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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 Always blow up V.C creches when you find them.
Vietcong: Purple Haze Xbox These types of trap are particularly nasty.
Vietcong: Purple Haze Xbox The pause menu shows your objectives.
Vietcong: Purple Haze Xbox The chopper is the only way in and out of the jungle on some levels.

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The Press Says

Worth Playing Oct 18, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Kombo.com Sep 29, 2004 7 out of 10 70
X-Power Oct 29, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Next Level Gaming Sep 28, 2004 68 out of 100 68
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
GameSpot Sep 20, 2004 5.3 out of 10 53
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jul 10, 2004 5 out of 10 50
Xbox Gazette Oct 14, 2004 45 out of 100 45

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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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