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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.


Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Xbox SRAW missile practice
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Windows Watch out for enemy armor!
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon PlayStation 2 Tactical Exercise 1: Platoon setup - however the mission briefing strongly recommended using the supplied squad and weaponry so perhaps this is best left alone
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Xbox Target fires first with hit - must quickly dispatch him

Promo Images

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Screenshot
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Screenshot
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Screenshot
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Screenshot

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" Windows Terrence Bosky (5463)
Too short, too simple Windows Evil-Jim (181)
Advanced AI, high realism, but is it fun? Windows kvn8907 (180)
A polished, but regressive, tactical FPS. Windows Ummagumma (79)
Easily the worst video game I have ever played. Xbox Austin Bruner (5)

Critic Reviews

Mac Gamer Macintosh 2003 96 out of 100 96
IGN Windows Nov 09, 2001 9.3 out of 10 93
GamersMark Xbox Feb 25, 2003 9.2 out of 10 92 Windows Nov 23, 2001 90 out of 100 90
Game Informer Magazine Windows Feb, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Consoles Plus PlayStation 2 Dec, 2002 88 out of 100 88
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Dec 17, 2002 8.25 out of 10 82 Windows Nov 20, 2001 16 out of 20 80
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Jan 21, 2003 3 out of 5 60
GameSpot GameCube Feb 28, 2003 5.5 out of 10 55


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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.


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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