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'Vietcong: Fist Alpha' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 11:35 a.m. PST

Since its initial launch in March 2003, enthusiasm for Vietcong from fans of the first-person shooter genre has spawned hundreds of on-line communities, clans and dedicated servers. Now, in January 2004, Gathering will launch Vietcong: Fist Alpha, the official mission disc for Vietcong. Read more for details & screens ...

The Fist Alphamission pack allows you to penetrate even deeper into the jungles of Vietnam as part of an elite U.S. Special Forces team. Seek out and destroy the Vietcong and North Vietnamese Army in seven new single player missions, then join the fray on-line in one of 8 new on-line multiplayer maps. Also, an all-new campaign editor is now included for fans interested in creating their own maps, mods and missions.

Praise for Vietconghas been echoed loudly in both print and on-line reviews as one of the first games ever set during this tumultuous time in U.S. history. PC Gamer says, “Vietcong may be the most authentic first-person treatment of Vietnam ever attempted.”

Developer Pterodon and Illusion have created an environment unlike any other first person shooter rich with lush detail, intricate strategy and an uncanny sense of realism.

GameSpy called Vietconga “ solid multiplayer game” with “some more-than-welcome cooperative missions."

Gathering will also simultaneously introduce Vietcong: Purple Haze, which includes the original Vietcong in its entirety as well as the expansion pack Vietcong: Fist Alpha.

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