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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|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Windows||May, 2004||80|
|Gameplanet||Windows||Mar 22, 2004||80|
|X-Power||Xbox||Oct 29, 2004||7 out of 10||70|
|Kombo.com||Xbox||Sep 29, 2004||7 out of 10||70|
|Next Level Gaming||Xbox||Sep 28, 2004||68 out of 100||68|
|Game Chronicles||Xbox||Oct 10, 2004||6.6 out of 10||66|
|IGN||PlayStation 2||Oct 01, 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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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