Bin Laden raider is ‘Medal of Honor: Warfighter’ consultant

Great stuff. I’d love to see who’s able to figure out what the next level is with the combat FPS format.

Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles Times

There’s a reason why shooting games are becoming so realistic.

The Tier One U.S. Navy SEAL who participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden last year and identified by name Thursday by Fox News is a consultant for an upcoming game published by Electronic Arts titled “Medal of Honor: Warfighter,” according to a person close to the matter. The person declined to be identified because of a confidentiality agreement.

Matt Bissonnette retired from the Navy last summer and wrote a book under the pseudonym Mark Owen describing the raid that led to Bin Laden’s death. The book, “No Easy Day,” is set to be released Sept. 11 by its publisher, Penguin Group.

Bissonnette’s name had been a closely guarded secret, both for national security reasons as well as his own personal safety.

Besides writing “No Easy Day,” Bissonnette did what many retired military personnel do — founded a…

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