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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 There are different routes in to the enemy camp depending on the style of the approach
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows This screen shows that after the briefing the player is given 'intel' or background information. This then leads to the planning phase where the player can manually plan or take the default
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows This is the first document on non-lethal weapons. There is a button at the bottom of the screen which launches a test

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 (5222) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars
Cool, but... Bryan White (2) unrated

Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2000 8.25 out of 10 82
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Joker Nov, 2000 77 out of 100 77
PC Games (Germany) Nov, 2000 71 out of 100 71
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 2000 67 out of 100 67
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec 29, 2000 61 out of 100 61
Game Over Online Oct 12, 2000 55 out of 100 55
Daily Radar 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 50
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 07, 2000 10 out of 20 50
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Sep 30, 2000 40 out of 100 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 (3618) added Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials (Windows) on Dec 08, 2000