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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon (Windows)

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Description

The year is 2008, and Russian rebels have taken over Moscow in an attempt to restore the old communist regime. You are in command of The Ghosts, an elite military team and the United States' first line of defense.

Both single-player and multiplayer modes are available. In the single-player missions, you have an entire platoon of men at your disposal. In multiplayer, you command just one man, with the rest of your platoon controlled by humans instead of the computer.

Ghost Recon is a first-person tactical shooter. You can choose one of four characters: sniper, rifleman, demolitions expert, and support expert, with specialists being unlocked as you complete the single-player missions.

Screenshots

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Windows Issue orders during the game.
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Windows Watch out for enemy armor!
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Windows Rescue allied forces.
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Windows If you look closely, you can see the soldier's breath.

Alternate Titles

  • "火线猎杀" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "幽灵行动" -- Alternate Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Золотая коллекция хитов Тома Клэнси. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

Both "edge-of-your-seat" and "over-before-you-know-it" Terrence Bosky (5235) 2.71 Stars2.71 Stars2.71 Stars2.71 Stars2.71 Stars
Too short, too simple Evil-Jim (151) 3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars
Advanced AI, high realism, but is it fun? kvn8907 (180) 2.43 Stars2.43 Stars2.43 Stars2.43 Stars2.43 Stars
A polished, but regressive, tactical FPS. Ummagumma (73) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

Netjak May 06, 2002 9.8 out of 10 98
IGN Nov 09, 2001 9.3 out of 10 93
Game Informer Magazine Feb, 2002 9 out of 10 90
PC Zone Benelux Nov, 2001 90 out of 100 90
FiringSquad Jan 24, 2002 87 out of 100 87
ActionTrip Nov 23, 2001 84 out of 100 84
Game Informer Magazine Feb, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Super Play Dec, 2001 8 out of 10 80
UOL Jogos Jul 25, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Trivia

German version

In the German version, all blood effects were removed and killed enemies disappear almost instantly. The covermount version which was released on the German magazine GameStar 10/2006 is uncensored.

Awards

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon was ranked # 14 in the 50 Best Games of All Time list published by PC Gamer Magazine in its April 2005 issue.

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Erik Niklas (14) added Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon (Windows) on Dec 23, 2001
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