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Conflict: Vietnam is the third game in Pivotal Games' Conflict Series this time taking you further back in time to the bloody battleground of Vietnam. The game is set during the Tet offensive in the year 1968.

You take over the role of four soldiers who aren't, contrary to previous games, elite S.A.S / Delta Force soldiers. In fact, they are normal American G.I. who are separated from their unit during battle and have to fight themselves through enemy territory with hordes of hostile Vietnamese.

You can issue orders to every member of your squad or directly take control over one of them. In every mission you have one or more main and several bonus aims like destroying all tanks in the area or collecting Vietcong documents. For each achieved objective, killed soldier or destroyed vehicle your soldiers get experience points. Each soldier has different abilities (Sniper, Leader, Heavy Weapons, Medic) which can be improved with these points. To defuse one of the numerous booby traps it is necessary to have skills in that ability.

The levels are set around the jungle and include underground Vietcong complexes or temples. You don't only meet enemies but also friendly persons like own soldiers or citizens with which you can talk and which sometimes give you bonus objectives. Furthermore, in some missions you can use stationary weapons like machine guns and drive jeeps or tanks.

The console versions of Conflict: Vietnam feature a split-screen multiplayer co-op mode with up to four players (Xbox) resp. two players (PS2). The PC version doesn't have this feature.

Screenshots

Conflict: Vietnam Windows You can only collect relevant objects which will be highlighted.
Conflict: Vietnam Windows You will also get bonus missions like taking a drink to someone.
Conflict: Vietnam Windows Choppers passing by, Paint it Black blasting in the background. This really is 'Nam.
Conflict: Vietnam Windows This soldier takes time out from firing at the range to chat.

Promo Images

Conflict: Vietnam Screenshot
Conflict: Vietnam Screenshot
Conflict: Vietnam Screenshot
Conflict: Vietnam Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "冲突:越南" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Конфликт: Вьетнамская война" -- Russian spelling
  • "Missing In Action" -- UK working title

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Critic Reviews

Kombo.com Xbox Oct 16, 2004 7.9 out of 10 79
Game Chronicles Xbox Nov 05, 2004 7.1 out of 10 71
Game Over Online Xbox Oct 19, 2004 70 out of 100 70
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Oct, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Game Over Online PlayStation 2 Oct 19, 2004 70 out of 100 70
GameStar (Germany) Windows Oct, 2004 67 out of 100 67
X-Box Gamer Xbox Oct 10, 2004 11 out of 20 55
GameSpy Xbox Oct 18, 2004 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jan, 2005 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Super Play (Sweden) PlayStation 2 Sep, 2004 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

German version

The German version all blood effects and cut off limbs are removed. When installing the German version with English language, this does not apply.

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