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

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Description

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 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 There are different routes in to the enemy camp depending on the style of the approach
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows The 'Ready Room'. From here the player accesses all the training material in the game. The shadows will show the player's progress through the game but there's nothing there yet.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials Windows The content is thorough. This screen displays a list of films featuring counter terrorism agencies.

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 (5235) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars
Cool, but... Bryan White (2) unrated

The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2000 8.25 out of 10 82
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Nov 02, 2000 68 out of 100 68
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 2000 67 out of 100 67
IGN Oct 16, 2000 6.4 out of 10 64
Game Over Online Oct 12, 2000 55 out of 100 55
GameSpot Oct 24, 2000 5.2 out of 10 52
Daily Radar 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 50
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Sep 30, 2000 40 out of 100 40
Gamekult Nov 17, 2000 4 out of 10 40

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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 (3654) added Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials (Windows) on Dec 08, 2000