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Men of War: Vietnam - Special Edition [Download]

by 1C
Platform : Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Rated: Teen
2 customer reviews

Price: $24.99
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Download size: 2.2 GB
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Edition: Special

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Men of War: Vietnam is a new game for the critically acclaimed series. The new, story-driven campaign lets you taste the explosive mix of the jungle, Hueys and rock-n-roll in 1968.

During this conflict the US troops were using not only new weapons, but new tactics as well. The war in Vietnam became the first military conflict where helicopters played a significant role, and this is one of the major features of this game.

The campaign is 10 missions and focuses on a team of elite special ops soldiers, and each one of them has a personality. The unit includes Sergeant John Merrill, machinegunner Jim Walsh, sniper Sonny Armstrong, grenade launcher operator Carl Dillan and combat engineer Bill Kirby. In some missions they can count only on themselves, while in the others they act together with regular US and South-Vietnamese troops.

Missions range from special operations (rescuing a shot-down pilot, escorting a reporter, etc.) to full scale battles.

Special Edition Additional Content:

  • 3 Multiplayer Maps
  • 5 Extra Single Player Scenarios - Successfully complete each mission to unlock the next
  • The new campaign tells the story of the US special ops team in the Vietnam War
  • Breathtaking missions including an ambush on the Ho Chi Minh trail, a game of cat and mouse in the Mekong Delta, raids into Cambodia and Laos, bridge defense during the Tet offensive and more
  • New weapons and units: M-16, T-54, M-113, Patton III, M-60, AK-47, M-14, RPG-2, M-72 LAW, RPK and many more

System Requirements
  Minimum Specifications: Recommended Specifications:
OS: Windows XP(SP1), Windows Vista or Window 7
Processor: P4 2.6GHz (Athlon 3000+) Core 2 Duo 2.33GHz (Athlon X2 5000+)
RAM: 1 GB 2 GB
Hard Drive: 3 GB  
Video Card: GeForce 6600 (Radeon 1950) 128Mb GeForce FX 8800 (Radeon HD3850) 256Mb
Additional Info: DirectX 9.0c

Additional Information
Requires GameSpy account for online play.

Product Details

Edition: Special
  • Downloading: Currently, this item is available only to customers located in the United States.
  • Note: Gifting is not available for this item.
  • ASIN: B005JTP6PQ
  • Release Date: September 9, 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #47,878 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Dagger One Bravo on December 30, 2011
Edition: Special Verified Purchase
This is a disappointing game. I can't even get started good. Previous entries into the Men of War series have all been challenging but none have been inordinately difficult. I guess if you wanted to you could call this entry into the series "groundbreaking".

Graphically it's very nice but the lush foliage makes it virtually impossible to see your men OR the booby traps that appear to be all over the jungle. These will kill your men, frequently, quickly and without warning. The game does not need to be this difficult. They need to make a patch that makes the foliage above and around your men become transparent and either remove the traps or create some way for your men to avoid them because as it is now to keep them alive and to even be able to see them you have to keep your units on the path and only a fool would keep his men on the path in Vietnam. If I wanted to play a game like that I'd have wasted my money on Call of Duty.

I personally love the MoW series and will continue playing this game but unless you are a dedicated fan of Men of War then I would not recommend it to you. Not this one anyway and even if you are I'd wait until it goes on sale again (I got the special edition on sale for ten bucks) or get's a patch that fixes this foliage and booby trap issue... which probably won't happen. It just is not worth what they asking for it now which at the time of this review is forty dollars.

Oh yeah, there IS a patch that will let you start either the American campaign or the Vietnamese campaign at the beginning. Before the patch you had to complete the Vietnamese campaign before you could play the American. You can get the patch at the 1C publishing website.
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By Nexant on October 29, 2012
Edition: Special Verified Purchase
This one is lacking compared to the previous series in what you can accomplish with single player. Aside from the storyline there is none of the battle modes that were available in previous installments in MoW series.
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