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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials (Windows)

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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 This is 'the Nodeview'. It is a 3D menu structure. The player can drill down through sub menus to the documents.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows This is the first document on non-lethal weapons. There is a button at the bottom of the screen which launches a test
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows This screen shows that after the briefing the player is given 'intel' or background information. This then leads to the planning phase where the player can manually plan or take the default
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

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 (5231) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars
Cool, but... Bryan White (2) unrated

Critic Reviews

GameZone Oct 16, 2000 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) Nov, 2000 71 out of 100 71
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Nov 02, 2000 68 out of 100 68
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 2000 67 out of 100 67
Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2001 61 out of 100 61
GameSpy Oct 10, 2000 60 out of 100 60
Game Over Online Oct 12, 2000 55 out of 100 55
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 07, 2000 10 out of 20 50
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Oct 14, 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Power Unlimited Feb, 2001 5 out of 10 50

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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 (3652) added Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials (Windows) on Dec 08, 2000