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Conflict: Vietnam

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
60
3.1
Windows
64
4.0
Xbox
64
3.6
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Description

Conflict: Vietnam is the third game in Pivotal Games' Conflict Series this time taking you further back in time to the bloody battleground of Vietnam. The game is set during the Tet offensive in the year 1968.

You take over the role of four soldiers who aren't, contrary to previous games, elite S.A.S / Delta Force soldiers. In fact, they are normal American G.I. who are separated from their unit during battle and have to fight themselves through enemy territory with hordes of hostile Vietnamese.

You can issue orders to every member of your squad or directly take control over one of them. In every mission you have one or more main and several bonus aims like destroying all tanks in the area or collecting Vietcong documents. For each achieved objective, killed soldier or destroyed vehicle your soldiers get experience points. Each soldier has different abilities (Sniper, Leader, Heavy Weapons, Medic) which can be improved with these points. To defuse one of the numerous booby traps it is necessary to have skills in that ability.

The levels are set around the jungle and include underground Vietcong complexes or temples. You don't only meet enemies but also friendly persons like own soldiers or citizens with which you can talk and which sometimes give you bonus objectives. Furthermore, in some missions you can use stationary weapons like machine guns and drive jeeps or tanks.

The console versions of Conflict: Vietnam feature a split-screen multiplayer co-op mode with up to four players (Xbox) resp. two players (PS2). The PC version doesn't have this feature.

Screenshots

Conflict: Vietnam Windows Hoss disarms a trap as the rest of the team looks on.
Conflict: Vietnam Windows Let's take these guys out and go home.
Conflict: Vietnam Windows The Viet-Cong take down a chopper
Conflict: Vietnam Windows You will also get bonus missions like taking a drink to someone.

Alternate Titles

  • "冲突:越南" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "Конфликт: Вьетнамская война" -- Russian title
  • "Missing In Action" -- UK Working title

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Critic Reviews

GameCell UK Windows 2005 8 out of 10 80
Kombo.com Xbox Oct 16, 2004 7.9 out of 10 79
Next Level Gaming PlayStation 2 Nov 05, 2004 78 out of 100 78
PC Games (Germany) Windows Oct 24, 2004 75 out of 100 75
GameZone Xbox Oct 18, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
4Players.de Windows Sep 17, 2004 71 out of 100 71
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Oct 29, 2004 6.4 out of 10 64
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Oct, 2004 6.25 out of 10 62
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Oct, 2004 6.25 out of 10 62
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jan, 2005 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Trivia

German version

The German version all blood effects and cut off limbs are removed. When installing the German version with English language, this does not apply.

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