game notes: Follow the career of newlywed Martin Lionsdale of the 1st Airborne Cavalry Division, and take part in some of the most thrilling moments of the conflict, controlling an entire platoon through missions based on historical events. Platoon covers the period from the early days of the conflict (late 1965) to the height of battle in 1968 and recreates some of the most tragic moments of the Vietnam War: Operation “Shiny Bayonet”, the Pleiku Campaign and Operation “Pershing”. A soldier’s rank and abilities depend upon his level of experience, and performance is continuously affected by the environment, terrain and combat situation. Learn US army tactics in the tutorials and take advantage of a wide range of weaponry, vehicles and support units. Already being compared to hit titles such as the Close Combat series, Command and Conquer and Sudden Strike, Platoon stands on its own with its stunning full 3D perspective, one of a kind Vietnam backdrop, and detailed tutorial that throws you into the conflict easily and quickly. Take part in one of the world’s most groundbreaking wars and its most legendary, Academy award-winning war movie – Platoon!
Publisher: Strategy First
Developer: Digital Reality
Platform: PC · Genre: Action
Release Date: 11/19/02 · Origin: U.S.