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Whirlwind Over Vietnam

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56.91% Overall Rank: 12450
PC Rank: 2768
2007 Games Rank: 12434
2007 PC Rank: 2768
Score based on 11 reviews

Description

Delve into the darkness and challenges of the Vietnam War in the epic title Whirlwind Over Vietnam. As a helicopter pilot your missions will take you through the toughest and most dangerous campaigns of the Ia Drang Valley, 1965. The War in Vietnam has become one of the most significant political events of the sixties. After World War II military technologies started developing quickly. One of the most noticeable changes was the all-round usage of military helicopters. Even now, after 40 years, the image of a Huey helicopter is one of the most typical associations with the War in Vietnam and almost every movie dedicated to this topic features these machines. Whirlwind Over Vietnam is a helicopter sim that depicts the most famous episodes of the war in a movie-style way. The main events of the game are well-known to the audience due to famous books and movies dedicated to the War such as We Were Soldiers, Apocalypse Now, Hamburger Hill and many others. The game features all the major weapons and military equipment of that period, both air and land - from firearms, grenade launchers and artillery to planes and vehicles on either side of the conflict. And of course, the main focus is on helicopters. The game contains all major American helicopters with modifications for both US Army and Marine Corps. The game is flexible and has a lot of settings which allow varied flight behavior for the helicopter from realistic to arcade.
Release Date: April 13, 2007

Latest Reviews

SiteDateTypeRating
PC Gamer 08/01/07 Review 38 out of 100
Pelit (Finland) 06/01/07 Review 58 out of 100
Worthplaying 05/28/07 Review 4.9 out of 10
Deeko 04/25/07 Review 6.5 out of 10
1UP 05/03/07 Review 4 out of 10
GameSpot 04/24/07 Review 3.6 out of 10
GameZone 04/03/07 Review 6.5 out of 10
Game Vortex 04/02/07 Review 70 out of 100
AceGamez 04/01/07 Review 7 out of 10
The Laser 03/22/07 Review B-