Thursday, October 29, 2009

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear


Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear is a tactical first-person shooter computer game developed and published by Red Storm Entertainment and Ubisoft. It is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Rainbow Six game based on the Tom Clancy novel of the same name.


Most of the games single player mission do not tie together,although a few do focus on a plot by a Russian organized crime boss Maxim Kutkin and international arms dealer Samed Vezirzade.They both manufacture and distribute nuclear weapons on the international black market, aided by Kutkin's acquired ownership of a nuclear power plant following the collapse of the Soviet Union.The game's name "Rogue Spear" refers to refers to the possession of nuclear weapons by a non-state entity.


Rogue Spear's multiplayer was playable on 3 different networks,GameSpy Arcade, MSN Gaming Zone, and intergrated into GameSpy Arcade)The multiplayer game achieved a certain degree of success boasting several thousand players playing at once. After the acquisition of by GameSpy Arcade, MSN Games became the more popular of the two until Microsoft shut down the MSN Gaming Zone's CD-ROM match-making service on June 19, 2006.

Rogue Spear also fetured a ranking system called ladder play,Several websites throughout the game's lifespan provided this service with the two most notable being Clanladder (CL) and Xtreme Gaming Network (XGN). While both of these websites provided a ranking system, they also provided anti-cheat applications. As is true in most online video games, cheating was a consistent problem.


Urban Operations

Rogue Spear's first expansion was released on April 4, 2000.It added eight new maps and five maps from the original Rainbow Six game,as well as 3 new weapons.

Covert Ops Essentials

Covert Ops Essential was released on September,28 2000 as an educational program on real life counter-terrorism history and included nine new missions.

Black Thorn

Rogue Spears last expansion was released on December 15, 2001.Black Thorn featured nine new single-player maps.


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