Tunnel Rats is a dark and intense single-player shooter for PC that depicts the horrific realities of the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a young US soldier. As member of a “Tunnel Rats” squad, the player is trained to clearing out the huge tunnel systems underneath the jungle of Vietnam.
User reviews: Negative (16 reviews)
Release Date: May 15, 2009
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Tunnel Rats is a dark and intense single-player shooter for PC that depicts the horrific realities of the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a young US soldier.

As member of a “Tunnel Rats” squad, the player is trained to clearing out the huge tunnel systems underneath the jungle of Vietnam. After all of his mates got killed in an ambush, the young GI finds himself all alone, fighting against the Vietcong, their deadly traps and his growing inner madness...

  • Relive the atmosphere and unique scenes of Uwe Boll’s simultaneously released movie “1968 Tunnel Rats”
  • Face the claustrophobic, pitch-black tunnel maze and a war-torn jungle on the surface, riddled with the most nasty traps ever built
  • Experience the dark horror of war, expressed through expressive,harsh visuals, a creepy soundtrack and shocking scenes of torture and death
  • Intense, story-driven campaign with 8 levels
  • Complex underground tunnel systems and hidden places
  • Dark inner monologue and growing loss of grid
  • 10 authentic weapons, including flamethrowers
  • 20 trap types, including whip and pits, snakes and water traps

System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS: Windows XP and Windows Vista
    • Processor: Singlecore CPU with 2 Ghz
    • Memory: 512MB RAM
    • Graphics: Pixel Shader 3 Graphics card with 256mb VRAM (Geforce 6800 or Ati X1600)
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2GB free hard disk space
    • Sound: Standard stereo soundcard

    Recommended:

    • OS: Windows XP and Windows Vista
    • Processor: Dualcore CPU with 2 Ghz
    • Memory: 1GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 7900GT or Ati X1900 XT
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2GB free hard disk space
    • Sound: 5.1 Surround sound
Helpful customer reviews
0.1 hrs on record
The game won't even run. I was able to play it a year or two ago, now it crashes immediately on start up. Well played Steam, you're no better than the ♥♥♥♥ty developers for selling a broken game.
Posted: October 19
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19 of 25 people (76%) found this review helpful
10.6 hrs on record
The Good:
You get to shoot Commies.
Uhhh... you can collect ears (Vietnamese) and dog tags (Americans) to gain more total health.
Did I mention you can shoot Commies?

The Bad:
Graphics are at best passable - character and weapons models are subpar, but some of the outdoor areas look nice.
AI is stupid - tactics consist of standing in position or charging at you.
Buggy weapons - knife hit detection is bad. Throwing hand grenades can result in grenades stuck in midair or your character throwing invisible grenades. The grenade launcher has the same problem. Ironsights are useless.
Certain levels had areas that appear to be unfinished - one outdoor level had a snake trap hanging in midair.
Traps get repetitive and annoying after a while.
You are forced to listen to your character's insipid, psychotic ramblings throughout the game.

Conclusion: You may as well throw your 20 dollars into the street.
Posted: May 13
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2 of 6 people (33%) found this review helpful
2.8 hrs on record
Its junk cant even use key board to play the game!
Posted: September 22
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4 of 12 people (33%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
DO NOT BUY THIS GAME, DOES NOT WORK, CANT GET PAST FIRST LOADING SCREEN. NOT THE ONLY PERSON WITH THIS PROBLEM, I WANT MY MONEY BACK.....
Posted: July 24
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3 of 13 people (23%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
this game made me poop out my guts
Posted: August 3
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
You know how sometimes Uwe Boll makes a movie based on a videogame? (think: Postal,BloodRayne, Alone in the Dark,etc) Except this time he made a videogame based off one of his movies.

This is an awful game. I stuck through it out of sheer determination and I'm not sure why, possibly because I have never hated a player character as much as this ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ and I had to see how it ended for him. Be prepared for endless glitches, comical graphics, a gun that's impossible to aim, an ongoing overthetop monologue, and the pleasure of cutting off the ears of people you kill for...some reason. If you're interested in a game with Vietnam, buy something else.
Posted: March 29, 2012
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26 of 48 people (54%) found this review helpful
1,126.1 hrs on record
this game is good. metacritic more like lyingnoobs. 11/10.
Posted: May 25, 2012
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7 of 14 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
This game is a war crime.
Posted: November 10, 2011
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
Absolut unterirdisch.
(Abysmal) Herr Dr. Uwe Boll
Posted: November 24, 2010
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
DO NOT BUY THIS GAME. IT IS A WASTE OF MONEY. YOU CAN'T GET PASSED THE FIRST LEVEL THE GAME IS DESIGNED THAT BADLY!
Posted: April 22, 2013
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15 of 33 people (45%) found this review helpful
5.8 hrs on record
It ends lousy.
Posted: December 10, 2013
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