EA removes links to gun sellers on ‘Medal of Honor’ page

Medal of Honor Partners

The web page for self-styled “realistic” shooter series Medal of Honor no longer links to sites selling real weapons. As part of the promotion for Medal of Honor: Warfighter earlier this year, EA Games partnered with companies like Magpul, McMillan, and other makers and sellers of guns, knives, or tactical gear, putting links to their stores on the game’s page. Though the list of partners is still available, the links have now been removed. An EA spokesperson told the BBC and others that “We felt it was inappropriate and took the links down” in the wake of a school shooting at Newtown, Connecticut.

The Medal of Honor partner page was discussed somewhat uneasily by gaming press in August, with The Gameological Society calling the move…

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