DescriptionVietcong: Purple Haze is a compilation pack that bundles the original Vietcong game alongside its expansion pack Vietcong: Fist Alpha. For the PlayStation 2 and Xbox version this is the first and only release of the game; the individual game and its expansion were not available separately.
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The Press Says
|Worth Playing||Xbox||Oct 18, 2004||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Gameplanet||Windows||Mar 22, 2004||80|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Windows||May, 2004||80|
|Game Chronicles||Xbox||Oct 10, 2004||6.6 out of 10||66|
|Jolt (UK)||PlayStation 2||Oct 24, 2004||5 out of 10||50|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Xbox||Jul 10, 2004||5 out of 10||50|
|Jeuxvideo.com||PlayStation 2||Oct 15, 2004||9 out of 20||45|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Xbox||Oct 04, 2004||9 out of 20||45|
|Xbox Gazette||Xbox||Oct 14, 2004||45 out of 100||45|
|Lawrence||PlayStation 2||Sep 28, 2004||D-||16|
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TriviaWhen the PlayStation 2 version of Purple Haze was released in the UK, the advertisements included a quote from the Official PlayStation 2 Magazine, "Napalm never smelt this good". Following several complaints, these ads were banned by the Advertising Standards Authority on the basis that they were "likely to cause serious or widespread offence".
Despite some additional complaints that the entire advertisement glorified war and violence, the ASA only prohibited the use of the napalm line which Take 2 apologized for and removed from subsequent ads.
Related Web Sites
- Vietcong (Official website)
PlayStation 2 Credits