parting with it please let me know.

FYI, I was told the codes are not console specific so if someone with a 360 has an extra code it should work on the PS3 and visa versa. However, they may also mean that any 360 players who do not have a code yet may find it hard to get one after the PS3 users pick them all up since it was out a week earlier on the PS3. Basically, get your code now and don't wait like I did assuming there are plenty to go around.

Borlaxx
06-21-2010, 04:43 PM
Well, I just called the Gamestop's in my area and three stores are completely out of the beta codes. One store has one code left, but they wouldn't give it to me over the phone and the the girl said that by the time I would get there after leaving work at 4 chances are it will be gone. I have been told they "may" get more codes "eventually." So, it appears like I may be shut out of the beta for this game. If anyone comes across an extra code and they don't mind parting with it please let me know.

FYI, I was told the codes are not console specific so if someone with a 360 has an extra code it should work on the PS3 and visa versa. However, they may also mean that any 360 players who do not have a code yet may find it hard to get one after the PS3 users pick them all up since it was out a week earlier on the PS3. Basically, get your code now and don't wait like I did assuming there are plenty to go around.
Never mind. Got the last available code in the Orlando area :D

Borlaxx
06-22-2010, 07:17 AM
My first impression of the beta = *meh*

I need to play it some more before I give up on it, but after about a hour and a half of game time I am less than impressed. Don't get me wrong, it isn't horrible, but I am hoping that the final product will be much better. If I had to sum it up in one sentence, I would say it is part MW2 clone, part BC2 clone, but a mediocre clone of both. I will try to come up with some positive things to say, but right now I don't have much.

Graphics/Presentation
This game does not look good. The textures are muddled, there are a lot of pop-ups and visual glitches, the character movement looks stiff and robotic, there are more jaggies then there should be in a PS3 game, every time you die the game freezes for a moment before showing your character fall to the ground in a canned animation, and the drawl distance seems poor at it is hard to see enemies in the distance in comparison to BC2 and MW2. I am expecting that the finished game will have better graphics, because as of right now they are pretty poor. MW2 has slightly better graphics than BC2, but BC2 has WAY better graphics than this beta.

Sound
Don't have really much to say here. The sound seemed okay. I didn't notice anything that sounded horrible, but also nothing really stood out. Then again, I don't have the greatest sound system, so I am sure someone else who does would have more to add here.

Technical/Design Issues
In my hour and a half of game time the game froze my system 4 times to the point that I had to power down my PS3 entirely. I know this is a beta, but that is ridiculous. I don't know if it is the beta itself or the servers, but it was annoying as hell. Seemed to happen right after I would kill someone, like the game couldn't handle processing the kill and the on screen info that went with it.

Other people have commented on this, but the on-screen point pop-ups that you get can be a little distracting. For some reason, they seem to get in the way of your view more than the similar pop-ups do in MW2, but at the same time, they are harder to read and only stay up a split second so they are almost worthless.

I don't know why, but for some reason parts of the HUD are on the borders of the screen are are partly cut off. My ammo count at the bottom of the screen has the bottom part of the numbers cut off, and there is some info on the top right that is cut off as well. I checked my TV display settings and it was set up correctly and this is the only game that does this. I am guessing they will fix this.

One thing that bugged me in BC2 that makes a return in this game is the fact that you cannot quit in between matches. You have to wait for the next match to start, join it, and then back out. While is certainly isn't game breaking, it is something that should have been changed IMO.

I know this game is supposed to have destructible environments like BC2, and maybe it is just me, but does the destruction seem to be toned down a lot in comparison? For example, there were times I would launch a grenade out of my grenade launcher and hit a wall by a guy on a cat walk but the wall would suffer no damage at all whereas in BC2 it would have put a hole it in.

Gameplay
Like I said at the top, this game is part MW2, part BC2. In the beta there are two game modes you can play. One of them (can't remember the name right now) is basically a MW2 team deathmatch set in Afghan city. The game play on that map at least seems to be mainly run and gun MW2 style pacing. There are no squads. You can't spawn in on anyone and the game seems to spawn you in set locations depending on the location of the enemies, but I did get spawn raped at least 3 times and saw enemies pop up right in front of me twice. The map reminds me a lot of Crash from MW1, but while the MoH map seems a little bigger, it also seems very grid-like with everything set out almost symmetrically. Not a bad map, but not a great map either. It lacks the size of the BC2 maps and the variety of approaches of most of the MW2 maps.

The second game mode, called Mission, seems to be almost exactly like the Rush mode from BC2 with some differences. First off, you only go after one objective at a time instead of two, which in my experience just led to everyone on the defense camping the one objective and everyone on the offense just rushing it. One difference is that some objectives have you arm charges on roadblocks, kind of like what you do in BC2, but other objectives have your team just taking over an area and holding it for a set amount of time. Since there are no squads, you cannot spawn in on someone. My experience was that on the offense at least the game would spawn you very close to the objective instead of far away like happens in BC2. While this saves on running time, it also leads to a meat grinder type of stand off where the defense camps the objective and the offense just rushes it over and over and over until one team eventually dies. The one map they give you for this mode is like the BC2 maps in that it is open and expands with each new objective, but it is also much more narrow than the BC2 maps which cuts down on the angles of approach to an objective, which coupled with the one objective and close spawning mechanic just makes the above-mentioned meat grinder stand offs more common. The only vehicle I saw in the demo was a tank, but I am assuming there will be more on different maps in the final game.

In terms of the controls, I find them to be a little better than BC2 and almost exactly the same as MW2. If fact, the control layout is exactly the same as MW2 with the exception that L2 brings up your secondary weapon (grenade launcher, rocket launcher, etc.) instead of throwing a secondary grenade. Unlike in BC2, you can cook grenades in this game, but your guy will automatically throw the grenade when it is getting close to exploding to keep you from dying by holding your grenade too long. Like in BC2, you still cannot go prone in this game, which is annoying IMO. There are areas of cover that are almost pointless since you cannot go prone to hide behind them and they leave your head exposed. There doesn't seem to be a spotting mechanic like in BC2. It also takes A LOT more bullets to kill someone in this game compared to MW2 and even BC2. If you want to do well in a close standoff, you HAVE to go for the headshot.

From what I saw, when you get four kills in a row you get the option of calling in a UAV (works just the same as in MW2) or you can call in a mortar strike. The UAV is particularly helpful since unlike in MW2 and BC2 enemies don't seem to show up on your radar when the fire unless they are very close to your location. The mortar strike can only be directed on a location you can see by looking threw a pair of binoculars rather than bringing up the map, so it is probably good if you know an area they are camping. I do not know if there are other kill streak perks for more kills or if you can unlock others.

Perk/Leveling System
This is much more like BC2 than it is like MW2. You have 3 classes to choose from, and each class has its own weapons. Although I haven't unlocked much, it seems to me that this perk system has even less to it that the one in BC2. At least in BC2 each class had an ability they could bring to the battlefield (like healing/reviving for medics, vehicle repair tool for mechanics, ammo for assault, mortar strikes and spotting for recon) but in MoH it just seems that all you unlock is new weapons and weapon attachments, and even those seem limited in comparison. However, like I said, I haven't unlocked much yet, so there may be more to this than I see at the moment. One thing that is interesting is you will have different weapons depending on what side you are on, so if you are an american rifleman you will have a M16 (I think) to start, but if you are on the taliban side you will have an AK47. I was assuming the stats for each tier of weapons would be the same to preserve game balance, but there does seem to be some real differences in the two I just mentioned at least in that the AK47 has a better site and you get 4 grenade launcher rounds but the M16 seems to be more accurate and does more damage but only has 2 GL rounds. Not sure how this will affect game balance.

Closing Thoughts
I will play this beta some more this weekend before giving up on it, but if this beta is anywhere close to what the final product will look like then I will be passing on this game. It just seems like the first draft of a MW2 clone. Don't get me wrong, that isn't totally bad IMO and I do like the fast pace of it more than I do the pace of BC2, but it just seems generic to me. If they wanted this game to be like MW2 (which it seems like they did) then they should have also incorporated MW2's deep leveling and perks system. If they wanted it to be like BC2 then they should have kept that games squad gameplay, destructibility and combat abilities. If they wanted to combine the two they should have used the best aspects of both games. Unfortunately it seems to me at this point that what they have done is leave out the best elements of both games and instead created a FPS that doesn't really stand out in any areas while not competely failing at any of them, either.

In order to make this game a purchase for me they need to improve the graphics, fix the technical issues, add more game modes other than the two in the beta, make sure there are PLENTY of different style maps, add depth to the leveling system and make sure the perks justify the class structure. I am holding out hope that this beta is a very rough draft of where they are at now with the development of the game and what we see in the beta is nowhere near what we will see in the final game. However, if they beta is a good indication of what the final game will look like, I don't think MoH is going to be the COD killer they were hoping for.

Jackie R
06-22-2010, 11:15 AM
Wow! That was some write up Borlax! http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/shock.gif

Unfortunately, many of the opinions I've seen out there match yours. I was hoping that this game would be my next venture into the FPS genre so I'll keep my fingers crossed that DICE will really fix things up. http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/pray2.gif

Thanks again for all that detail!

Psalm
06-22-2010, 11:28 AM
Great review Nater....I think I am going to pass even trying the Beta.

oscarthegrouch71
06-22-2010, 11:32 AM
Same here..... I have just cancelled my pre-order with amazon.co.uk on the basis of Borlax's review..... I was going to have to wait until July 5th for my beta code anyway.... what a swizz..

Borlaxx
06-22-2010, 11:40 AM
Same here..... I have just cancelled my pre-order with amazon.co.uk on the basis of Borlax's review..... I was going to have to wait until July 5th for my beta code anyway.... what a swizz..
WHOA!!! Don't take my word for it! God knows I have been wrong about games (The Conduit) and have a different opinion on games than other people (I like MW2 more than BC2) so you should check out some more reviews before canceling your pre-order. The one positive I have seen people mention on other sites is that apparently the weapon attachments are more realistic for the guns they attach to, but IMO that is so trivial in comparison to how the game plays that it hardly is worth a mention.

oscarthegrouch71
06-22-2010, 12:22 PM
Same here..... I have just cancelled my pre-order with amazon.co.uk on the basis of Borlax's review..... I was going to have to wait until July 5th for my beta code anyway.... what a swizz..
WHOA!!! Don't take my word for it! God knows I have been wrong about games (The Conduit) and have a different opinion on games than other people (I like MW2 more than BC2) so you should check out some more reviews before canceling your pre-order. The one positive I have seen people mention on other sites is that apparently the weapon attachments are more realistic for the guns they attach to, but IMO that is so trivial in comparison to how the game plays that it hardly is worth a mention.

Bit of a knee jerk reaction from me......I wasn't happy about waiting until 5th July for my beta code from Amazon when I can pre-order MOH from Game and get the beta code straight away :cuss: ..... I shall go to Game tomorrow and give the game a chance.....

Borlaxx
06-23-2010, 06:20 AM
My first impression of the beta = *meh*
Well, I gave the game another go last night. Getting used to the controls a little bit more (aiming seems pretty tight and the hit detection seems good but you turn slowly) and I am starting to level up and unlock more stuff. Actually started to have fun and get into the game a little more, and at one point actually had a pretty good match going...........before the beta froze on me again...........twice.......within a half an hour. I really want to give this game a fair chance before counting it out, but if the freezing keeps up I will probably wait to see if they update the beta or release an open demo later down the line. All this freezing can't be good for my PS3.

EDIT: I just checked the interwebs and A LOT of people are experiencing the freezing. In fact, it almost seems like damn near everyone is having the same problem. Many people seem to think it happens the most often when you are on the Taliban side and you get four kills in a row and earn a killstreak, which has happened to me, and other people say it happens whenever you press the select button to see the scoreboard before respawning, which has also happened to me, and yet others say it happens at random other times as well, which yet again has also happened to me. Hopefully the delay of a week on the 360 means this will not happen in that version of the beta.

Jackie R
06-23-2010, 07:07 AM
Getting used to the controls a little bit more (aiming seems pretty tight and the hit detection seems good but you turn slowly) and I am starting to level up and unlock more stuff. Actually started to have fun and get into the game a little more, and at one point actually had a pretty good match going...........before the beta froze on me again...........twice.......within a half an hour. I really want to give this game a fair chance before counting it out, but if the freezing keeps up I will probably wait to see if they update the beta or release an open demo later down the line. All this freezing can't be good for my PS3.
Is the turning still slow with the sensitivity turned all the way up? I heard while watching a youtube video that the controls reset to default every time you start up the demo and therefore, you need to turn the sensitivity back up with each play session.

Good point on the freezing. Seems to be a path to eventual data corruption. http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/scared.gif

SlapLaB
06-23-2010, 08:17 AM
Wow! That was some write up Borlax! http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/shock.gif

Unfortunately, many of the opinions I've seen out there match yours. I was hoping that this game would be my next venture into the FPS genre so I'll keep my fingers crossed that DICE will really fix things up. http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/pray2.gif

Thanks again for all that detail!

Yeah, good review.
Seems like I'm going to pass on that one too.
You have discouraged everyone ;)

Borlaxx
06-23-2010, 08:19 AM
Wow! That was some write up Borlax! http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/shock.gif

Unfortunately, many of the opinions I've seen out there match yours. I was hoping that this game would be my next venture into the FPS genre so I'll keep my fingers crossed that DICE will really fix things up. http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/pray2.gif

Thanks again for all that detail!

Yeah, good review.
Seems like I'm going to pass on that one too.
You have discouraged everyone ;)
Go me!!!! [MP]NegativeNancy :-"

Borlaxx
06-23-2010, 05:48 PM
Okay, went on the MoH official forums and found this post by a Developer:


Hi!

The development teams at DICE and EA would like to thank all of you participating in the PlayStation 3 and PC beta! The beta is now live on both the PlayStation 3 and PC, and available to anyone who owns a beta redemption key. You can redeem your key at http://www.medalofhonor.com/beta.

We are gathering a lot of constructive, informative, and crucial feedback from you that will be influential in the development of the game as we move forward.

As the beta progresses, we’ll be addressing critical issues based on the information you provide. Our first patch planned for the PlayStation 3 will be going live in the next several days, and address a number of stability issues, including but not limited to:

• Various in-game crashes (including fixing bugs around scoreboard access, and support actions received while using AK47 & AKs74u)
• Improving performance, with greatest gains in crowded environments
• Improving matchmaking configurations
• Improving join-friend functionality

We have a PC patch in the works as well, and will have more details on that in the near future. In the meantime, please know that we are aware of the existing crash issues and have heard your concerns with the front-end - and while a more PC friendly menu, toned down HUD, weapon recoil tweaks, and balancing fixes are all on the way, some of our planned responses to your feedback may not be implemented until the final release version of the game.

Please continue to give us your feedback via the official Medal of Honor forums, and follow us on Twitter (or visit us on Facebook) for up to the minute news.

Work on the Xbox 360 beta is also progressing; we will continue to update all of you on this and hope to have a release date soon. Again, thank you for your continued patience!

- Patrick Liu, Producer

http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/973951.page

Well, at least it says they plan on trying to fix the crashing issues on the PS3 "in the next several days," but considering their lack of promptness on other things I am not holding my breath. Hopefully they will fix it on the 360 beta prior to when they "have a release date soon." Would suck if you all had to wait longer just to have the same problems.

Borlaxx
06-25-2010, 07:14 AM
Okay, I fully realize I am probably talking to myself here, but just in case someone is still reading this, I thought I would give my updated impressions and a few observations I have made about gameplay.

After spending another hour or so playing the beta (in between bouts of freezing) this game is starting to grow on me. I still have issues with the lack of destructibility (which I find very confusing considering the online is done by DICE), limited customization options with only three classes, and some graphic/presentation issues, but now that I am starting to get the feel for the game the actual gameplay is pretty fun.

One thing I have noticed is that run and gunning = death. This is definitely a game for microcamping and moving from cover to cover, and it is very sniper friendly. For one, the radar doesn't show enemy locations when they fire, so you rarely have any help in determining where the enemy is located. Also, if I remember correctly, the enemy names do not appear over their head unless they are pretty close, so unlike in MW2 (without the Cold Blooded Perk) where you can see an enemy from far away, it is sometimes hard to spot a camper. Another big part of this is at least in the beta there is no kill cam, which means if a sniper get you, or a camper gets the drop on you, and you didn't see where the shots were coming from, you will have no idea where they are and how they got you. I do hope they add a killcam of some sort (either the MW2 way or the BC2 way of just showing you their current location) because otherwise a sniper could hide in one place the entire match and never be found. However, I have seen some red icons pop up on the map and on the screen, so I am thinking there must be a spotting scope or something for the sniper class.

I don't know if it was the server I was in the first night, but I have found it easier to kill people lately. It still takes more shots than in MW2 with the Stopping Power perk, but probably about the same as in BC2. Close face-to-face standoffs still normally come down to who starts firing first or who gets the headshot, but it isn't taking me multiple clips to bring down one person, and it is kind of refreshing to not die in a fraction of a second.

I am glad the are adding more splash damage to the explosive weapons, because as of right now they are practically worthless. While I don't want it to be like MW2 where someone can kill you with a noob tube by landing it 5 feet away from you, right now the grenades, grenade launchers, and rockets do very little damage to begin with and only that if you practically get a direct hit with them. Since one of the classes' secondary weapons is a rocket launcher and another a grenade launcher attachment, they need to make these things worth using to kill people since there seems to be no destructibility.

In terms of the bonuses for killing multiple people, unlike in MW2 where you earn a bonus for killing a set amount of people in a row without getting killed, in this game it is a point bonus, and you earn points for kills (+10) but you also earn extra points for headshots, revenge kills, saving a teammate, etc., so there are things that increase your point streak other than just getting kills. Once you reach 40 points without getting killed you earn your first bonus, which is a choice between a UAV or a mortar strike. Then once you reach 100 points without getting killed you earn your next bonus. I have no idea what the next one it since I have never got that far without getting killed, and I haven't seen anything else used by other people, but I am sure this info is on the net somewhere.

I still can't get through a match on the Taliban side without the game freezing (as soon as you get 40 points and earn a point bonus the game freezes), and if I dare try to look at the scoreboard during a match the game freezes then too, but hopefully the patch that is coming will fix these issues. I want to put more time into this beta. Like I said, it is growing on me, and I have never been part of a beta before so I want to at least put forth the effort and report back to EA and DICE (plan on doing this soon) and possibly make the final product better.

Jackie R
06-25-2010, 07:29 AM
Hey...I'm listening to you man. Thanks again for keeping us all up to date. http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/wink.gif

Trez
06-25-2010, 08:33 AM
Hey...I'm listening to you man. Thanks again for keeping us all up to date. http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/wink.gif

I second this post as well....
But the only thing i hold back a little bit with what you say is that you have "Gaming ADD" :))

BWAAAAHAHAHA!!!! =)) =)) =)) =)) =)) =))

Borlaxx
06-25-2010, 08:50 AM
Hey...I'm listening to you man. Thanks again for keeping us all up to date. http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/wink.gif

I second this post as well....
But the only thing i hold back a little bit with what you say is that you have "Gaming ADD" :))

BWAAAAHAHAHA!!!! =)) =)) =)) =)) =)) =))
:tongue: [-x

So that is the thanks I get for making my system lock up multiple times just so I can keep you all updated [-(

I can't help it if I am so complex in my awesomeness that very few things warrant my attention for an extended duration :p

unich
06-30-2010, 09:14 AM
I found this hillarious!!! http://rss.examiner.com/x-55773-Atlanta ... ing-Monday (http://rss.examiner.com/x-55773-Atlanta-Video-Game-Community-Examiner~y2010m6d25-Rumor-Medal-of-Honor-X360-beta-coming-Monday)
From the reviews I keep reading, it's pretty disappointing anyhow.

Borlaxx
06-30-2010, 09:33 AM
I found this hillarious!!! http://rss.examiner.com/x-55773-Atlanta ... ing-Monday (http://rss.examiner.com/x-55773-Atlanta-Video-Game-Community-Examiner~y2010m6d25-Rumor-Medal-of-Honor-X360-beta-coming-Monday)
From the reviews I keep reading, it's pretty disappointing anyhow.
Well, that would have been this past monday, and I am guessing it did not happen.

However, like you said, you aren't missing much. I gave it another go this weekend, and I downloaded an update that was suppose to fix the freezing, but my console still froze. Tired of the hard resets. MoH Beta = Epic Fail.

dinsdale1978
06-30-2010, 09:35 AM
Can we just call this karma for all the times XBOX has gotten things earlier than PS3? /:)

DB4
06-30-2010, 11:38 AM
I found this hillarious!!! http://rss.examiner.com/x-55773-Atlanta ... ing-Monday (http://rss.examiner.com/x-55773-Atlanta-Video-Game-Community-Examiner~y2010m6d25-Rumor-Medal-of-Honor-X360-beta-coming-Monday)
From the reviews I keep reading, it's pretty disappointing anyhow.
Well, that would have been this past monday, and I am guessing it did not happen.

However, like you said, you aren't missing much. I gave it another go this weekend, and I downloaded an update that was suppose to fix the freezing, but my console still froze. Tired of the hard resets. MoH Beta = Epic Fail.

Epic Fail? Sounds like an Epic Win to me. The whole point of releasing a BETA...to find bugs and fix them.

Psalm
06-30-2010, 11:47 AM
I found this hillarious!!! http://rss.examiner.com/x-55773-Atlanta ... ing-Monday (http://rss.examiner.com/x-55773-Atlanta-Video-Game-Community-Examiner~y2010m6d25-Rumor-Medal-of-Honor-X360-beta-coming-Monday)
From the reviews I keep reading, it's pretty disappointing anyhow.
Well, that would have been this past monday, and I am guessing it did not happen.

However, like you said, you aren't missing much. I gave it another go this weekend, and I downloaded an update that was suppose to fix the freezing, but my console still froze. Tired of the hard resets. MoH Beta = Epic Fail.

Epic Fail? Sounds like an Epic Win to me. The whole point of releasing a BETA...to find bugs and fix them.
Not if it crashes your PS3 in the process....lol

Borlaxx
06-30-2010, 11:54 AM
Well, that would have been this past monday, and I am guessing it did not happen.

However, like you said, you aren't missing much. I gave it another go this weekend, and I downloaded an update that was suppose to fix the freezing, but my console still froze. Tired of the hard resets. MoH Beta = Epic Fail.

Epic Fail? Sounds like an Epic Win to me. The whole point of releasing a BETA...to find bugs and fix them.
Not if it crashes your PS3 in the process....lol
Yup, a beta is suppose to find glitches, but glitches that completely freeze your system on a beta less than four months to launch is pretty bad, and you may be less inclined to call it a Win if it was your system that was taking the abuse. This is my first beta, but from what I have read this beta has way more problems than a typical beta. If others are willing to abuse their PS3 and potentially corrupt their HDD more power to them, but I am not gonna risk damaging my system over a beta for a game that seems pretty lame anyway and I will not get unless it improves 100x over.

callmegoose
06-30-2010, 08:05 PM
Who else has it? I suck at it.

callmegoose
07-01-2010, 06:47 AM
My console froze last night playing it for the first time.

Borlaxx
07-01-2010, 06:59 AM
My console froze last night playing it for the first time.
The freezing problem is why I stopped playing it. It freezes if you are playing on the Taliban side and get a point streak of 40+ points and earn a bonus. Also freezes often if you hit select to look at the scoreboard during at match. Have also had it freeze when pressing the start button to bring up the menu and exit from a match. Kind of sucks because although I think the beta is *meh* I wanted to take part in it and give some feedback to hopefully make the final game better, but I am not willing to risk corrupting my HDD to do so.

unich
07-01-2010, 09:21 AM
http://www.medalofhonor.com/blog/2010/0 ... ne-30-2010 (http://www.medalofhonor.com/blog/2010/06/beta-update-june-30-2010)

dinsdale1978
07-02-2010, 12:57 PM
I haven't had it freeze on me since they patched it. Though something still seems unbalanced in the hit detection. Maybe it's lag or I can't aim. Either way.

It's still fairly fun but I don't know that it will have the same thrill as BC2.

sam007
07-06-2010, 06:43 AM
Looks alot like Modern Warfare, have not played that serious.

Can the environment be destroyed like BC1/2? (Main reason for buying those games)

Borlaxx
07-06-2010, 06:45 AM
Looks alot like Modern Warfare, have not played that serious.

Can the environment be destroyed like BC1/2? (Main reason for buying those games)
At least in this beta, no, you cannot destroy the environments. Not sure if that will change for the final game.

Jackie R
07-06-2010, 07:00 AM
Looks alot like Modern Warfare, have not played that serious.

Can the environment be destroyed like BC1/2? (Main reason for buying those games)
At least in this beta, no, you cannot destroy the environments. Not sure if that will change for the final game.
Hey Borlax...are you're still having crashing issues? http://aerre.pair.com/tagadmin/tag_home/images/smilies/throwcomputer.gif

Borlaxx
07-06-2010, 07:28 AM
No, but because I have stopped playing it. Too generic.

Jackie R
07-06-2010, 08:16 AM
No, but because I have stopped playing it. Too generic.
So at this point would you say that you will most likely passing this one up and leaning more towards Black Ops (although I haven't seen very much on the multiplayer for that title)?

Borlaxx
07-06-2010, 08:26 AM
No, but because I have stopped playing it. Too generic.
So at this point would you say that you will most likely passing this one up and leaning more towards Black Ops (although I haven't seen very much on the multiplayer for that title)?
Yes, although like you said I haven't seen much in terms of multiplayer for BlackOps. If it is anything like W@W or MW2 I will definitely be getting it, and I am sure it will be. The only way I will not be getting Black Ops is if there are a ton of technical problems or if they mess with the multiplayer formula too much in a bad way. The only way I will be getting MoH is if the final game isn't as boring and generic as the beta seems to be, because right now it just seems like a stripped down version of BC2.

oscarthegrouch71
07-09-2010, 06:02 AM
Same here..... I have just cancelled my pre-order with amazon.co.uk on the basis of Borlax's review..... I was going to have to wait until July 5th for my beta code anyway.... what a swizz..
WHOA!!! Don't take my word for it! God knows I have been wrong about games (The Conduit) and have a different opinion on games than other people (I like MW2 more than BC2) so you should check out some more reviews before canceling your pre-order. The one positive I have seen people mention on other sites is that apparently the weapon attachments are more realistic for the guns they attach to, but IMO that is so trivial in comparison to how the game plays that it hardly is worth a mention.

Bit of a knee jerk reaction from me......I wasn't happy about waiting until 5th July for my beta code from Amazon when I can pre-order MOH from Game and get the beta code straight away :cuss: ..... I shall go to Game tomorrow and give the game a chance.....

Never did go to Game and pre order MOH.... this morning I received my redemption code from Amazon for the Beta even though I cancelled my pre order with them...... have they done anything about the freezing on PS3? Is it worth a look? If not does anybody want the code???

Borlaxx
07-09-2010, 06:11 AM
Never did go to Game and pre order MOH.... this morning I received my redemption code from Amazon for the Beta even though I cancelled my pre order with them...... have they done anything about the freezing on PS3? Is it worth a look? If not does anybody want the code???
Somebody said they put through a patch that fixed the freezing. I haven't played it recently as I came to the conclusion that it was very generic and I would rather be playing MW2, W@W, or Killzone2 with my limited gaming time. I would suggest trying it out since you have the code. It would be good to see another point of view on the game.

TonkaToys
07-09-2010, 11:07 AM
Has anyone received a Beta activation for this that has not pre-ordered or does not have BFBC?
I have, I haven't and I don't... if that makes sense?

Will download the Beta and try it out... why not?

oscarthegrouch71
07-09-2010, 11:15 AM
I did preorder with Amazon, cancelled it and still received a beta activation code this morning anyway...... good times.....

Jackie R
07-09-2010, 01:36 PM
If anyone is interested, Best Buy is giving away codes:

Medal of Honor codes (http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?_dyncharset=ISO-8859-1&id=pcat17071&type=page&ks=960&st=Medal_of_Honor_2010&sc=Global&cp=1&sp=&qp=crootcategoryid%23%23-1%23%23-1~~q4d6564616c5f6f665f486f6e6f725f32303130~~ncabca t0700000%23%233%23%233&list=y&usc=All+Categories&nrp=15&iht=n)

Psalm
07-09-2010, 02:42 PM
If anyone is interested, Best Buy is giving away codes:

Medal of Honor codes (http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?_dyncharset=ISO-8859-1&id=pcat17071&type=page&ks=960&st=Medal_of_Honor_2010&sc=Global&cp=1&sp=&qp=crootcategoryid%23%23-1%23%23-1~~q4d6564616c5f6f665f486f6e6f725f32303130~~ncabca t0700000%23%233%23%233&list=y&usc=All+Categories&nrp=15&iht=n)
Thanks...I just got mine... I may give this a go...but, first sign of locking up my PS3 and I'm outta there...lol

Jackie R
07-10-2010, 09:35 AM
My impressions:

First off, keep in mind that I was never a FPS hard core player. As a matter of fact, up until a little over a year ago, I could not play FPS games because of motion sickness (until I discovered ginger pills). Since then though, I have played games like Killzone 2, Battlefield 1943, Modern Warfare 2, and Bad Company 2 but mostly as a casual player.

I am glad to say that that I did not experience my system freezing up at all over the 2 hours that I played last night. I did however, get kicked from a couple of games but given it's a beta, no big deal as I was able to jump right back in. I played both modes (team deathmatch and the other where you capture points like Bad Company 2). I found both to be very well balanced and enjoyable (attacking side really has to work together in the latter game mode though).

I found the size of both maps ideal for the amount of people playing. Not too small to the point where it turned into a spawn, kill, die revolving door and not too big where I would just wander around for quite a while. I also liked the design of the two maps I played, combining open spaces with tight quarters combat in certain areas. The spawn system seemed to work well as I never felt as if someone was going to be right on top of me as soon as I re-entered the game. A little more destructibility would have been welcomed though.

The choice of loadout seems limited (only 3) but for a casual gamer like me,that's not an issue. Although I just started out and ended up playing with people who were most likely ranked much higher and thus, has access to better weapons, I never felt overwhelmed...a BIG plus for me. I am a casual gamer and just can't afford the time to consistently grind and grind in order to remain competitive. For instance, of the games I mentioned above, the one which I enjoyed the most was 1943. Says a lot doesn't it?

On the negative side, the death animations could use a bit of work. After getting shot, my character would fall in the most awkward way. Also, that little freeze before dying is quite annoying. The visuals were not awful but those could definitely use some polish before the game is released.

So....will I buy this game? Not 100% sure at this point but I think so. I believe it will come down to how many MPs get this or opt to wait for Black Ops.

Psalm
07-10-2010, 08:54 PM
I played it for maybe a half hour.....feels very much like BC2. I would rather play that then MOH. I guess I am dissapointed.
I doubt I will play it much. It felt clunky. I am so used to the tactical button layout I was knifing when i wanted to drop. snipers were everywhere....wookie heaven.

Jackie R
07-13-2010, 02:30 PM
Special edition will get early access to some weapons:

Medal of Honor Offers Guns with Limited Edition (http://ps3.ign.com/articles/110/1105794p1.html)


Today EA announced that gamers who buy the limited edition of Medal of Honor will have special access to a few in-game weapons. Those who get their hands on the limited edition will get the MP7 exclusively. They will also have early access to the TOZ-194 and 870MC2 shotguns where other players will have to earn a higher rank to grab these guns.

Borlaxx
07-13-2010, 02:48 PM
Special edition will get early access to some weapons:

Medal of Honor Offers Guns with Limited Edition (http://ps3.ign.com/articles/110/1105794p1.html)


Today EA announced that gamers who buy the limited edition of Medal of Honor will have special access to a few in-game weapons. Those who get their hands on the limited edition will get the MP7 exclusively. They will also have early access to the TOZ-194 and 870MC2 shotguns where other players will have to earn a higher rank to grab these guns.
Don't know how I feel about this. What is next? Pay EA extra and get invincibility? I know that aint gonna happen, but this whole "pay for perks" thing they are doing in BC2 and now in MoH doesn't sit well with me. Kind of makes leveling pointless. Giving weapons exclusively to people who get a special edition is pretty lame too IMO as you know they will probably offer that weapon to everyone at some point "for a nominal fee" or otherwise potentially affect the balance of the game.

I know there are some people who don't play often and want things they would otherwise have to earn, but I guess my comment would be tough shit. I don't get to play much and I am just now about to reach my first prestige on MW2, but if I was given the option of buying all weapons and extra custom class slots months ago I would have passed. I would rather earn them, not buy them.

Jackie R
07-13-2010, 06:31 PM
Don't know how I feel about this. What is next? Pay EA extra and get invincibility? I know that aint gonna happen, but this whole "pay for perks" thing they are doing in BC2 and now in MoH doesn't sit well with me. Kind of makes leveling pointless. Giving weapons exclusively to people who get a special edition is pretty lame too IMO as you know they will probably offer that weapon to everyone at some point "for a nominal fee" or otherwise potentially affect the balance of the game.

I know there are some people who don't play often and want things they would otherwise have to earn, but I guess my comment would be tough ****. I don't get to play much and I am just now about to reach my first prestige on MW2, but if I was given the option of buying all weapons and extra custom class slots months ago I would have passed. I would rather earn them, not buy them.
Yeah...I hear ya. It's a way to pressure people into getting the limited edition but is it possible that it could be like BC2? I mean, wasn't the limited edition for that basically just a first edition in that if you picked it up early you got the extra perks? If it's something like that, then I wouldn't have a problem with it.

As far as paying to unlock items that should be earned, while tempting at times (I'm one of those guys who doesn't play often ;) ), you're probably right...not a good idea. In any case, what was it to unlock all the weapons and perks in BC2? Wasn't it something like 6.99 per class? Nope, don't think that I would ever be that desperate.

Psalm
07-13-2010, 08:45 PM
played the Beta again....not impressed any more. I think it's kinda lame. The damn trailers look so impressive though...lol

Borlaxx
07-14-2010, 07:17 AM
played the Beta again....not impressed any more. I think it's kinda lame. The damn trailers look so impressive though...lol

I couldn't even find the damn download on the PS Store to even try it.... L-)
You have to get a beta code (apparently BestBuy was giving them out for free) , redeem it on the MoH site to get a PSN Promo Code, and then enter that code in the PSN store to access the download.

Borlaxx
07-14-2010, 11:46 AM
The PS3 Limited Edition will also come with a remastered version of the PlayStation 2 hit Medal of Honor Frontline.

http://www.gamespot.com/news/6268961.ht ... Btitle%3B4 (http://www.gamespot.com/news/6268961.html?tag=latestheadlines%3Btitle%3B4)

Jackie R
07-14-2010, 02:09 PM
The PS3 Limited Edition will also come with a remastered version of the PlayStation 2 hit Medal of Honor Frontline.

http://www.gamespot.com/news/6268961.ht ... Btitle%3B4 (http://www.gamespot.com/news/6268961.html?tag=latestheadlines%3Btitle%3B4)
Cool. That was a pretty good game on the PS2. http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Jackie R
07-15-2010, 02:31 PM
Looks like curse.com is giving away codes for the PC/PS3 as well:

Medal of Honor Beta Key (http://www.curse.com/keys/moh-na/default.aspx)

TonkaToys
07-20-2010, 07:39 AM
So I've tried this out now and I find it much slower than MW2. (I guess this is more realistic?)

The graphics are good and I like the objective game which I understand is similar to the way Bad Company works; you have to capture one point to move onto the next.
There is no real teamwork yet, but then I couldn't get onto a match with DevilDawg who was the only MP online.
I quite liked the limited weapons that were available as that seemed to be a bit of a leveler.

The Deathmatch map was far too small, allowing you to pretty much pick people off across the map.
The Objective map on the other hand was huge, or at least made you feel like it was huge.

Not bad, but probably not enough *yet* to make me leave MW2.

dinsdale1978
07-20-2010, 09:15 AM
So I've tried this out now and I find it much slower than MW2. (I guess this is more realistic?)

The graphics are good and I like the objective game which I understand is similar to the way Bad Company works; you have to capture one point to move onto the next.
There is no real teamwork yet, but then I couldn't get onto a match with DevilDawg who was the only MP online.
I quite liked the limited weapons that were available as that seemed to be a bit of a leveler.

The Deathmatch map was far too small, allowing you to pretty much pick people off across the map.
The Objective map on the other hand was huge, or at least made you feel like it was huge.

Not bad, but probably not enough *yet* to make me leave MW2.

I am in the same boat as you. Once you realize that you have to physically turn on the chat and even then your buddies have to have done the same. I wish it would allow for spotting, but the HUD seems to work a bit more like MW2.

bigdaddyj2468
07-21-2010, 09:40 AM
Medal of honor beta for 360 is live. Who's playing it tonight?

dinsdale1978
07-21-2010, 10:14 AM
I propose PS3 MP's come on over to Medal of Honor and run a squad to change up the monotony of BC2 and MW2. I have been topping the boards with all the newbs trying to be Rambo.... L-)

Jackie R
07-21-2010, 10:19 AM
I propose PS3 MP's come on over to Medal of Honor and run a squad to change up the monotony of BC2 and MW2. I have been topping the boards with all the newbs trying to be Rambo.... L-)
I'd be game but how easy is it to connect with each other in MP though? Tonka had mentioned that it was very hard to hook up with DevilDawg the other day.

DayliteMag
07-21-2010, 10:26 AM
Medal of honor beta for 360 is live. Who's playing it tonight?

I didn't get the Beta, but interested to hear how others like it. I'm still struggling to figure out how I will know when it is time to ditch BC2 (still enjoy the game). I don't have the time to suck at more than one game at a time and I definitely want to continue gaming with other MPs. It seems like MOH and Black Ops are the two most likely FPS replacements for BC2. I already wasted $70 on Red Dead Redemption, so I guess I'll wait a little while this time around.

dinsdale1978
07-21-2010, 11:32 AM
I propose PS3 MP's come on over to Medal of Honor and run a squad to change up the monotony of BC2 and MW2. I have been topping the boards with all the newbs trying to be Rambo.... L-)
I'd be game but how easy is it to connect with each other in MP though? Tonka had mentioned that it was very hard to hook up with DevilDawg the other day.

I haven't tried to connect in the lobby yet. Maybe we should pick a day and time and see if we can meet up pre-game and then roll out as a squad.

Jackie R
07-21-2010, 02:07 PM
I haven't tried to connect in the lobby yet. Maybe we should pick a day and time and see if we can meet up pre-game and then roll out as a squad.
Sure...it's worth a shot. Friday ~ 8 pm (EDT) would be best for me. http://aerre.pair.com/tagadmin/tag_home/images/smilies/good.gif

REMEC87
07-21-2010, 03:23 PM
I haven't tried to connect in the lobby yet. Maybe we should pick a day and time and see if we can meet up pre-game and then roll out as a squad.
Sure...it's worth a shot. Friday ~ 8 pm (EDT) would be best for me. http://aerre.pair.com/tagadmin/tag_home/images/smilies/good.gif


I am game too guys although I haven't really played MoH alot yet.

unich
07-21-2010, 03:45 PM
I'll be on tonight 4 sure

Jackie R
07-21-2010, 05:05 PM
I haven't tried to connect in the lobby yet. Maybe we should pick a day and time and see if we can meet up pre-game and then roll out as a squad.
Sure...it's worth a shot. Friday ~ 8 pm (EDT) would be best for me. http://aerre.pair.com/tagadmin/tag_home/images/smilies/good.gif


I am game too guys although I haven't really played MoH alot yet.
Not to worry...I only played once for a couple of hours. http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/wink.gif

TonkaToys
07-22-2010, 07:47 AM
Hmmm, Friday ~ 8 pm (EDT) is 1 am (BST) - yeah I might be up for that!

dinsdale1978
07-22-2010, 08:38 AM
I usually don't get to venture on to the PS3 until after 9:30 or 10:00 EST, but I will look for you.

I was playing a bit last night and have really grown to like most of the control system. Even the score chains are fun and make sense to me. They aren't overpowered nor are they that hard to attain. Part of me missed having a medic class to bring me back to life in a fire fight, but I guess you can't have everything. BTW Assault Rifle + Battle Scope + Hollow Points = Epic Beard Man pwnage. :-j :-j :-j

Borlaxx
07-22-2010, 10:42 AM
The PS3 beta ends July 31.

http://www.gamespot.com/news/6270434.ht ... Btitle%3B3 (http://www.gamespot.com/news/6270434.html?tag=latestheadlines%3Btitle%3B3)

DayliteMag
07-22-2010, 10:55 AM
The PS3 beta ends July 31.

http://www.gamespot.com/news/6270434.ht ... Btitle%3B3 (http://www.gamespot.com/news/6270434.html?tag=latestheadlines%3Btitle%3B3)

The XBOX beta ended on July 18th but I was able to pre-order the game and get a valid Beta code about 30 minutes ago (Downloading right now). Not sure if this is relevant for PS3 users but thought I would mention it anyway.

dinsdale1978
07-22-2010, 10:55 AM
The PS3 beta ends July 31.

http://www.gamespot.com/news/6270434.ht ... Btitle%3B3 (http://www.gamespot.com/news/6270434.html?tag=latestheadlines%3Btitle%3B3)

Well at least by release date I will have my classes ready to rank up to Tier 1 immediately.

Jackie R
07-22-2010, 10:56 AM
Excellent....hopefully, we won't have any problems hooking up. http://aerre.pair.com/tagadmin/tag_home/images/smilies/grin.gif

Thanks for the heads up Borlax...you wanna give it a go tomorrow? http://aerre.pair.com/tagadmin/tag_home/images/smilies/good.gif

Borlaxx
07-22-2010, 11:24 AM
Excellent....hopefully, we won't have any problems hooking up. http://aerre.pair.com/tagadmin/tag_home/images/smilies/grin.gif

Thanks for the heads up Borlax...you wanna give it a go tomorrow? http://aerre.pair.com/tagadmin/tag_home/images/smilies/good.gif
Maybe. Like I have said before, I am not at all impressed with the beta of this game as I find it to be a boring, completely generic combo of MW2 and BC2 without the strong points of either. I may give it a go for a bit, but don't be surprised if I leave quickly if I find myself bored again.



The PS3 beta ends July 31.

http://www.gamespot.com/news/6270434.ht ... Btitle%3B3 (http://www.gamespot.com/news/6270434.html?tag=latestheadlines%3Btitle%3B3)

Well at least by release date I will have my classes ready to rank up to Tier 1 immediately.
Do you think they will let you carry over beta ranking to the final game? I have never been involved with a beta, so I am not sure how it normally works.



The PS3 beta ends July 31.

http://www.gamespot.com/news/6270434.ht ... Btitle%3B3 (http://www.gamespot.com/news/6270434.html?tag=latestheadlines%3Btitle%3B3)

The XBOX beta ended on July 18th but I was able to pre-order the game and get a valid Beta code about 30 minutes ago (Downloading right now). Not sure if this is relevant for PS3 users but thought I would mention it anyway.
"Ended" on July 18th? I thought it just started yesterday because of the delay? I believe it was suppose to end July 18th for all systems, but due to the delay they have pushed back the end date for PS3 and PC (both of which have been live for weeks) to the 31st, and the article I linked to said there is no end date announced for the 360 yet.

DayliteMag
07-22-2010, 12:19 PM
So, I downloaded the Beta and played for approximately 20 minutes. First impressions: reminded me VERY much of MW2. It felt a bit "thin", at first blush. I was clearly getting pwned by players already familiar with what seemed like a very small and uninteresting map. The Map itself was incredibly reminiscent of one of the MW2 maps (the one that is sort of like a middle eastern market, with chickens in wooden crates and some rubble buildings....it's been awhile). Anyway, I will give it some more game time and see if I warm up to it, but based on what I have seen thus far I would not give up BC2 for MoH.

DayliteMag
07-22-2010, 12:24 PM
"Ended" on July 18th? I thought it just started yesterday because of the delay? I believe it was suppose to end July 18th for all systems, but due to the delay they have pushed back the end date for PS3 and PC (both of which have been live for weeks) to the 31st, and the article I linked to said there is no end date announced for the 360 yet.

Sorry, I may have misunderstood what you meant. When I called Gamespot (EB Games here in Ottawa) they told me that the pre-order beta code promo ended on the 18th (see link). They had some codes left but couldn't guarantee that they would be valid; mine was.

http://www.gamestop.ca/gs/landing/medal ... enhomefour (http://www.gamestop.ca/gs/landing/medalofhonor/default_en.html?from=enhomefour)

bigdaddyj2468
07-22-2010, 01:41 PM
they extended the beta codes for all systems. Daylite try the mission mode it's a lot better than the team deathmatch imo.

bigdaddyj2468
07-22-2010, 01:46 PM
I played for about an hour and a half last night.got kicked about 4 times and had to reboot the xbox twice.

DayliteMag
07-22-2010, 01:48 PM
they extended the beta codes for all systems. Daylite try the mission mode it's a lot better than the team deathmatch imo.

Thanks, BDJ. Do we have the option to squad up together? If so, I would be down wid dat.

bigdaddyj2468
07-22-2010, 01:51 PM
they extended the beta codes for all systems. Daylite try the mission mode it's a lot better than the team deathmatch imo.

Thanks, BDJ. Do we have the option to squad up together? If so, I would be down wid dat.


Ithink u have an option to join friends or start a play group.Maybe we can try it out tonite.

Borlaxx
07-22-2010, 01:57 PM
So, I downloaded the Beta and played for approximately 20 minutes. First impressions: reminded me VERY much of MW2. It felt a bit "thin", at first blush. I was clearly getting pwned by players already familiar with what seemed like a very small and uninteresting map. The Map itself was incredibly reminiscent of one of the MW2 maps (the one that is sort of like a middle eastern market, with chickens in wooden crates and some rubble buildings....it's been awhile). Anyway, I will give it some more game time and see if I warm up to it, but based on what I have seen thus far I would not give up BC2 for MoH.
I know the map you are talking about in MW2, and it is similar. However, the one in MW2 seems bigger, has more varied buildings, better visual touches, and different elevations. The one in the MoH demo is just too flat, too symmetrical and too visually boring for me. I am hoping they picked one of the smaller, more simplistic maps for the beta so they could focus on the gameplay rather than the map.



they extended the beta codes for all systems. Daylite try the mission mode it's a lot better than the team deathmatch imo.

Thanks, BDJ. Do we have the option to squad up together? If so, I would be down wid dat.
The mission mode is better, mainly because the map doesn't suck like the TDM one does (IMO). However, I think you BC2 players will likely find it to be a poor imitation of the Rush mode in BC2.


I played for about an hour and a half last night.got kicked about 4 times and had to reboot the xbox twice.
This used to happen all the time on the PS3 beta until they release a patch. Hopefully they will do the same for the 360 version.

bigdaddyj2468
07-22-2010, 02:06 PM
I think the maps in the beta will get old fairly quickly but i think the game has potential. Are u gonna be able to carry over the upgrades to the full game or are going to have to start over?

Jackie R
07-22-2010, 02:09 PM
Maybe. Like I have said before, I am not at all impressed with the beta of this game as I find it to be a boring, completely generic combo of MW2 and BC2 without the strong points of either. I may give it a go for a bit, but don't be surprised if I leave quickly if I find myself bored again.
No problem, I understand. Who knows though? It may be more fun if there are a few MPs playing. http://aerre.pair.com/tagadmin/tag_home/images/smilies/grin.gif


Are u gonna be able to carry over the upgrades to the full game or are going to have to start over?
I would put my money on starting over.

Borlaxx
07-22-2010, 02:31 PM
Are u gonna be able to carry over the upgrades to the full game or are going to have to start over?
I would put my money on starting over.
Since this is an EA game they may give you some sort of accolade for being a beta tester, kind of like they give special status to the people in BC2 who have played prior BF games. Hopefully they will not undermine the whole thing by letting people just buy all the weapons and attachments like they are doing in BC2.

DayliteMag
07-22-2010, 03:04 PM
I think this video/review gives a very good and fairly balanced assessment of what I have seen so far. One thing that I find REALLY annoying is that the controls are different from BC2. I mean, the game is by DICE, it looks almost identical (check out the Bradley in the vid) to BC2, so why not simply keep the same controls? Why diliberately make my life more difficult? When I was playing earlier today I kept accidentally slashing my combat knife for no good reason. Aargh!

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unich
07-22-2010, 06:50 PM
Well i'm in total aggreance with the MW2 factor. I've played the beta for a total of about 3 hours now and, well, i'm not impressed. The deathmatch mode is already boring to me and I HATE MW2 and this game IS MW2 with battlefield graphics. Run and gun, run and gun :sick: The "rush" mode is a little better but not great. I can't say enough how much this game is like MW2. I may cancel my pre-order. Some of you may like it but personally I like BBC2 WAY better. I know it's just a beta but they should have made it ALOT like BBC2 and a LITTLE MW2, that would be cool. Or better yet, they should have made it a game of it's own, that would stand out among all others. On top of everything, everytime i've played, it seems like I run for 10 seconds and i'm killed. NO power in either the grenades or the grenade launcher, no destructability, and yeah Daylite the controls SUCK, i've died alot of times tring to knife and instead throwing a useless grenade. I hope they change ALOT of things. #1 Bigger maps #2 Killcam (man it sucks!) #3 More power in explosives #4 Give the darn guns some recoil!! #4 Put more buildings, trees, rocks, just more cover on the maps. This is my first impression of the game, i'm not excited about going and playing it like I do with BBC2. Hopefully DICE can do some major or just some changes to make it more desireable.

Jackie R
07-23-2010, 06:36 AM
Some great points there unich. I agree that the game is much more like MW2 than BC2. When I played it, the first thing that came to mind was "I guess this is DICE's answer to MW2". I honestly don't see anyone who hates MW2 liking this game. Hey...they are even a few of us who love MW2 but have no interest in MOH (right Borlax? :-" ) ;)

DayliteMag
07-23-2010, 06:47 AM
I don't understand why the Rifleman keeps getting a different gun all the time. Maybe I am doing something wrong or just need to rank up, but I only get a choice of one gun and it keeps changing all the time. I keep getting spawn camped by snipers way the heck on the other side of the map. Spawn in the same spot and get killed over and over.

Borlaxx
07-23-2010, 06:50 AM
Some great points there unich. I agree that the game is much more like MW2 than BC2. When I played it, the first thing that came to mind was "I guess this is DICE's answer to MW2". I honestly don't see anyone who hates MW2 liking this game. Hey...they are even a few of us who love MW2 but have no interest in MOH (right Borlax? :-" ) ;)
Right. It seems whether a person likes MW2 or BC2 comes down personal preference in what they like in a FPS (fast pace vs. slower pace, class structure vs perk system, bells and whistles vs destructibility, etc.). I honestly don't see either group actually liking this game because it is a watered down version of both. They left out the best parts of BC2 that made that game different from MW2 (destructibility, slower more tactical pace, spotting mechanic, bullet drop, huge maps) and left out the best parts of MW2 that made it different from BC2 (extremely deep leveling system, tons of weapons and equipment, customizable killstreaks, better graphics, smoother controls). When I first heard about MoH I had two ideas of what it would be. One, a completely independent FPS that was a game of its own. Two, a game that combined the best elements of BC2 and MW2. To say I am disappointed would be an understatement. There is a chance that the final product will blow us all away and make me eat my words, and I hope that is the case, but as of right now it just seems very generic and boring, and gamers can experience the same thing, in the better games of MW2 and BC2.


I don't understand why the Rifleman keeps getting a different gun all the time. Maybe I am doing something wrong or just need to rank up, but I only get a choice of one gun and it keeps changing all the time. I keep getting spawn camped by snipers way the heck on the other side of the map. Spawn in the same spot and get killed over and over.
The coalition forces (Americans) and the insurgent forces (Taliban) get different weapons, so each match you will be on a different side and the weapon selection will be different. You have to get kills with a class to unlock more weapons and attachments. I don't know how it is on the 360, but on the PS3 it wouldn't hold your class settings in the demo, so each time you started the demo you had to go and set up your classes they way you wanted them.

Jackie R
07-23-2010, 08:53 AM
I honestly don't see either group actually liking this game because it is a watered down version of both. They left out the best parts of BC2 that made that game different from MW2 (destructibility, slower more tactical pace, spotting mechanic, bullet drop, huge maps) and left out the best parts of MW2 that made it different from BC2 (extremely deep leveling system, tons of weapons and equipment, customizable killstreaks, better graphics, smoother controls).
I think you hit it right on the head there. It would seem that trying to create a game that would please both factions may actually end up backfiring and alienating both. Excellent point. :-bd

Retro
07-23-2010, 09:02 AM
Now, since when did MW2 have more weapons than BC2??? /:)

DayliteMag
07-23-2010, 02:10 PM
Now, since when did MW2 have more weapons than BC2??? /:)


Uh oh, I sense a heated debate on the way. Duck!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TrojanTeacher
07-23-2010, 02:18 PM
I'll get the popcorn! Wait a minute...MW2 does have more weapons...debate over....:((

Retro
07-23-2010, 02:24 PM
I'll get the popcorn! Wait a minute...MW2 does have more weapons...debate over....:((
I don't remember MW2 having heavy MG's or stationary AT's or mutiple choppers and tanks and humvees and CONTROLABLE UAV's. When did they get that stuff???

TrojanTeacher
07-23-2010, 02:26 PM
Oh, you're talking about the vehicles and AA as well. Okay, then I side with you on that. I thought you were just talking about usable firearms. MW2 does have Heavy MG, though.

dinsdale1978
07-23-2010, 02:27 PM
I'll get the popcorn! Wait a minute...MW2 does have more weapons...debate over....:((
I don't remember MW2 having heavy MG's or stationary AT's or mutiple choppers and tanks and humvees and CONTROLABLE UAV's. When did they get that stuff???

Well there are a few gun turrets, but yeah the lack of vehicles is noticeable. Borlax has nailed a lot of the differences, but the reality will be in what the Black Ops MP is like. Frankly, I think both games will be good; I just hope Treyarch makes the MP about skill and killstreaks and camping.

Retro
07-23-2010, 02:31 PM
Oh, you're talking about the vehicles and AA as well. Okay, then I side with you on that. I thought you were just talking about usable firearms. MW2 does have Heavy MG, though.
That's right, the killstreak thing.

Borlaxx
07-23-2010, 02:56 PM
Oh, you're talking about the vehicles and AA as well. Okay, then I side with you on that. I thought you were just talking about usable firearms. MW2 does have Heavy MG, though.
That's right, the killstreak thing.
Yup, there are some mounted guns on some maps, but not nearly as many as there are in BC2. If you count the offensive killstreaks (Sentry Gun, Predator Missile, Precision Airstrike, Harrier Strike, Attack Helicopter, Pave Low, Stealth Bomber, Chopper Gunner, AC-130, Tactical Nuke) there is more in MW2, but I really wasn't. I check the usable weapons (including equipment) and it seems like both games are about even. I guess MW2 just seems like it has more because the stuff you earn is available for all custom classes instead of the set combat roles.

Regardless, both games are great IMO, but for different reason, and the point I was trying to make is that what makes MW2 and BC2 both great is their differences. MoH seems to be trying to combine both -- and epically failing at it.

Retro
07-23-2010, 03:00 PM
Based on what people are saying, I'm not doing a pre-order. I'll just rent it when it's released.

roadrnr
07-23-2010, 04:50 PM
I can say that I enjoyed playing it somewhat last night. The mp is a little more like mw2 than I'd like, so I'm not sure if it would sway me to play this over bc2. However, I feel like the single player portion may be pretty good. I really liked the sp for mw2, it was way more intense than bc2. I would like to see more destructible buildings and spotting in it. I'd also prefer a squad gameplay like bc2 has instead of the run and gun mw2 style.

I may buy this when it comes out, but I don't think it will have quite the lasting effect that bc2 has had.

Jackie R
07-24-2010, 08:56 AM
OK...so last night I hooked up with Tonka. Wasn't too bad except that I couldn't hear him even though I had my voice option set to 'friends' (not sure if it was a problem with the game or he just wasn't using a mic :-? ). We played deathmatch exclusively because for some reason, the game wouldn't let us join a mission based game. Choosing 'mission' would throw us into the former regardless. X(

All in all though, it wasn't too bad but I must say that just running around rambo style with no teamwork or objectives gets old really fast.

ustolemygmrtag
07-26-2010, 08:41 AM
OK...so last night I hooked up with Tonka. Wasn't too bad except that I couldn't hear him even though I had my voice option set to 'friends' (not sure if it was a problem with the game or he just wasn't using a mic :-? ). We played deathmatch exclusively because for some reason, the game wouldn't let us join a mission based game. Choosing 'mission' would throw us into the former regardless. X(

All in all though, it wasn't too bad but I must say that just running around rambo style with no teamwork or objectives gets old really fast.
I played MOH last night. Teamed up with digdaddyj and we had so fun.

1st impression. ok, but with some desent updates and fixes, this will be a good game.

Pro's; it took the best of MW2, and used it well. they stayed away from the insane perk system. Bigger maps, more realistic graphics, and a well balanced class system. TM, gives people the choice of teaming up, or "Lone wolfing" if that is their choice. Team play in the objectives type mode, is the way to go. as long as your friends are alive, you can spawn on them and get right back into the fight. NO DEATH CAM!!!

Cons; Enviroments is way too linear. There are not enough alternate routes, and flanking points. Also, destruction is very limited. Only certian types of walls can be destroyed. No spotting system, or ammo packs, heath packs, or revive system that i could find. The TDM gameplay seems dumbed down for kids. Sorta like what the did to the MW franchise. I loved MWR.

Final thoughts. Middle of the road multiplayer gameplay, not worth a preorder. I want to play the campaign. But, I do not know if it will be worth thw new game price.

bigdaddyj2468
07-28-2010, 01:48 PM
I've been playing the beta lately and found it strange that nobody was talking. Just found out last night you have to enable the chat function in audio settings =))

dinsdale1978
07-28-2010, 02:01 PM
I've been playing the beta lately and found it strange that nobody was talking. Just found out last night you have to enable the chat function in audio settings =))

Yeah, I love hearing guys saying, "Hello, hello. Can you hear me?" I try to mimc their voices and repeat what they are saying. Then just try to mess with their head. :))

ustolemygmrtag
07-31-2010, 08:00 PM
I've been playing the beta lately and found it strange that nobody was talking. Just found out last night you have to enable the chat function in audio settings =))

Yeah, I love hearing guys saying, "Hello, hello. Can you hear me?" I try to mimc their voices and repeat what they are saying. Then just try to mess with their head. :))
=)) =)) =))

Psalm
08-01-2010, 02:40 PM
Looks like the Beta ended for the PS3...I tried to play some this morning.

Jackie R
08-01-2010, 06:35 PM
Looks like the Beta ended for the PS3...I tried to play some this morning.
Yeah..I think Friday was the last day for the PS3 and PC.

TonkaToys
08-02-2010, 07:39 AM
OK...so last night I hooked up with Tonka. Wasn't too bad except that I couldn't hear him even though I had my voice option set to 'friends' (not sure if it was a problem with the game or he just wasn't using a mic :-? ). We played deathmatch exclusively because for some reason, the game wouldn't let us join a mission based game. Choosing 'mission' would throw us into the former regardless. X(

All in all though, it wasn't too bad but I must say that just running around rambo style with no teamwork or objectives gets old really fast.

Yeah, erm... I may have forgotten to switch on the voice option thingy! :blush:

It was frustrating that we couldn't get into the Objective Game, because I suspect that would be much better than the Deathmatch thing when working as a team.

Still we found a good spot that had a long line of sight and did pick quite a few people off, didn't we. Heh!

Jackie R
08-02-2010, 11:03 AM
Still we found a good spot that had a long line of sight and did pick quite a few people off, didn't we. Heh!
Yeah...that was funny. Each of us taking a side and just picking off guys as they ran around the corner. :devil:

Good times!

dinsdale1978
08-17-2010, 01:20 PM
http://kotaku.com/5613348/inevitably-someones-mad-that-you-can-be-the-taliban-in-medal-of-honor

Another stance on why gaming is evil. Too bad Fox News doesn't actually cover the war but instead wants to focus on how evil liberals are...

theczech99
08-17-2010, 01:34 PM
http://kotaku.com/5613348/inevitably-someones-mad-that-you-can-be-the-taliban-in-medal-of-honor

Another stance on why gaming is evil. Too bad Fox News doesn't actually cover the war but instead wants to focus on how evil liberals are...
I wonder if there is a Taliban mother thinking the same thing as this old bag. I don’t want my little Zemar playing as an American soldier killing the Taliban. =((

Borlaxx
08-17-2010, 01:51 PM
I think that lady misses the point that is it a GAME and that the game isn't pro-taliban at all. In fact, the single player game is very anti-taliban, as it should be. I think her argument also falls apart when she says WWII games are fine because that is far removed and doesn't involve real people. How about the remaining WWII vets? Guess they don't count. How about movies like the Hurt Locker? I guess movies don't count. It seems to me that this poor women is turning her misguided grief against a medium she doesn't understand. All she is going to do is generate hype for the game and make it sell better.

Jackie R
08-17-2010, 02:17 PM
It seems to me that this poor women is turning her misguided grief against a medium she doesn't understand. All she is going to do is generate hype for the game and make it sell better.
Well said. http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/clapping.gif

dinsdale1978
08-17-2010, 02:24 PM
Here here.

There was a similar out cry when MW2 had that terminal killing spree. Yeah this is an easier argument as they are actually meant to be Taliban, but her outrage is just weak.

DayliteMag
08-17-2010, 02:53 PM
I don’t want my little Zemar playing as an American soldier killing the Taliban. =((

I doubt little Zemar has much time for these horribly violent video games. Afterall, he will probably want to attend the public stoneing of his young friends and neighbors. See attached article in today's Ottawa Sun. The title pretty much says it all:

"Taliban stones couple for adultery"

http://www.ottawasun.com/news/world/2010/08/16/15036546.html

My favorite quote from the attached:

“The two were stoned to death in a bazaar of Dasht-e Archi district on the accusation of committing the act of adultery,” said Mohammad Omar, the governor of Kunduz."

Now, call me old fashioned, but don't you have to actually be married in order to commit adultery? These two kids were engaged to be married to other people (likely in arranged marriages)...not actually married.

dinsdale1978
08-17-2010, 06:05 PM
I don’t want my little Zemar playing as an American soldier killing the Taliban. =((

I doubt little Zemar has much time for these horribly violent video games. Afterall, he will probably want to attend the public stoneing of his young friends and neighbors. See attached article in today's Ottawa Sun. The title pretty much says it all:

"Taliban stones couple for adultery"

http://www.ottawasun.com/news/world/2010/08/16/15036546.html

My favorite quote from the attached:

“The two were stoned to death in a bazaar of Dasht-e Archi district on the accusation of committing the act of adultery,” said Mohammad Omar, the governor of Kunduz."

Now, call me old fashioned, but don't you have to actually be married in order to commit adultery? These two kids were engaged to be married to other people (likely in arranged marriages)...not actually married.

Don't even get me started on that time they let Zemar play KOTOR 2. He just levelled up his Force Choke and ran around killing everyone and calling them "Capitalist American swine."

dinsdale1978
08-23-2010, 09:16 AM
I still have hope that the MP will be worth buying.

http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/23/beta-feedback-how-you-helped-shape-medal-of-honors-multiplayer/


The Medal of Honor beta is now closed and we want to thank you, PlayStation fans, for supporting us! The turnout was tremendous and we could not have asked for a better experience.

Medal of Honor for PS3

It is always great to do a true beta like this, because at the end of the day, this game is for you, the gamers. We received some amazing feedback and opted to extend the beta to make sure that we were able to hear as much of it as we could. Twitter, Facebook, and our forums have been blowing up with comments and we have been taking many notes.

We have learned a lot, and we wanted to take this opportunity to run down some of the major changes/fixes we have made to the game as a direct result of your feedback.

Improved Hit Detection

This was a very big issue and came up many times in the forums. We are glad to say that hit detection has been vastly improved. We really tightened up the mechanics and essentially, wherever the bullet hits on the body — that is where the hit registers. It is even possible to shoot and have the bullet go between someone’s legs – it is that precise!

Weapon Pickups

Out of ammo? No longer do you need to find an ammo crate. Find the nearest dead enemy/friendly and pick up their weapon. And remember, the knife knows no ammunition, so if you really want to be Tier 1 — pull out that bad boy and start slashing your way to victory.

Medal of Honor for PS3

Support Actions Balanced

We heard the outcry and we have made adjustments. The support actions were tweaked and are now more difficult to achieve. There is always a fine line between what is too hard and what is too easy, but we think we have balanced it pretty well. It is just not fun when you are getting nailed with rocket and mortar attacks every 20 seconds.

Unlock Tree Expanded and Balanced

Your ascension to Tier 1 status will now be even more eventful. The unlock tree has been expanded for every weapon, providing an extensive series of choices.

Crash Fixes

Every beta has its crashes and the Medal of Honor beta was no different. We know it is frustrating, but it is all part of the beta process. The good news is that we have fixed the crashes and resolved a number of connectivity issues.

Major Graphic Overhaul

The graphics have been overhauled and upgraded. We are happy to report that the game looks even more spectacular than before.

Weapons

The weapons are essential to gameplay, obviously, and we made sure to concentrate on getting them right. The list is long and the changes are many. From zoom spread to damage inflicted, rest assured that every weapon has been modified.

These changes and fixes are just the tip of the iceberg. As we move toward the game’s release, we continue to improve the game every single day.

Borlaxx
08-23-2010, 09:35 AM
I still have hope that the MP will be worth buying.

http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/23/beta-feedback-how-you-helped-shape-medal-of-honors-multiplayer/


The Medal of Honor beta is now closed and we want to thank you, PlayStation fans, for supporting us! The turnout was tremendous and we could not have asked for a better experience.

Medal of Honor for PS3

It is always great to do a true beta like this, because at the end of the day, this game is for you, the gamers. We received some amazing feedback and opted to extend the beta to make sure that we were able to hear as much of it as we could. Twitter, Facebook, and our forums have been blowing up with comments and we have been taking many notes.

We have learned a lot, and we wanted to take this opportunity to run down some of the major changes/fixes we have made to the game as a direct result of your feedback.

Improved Hit Detection

This was a very big issue and came up many times in the forums. We are glad to say that hit detection has been vastly improved. We really tightened up the mechanics and essentially, wherever the bullet hits on the body — that is where the hit registers. It is even possible to shoot and have the bullet go between someone’s legs – it is that precise!

Weapon Pickups

Out of ammo? No longer do you need to find an ammo crate. Find the nearest dead enemy/friendly and pick up their weapon. And remember, the knife knows no ammunition, so if you really want to be Tier 1 — pull out that bad boy and start slashing your way to victory.

Medal of Honor for PS3

Support Actions Balanced

We heard the outcry and we have made adjustments. The support actions were tweaked and are now more difficult to achieve. There is always a fine line between what is too hard and what is too easy, but we think we have balanced it pretty well. It is just not fun when you are getting nailed with rocket and mortar attacks every 20 seconds.

Unlock Tree Expanded and Balanced

Your ascension to Tier 1 status will now be even more eventful. The unlock tree has been expanded for every weapon, providing an extensive series of choices.

Crash Fixes

Every beta has its crashes and the Medal of Honor beta was no different. We know it is frustrating, but it is all part of the beta process. The good news is that we have fixed the crashes and resolved a number of connectivity issues.

Major Graphic Overhaul

The graphics have been overhauled and upgraded. We are happy to report that the game looks even more spectacular than before.

Weapons

The weapons are essential to gameplay, obviously, and we made sure to concentrate on getting them right. The list is long and the changes are many. From zoom spread to damage inflicted, rest assured that every weapon has been modified.

These changes and fixes are just the tip of the iceberg. As we move toward the game’s release, we continue to improve the game every single day.
This is all good news and gives me hope that this game will be worth a purchase, but I will still likely get Black Ops instead.

dinsdale1978
08-23-2010, 09:46 AM
I was planning on both but after a hefty car repair bill, I may be left with one or the other. Maybe I should try and sell some old games...

theczech99
08-23-2010, 10:18 AM
I was planning on both but after a hefty car repair bill, I may be left with one or the other. Maybe I should try and sell some old games...

I know you still play MW2 a lot but I saw this as a perfect opportunity to get rid of it. Black Ops will be out soon and the resale price of MW2 will probably take a hit. I put mine on ebay last week and got $40 for it!

Borlaxx
08-23-2010, 10:48 AM
I was planning on both but after a hefty car repair bill, I may be left with one or the other. Maybe I should try and sell some old games...

I know you still play MW2 a lot but I saw this as a perfect opportunity to get rid of it. Black Ops will be out soon and the resale price of MW2 will probably take a hit. I put mine on ebay last week and got $40 for it!
:tongue: ;)

theczech99
08-23-2010, 10:57 AM
I was planning on both but after a hefty car repair bill, I may be left with one or the other. Maybe I should try and sell some old games...

I know you still play MW2 a lot but I saw this as a perfect opportunity to get rid of it. Black Ops will be out soon and the resale price of MW2 will probably take a hit. I put mine on ebay last week and got $40 for it!
:tongue: ;)
I'm keeping W@W. Got have the zombies plus I have all the DLC. Can we still be friends? :hug:

Borlaxx
08-23-2010, 11:17 AM
I'm keeping W@W. Got have the zombies plus I have all the DLC. Can we still be friends? :hug:
LOL!!! Sure. However, if I get the hardened edition of black ops ("hardened" ;)) ) then I may trade in W@W as all the zombie maps will be included in that version of black ops.

theczech99
08-23-2010, 11:27 AM
I'm keeping W@W. Got have the zombies plus I have all the DLC. Can we still be friends? :hug:
LOL!!! Sure. However, if I get the hardened edition of black ops ("hardened" ;)) ) then I may trade in W@W as all the zombie maps will be included in that version of black ops.
Me too. I need to change my order then get rid of W@W before the price drops a lot on it too.

SlapLaB
08-24-2010, 05:00 AM
Don't even get me started on that time they let Zemar play KOTOR 2. He just levelled up his Force Choke and ran around killing everyone and calling them "Capitalist American swine."

It's fine, they're just stormtroopers... just need to clone a few more.

Now, if on the other hand they were wookies... :devil:

TonkaToys
08-24-2010, 08:04 AM
Unbelievable...

Britain's Defence Secretary Liam Fox has defended his comments calling on retailers to ban the forthcoming Medal of Honor video game from their stores.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11056581



To paraphrase Father Ted, "Games - Reality, Games - Reality"

DayliteMag
08-24-2010, 08:27 AM
Unbelievable...

Britain's Defence Secretary Liam Fox has defended his comments calling on retailers to ban the forthcoming Medal of Honor video game from their stores.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11056581

Let me guess, he needs to get re-elected and this is part of his campaign strat?

dinsdale1978
08-24-2010, 08:35 AM
Strange how he has no problem with Kane and Lynch 2 rocketing up the UK sales charts but this authentic game is a horrible idea.

Retro
08-24-2010, 09:14 AM
Has he even played the game? I think not. I hate people like this, it's just a quick and easy way to get in the news.

Toxic Avenger72
08-24-2010, 09:19 AM
New info from Gametrailers.com

http://www.gametrailers.com/episode/gametrailers-tv/100

dinsdale1978
08-24-2010, 09:40 AM
The UK's Secretary of State for Defence Liam Fox called for the ban of Medal of Honor for being "tasteless". He later defended his remarks. EA, the game's publisher, has now retorted.

EA Games president Frank Gibeau tells website Develop that Medal of Honor will not be altered due to the outcry of politicians or the media. Soldiers have opinions for and against the title.

The upcoming Medal of Honor features multiplayer that allows gamers to play as Taliban fighters. The game is set in Afghanistan.

"There's a lot of furore around games that take creative risks – like games that let you play terrorists in airports mowing down civilians," Gibeau told Develop, referencing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

"At EA we passionately believe games are an artform, and I don't know why films and books set in Afghanistan don't get flack, yet [games] do. Whether it's Red Badge Of Courage or The Hurt Locker, the media of its time can be a platform for the people who wish to tell their stories. Games are becoming that platform."

Gibeau continues, saying that EA anticipated the controversy "What's really important for us is that we partnered with the US military, and the Medal of Honor Society as well. We've gone out of our way to produce the best story for the game."

One of the worst things about controversies like this is that they cast aside something truly important: Is this a good game?

johnboy
08-24-2010, 10:03 AM
What a bunch of idiots our new government are!!!!!!

SlapLaB
08-25-2010, 07:54 AM
What a bunch of idiots our new government are!!!!!!

At least the "government" was "clever" enough to distanciate itself from that guy...
I'm wondering, hasn't he got better things to do than comment on video games? a real war to run maybe? :-w

REMEC87
08-27-2010, 02:35 PM
And here we go with the Canadian government....

http://www.canada.com/news/Minister+gives+video+game+thumbs+down/3440527/story.html

Canada's defence minister has lashed out at an upcoming video game that allows players to take on the role of Taliban fighters and kill U.S. troops.

The single-player mode in the video game Medal of Honor, set for release on Oct. 12, follows a group of elite U.S. soldiers operating in Afghanistan. But the multiplayer mode, which pits players from all over the world against each other, will allow people to play as Taliban fighters.

Canadian Defence Minister Peter MacKay spoke critically about the game Monday.

"Canadian and allied efforts to bring peace and stability to Afghanistan, a country that has known only war and oppression for far too long, is not a game," he said in a written statement. "The men and women of the Canadian Forces, our allies, aid workers, and innocent Afghans are being shot at, and sometimes killed, by the Taliban. This is reality.

"I find it wrong to have anyone, children in particular, playing the role of the Taliban. I'm sure most Canadians are uncomfortable and angry about this."

A spokeswoman with the game's maker, Electronic Arts, told Postmedia News Monday that there are no Canadian soldiers in the game. She also stressed Medal of Honor carries a "mature" rating from the Entertainment Software Rating Board, which means retailers are not supposed to sell the game to anyone under 17 years old.

Canadians can join the armed forces when they turn 17, if they have parental consent.

This latest Medal of Honor game is the first in the franchise to divert from its usual setting during the Second World War.

The Los Angeles-based Electronic Arts has a large footprint in Canada, with major studios in Montreal and Burnaby.

EA also said in a statement that the game is meant to be "a highly realistic depiction of the soldier's experience in Afghanistan -- matching U.S. forces against the Taliban in a highly authentic simulation of today's war."

The company defended its use of Taliban characters in the multiplayer mode.

"Multiplayer combat is a long-standing, common and popular feature of video games. In multiplayer, teams assume the identities of combatants on both sides of the conflict," the company said. "Many popular video games allow players to assume the identity of enemies including Nazis and terrorists. In the multiplayer levels of Medal of Honor, teams will assume the identity of both U.S. forces and the Taliban."

DayliteMag
08-27-2010, 02:50 PM
And here we go with the Canadian government....."

It figures! Yet again our Government acting like jackass, moron, Colonial-Fanboys who haven't had an original thought since......oh, that's right, they've never had an original thought. It would require too much effort...and a brain.

dinsdale1978
08-27-2010, 02:56 PM
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REMEC87
08-27-2010, 03:49 PM
AWESOME!!!!

Jackie R
08-27-2010, 04:19 PM
Ah...screw MacKay! He hasn't been the same since Belinda left. Then, he struck out with Condoleezza Rice.

http://abstractionreaction.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/cond2.jpg?w=655

Takes more than a Tim Horton's coffee to win over a woman like that Peter. http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/grin.gif

Nice trailer dinsdale! http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/good.gif

Retro
08-27-2010, 04:37 PM
And here we go with the Canadian government....."

It figures! Yet again our Government acting like jackass, moron, Colonial-Fanboys who haven't had an original thought since......oh, that's right, they've never had an original thought. It would require too much effort...and a brain.
I love this stuff. IGN had an article about B.O. and said they really hoped that the developer was being sensitive about the Vietnam content as it's a touchy issue. :-\ How many movies and TV shows have been made about Vietmam?

We can have people acting this stuff out, but don't you dare put it into a video game.

It's not like they have created a game called "Jihad Bomber!" where you hijack a plane and take down towers.

The problem is the people making these stupid comments do not under stand this type of entertainment media. I'm sure there are those who did not appreciate movies back in the 40's though 60's about WWI & WWII, thinking it was insencetive and foolish with thses so called actors running around pretending to be real soldiers.

In my opinion, if it's a book or a movie or a comic or game, it keeps it out there. Even if it's not accurate to historical events it will inspire SOME to go do some research and learn about the real events. How is that a bad thing? If it raises the awareness of what's happening now and what the soldiers are going through, is that not good?
I had a comic book from years ago that dealt with the Crusades. It was of course total fantasy, but it got me interested and I started actually reading about in proper historical books. The announcement of BF: BC2's Vietnam expansion got me to go back do some reading on the real events of Vietnam.


Even if only 1% of the players take the time to go out and learn about what the real events are, how is that not a good thing to have happen? Of course what government really want's it's people to attain knowledge and seek the truth.

theczech99
08-27-2010, 05:16 PM
In the video at 1:47 it says Jammer Active - Counter Intelligence. What the hell is this for?

REMEC87
09-03-2010, 08:40 AM
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I think this is a new trailer...at least I haven't seen it! :)

dinsdale1978
09-03-2010, 09:07 AM
Gah they just banned Medal of Honor from all military base Gamestops. Boooo!

Borlaxx
09-03-2010, 09:14 AM
Gah they just banned Medal of Honor from all military base Gamestops. Boooo!
Wow! I have to think this was a decision by some civilian who is all worried about being PC. I have a hard time believing the soldiers who put their lives on the line in real combat would object that much to a video game.

Retro
09-03-2010, 09:24 AM
Gah they just banned Medal of Honor from all military base Gamestops. Boooo!
Wow! I have to think this was a decision by some civilian who is all worried about being PC. I have a hard time believing the soldiers who put their lives on the line in real combat would object that much to a video game.
I don't think it's the soldiers, it's probably some civilian working in PR for the military that went all PC to "protect" the families.

Toxic Avenger72
09-03-2010, 10:19 AM
here is another trailer.

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sniperella
09-06-2010, 08:08 PM
Maybe sniperella will have to give this game a try afterall. Looks pretty freakin' awesome, thanks for the video Toxic! ;)

ustolemygmrtag
09-06-2010, 08:46 PM
I have to say, that after this vid and the other with the choppers. I am ready for some MOH! Bring it ON! :D ;)

TrojanTeacher
09-06-2010, 09:03 PM
Well, I saw a lot of people shooting all over the place, but is that some sort of Deathmatch mode? Squads? Or more like MW2?

Toxic Avenger72
09-07-2010, 08:15 AM
I think the heli clip (Gunfighters) was a single player and the Fallen Angel was multiplayer. From my limited play of the beta, it looks like a combination of MW2 and BFBC2. Runnin' and gunnin' and with vehicles. Here is the multiplayer trailer.

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dinsdale1978
09-07-2010, 09:39 AM
I think the heli clip (Gunfighters) was a single player and the Fallen Angel was multiplayer. From my limited play of the beta, it looks like a combination of MW2 and BFBC2. Runnin' and gunnin' and with vehicles. Here is the multiplayer trailer.

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The deathmatch games were okay, but the movements were a bit slow. After playing MW2 I can see why so many thought MoH was inferior from the twitch gaming standpoint. I still thought it was worth a try. The vehicle combat was limited and I don't think there will be nearly as much as in BC2. Frankly, I thought the squad rush modes were way too funneled; meaning that they didn't allow for much flanking nor any real tactical thought. The team with the best camper/sniper is going to be the winner.

I still have mine pre-ordered but am starting to waver in my decision.

Toxic Avenger72
09-07-2010, 10:20 AM
The deathmatch games were okay, but the movements were a bit slow. After playing MW2 I can see why so many thought MoH was inferior from the twitch gaming standpoint. I still thought it was worth a try. The vehicle combat was limited and I don't think there will be nearly as much as in BC2. Frankly, I thought the squad rush modes were way too funneled; meaning that they didn't allow for much flanking nor any real tactical thought. The team with the best camper/sniper is going to be the winner.

Totally agree here. Movements very slow. Also, there was a "pause" between getting killed and the "killed by" screen which was very annoying. The only vehicle I saw in the beta was a tank. BC2 is still going to be my preferred game unless there are many improvements.

TonkaToys
09-07-2010, 10:45 AM
I hope they sort out the join friends procedure... that was rubbish.

ustolemygmrtag
09-07-2010, 12:47 PM
I really think this will be a great game, if they can get all the bugs out.

On a side note, if this, or any other modern warfare fps would start to pay attention to what Bungie did with Halo Reach. And accually make their online game contain thing similar to the forge, theater, and coustom games. They would have one of the best selling games ever. That is why the Holo series is so popular. But, to me, the accual multiplayer is too childish for me.

DB4
09-07-2010, 09:42 PM
I think that COD games are some of the best selling games ever, despite their flaws.

As far as MoH, I have not really seem a lot of material concerning the features of the Multiplayer. I would like to know what some of the customizeable options are for your avatar and what game modes there will be.

Basically, i haven't seen enough info to make me want to have to have this game.

ustolemygmrtag
09-08-2010, 08:37 AM
I think that COD games are some of the best selling games ever, despite their flaws.

As far as MoH, I have not really seem a lot of material concerning the features of the Multiplayer. I would like to know what some of the customizeable options are for your avatar and what game modes there will be.

Basically, i haven't seen enough info to make me want to have to have this game.
They are. I personally do not like the run and gun Rambo type games that the COD series has really done well with. The team/squad games are so much more fun for me, like BFBC2. My k/d shows i have never been good at FPS games, but I am still totally addicted to them.

dinsdale1978
09-09-2010, 09:13 AM
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High value target.

I don't know if I like the narrow pathways of movement I am seeing so far. the game looks and sounds amazing though.

On the fence at this point.

Psalm
09-09-2010, 09:28 AM
That high value target looks cool...I wish there was more out there on this game (it comes out in a month!!!)...I agree, still on the fence about this game.
It does come out a 30 days earlier than COD BO....

REMEC87
09-09-2010, 09:29 AM
Anyone else notice the October 15 date at the end?

Everywhere I look it says October 12, 2010 as the release date.

I am definitely getting MoH, if for nothing else other than to get something new until BO or BC2 Vietnam comes out. The BC2 ranks have been decimated on the PS3 (no thanks to you Dinsdale! :P) and I am so bored i could cry :((

DayliteMag
09-09-2010, 09:31 AM
I don't know if I like the narrow pathways of movement I am seeing so far. the game looks and sounds amazing though.

On the fence at this point.

This game could be pretty awesome, if they can manage to incorporate the best of COD and BC2. Elements in this video remind me of both of those two, successful franchises. It is impossible to really know if the game will "grab" you from watching a video. The game devs have to craft the videos in such away as to try and represent everything they created all in one, short 2 minute video. Actual game play will obviously be very different from what we get shown in these videos. What I just saw reminded me very much of a BC2 (that tank is pulled straight out of BC2) Rush match, but with a more frantic run&gun "feel". However, the actual game play ought to be very different.

Borlaxx
09-09-2010, 10:19 AM
Having seen the vid Dre posted, I am more and more inclinded just to get Black Ops. It just sounds like Black Ops has more content and a better multi-player, which are the two things I want the most in a FPS. MoH may end up having a better single player game, but that it something I can do months from now when the price has come down. I hardly have time to devote to one online game at a time (ModNation Racers at this point, not even MW2) and I think my time would be better spent on Black Ops, especially considering the MoH beta sucked IMO.

Jackie R
09-09-2010, 05:25 PM
I hardly have time to devote to one online game at a time (ModNation Racers at this point, not even MW2) and I think my time would be better spent on Black Ops, especially considering the MoH beta sucked IMO.
I hear ya Borlax. I would love to play a lot more than I do but I just don't have the time.

That being said, I was nearly 100% sure that I was going to skip over MOH and just settle on Black Ops but I find myself a little torn again (especially after dinsdale's posted video). I mean, Black Ops definitely seems to have a lot more bells and whistles (much, much more to be honest) but there lies the source of my hesitation. It appears to me that this game is much more geared towards the hardcore players whereas MOH seems to have more widespread appeal. I am definitely not hardcore.

However, I also feel that the MOH following will be pretty small as it appears to me that the BC2 players will stick with the latter (especially given the Vietnam expansion that's coming up) while we pretty much all know where the MW2 community is going to go.

Of course, I could just pick up MOH and just trade it in a month later should I decide to get Black Ops (something I mentioned I might do previously). Who knows? Maybe after a month, it won't be so enjoyable anyway (especially if very few MPs are still playing). http://theadultgamer.com/images/smilies/unsure.gif

ustolemygmrtag
09-09-2010, 06:02 PM
I have to say, the more I see of MOH, the more excited I get. But, I will have to but 2 copies, cause Meg will take mine If I dont. :(( X(

Toxic Avenger72
09-09-2010, 06:11 PM
I have to say, the more I see of MOH, the more excited I get. But, I will have to but 2 copies, cause Meg will take mine If I dont. :(( X(

Wal-mart has it for $59.96 + $20 egift card. http://www.walmart.com/ip/14291132 Guaranteed home delivery on game release date for $0.97.

ustolemygmrtag
09-10-2010, 05:28 AM
I have to say, the more I see of MOH, the more excited I get. But, I will have to but 2 copies, cause Meg will take mine If I dont. :(( X(

Wal-mart has it for $59.96 + $20 egift card. http://www.walmart.com/ip/14291132 Guaranteed home delivery on game release date for $0.97.
Been looking at that one. But, money is tight, and time is a luxury I really do not have at the moment. But, I will be getting it.

Psalm
09-10-2010, 11:03 AM
will this game be called "Medal of Honour" in the UK?
I apologize if it isn't...or is that apologise? =)) =))

johnboy
09-10-2010, 11:54 AM
The bloody cheek of it. Us English invented the English language, its you guys that changed it. It will be medal of honor over here though. And apologise is def to be spelt with an s and not a z.;)

dinsdale1978
09-10-2010, 11:59 AM
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Sums it up.

Borlaxx
09-10-2010, 12:03 PM
I can't wait to smoke some fags with you british folks! =))

dinsdale1978
09-10-2010, 12:34 PM
Cheeky monkey.

(I am not hating here. I am a total Anglophile. With relatives in Middlesex as well.)