Doesn't live up to the goals the team originally set for itself, but despite not being a great or impressive game, this new version still isn't all that bad. It's just not all that good; nor is it nearly as good as the previous iterations in the series.
It's a lackluster, repetitive experience that will only appeal to the most Clancy-crazed gamer. It's not terrible or broken, but I've been doing the same thing, with the same problems and frustrations, for years. [Nov 2005, p.141]