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Chris Ryan penning MOH novel

EA has announced that author and former SAS veteran Chris Ryan is writing a prequel novel for the publisher’s controversial modern day FPS Medal of Honor. The book will be available for free to all HMV customers that have pre-ordered the game either online or in-store. It is a real …

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OPINION: Meddle of Honor

The UK games industry faced a textbook media storm in a teacup on Monday when for all of about four minutes it looked like the Government wanted to ban the new Medal of Honor. It doesn’t, of course. Angry comments published overnight about the game’s Taliban content by Defence Secretary …

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Retail backs Medal of Honor

Though most UK retailers are staying tight-lipped about Medal of Honor, UK online indie ShopTo.net has told MCV that it still intends to sell the game. ShopTo fully supports and commends the bravery of the British Soldiers fighting in all conflict areas, including Afghanistan and would never condone anything that …

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ELSPA responds to MOH debate

UK video games trade organisation ELSPA has hit back at Defence Secretary Liam Fox’s claims that retailers should show their support for our armed forces” by entering into a voluntary boycott of EA’s Medal of Honor. There should be absolutely no link inferred or implied regarding support for our troops …

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Gibeau questions MOH media row

Publishing empire EA says it will not surrender its creative vision to the furore surrounding the upcoming Medal of Honor game. EA Games president Frank Gibeau told Develop the game is a creative risk”. He said he anticipated controversy, and he asked why films are immune to the denigration games …

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Broadcaster withdraws MOH story

A major news broadcaster has this morning withdrawn a planned news story about Medal of Honor after learning that much of the information being touted about the game by the media is inaccurate, MCV has discovered. Upon discovering that no British troops feature in EA’s game the media company ruled …

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Culture Dept distances itself from MPs MOH outcry

The Department for Culture Media and Sport has declined to endorse fresh calls to ban Medal Of Honor at retail. On Sunday, Defence Secretary Liam Fox urged retailers to ban the selling of EA’s upcoming game, having expressed anger and disgust” by its content. Electronic Arts is under fire from …

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