Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 PC

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  • Summary: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 is your last chance to rescue America's sexiest city from an escalating terrorist siege that will force you into heart-pounding action from beginning to end. Sin City is back and bigger than before. Explore all new Vegas hot spots as the environment changesTom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 is your last chance to rescue America's sexiest city from an escalating terrorist siege that will force you into heart-pounding action from beginning to end. Sin City is back and bigger than before. Explore all new Vegas hot spots as the environment changes from dusk to bright daylight to dawn, creating a visual experience that is as challenging as it is breathtaking. The multiplayer mode in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas has been upgraded to include 11 new, smaller maps that force more intense face-offs, 2 new adversarial modes, more rewards, and easier access to matches using the improved and intuitive matchmaking system. Create your own identity that stays the same in both single player and multiplayer modes and progresses as you do. Reap the benefits of your single player rewards in multiplayer and vice versa. Turn single player mode into co-op mode at any time, just by jumping into the game. Now your friend can jump into your single player game and help you without any change to the story. Single player maps and storyline were created with co-op in mind, which means every map has multiple entry points and the story is the same. AI is more challenging than ever. Now, the terrorists are equipped with thermal vision, night vision, and shields – not to mention a multitude of varying reactions – all of which are guaranteed to give you a new playing experience every time you go into battle. As you progress within the game, you'll only be able to outsmart your enemies by taking advantage of intel opportunities, such as thermal scanning, and tactical strategies, such as leapfrogging. Take down the terrorists more effectively using 11 new weapons. New camouflage, clothing and gear allow you to take customization to the next level. [Ubisoft] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 20
  2. Negative: 0 out of 20
  1. 90
    Sporting slightly more impressive graphics than either the 360 or PS3 versions (mostly due to the superior definition of higher-end LCD displays combined with flashy video cards), the PC version of Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 could be the best version of the game.
  2. PC Zone UK
    83
    A refinement and general improvement on Vegas, as it's better paced, more consistent and bigger. [June 2008, p.70]
  3. While Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 has departed from its hardcore roots and offers little beyond a second helping of the previous title, it is nevertheless a worthwhile, entertaining venture with just enough squad-based tactics to keep things interesting.
  4. If you're expecting a good Rainbow Six game, you're just going to be disappointed.
  5. PC Gamer
    77
    A fine extension to the original story, but its lack of tactical depth gets tiresome. [July 2008, p.54]
  6. Nothing new here, but still a well-packaged good-looking game that happens to feature anti-terrorist forces preventing the destruction of Las Vegas.
  7. The quality of the Rainbox Six-series has reached an all-time low. The AI opponents don't take cover properly and then don't even realize when they are hit. The story doesn't seem to be connected to Rainbow Six: Vegas and some scenes in the game are simply absurd. It feels like Vegas 2 was made out of bits and pieces that didn't make it through quality control when the predecessor was made. Great controls and game mechanics can't save the game from being mediocre.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 61
  2. Negative: 13 out of 61
  1. Apr 19, 2014
    10
    Perfect Tactical-Shooter with huge selection of weapons and equipment. Great ranking system. Very good campaign and terrorist hunt modePerfect Tactical-Shooter with huge selection of weapons and equipment. Great ranking system. Very good campaign and terrorist hunt mode cooperation available= Lot of Fun Expand
  2. RickK.
    May 6, 2008
    10
    Best game I have played in a long time. Keep them coming I love the co-op!!
  3. JoachimF
    Jan 28, 2009
    10
    An excellent shooter, alot better and improving gameplay over the last versions. But sometimes you end up dying, way to fast you start to go An excellent shooter, alot better and improving gameplay over the last versions. But sometimes you end up dying, way to fast you start to go a little towards your enemies and then you get shot once and then you are dead, i would have rated 8, but alot of people rated it 0 because they dont know how to play tactical-shooter games, so it gets a 10. Expand
  4. Daniel
    Apr 20, 2008
    8
    Great gameplay and graphics. But been having alot of issues with it freezing up. I looked at all the requirements of the game, and my Great gameplay and graphics. But been having alot of issues with it freezing up. I looked at all the requirements of the game, and my computer exceeds it. Not sure whats wrong. Expand
  5. Dec 17, 2012
    6
    The single player is completely throwaway and only serves to introduce you to the gameplay in preparation for the multiplayer. There's tons ofThe single player is completely throwaway and only serves to introduce you to the gameplay in preparation for the multiplayer. There's tons of customization options and its great fun to change your loadout, camo and armor between matches with friends. Feels clunky & arcadey and not reminiscent of actual Rainbow Six games. Expand
  6. Jul 18, 2013
    5
    Completed the game on the hardest difficulty (barley).
    It was very frustrating having enemies (no spawn right in front of me sometimes and
    Completed the game on the hardest difficulty (barley).
    It was very frustrating having enemies (no spawn right in front of me sometimes and performing a one-hit kill on me causing me to restart about 5 minutes back and having me sit through unskippable cutscenes again.
    Overall I probably would not play this game again ever, buyer beware, this game my ruin you mentally.
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  7. FredrikH.
    Apr 11, 2008
    0
    Terrible game, awkward graphics, cheap animations and so on. Its like they took the first Vegas and then just tried to make the worst game Terrible game, awkward graphics, cheap animations and so on. Its like they took the first Vegas and then just tried to make the worst game possible with what they had. Expand

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