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Battlefield Vietnam

By Jeremy Gieske, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Better than many shooters, but still very violent.

Game Windows 2004
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The game offers more variety than most first-person shooter games and boasts a very interactive game environment. A near top-of-the line computer is required to run the game with the graphic levels it deserves. The game's artificial intelligence players are anything but intelligent; they have particular difficulty flying or driving vehicles. The long load times are put to good use by illustrating various points of interest about the war.

The game is quite violent, and hints at the true terror of the Vietnam War. If you get shot, you may hear yourself choke on your own blood as you collapse to the ground. And in the jungle, it's extremely difficult to tell friend from foe. Although this is too "real" for younger players, older players may begin to comprehend the impact of the war on individual lives.

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