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 The game's main menu from disc 1, the training disc.
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 mission selection screen
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.

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 (5225) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars
Cool, but... Bryan White (2) unrated

Critic Reviews

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Nov 02, 2000 68 out of 100 68
IGN Oct 16, 2000 6.4 out of 10 64
Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2001 61 out of 100 61
ComputerGamers.com Jan 01, 2001 50 out of 100 50
Daily Radar 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 50
Power Unlimited Feb, 2001 5 out of 10 50
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Sep 30, 2000 40 out of 100 40
Gamekult Nov 17, 2000 4 out of 10 40
GameStar (Germany) Nov, 2000 38 out of 100 38

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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