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  • Summary: Red Orchestra Series' take on Vietnam: 64-player MP matches; 16-player Skirmish; M16, M79, Hueys and Attack Helicopters; the AK, Double-Barrel Shotguns, Toe-Popper Mines, Tripwires, Tunnels and more. Brutal. Authentic. Gritty. Character customization. And napalm in the morning.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
  1. Jun 27, 2017
    88
    Rising Storm 2, like its predecessors, is a tight, realistic multiplayer shooter with a robust community of players and balanced asymmetrical gameplay that feels fair. The sound design creates a suspenseful atmosphere while the iconic rock music of the era sets you squarely in the time period. Graphically, the game is not the best looking title around, but it's good enough not to adversely affect one’s enjoyment of the action. While not exactly noob friendly, the community will help you get your swamp legs and, as a team-based game, you will have to communicate with others if you don’t want to simply be in the way. If you are looking for something more realistic than Call of Duty or Battlefield, but faster than Arma, look no further than Rising Storm 2. I will see you in my sights.
  2. Jun 22, 2017
    85
    A fiery test of awareness, speed and accuracy which upholds the series' devotion to teamwork and authenticity, but doesn't nail the asymmetry of modern era combat.
  3. Jun 24, 2017
    84
    If you like a multiplayer FPS where realism and tactic battle comes first, you should give this a try. Keep in mind it's very demanding, so make sure that you're ready for a challenge.
  4. 80
    In a market controlled by the Call of Duty, Counterstrike, and Battlefield franchises, Rising Storm 2: Vietnam is a breath of fresh, albeit hot and muggy air. Tripwire Interactive has yet again produced a stunning game that is surprisingly tactical in its gameplay mechanics, and brutal in its tone.
  5. Aug 3, 2017
    80
    Rising Storm 2: Vietnam is an intense shooter that stresses teamwork over running-and-gunning. The chaos on the battlefield truly shows you what it's like to be under fire.
  6. Jul 5, 2017
    80
    Rising Storm 2: Vietnam manages to carve itself a place in an already flourishing genre, all thanks to the semi-simulation war combat. The Vietnam War makes for a distinct battleground that has been smartly incorporated into the game’s mechanics, which bring slower paced matches with more emphasis on team work and survival combat than rushing out to be a solo war hero. Rising Storm 2: Vietnam is aimed at a specific group of first-person shooter fans who are lured by the prospect of an experience more closer to the realism spectrum, and by looking at the server browser, there seems to be enough players to give this game legs. If that sounds like something enjoyable, then I can see Rising Storm 2: Vietnam becoming the multiplayer shooter of 2017 for those people.
  7. Jul 5, 2017
    73
    It's the only modern multiplayer FPS based on the Vietnam war, and its developers used all their past experience to create a fun, stylish and very gory shooter. That being said, next time Tripwire will have to come up with something more original than that.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 40
  2. Negative: 13 out of 40
  1. May 30, 2017
    10
    No comment , this is what battlefield was supposed to be. I s seams like i play Battlefield 2 again , this sensation is priceless. This is aNo comment , this is what battlefield was supposed to be. I s seams like i play Battlefield 2 again , this sensation is priceless. This is a relay good , and tactical FPS without a doubt.
    All my respect for tripwire & antimattergames.
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  2. Sep 25, 2018
    10
    Campaign makes it finally worth buying. Epic combat, great teamplay, great for fans of RO2. Only downside is outdated UE3 engine.
  3. Dec 1, 2017
    9
    Rising Storm 2 is a great game if you like these type of arcade-realistic shooters. Its an improvement of the RO2 formula with someRising Storm 2 is a great game if you like these type of arcade-realistic shooters. Its an improvement of the RO2 formula with some interesting features like personalitaion and the new system of squad. And there arent many vietnam games in the market... so if you want it... 6€ in some offers on InstantGaminhg or 10€ on steam. If you want it, you should buy it Expand
  4. Sep 2, 2017
    7
    I bought a new PC in August 2017 and I really wanted to play some new games , but I didn´t know if I would buy PUBG or Rising Storm 2 :I bought a new PC in August 2017 and I really wanted to play some new games , but I didn´t know if I would buy PUBG or Rising Storm 2 : Vietnam. I ended up buying PUBG , I don´t regret it at all because PUBG is one of the best games I played so far.

    In the first day of September I was scrolling trough the Steam Store and found out that RS2 : Vietnam was on "Free Weekend" and I was very hyped. I downloaded it and start playing it immediately , the first hour wasn´t that good at all because my internet was bad and I killed my mates so many times because I couldn´t recognise the models.

    After some hours played I got better and didn´t TeamKill often and I even made 8 kills alone to capture B (Then my mates came and we captured it).

    The more I played the game the more I would enjoy it.

    In my opinion it´s not the best game and it needs some improvements such as the models recognising for "newbies" and maybe some official servers for skill-based lobbies.
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  5. Jun 20, 2017
    6
    Graphics: looks good, but poorly optimized. There's always a kind of "laggy" feeling.
    Movement is a bit clunky, as in the previous games. You
    Graphics: looks good, but poorly optimized. There's always a kind of "laggy" feeling.
    Movement is a bit clunky, as in the previous games. You do get stuck behind small objects way too often.
    Hit registration has some issues, some objects look like they should be easy to penetrate, but somehow stop 10 AK rounds. Sometimes your bullets hit an object or the ground in front of you, while the object is not visible in your iron sights.
    Territory mode is still fun if you have a good team. This is a game where you don't want to be on the losing side though. Not sure why they made a new mode that is basically Conquest from Battlefield, but a lot worse. Territory is where the game shines, but unfortunately there are only 3 maps that support 64 players.
    The gun selection is small, but it serves its purpose.

    I have always loved games by Tripwire in the past, but this one definitely feels sub par.
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  6. Sep 17, 2019
    4
    Critical bugs are killing the game: 'Connection to the server has been lost' unranked bug, and when dying the Dshk weapons disappear. NeedsCritical bugs are killing the game: 'Connection to the server has been lost' unranked bug, and when dying the Dshk weapons disappear. Needs another big patch from the devs. Expand
  7. Sep 21, 2020
    0
    Awful, probably the worst shooter I've ever played.
    The whole experience - get killed over and over in one shot when you have no idea where
    Awful, probably the worst shooter I've ever played.
    The whole experience - get killed over and over in one shot when you have no idea where the fire is coming from as everything looks like a blobby green mess.
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