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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 Nice attention to detail
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Windows Terrorist hunt mode
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Windows Night mission
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Windows Terrorist in sight ! Be careful, the hostage is in real danger

Promo Images

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Concept Art
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Screenshot
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Screenshot
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear Screenshot

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 (61)
Rainbow Six 2.0 Windows Terrence Bosky (5472)
Solid strategy FPS with a few minor problems Windows vni VIC (23)

Critic Reviews

Daily Radar Windows 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 100
IGN Windows Sep 24, 1999 9.2 out of 10 92
Gamezilla Windows Oct 11, 1999 89 out of 100 89
Power Play Windows Oct, 1999 87 out of 100 87
Svenska Hemdatornytt Windows Nov, 1998 85 out of 100 85
FiringSquad Windows Oct 14, 1999 80 out of 100 80
AppleLinks.Com Macintosh Mar 01, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
MacNN Macintosh Feb 01, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Spel för Alla Windows Dec, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Game Over Online Windows Oct 11, 1999 78 out of 100 78

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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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