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Description

More of the same from the Rainbow Six series. Your team is back saving the world again. This time from a group known as "Rogue Spear". Their forces are powerful and you must strike quick and hard if you wish to win.

Screenshots

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Windows Night mission
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Windows Using binoculars
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Windows Introduction Cutscene
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Windows Night sniping

Alternate Titles

  • "彩虹六号之雷霆战将" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Rainbow 6: Rogue Spear" -- Informal name

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User Reviews

A Must for Every Armchair Counter-Terrorism Operative Windows MadCat (55)
Rainbow Six 2.0 Windows Terrence Bosky (5222)
Solid strategy FPS with a few minor problems Windows vni VIC (20)

Critic Reviews

macHOME Macintosh 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Mac Gamer Macintosh Feb 27, 2001 4.5 out of 5 90
Glide Underground Windows Oct 22, 1999 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Gamer Windows Aug 01, 2000 90 out of 100 90
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov 29, 1999 83 out of 100 83
Spel för Alla Windows Dec, 1999 8 out of 10 80
incite PC Gaming Windows Dec, 1999 4 out of 5 80
Game Over Online Windows Oct 11, 1999 78 out of 100 78
4Players.de PlayStation May 25, 2001 62 out of 100 62
Power Unlimited PlayStation Jun, 2001 53 out of 100 53

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Trivia

3D Studio Max

On December 20, 1999, Red Storm released a 3D Studio Max plug-in for Rogue Spear, giving more modding power to users.

German version

In the German version, all blood effects were removed and killed enemies disappear almost instantly. All corpses which can be found during the missions were removed.

Title

"Rogue Spear" is said to be the US Military name for theft of a nuclear device, but such name does not exist, as it was coined by Tom Clancy himself.

According to the story, the proper term is "PINNACLE EMPTY QUIVER", which stands for "seizure, theft, or loss of a nuclear weapon or nuclear component".

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • March 2000 (Issue #188) – Action Game of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 1999 - Tactical Game of the Year
  • PC Gamer
    • April 2000 - #39 in the "All-Time Top 50 Games" poll
Information also contributed by Luis Silva and Paul Budd

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