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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 Disc 2, the mission disc, installs separately and has it's own menu. This screen is displayed as the game loads. It is followed by some pictures of live situations before the main menu appears
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows The mission briefing
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 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 (5234) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars
Cool, but... Bryan White (2) unrated

The Press Says

GameZone Oct 16, 2000 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) Nov, 2000 71 out of 100 71
IGN Oct 16, 2000 6.4 out of 10 64
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 6.2 out of 10 62
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2001 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
Power Unlimited Feb, 2001 5 out of 10 50
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Sep 30, 2000 40 out of 100 40
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 (3653) added Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials (Windows) on Dec 08, 2000