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Vietcong Purple Haze

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Vietcong: Purple Haze Review

IGN Entertainment
11 March 2010
  • Conclusion: As far as adaptations go, Vietcong: Purple Haze isn’t terrible. Some PC gamers would consider the game an utter failure in its console form, but you won’t find many Xbox players complaining incessantly about what was left out of the console version. You will, however, find the console fans bickering about the sluggish play, friendly AI glitches, and the overall lack of excitement that surround this title.
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Overall 4
4.0

Expert Review

RewiredMind.com
27 June 2005
  • Excerpt: You wait years for a game based on the controversial Vietnam War to be released, and then three come along at once. Eidos didn’t really break into a sweat with Shellshock: Nam ‘67 and SCI failed to impress with the surprisingly below-par Conflict: Vietnam . So what of Coyote’s bizarrely named Vietcong: Purple Haze ‘ Well, the first obvious difference between this and the other two titles is that Purple Haze is a first-person shooter.
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Overall 5
5.4
Gameplay 5
5.0
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Multiplayer 6
6.0

Vietcong Purple Haze

GamersHell.com
10 November 2004
  • Excerpt: Vietcong: Purple Haze is a first-person shooter that just can’t seem to make up its mind. At some points, the game seems to be more in favor of the realism found in Rainbow Six. However, the gameplay will then flip to a much more run and gun style gameplay similar to Call of Duty. Unfortunately, it doesn’t do a very good job with either.
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Overall 5
5.0

Vietcong: Purple Haze

Thunderbolt Games
4 October 2004
  • Excerpt: Games based on the Vietnam War seem to be all the rage these days. In fact, in the span of just a few months the Xbox will have gone from being completely devoid of ëNam-themed titles to having five games based on the infamous conflict. Vietcong: Purple Haze , Gatheringís offering into this suddenly booming sub-genre, is a decent first person shooter with solid online play, but a lack of split-screen multiplayer, questionable AI and dated visuals keep it mired firmly in...
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Vietcong: Purple Haze Review

GameSpot
20 September 2004
  • Excerpt: On the PC, where it was released in March, Vietcong: Purple Haze was simply the original Vietcong packaged with the Fist Alpha expansion. You might expect, then, that the console version of Purple Haze would be a more or less straight conversion of the PC original. Instead, Pteredon's seminal Vietnam War-themed first-person shooter has been thoroughly retooled by a different design team.
  • Pros: N/A
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Overall 6
6.0

Vietcong: Purple Haze

Gamecell
2 August 2006
  • Conclusion: Sadly there are only 3 co-op levels and 9 in total, although more downloadable ones are promised. Regardless of the number of levels, thanks to a solid game engine and excellent map design VPH is one of the better Xbox Live shooters, has plenty of people playing it at the time of writing, and is well worth a pop – but you don’t buy Vietcong Purple Haze for the solo game.
  • Pros: Some good, atmospheric levels., Loads of authentic weapions., Some cool music., A good solid challenge to finish., Multiplayer is pretty good and has some cleverly designed maps., Downloadable content.
  • Cons: Looks like a 2-year old PC game., The Vietnam war sucks - you can't "win"., Some dumb AI on both sides, and squad mates that are apparently deaf spoil things too, but at least these things break the tension., Some horribly linear levels bring back bad memories of Medal Of Honor: Rising Sun.
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Gameplay 7
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Audio & image quality 5
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Impression 7
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Expert Review

extremegamer.ca
17 April 2005
  • Conclusion: Lowdown Vietcong: Purple Haze is nice switch up from other war games, and it's a realistic as you can get. The graphics run a little below par, but if you can handle the gritty look and sometimes doggy AI you'll be rewarded with a great experience. I would recommend checking Vietcong: Purple Haze out, but rent before you buy.
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Overall 5
5.0

Test : Vietcong Purple Haze

GameHope
12 October 2014
  • Summary: Sorti voila bien longtemps sur Pc, Vietcong débarque sur XBOX. Autant vous l'avouer tout de suite, les petits gens de Coyote ont réussi à mettre en valeur les atouts du jeu ; mais arrivent aussi à faire ressortir ses défauts.
  • Pros: Le multi
  • Cons: C'est vraiment très moche pour le coup..., Le solo : son ambiance loupée, L'IA des coéquipiers comme des ennemis
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5.9
Gameplay 5
4.5
Graphics 5
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Sound 7
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Lastability 7
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Vietcong : Purple Haze

JeuxVideo.fr
2 August 2006
  • Excerpt: Après avoir visité la seconde guerre mondiale dans tous les sens, le nouveau dada des développeurs, c'est le Vietnam. Vietcong avait d'ailleurs plus ou moins ouvert le bal sur PC. Plus d'un an après, c'est au tour de la Xbox de goûter aux promenades en forêt mais pas question de ramasser les champignons, ils ont tendance à vous péter à la face.
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Overall 9
9.1

NHL 2000

Spieletipps.de
23 August 2005
  • Summary: Leider haben diese ganzen Sachen auch einen kleinen Nachteil: Nur wer eine 3D-Beschleunigerkarte und einen Pentium II mit 300 MHz sein Eigen nennt, kann NHL 2000 auch in der optimalen Auflösung spielen. Bei niedrigster Auflösung muß immer noch ein Pentium 200 MHz vorhanden sein. Netzwerk-Fans kommen auch nicht zu kurz, das Spiel unterstüzt das IPX- und TCP/IP-Protokoll. Bei einer Verbindung über das Internet sollte man allerdings schon ein 33.6 Kbps Modem zur Hand haben.
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