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Vietcong: Purple Haze (Xbox)

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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.

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Vietcong: Purple Haze Xbox Freeing hostages is part of some levels.
Vietcong: Purple Haze Xbox This guy is who you will be playing.
Vietcong: Purple Haze Xbox The jungle has some difficult terrain you will have to cross.
Vietcong: Purple Haze Xbox Your point man knows the jungle like the back of his hand!

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The Press Says

Worth Playing Oct 18, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Console Obsession May 31, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Kombo.com Sep 29, 2004 7 out of 10 70
X-Power Oct 29, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Extreme Gamer Sep 30, 2004 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpy Sep 27, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
IGN Sep 17, 2004 5.5 out of 10 55
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 04, 2004 9 out of 20 45
Xbox Gazette Oct 14, 2004 45 out of 100 45
Gamekult Oct 19, 2004 4 out of 10 40

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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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Paul Sinnett (497) added Vietcong: Purple Haze (Xbox) on Oct 29, 2004
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