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

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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 The game's main menu from disc 1, the training disc.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows The mission selection screen
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
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

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 (5227) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars
Cool, but... Bryan White (2) unrated

Critic Reviews

GameZone Oct 16, 2000 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2000 8.25 out of 10 82
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 6.2 out of 10 62
Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2001 61 out of 100 61
GameSpot Oct 24, 2000 5.2 out of 10 52
ComputerGamers.com Jan 01, 2001 50 out of 100 50
Daily Radar 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 50
Power Unlimited Feb, 2001 5 out of 10 50
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Oct 14, 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 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