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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.

Screenshots

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows The mission selection screen
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows The content is thorough. This screen displays a list of films featuring counter terrorism agencies.
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 team selection screen. In this mission the default plan was accepted and the team was pre-selected.

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 (5224) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars
Cool, but... Bryan White (2) unrated

Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2000 8.75 out of 10 88
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Nov 02, 2000 68 out of 100 68
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 2000 67 out of 100 67
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 6.2 out of 10 62
Game Over Online Oct 12, 2000 55 out of 100 55
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
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 (3651) added Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials (Windows) on Dec 08, 2000