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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
82
4.0
PlayStation
57
...
Windows
86
3.8
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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 Using binoculars
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Windows Enemy has surrendered
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Windows Run for your life
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Windows Rogue Spear's Cinematic Replays let you enjoy the scenery.

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 (5232)
Solid strategy FPS with a few minor problems Windows vni VIC (20)

The Press Says

G4 TV: The Electric Playground Windows May 07, 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
Game Revolution Windows Oct 01, 1999 A- 91
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Sep 28, 1999 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
PC Joker Windows Oct, 1999 86 out of 100 86
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Nov 24, 1999 17 out of 20 85
PC Player (Germany) Windows Nov, 1999 83 out of 100 83
PC Games (Germany) Windows Oct, 1998 81 out of 100 81
All Game Guide Windows 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Jan 22, 2008 15 out of 20 75
GameSpot PlayStation Apr 06, 2001 6.4 out of 10 64

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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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Contributed to by Kabushi (131768), Adam Baratz (1344) and Derrick 'Knight' Steele (2132)