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Vietcong giveaway

Courtesy of Take Two Interactive, we’re giving away a copy of Vietcong: Purple Haze on Xbox. One luck winner will also receive a T-shirt, a poster and a sticker (ooohh!). All you need to do to enter is read through the following text and then answer a simple question on the following page (link at the bottom). Please be aware that this competition is only open to residents of the UK. Good luck soldier!

Vietcong: Purple Haze is a cinematic narrative-based First Person Shooter (FPS) set during the Vietnam Conflict. Players of Vietcong experience the war from the perspective of a soldier assigned to join a squad of U.S. Special Forces running reconnaissance missions deep into the jungles of Northern Vietnam.


# Utilizing any means necessary, players of Vietcong patrol various tactical regions gathering intelligence, calling in air strikes or ambushing enemy patrols.

# Fight in a 19 mission single player campaign, featuring 17 of the best from the PC version and 2 new missions unique to consoles!

# Xbox version supports up to 10 players on Xbox Live in 9 multiplayer levels as well as Content Download for supplying new maps and game modifications to keep fans satisfied!

# Authentic 1960s soundtrack including music from Iggy and the Stooges, Deep Purple, the Standells and more…

# Start a quick fight and jump straight into the action! Play either as a US or Vietcong soldier, choose a weapon, map, number of enemies and difficulty then battle the clock for the best time.

# Strike from the shadows choosing from more than 30 unlockable weapons including an M16, M79 grenade launcher, Mosin-Nagent, Sten MKII and the M60.

# Throw a grenade or utilize handheld attacks with a knife!

# Stay alert or your next step could trigger a trip wire, spring a Punji whip trap or drop down into a spiked pit.

Published by Gathering
Developed by Illusion/Pterodon/Coyote
Platforms: PlayStation 2 & Xbox
Release date: September 2004

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