Medal of Honor: Airborne

Medal of Honor: Airborne is a first-person shooter video game, developed by EA Los Angeles, and released worldwide on mobile phones in August 2007,[1] on Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 in September 2007, and on PlayStation 3 in November 2007.[2] It is the 11th installment of the Medal of Honor series, and uses a modified version of Unreal Engine 3,[3] In the game's single-player mode, players assume the role of an American paratrooper in the US 82nd Airborne Division who is airdropped with his squadrons and fights against hostile forces across six large missions that take place during the latter half of the European theater of World War II,[4] while in its online multiplayer mode, players can choose to fight as Allied soldiers that parachute into the battlefield, or as Axis soldiers who defend on the ground.

Medal of Honor: Airborne
Developer(s)EA Los Angeles
Publisher(s)Electronic Arts
Director(s)Jon Paquette
Producer(s)Patrick Gilmore
Designer(s)Rex Dickson
Programmer(s)Simon Myszko
  • Justin Thomas
  • James H. Dargie
Composer(s)Michael Giacchino
SeriesMedal of Honor
EngineUnreal Engine 3
Platform(s)Mobile phone
Microsoft Windows
Xbox 360
PlayStation 3
August 28, 2007
  • Mobile
    Microsoft Windows & Xbox 360
    • NA: September 4, 2007
    • EU: September 7, 2007
    • AU: September 13, 2007
    PlayStation 3
    • EU: November 16, 2007
    • NA: November 19, 2007
    • AU: December 6, 2007
Genre(s)First-person shooter
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Unlike previous games in the series that employed a linear style of gameplay in its single-player mode, in which the start point and direction is already laid out, Airborne employs a more nonlinear gameplay style in both modes, in that players can start their game anywhere in the map that they land in and complete the majority of a mission's objectives in any order.[5] The game has received more favorable reviews for the PC and PlayStation 3 versions,[6] than its Xbox 360 version. While the game was planned to have versions made for PlayStation 2, Wii, and Xbox, these were later cancelled,[7] with the first two consoles having Medal of Honor: Vanguard as an exclusive title between them instead.

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