One soldier led his unit through a deadly ambush in 1968. Another defended a besieged fire base in 1972. A third directed air strikes after a crash landing in 1971. And a fourth single-handedly cleared a trench of enemy troops in 1966.
Rather than try to reboot the series like more recent film and television offerings, the studios instead took influences not only from decades-old Nintendo games but long discontinued '80s and '90s toys, wanting the game to have the charming, family-friendly appeal of spending time in a digital playset.