Vietcong: Purple Haze

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
42
3.5
Windows
...
3.3
Xbox
61
2.9
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Description

Vietcong: 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.

Screenshots

Vietcong: Purple Haze Xbox It's not just the jungle you have to fight in!
Vietcong: Purple Haze Xbox The intro screen shows one of your squad members.
Vietcong: Purple Haze Xbox Loading screens give you tips on how to play.
Vietcong: Purple Haze Xbox You can take weapons from killed V.C.

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Critic Reviews

Worth Playing Xbox Oct 18, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Gameplanet Windows Mar 22, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Armchair Empire, The Windows Mar 24, 2004 7.2 out of 10 72
X-Power Xbox Oct 29, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Extreme Gamer Xbox Sep 30, 2004 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpot Xbox Sep 20, 2004 5.3 out of 10 53
Jolt (UK) PlayStation 2 Oct 24, 2004 5 out of 10 50
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Sep 24, 2004 4.8 out of 10 48
Gamekult Xbox Oct 19, 2004 4 out of 10 40
Lawrence PlayStation 2 Sep 28, 2004 D- 16

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Trivia

The compilation's subtitle is most likely a reference to The Jimi Hendrix Experience song under the same name released in 1967.

In fact, all of the game's original guitar-based music is heavily influenced by Hendrix and other prominent psychedelic and rock musicians of late 60's.

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