RS: Vegas Preview

January 3, 2007 at 1:42 am 6 comments

 

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas is the latest Tom Clancy incarnation, created by Ubisoft. The PS3 and 360 versions are very similar to previous Clancy shooters, but the PSP version is completely different, following a new storyline unique to only the PSP and unparalleled (well, except for MGS) infrastructure. It is great to see such a beautiful shooter heading to the PSP, nonetheless await its arrival.

 

You once again try to take down terrorists by playing two characters in this new shooter–either Brian Armstrong or Shawn Rivers. Armstrong is your go-to guy on the ground and Rivers is a good sniper shooter. The storyline is very similar to other Clancy-terrorist games, but the level structure is very different from console versions with, as IGN says, boxes and environmental blockers to not only provide a shield when shooting your opponents, but also challenge you in many ways.

 

There are so many different ways that this game will be successful, particularly its infrastructure capability. One can wonder how Ubisoft will make this game different than many other online play duds. In Vegas, you will be able to play a campaign by which every man is for himself, fighting to survive. Otherwise, you may also play a team survival, by which you are pitted to destroy your enemies with a large team. Ad-Hoc capabilities will also be included.

 

Vegas doesn’t arrive for another few weeks–it might even be delayed further–but Ubisoft is obviously intent on perfecting online play, while not skimping on single-player story modes. Hopefully, at least. I’m looking forward to the game and the blog will continue to cover it throughout the next few weeks up until its release. Enjoy!

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  • […] 2007 Posted by locoroco in Uncategorized, Off-Beat, Rainbow Six: Vegas. trackback We’ve been hyping Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas for PSP for two reasons: 1) it’s Tom Clancy + Rainbow […]

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  • 2. crack398  |  April 26, 2007 at 11:31 am

    i pre-ordered the game 5 months ago and it looks like ubi soft really want to perfect the game cos its still not out in the shops or anywhere

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  • 3. locoroco  |  April 26, 2007 at 3:31 pm

    It was actually delayed from February to April and now it has been pushed back to May. I suggest you look to find a refund because this game doesn’t seem to actually be coming out in the near future. Just remember:: never pre-order games without trailer previews or websites.

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  • 4. crack398  |  May 18, 2007 at 8:34 am

    i just got a refund and got socom ftb1 instead o well i will get when it comes to psp and graw 2 on psp

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  • 5. locoroco  |  May 18, 2007 at 10:57 am

    🙂 Good call….don’t pre-order games that don’t have any hype.

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  • 6. crack398  |  May 18, 2007 at 4:52 pm

    man it looks like r6 vegas is coming out in the next couple months and graw 2

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