Medal of Honor: Airborne given August 28 release date

Posted by Frederick Roberts

Los Angeles (CA) -The latest instalment in EA’s highly successful World War 2 shooter franchise has missed its two drop targets of Winter 2006 and Q1 2007, but now we are being promised the firm release date of August 28 2007, according to marketing literature.

Developed by EA Los Angeles the game will feature the major allied airborne operations of the war, including Operation Husky, the invasion of Sicily in July 1943; Operation Avalanche, the invasion of mainland Italy in September 1943; Operation Neptune, the airborne element of Operation Overlord in June 1944; Operation Market Garden, the famously ill-fated attempt to cross the Rhine into Germany through Holland in September 1944; and Operation Varsity, the largest airborne operation ever undertaken, to cross the Rhine in March 1945.

The game will be released on the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.