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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon

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The year is 2008, and Russian rebels have taken over Moscow in an attempt to restore the old communist regime. You are in command of The Ghosts, an elite military team and the United States' first line of defense.

Both single-player and multiplayer modes are available. In the single-player missions, you have an entire platoon of men at your disposal. In multiplayer, you command just one man, with the rest of your platoon controlled by humans instead of the computer.

Ghost Recon is a first-person tactical shooter. You can choose one of four characters: sniper, rifleman, demolitions expert, and support expert, with specialists being unlocked as you complete the single-player missions.


Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Windows Watch out for enemy armor!
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Windows GR has a wide range of maps.
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Xbox Train range
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Windows Title Screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "火线猎杀" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "幽灵行动" -- Alternate Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Золотая коллекция хитов Тома Клэнси. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

Both "edge-of-your-seat" and "over-before-you-know-it" Windows Terrence Bosky (5235)
Too short, too simple Windows Evil-Jim (151)
Advanced AI, high realism, but is it fun? Windows kvn8907 (180)
A polished, but regressive, tactical FPS. Windows Ummagumma (73)
Easily the worst video game I have ever played. Xbox Austin Bruner (5)

The Press Says

Gamezilla Windows Dec 04, 2001 96 out of 100 96
Mac Gamer Macintosh 2003 96 out of 100 96
Game Freaks 365 Xbox 2002 9.2 out of 10 92
Netjak Xbox Jun 24, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpy Xbox Dec 25, 2002 82 out of 100 82 Xbox Dec 12, 2002 16 out of 20 80
Gamereactor (Sweden) PlayStation 2 May 07, 2003 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Windows Dec 01, 2001 76 out of 100 76
Gaming Target GameCube Mar 21, 2003 6 out of 10 60
IGN PlayStation 2 Dec 10, 2002 4 out of 10 40


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German version

In the German version, all blood effects were removed and killed enemies disappear almost instantly. The covermount version which was released on the German magazine GameStar 10/2006 is uncensored.


Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon was ranked # 14 in the 50 Best Games of All Time list published by PC Gamer Magazine in its April 2005 issue.

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