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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials (Windows)

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Description

Tom Clancy reveals the world of covert ops in his latest Rainbow Six creation: Covert Ops Essentials. This is an encyclopedia of Covert Ops, from weapons and tactics to previous incidents and interview with anti-terrorism experts. Also includes "Officer Candidate School" to test your knowledge, as well as three special Rogue Spear levels (Rogue Spear NOT required) to see how you implement what you learned.

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows Missions can be customised, however most remain locked until they have been played in campaign mode
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows The mission selection screen
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows The 'Ready Room'. From here the player accesses all the training material in the game. The shadows will show the player's progress through the game but there's nothing there yet.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows The game's main menu from disc 1, the training disc.

Alternate Titles

  • "彩虹六号之隐秘行动" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Redefines the word "Essential" Terrence Bosky (5232) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars
Cool, but... Bryan White (2) unrated

The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2000 8.75 out of 10 88
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Nov 02, 2000 68 out of 100 68
IGN Oct 16, 2000 6.4 out of 10 64
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 6.2 out of 10 62
GameSpy Oct 10, 2000 60 out of 100 60
GameSpot Oct 24, 2000 5.2 out of 10 52
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Oct 14, 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
ComputerGamers.com Jan 01, 2001 50 out of 100 50
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 07, 2000 10 out of 20 50
Gamekult Nov 17, 2000 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

German version

In the German version, all blood effects were removed and killed enemies disappear almost instantly.

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Kasey Chang (3652) added Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials (Windows) on Dec 08, 2000