Rising Storm 2: Vietnam is the second installment of the award-winning World War II shooter that appeared on the market in 2013 and is now committed to more action and more modern weapons, so be prepared to see explosions of throwing grenades, automatic rifles, and a large quantity of modern weapons that caused fury in the mythical war of Vietnam.
What does this new Rising Storm offer?
Among the highlights, apart from being located in another period of history, are the new and spectacular massive multiplayer battles, where as in games like Battlefield, we can give free rein to all the action offered by the title but In the company of friends.
Get ready to enjoy huge games of up to 64 players on the battlefield, 32 fighters per side, on the one hand, US forces. And on the other side the combat forces of Vietnam.
Another novelty is the incorporation of vehicles so that now the US Army has 3 different helicopters, the UH-1H "Huey" focused on the transport of platoons, the OH-6 "Loach" recognition and lightweight, and the mighty AH-1G "Cobra" which is a powerful attack helicopter.
Another new feature is the addition of two new game modes in multiplayer: The new Supremacy mode, which will focus on large-scale combat including helicopters, tunnels and more on huge maps designed for 64 players. And the Skirmish mode, with maps a little smaller, with limitations when using vehicles and games faster, and thought for only 16 players.
What are the differences between the two sides?
For each side has its tactical skills and advantages. For example, the US Army has the powerful napalm bombs, capable of reducing to ashes large portions of the jungle, or the use of artillery, with which we can bombard areas of the map.
So the US Army, we can say that it has the potential of fire, but on the other hand, the side of Vietnam has its more than known adaptation in the jungle, with the use of tunnels, traps, ambushes, ... And endless tricks that Will wreak havoc on the players of the opposing side.
And the gaming experience?
Now, in Rising Storm 2 Vietnam, maps have been faithfully reproduced to offer the user an authentic and visceral gaming experience, trying to replicate every detail of what the soldiers who fought in that war felt. So be prepared to move through lush jungles, lined with Vietnamese traps and tunnels and many more authentic places seen in many movies.
One of the reasons to accurately reproduce the terrain is that the game wants to give the sensation to the player of being in constant danger, that is to say, in each span of the ground there can be a trap, they can ambush us and endless opportunities of attack us in an unprepared manner.
And the new armament?
Well, the number of available weapons has been raised. Now we can use more than 30 unique and modifiable weapons, among the M16, M14, M60, M79, 56 assault rifle (a Chinese copy of the famous AK-47), RPG-7, MAT-49 and much, much more. Now the weapons also have a wide range of features that will modify our style of combat or enhance certain characteristics during combat, such as bayonets subject, improve recoil, increase accuracy and many other modifications.
Will there be any system of progression?
For in this second installment the unlockables will only be aesthetic, that is, there will be no blocked weapons or modifications that we can not use from the beginning. The unlockables will only focus on the type of camouflage, on the uniform and equipment, tattoos, glasses and more.
Should I buy it if I liked the first delivery?
Whether you like the first delivery or not, it is clear that this Rising Storm 2 is more focused on the multiplayer aspect, but will also have a solo campaign. If you like games like Battlefield, without any doubt this game you will love.