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Shellshock 2: Blood Trails

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 3
33
1.0
Windows
44
2.7
Xbox 360
32
1.0
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Description

For all the soldiers there, Vietnam is already like hell. But one month after a US plane carrying a top-secret cargo codenamed "Whiteknight" is lost over the jungles of Cambodia, being in hell suddenly becomes even more appealing than being in Vietnam. After the plane crash, a Special Ops unit headed by Sergeant Caleb Walker is send in to retrieve the cargo. In the end only Cal returns from this mission but he has changed. Something has driven him insane and unfortunately that thing has followed him out of the jungle.

Nate Walker, Cal's younger brother is now brought in to get information about "Whiteknight" from Cal who is kept in quarantine because he is carrying a highly contagious and horrifically destructive virus. But only moments after he meets his brother VC forces attack the outpost and in the chaos Cal breaks out and escapes. Now it's Nate's job to hunt Cal down, solve the mystery of "Whiteknight" and survive the horrific nightmare called the Vietnam War.

The player puts on the boots of Nate and moves him in a traditional first person shooter fashion through the linear levels. These are cluttered with Vietcong and other more or less alive dangers. But grenades, pistols, M16s and other firearms as well as mounted machine guns help the player to hold his enemies at bay. If an enemy overwhelms Nate or in certain scripted situations, a quick time event starts in which the player needs to press the buttons shown on the screen as fast as possible or he'll meet his maker. Has the player successfully survived the attack, he can then decide which way his opponent should die.

As its predecessor Shellshock: Nam '67, Shellshock 2: Blood Trails doesn't hold itself back in terms of violence, gore and horrific imagery.

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Shellshock 2: Blood Trails Windows Trying to survive in an unnamed city.
Shellshock 2: Blood Trails Windows Quicktime Events are part of melee attacks.
Shellshock 2: Blood Trails Windows Main Menu
Shellshock 2: Blood Trails Windows Vietnam = Brown Tunnels

Alternate Titles

  • "Shellshock 2: Кровавый след" -- Russian spelling
  • "ShellShock 2: Ścieżki Krwi" -- Polish title

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Xboxdynasty (XD) Xbox 360 Feb 16, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Play.tm PlayStation 3 Mar 10, 2009 40 out of 100 40
UOL Jogos Xbox 360 Mar 19, 2009 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Gamervision Xbox 360 Mar 09, 2009 4 out of 10 40
XGN Xbox 360 Mar 05, 2009 4 out of 10 40
engarde Xbox 360 Feb, 2009 3 out of 10 30
Game Critics Xbox 360 Apr 26, 2009 3 out of 10 30
Thunderbolt Games PlayStation 3 Aug 02, 2009 2 out of 10 20
D+PAD Magazine Xbox 360 Mar 02, 2009 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Teletext PlayStation 3 2009 2 out of 10 20

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