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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 The mission briefing
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 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 The mission selection screen

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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 (5463) 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
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Games (Germany) Nov, 2000 71 out of 100 71
PC Player (Germany) Nov, 2000 67 out of 100 67
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 6.2 out of 10 62
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec 29, 2000 61 out of 100 61
GameSpy Oct 10, 2000 60 out of 100 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Oct 14, 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
ComputerGamers.com Jan 01, 2001 50 out of 100 50
Power Unlimited Feb, 2001 5 out of 10 50

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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 (4617) added Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Covert Ops Essentials (Windows) on Dec 08, 2000