What is this ‘Space Vietnam’ Everyone Keeps Talking About in Helldivers 2?

Yeah, that definitely gives Space Vietnam vibe.

What is this 'Space Vietnam' Everyone Keeps Talking About in Helldivers 2?

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  • Most of the crazy folks who have experienced Helldivers 2 so far call it Space Vietnam, referring to the Vietnam War.
  • Some players even go a little further and point out that experiencing this sequel makes them feel like they are in a Space Vietnam simulator.
  • One player claims that the planet Malelevelon Creek gives the player a deep Vietnam experience.
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Helldivers 2 has been around for a while now, and it’s a work of absolute madness. Well, you heard it right; it showed no wack by selling nearly 1 million units in the first three days after its release. So, what is the reason behind the game’s success? Or is it a short-lived phenomenon?

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To be honest, we don’t think that it’s gonna be a short-lived phenomenon or something. Come on; it’s packed with action elements, scenes that are works of art, and, most importantly, the Space Vietnam thing. So, what is this Space Vietnam everyone keeps talking about?

Some Crazy Folks Calls Helldivers 2 ‘Space Vietnam’

Some Crazy Folks Calls Helldivers 2 'Space Vietnam'
Just one Helldivers 2 battle scene. It. Is. Mayhem.

Helldivers 2 is considered one of the most successful third-person shooter games of recent times, resulting in some fans making various comparisons to it. Yeah, most of the crazy folks who have experienced the game so far call it Space Vietnam, referring to the Vietnam War.

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Some players even go a little further and point out that experiencing this sequel makes them feel like they are in a Space Vietnam simulator. That’s dope and a little crazy. Undoubtedly, the game’s chaotic realm, war elements, acid rain threats, and much more make us agree with these thoughts.

That said, some players are debating which area offers the better Space Vietnam feeling. For instance, one player claims that the planet Malelevelon Creek gives the player a deep experience. Moreover, he adds, this is literally Vietnam, but you know, with cyborgs. He also said he could not take five steps without a hail of lasers flying through the trees.

The Game’s Level System Also Fires

Some Crazy Folks Calls Helldivers 2 'Space Vietnam'
Characters are standing together.

To show yourself and stand out in the game, you must level up and gain ranks. There are currently a total of 12 ranks in the game, and they change every five levels. The maximum level cap here is 50, and when you reach here, you will receive the Skull Admiral rank.

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Yes, we definitely know it’s not easy, but by completing missions and accomplishing objectives, you’ll get what you need most: XP. This will allow you to level up and get the ranks you want so much. The level and rank system in the game are explained below.

  • Cadet: Level 0
  • Space Cadet: Level 5
  • Sergeant: Level 10
  • Master Sergeant: Level 15
  • Chief: Level 20
  • Space Chief Prime: Level 25
  • Death Captain: Level 30
  • Marshal: Level 35
  • Star Marshal: Level 40
  • Admiral: Level 45
  • Skull Admiral: Level 50
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So, what do you think about the game? Which planet do you think feels more like Space Vietnam? Please share your thoughts with us in the comments section.

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Written by Tunahan Karakis

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Tunahan is an author who entered the gaming world at a young age and loves to share what he has learned with his readers. He is an enthusiast of GTA, FIFA (EA FC), Uncharted, and The Last of Us.