SOCOM (series)

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SOCOM
Socom logo.png
The logo of SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs, the first game in the series. Subsequent titles use a similar logo.
Genres Third-person shooter, tactical shooter
Developers Zipper Interactive (2002-2012)
Slant Six Games (2007-2010)
Publishers Sony Computer Entertainment America
Platforms PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Mobile Phone
First release SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs
August 27, 2002
Latest release SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs
April 19, 2011
Official website Official website

SOCOM is a series of third-person tactical shooter/real-time tactics video games for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, and one for the Cell Phone created by Zipper Interactive. The title for the series comes from the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) which is a Unified Combatant Command. The games focus on various teams of United States Navy SEALs (an operating component under SOCOM) completing missions with occasional help from other special operations forces from around the world such as the SAS, SBS and GROM.

Games[edit]

PlayStation 2[edit]

PlayStation 3[edit]

PlayStation Portable[edit]


Mobile[edit]

Characters[edit]

SEALs[edit]

SEAL Fireteam (Team Element) Appearances
AZTEC Charlie (Bravo), Bravo (Bravo) Combined Assault, Tactical Strike
BOOMER Alpha (Able), Charlie (Able) 1,2,Combined Assault
BRONCO Bravo (Able in Tactical Strike) Fireteam Bravo 2, Tactical Strike,Mobile Ops
JESTER Alpha (Able), (Bravo in SOCOM I, then Able) 1,2,3,Combined Assault, Fireteam Bravo 2
BULLFROG Charlie (Able) Combined Assault
KAHUNA Alpha (Able), Bravo (Bravo) 1, Tactical Strike
KILLJOY Alpha (Bravo) 3,Combined Assault, Fireteam Bravo 2
LONESTAR Bravo (Able) Fireteam Bravo 1,2&3
RAVEN Bravo (Bravo) Fireteam Bravo 3
SANDMAN Bravo (Able) Fireteam Bravo 1,2&3
SIMPLE Alpha (Bravo) 3,Combined Assault, Fireteam Bravo 2
SPECTER Alpha (Bravo in SOCOM I, then Able) 1,2,3,Combined Assault, Fireteam Bravo 2
TORO Bravo (Able) Fireteam Bravo 3
VANDAL Alpha (Bravo), Charlie (Able) 2,Combined Assault
WARDOG Alpha (Bravo) 2
WINGTIP Charlie (Bravo) Combined Assault
WRAITH Bravo (Able in Tactical Strike) Fireteam Bravo 2&3, Tactical Strike, Mobile Recon
VANDAL Alpha (Bravo), Charlie (Able) 2,Combined Assault

Friendlies[edit]

Australian SASR[edit]

  • WALLABY (Tactical Strike)
  • SPLINTAX (Tactical Strike)
  • ROACH (Tactical Strike)
  • WILLY (Tactical Strike)

German KSK[edit]

  • CYPHER (Tactical Strike)
  • MOOSE (Tactical Strike)
  • SCHATTEN (Tactical Strike)
  • SPIDER (Tactical Strike)

British SAS[edit]

  • REAVER (SOCOM 2)
  • SABRE (SOCOM 2)
  • SIERRA (Tactical Strike)
  • STREET (Tactical Strike)
  • CHARLIE (Tactical Strike)
  • ROMEO (Tactical Strike)

French Groupe d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale[edit]

  • VIPER (Tactical Strike)
  • RHINO (Tactical Strike)
  • MIDNIGHT (Tactical Strike)
  • FISH (Tactical Strike)

British SBS[edit]

  • CHOPPER (SOCOM 3)
  • FLASH (SOCOM 3)

Polish GROM[edit]

  • DEADPAN (SOCOM 3)
  • COLDKILL (SOCOM 3)

Spanish UOE[edit]

  • ACERO (Tactical Strike)
  • TAURUS (Tactical Strike)
  • SURF (Tactical Strike)
  • VARA (Tactical Strike)

Russian SPETZNAZ[edit]

  • POLARIS (SOCOM 2)
  • BLUDSHOT (SOCOM 2)

South Korean 707th Special Missions Battalion[edit]

  • DOLJUMOK (Tactical Strike)
  • BAEKDUSAN (Tactical Strike)
  • MAENUNKKAL (Tactical Strike)
  • KKANGDAGU (Tactical Strike)

Italian 9° Reggimento d' Assalto Incursori Paracadutisti[edit]

  • KINGFISHER (Tactical Strike)
  • STONE (Tactical Strike)
  • GONZO (Tactical Strike)
  • MOON (Tactical Strike)

Dutch Korps Commandotroepen[edit]

  • DIAMOND (Tactical Strike)
  • BEPPO (Tactical Strike)
  • SPITFIRE (Tactical Strike)
  • GHOST (Tactical Strike)

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