Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six

PC / Action / Release: Jul 31, 1998 / ESRB: T

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MobyGames Classic: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six community stories

On Thursday we announced 1998's tactical shooter Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six was the next addition our growing list of video game classics, presented by MobyGames.com.

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six impressed and thrilled gamers with its real-world scenarios and ridiculously robust tactical elements when it first hit the PC gaming scene. Arguably one of the most realistic shooters of the time, players spent hours tackling it's lengthy single-player campaign which required pre-planning the routes of multiple squads via a top-down tactical blueprint. Executing said plans were a tense affair, where one bullet could mean the difference between life and death--an attribute that also carried-over to the game's excellent multiplayer components.

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MobyGames Classic: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six

MobyGames Classic: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six impressed and thrilled gamers with its real-world scenarios and ridiculously robust tactical elements when it first hit the PC gaming scene. Arguably one of the most realistic shooters of the time, players spent hours tackling it's lengthy single-player campaign which required pre-planning the routes of multiple squads via a top-down tactical blueprint. Executing said plans were a tense affair, where one bullet could mean the difference between life and death--an attribute that also carried-over to the game's excellent multiplayer components.

Today we add 1998's classic tactical shooter, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, to our growing list of video game classics, presented by MobyGames.com.

Read more: A grandfather of tactical shooters »

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