DescriptionPlatoon is a mission-based tactical combat game taking place in the Vietnam Conflict. Terrain, vehicles and soldiers are all modeled and authentic, right down to the pockets on the uniforms and the types of plants and grass. The terrain affects your line of sight, and the surface and weather impose limits of the characters. The missions themselves are based on real missions undertaken during the Vietnam war. You groups contain up to 30 men, including engineers and commanders.
- "野战排：越战风云" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "Взвод" -- Russian spelling
- "Rühm" -- Estonian title
- "Pluton" -- Polish title
- "Platoon - Vietnam War" -- German title
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|Gamesmania||Nov 28, 2002||72 out of 100||72|
|Joystick (French)||Dec, 2002||7 out of 10||70|
|GameStar (Germany)||Nov, 2002||68 out of 100||68|
|CanadianGamer||Apr 04, 2003||67 out of 100||67|
|PC Zone Benelux||Feb, 2003||67 out of 100||67|
|Strategy Informer||Aug 12, 2003||6.3 out of 10||63|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Nov 15, 2002||12 out of 20||60|
|PC Gameplay (Benelux)||Jan, 2003||56 out of 100||56|
|Pelit||Feb, 2003||52 out of 100||52|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Mar, 2003||20|
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TriviaThe game started out as war game set in Vietnam with no connection with the movie at all. During the advanced stages of development, Monte Cristo acquired the Platoon movie license from MGM. Digital Reality then threw out the original story and adapted the game to the movie's storyline.