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Published by: Ubisoft / Genre: Action & Adventure / Release date: 2008-03-20

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      07.12.2009 17:47
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      Very good tactical shooter, and a pretty decent sequel

      Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 is the sequel to the highly successful and entertaining shooter of 2006. You control a Special Forces team tasked with preventing major terrorist induced catastrophes across the glittering metropolis of Las Vegas, Nevada. It is worth mentioning straight away that the second game is very similar in many ways to its predecessor, which of course is not necessarily a bad thing. One thing that is different between the games is that the second is a lot less Vegas, and a lot more Nevada. I don't particularly like this switch, as a major part of the first game was how the intense action paired up so well with the twinkling glow of a fancy Las Vegas casino.

      Vegas 2's single player campaign takes you through various locations on the outskirts of the city, as you attempt to bring down the terrorist network causing havoc in Sin City. The gameplay is as fun as ever; setting up your team to clear a room while you snipe away from above never gets old. Your team is reasonably clever and efficient at doing what you instruct, which helps you move calmly and strategically through a level, clearing areas and moving forwards. However the AI is far from perfect and can often become very frustrating. The campaign is varied and fun, and even throws in a mission without your team by your side, which is very challenging indeed. Unfortunately the characters are never really fleshed out effectively, and the story seems to drift insignificantly by, as you move from location to location taking down bad guys.

      The online multiplayer is fun and has the usual modes that come as standard in most first person shooters nowadays. The cover system gives Vegas 2 an interesting variation over most of its competitors but in my opinion, Terrorist Hunt mode is really where this game shines. In Terrorist Hunt you and up to 3 friends work together to clear a level full of terrorists. Played with a group of friends on the realistic difficulty is extremely intense, challenging and satisfying. It is a real challenge, and requires effective communication and teamwork to take out the bad guys who seem to hunt you sometimes instead of the other way around.

      While the game falls short of the immensely engrossing campaigns and multiplayer modes offered by the leading franchises in the business such as Call of Duty and Halo - Vegas 2 does offer something different, and is still the best tactical shooter out there. It may be similar to the first outing, and it may fall a little short here and there, but this is still a hugely fun game to play, and Terrorist Hunt is a mode that has genuine longevity. If you enjoyed the first game, then you will enjoy this one too, and if you never got to play the first game then this will be a very wise investment.

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      06.09.2009 01:10
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      a great game is you own a head set

      Tom Clancy's rainbow 6 Vegas 2 has to be one of the finest first person shooters ever. The amount of detail put into this game it should be called a special ops simulation. There is a wide range of weapons that you
      unlock from leveling up online with every thing from snipers to shotguns or shields to desert eagles.

      The single player story is fun but it is the standard black and white, you're the good guys and there evil anti American terrorists. Despite this boring over used cliché it is a very fun story mode and is at time a challenge, but don't worry because you have a team to back you up. This team of 2 uses some of the best AI I have ever seen in any game so far.


      The online is superb using parts of the story maps to give you the grounds for an all out war in death match, team death match, plant the bomb etc. The thing that makes this game so good is the massive amount of weapons you have, making it great fun to try to get the weapon set of your dreams.

      I loved the vast amount of different game modes and maps. The online adds another few months of playability due to the superb maps that are laid out in such away it stops annoying campers from sitting in a spot all match forcing them to take part in the match. This game relies on people having head sets though as it is played very tactically and there needs to be communication between players. I think this game should be bought with a head set or not at all.

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      04.09.2009 00:34
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      Tactical shooter at its best

      Rainbow six vegas was a brilliant game and lays the standards of its sequel vegas 2 pretty high. It is always happy to know that this game doesnt dissapoint.

      This tactical shooter is similar in gameplay from the previous title with you leading a 3 man team to various areas in Vegas to make them terrorist free. As any other tactical shooter more time will be spent on planning each attack then actually executing it. However it doesnt slow down the excitement even once rather makes it more realistic. Changes from the prequel includes more command options to your teammates as well as a detailed gear and weapons selection.

      Missions are diverse with more than one way to complete it and the levels are designed well. Grahpics are very detailed especially the lighting component of it. Music is also top notch with a great score in the heat of battle. The AI is unbeleivably good, both the enemies and your team with them reacting to every move you make accordingly

      Vegas 2 has improved on the multiplayer expereince with a more polished up terrorist mode. This is a perfect game as tactical shooters come by and should definetely not be missed

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        31.08.2009 14:24
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        Well worth a rent at the minimum

        I remember really looking forward to this game when it came out, so much so that I pre-ordered it, which I don't often do. After enjoying the first addition of the Vegas series, which my friend owned, we both decided to get this game.

        The main lure of this game personally is the cooperative play. You are able to play with players on split-screen, though the box actually says 2-4 players so be careful here. You are then able to online with 2 players doing the main campaign and up to 4 doing a special Terrorist Hunt mode. This is what makes both Rainbow Six Vegas and Vegas 2, the multiplayer.

        As far as the story goes, it's pretty basic and has been seen before. It's not overly linear and you are able to use different approaches for different things. For example you can choose to go in guns blazing by rappelling down the skyscraper and smashing through the window, or you can try sneak down the stairs and take the guards out with surprise. Really as far as the campaign goes it's not going to win any awards, but it's quite solid and fun, and until the twist in the final scene of the game seems quite well written.

        Terrorist Hunts are where I racked up most of my playtime on this game however. The concept is, you start on a small map and have a set number of terrorists to kill. Both the difficulty and the amount of terrorists can vary. On the easiest difficulty I think you are allowed to respawn 2 times after dying but on the hardest you must survive the whole thing without dying. What's great about this mode is you can just dive in and out and play with a friend or two, and just have a bit of fun.

        The online was extremely popular when the game first came out, and I believe there are still a good number of people who play online. There are lots of different modes online, the basic deathmatch, capture the territories and capture the flag concepts are all here. This is again good fun and is probably what made this game so popular when it was released.

        A good aspect about this game is the player progression, for each terrorist you kill you gain experience points. These points go towards increasing your rank, as your rank increases you gain access to different equipment. To begin you unlock the main guns and armour which will help you online. The higher ranks tend to unlock things just to enhance your appearance, such as being able to create custom camouflage and a police riot helmet (I personally took advantage of both of these and enjoyed wearing a bright pink riot helmet). This is great fun and as the sense of progression as you further your rank is brilliant.

        The control system is great and is easy to pick up for any first time player of the game. And the game itself is quite easy to grasp with the cover system working well. Something which is not in a lot of games is the ability to create a female character. I can think of very few shooters that give you the option to create both.

        So what are the negatives; the campaign isn't that long and on the easiest difficulty can be over very quickly, 6 hours being an average reported on most game sites. There can be some issues with the frame-rate while playing the campaign co-op split screen, though this doesn't affect the Terrorist Hunt mode whatsoever.

        For achievement lovers out there however, be warned, much to the annoyance of a lot of players one of the achievements requires the Xbox 360 live vision camera to acquire. If you have this camera though you are able to use the wonders of modern technology to make you in game character appear just like you, well a slightly scary looking version of you at least.

        All in all this is a pretty good game, though not revolutionary it doesn't seem like it's just cashing in on the success of its predecessors. It's a very fun game and has a pretty good shelf live.

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          04.07.2009 15:34
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          very good all aspects

          Rainbox six is one of the best shooting games i have ever been on because of teh variety of weapons and clothing and other stuff you can customise and change during the game to suit your needs.

          The game as a whole for me is very different to what i usually play because when i normally play a game i just basically run out shoot at anything! but with rainbow six regas two i found that i was being forced to play more causiously and carefully whiuch made me enjoy the game so much more because it was so different.

          The campaign is quite long which i consider a good thing, because i like a game that takes me awhile to complete then i dont have to go out a buy a new one straight away. The campaign missions are very realistic and lifelike which allows you to bring in tactics if you wish.

          If story mode doesnt do it for you there is an extra game mode call terrorist hunt the objective is in the name you hunt terrorist against the clock which is very fun and exciting if playing with a friend because you can talk and do plans and routes and all the stuff modern day army froces such as the marines use today. Another plus point for me is that the game is set in modern time which i much prefer in game.

          I think the game is very hard but once you get the hang of the style and the controls it becomes easier and more enjoyable. i would reccomend this to anyone even if you dont like shooting games this could change your mind. It is that good. One downer to the game is i found it got boring but i think if you go on for small periods each day or so it might not for you.

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          20.06.2009 02:22
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          A great little game, very enjoyable, though nothing special

          Tom Clancy games on the X-Box have always been one of the best for gameplay in my opinion, most notably the Splinter Cell games. I have actually only played a demo of all the older Rainbox Six games but bought a copy of Vegas 2, which came strongly recomended from a friend, second-hand when I bought the X-Box 360 console for my son for Christmas.

          The main factor I like about Vegas 2 is that it's not all just pure straight action and shooting everything in sight. You actually have to be quite stealthy, think about things and work out a strategy for the various scenarios throughout the game which I definitely think adds a lot more playability and even makes the game a little more addictive. Finding decent hiding places to snipe and shoot from a distant can be quite fun at times, though at other times you could be smashing in through the windows of a building into a room full of enemies so you also need to be on full alert.

          The sound effects are pretty good and fairly realistic, which also adds to gameplay. Sometimes you can hear muffled voices getting louder as you approach rooms that contain enemies or where they are hiding and you can command your team to cover you or send them in first. The ability to heal your team-mates is also a useful facility for when one of them gets injured.

          The graphics are fairly rich in detail although nothing particularly special and the animation is relatively smooth. However, it seems to become a little slower and jerkier at times of gameplay where there is a lot of action happening.

          The game also seems to slow right down when playing on X-Box Live, which is good but you have to be quick in reponse! My favourite mode for playing online is plain and simple free-for-all though Call Of Duty 5 has become the main game for that now and to be honest, is a lot better.

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          17.06.2009 23:09

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          brilliant game a must buy if you haven't already

          Tom Clancy has yet again made a game to remember and even though this game is quite old now and has been out a while if you haven't experienced it's immense graphics and gameplay I would highly reccomend you do so very soon.
          Even when this game first hit the shelves it was worth it's price tag and now it has been out for a while and the price has dropped I would consider this game to be a bargain, it is the same high tech specialility warfare game which has been shown in games such as splinter cell and is highly exciting.
          The game shows the high performance equipment and methods which the modern day special forces have to hand and the ways in which these weapons and apparatus are used to brilliantly over power the opposition.
          During the game you will experience different kinds of climates and situations in which you must encounter in order to complete missions and stop the terrorist group from completing their plans.
          This game can also be played online via xbox live which is a good experience and you can have lots of competitive duals with others which will keep you for hours on end.
          This game is highly worth it's cheap price tag and is a brilliant game to own. My advice is to buy it while you can :)

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          17.05.2009 12:16
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          An average game that could have been better developed

          The problem I have with buying a new FPS is that I always compare it to Call of Duty 4 and Halo 3 while playing it. I don't think Rainbow Six Vegas 2 is of the same calibre but it's still an enjoyable game.

          The main complaint with the game is that the bright lights and casinos of the first Vegas have gone and it seems a little dull now. Each room you clear is quite bland and repetitive. The graphics are pretty much the same as before and the devs should have really tried and improved the sequel and made it more than just essentially an expansion pack.

          The campaign is good fun though and the Terrorist Hunts are back with new maps, which are especially great on co-op with a friend. It's a pretty cheap game so the campaign is definitely worth it.

          The online didn't really do much for me, however. It felt slow and the gameplay was awkward. It seemed that winning was much more down to tactical play rather than how good individually someone was with a weapon... which put me off. I like improving my battle rifle and snipes on Halo and the same for COD4, but Vegas 2 wasn't as attractive in that department. The Xbox Live Activity Reports are evidene of this as Vegas 2 doesn't compete with the top class Xbox Live games.

          Nonetheless, it's a good run through and I'd rate it a 2.5/5.

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            27.04.2009 18:29
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            Insane

            Tom Clancy has a knack for releasing consistently awesome games, and here is a shining example.

            This clever little FPS delivers more realism, aggression, logic and stunning gameplay than most of its competitors, and you can completely immerse yourself in it. You are Bishop, directing a small team of two (excluding you) into incredibly risky situations in usually confined and visually stunning set-pieces. I've owned this game for quite some time, but only in the past couple of weeks or so have I actually really gotten into it.

            I'm not entirely sure of the storyline as there are no cutscenes, but what I do know is that you are thrown into a brutal atmosphere, and as the body count totals, so does your rank. And as your rank constantly upgrades, so does your choice of weaponry, armor, attire and other little gadgets and gizmos.

            This game combines elements from Call of Duty and Splinter Cell, in the sense that this is an incredibly realistic FPS but with that realism also comes... well... reality. Unlike most FPS, you can't go charging into situations, guns blazing, because you will almost certainly die. Instead, this game demands a violent, but strategic point of view much like Splinter Cell.

            It's usually unlikely that a stealth game and a FPS go hand in hand, but if this game were any other way then it wouldn't work.

            As well as the amazing, tricky and fun campaign (although a little too short), you can unlock a second, mini-game which is more of a straightforward FPS (or more of a straightforward stealth game, depending on the difficulty and density settings) called "Terrorist Hunt", which is effectively a team deathmatch with an average of twenty-five well equipped terrorists against your group of three.

            And, of course, there is a multiplayer feature which also features a more stealthy approach to the usual team deathmatch/capture the flag scenarios, which too is incredibly satisfying to play.

            Final verdict: an intelligent, tense and fantastic stealth-FPS that is definately worth a shot for even the most stubborn FPS fans.

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            10.04.2009 17:33
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            Great game, great buy.

            Rainbow Six Vegas 2

            I bought this game a year or so ago, and it hasnt dissapointed me, mainly to the fact that their is so much to do. So many online game modes, a long lasting story, and terrorist hunts that provide endless fun, and for those 360 owners, the achievements are challenging but at the same time a lot of fun to try and get.

            Now, my personal favourite game of the 360 era is Gears Of War, but it is hard to compare the two games. RSV is a tactical shooter, whilst Gears Of War isnt. You must be a lot more secrative with your position on RSV and cant afford to give yourself away, it takes mre skill to kill people on this game, you cant get lucky as on Gears Of War.

            I'll start at the begginging with Character creation. This is a fun part of the game, you create your own character and unlock custom items for him throughout the game, you select your perks just like on Call Of Duty 4 making the whole game fully customizable. It is like Call Of Duty in that you play through story mode, terrorist hunts and online game modes to earn yourself EXP which goes towards your rank.

            Another bonus feature which helps you unlock bonus weapons and XP is the points you can earn for CQB, Assault and Marksman. How to score points for these and the amounts you need to gain certain unlockables are as follows.

            Assault

            +3: Kill an enemy or player behind cover with penetrating weapons.
            +3: Kill an enemy or player with C4.
            +2: Kill an enemy or player who is using a mounted machinegun.
            +2: Kill an enemy or player with a frag grenade or breaching charge.
            +2: Kill an enemy or player who is using a riot shield.

            Marksman

            +3: Kill an enemy or player at long range.
            +3: Kill an enemy or player when they are on a rope.
            +2: Kill an enemy or player while you are rappelling.
            +2: Kill an enemy or player who is sprinting.
            +1: Kill an enemy or player with a headshot.

            CQB

            +3: Kill an enemy or player at short range.
            +3: Kill an enemy or player who is stunned or flashbanged.
            +3: Kill an enemy or player by blind-fire.
            +3: Kill an enemy or player from behind.

            # Assault bonuses

            Reach the indicated level to unlock the corresponding bonus:

            Level 1: 250 experience points
            Level 2: 21E LMG
            Level 3: 500 experience points
            Level 4: Desert Eagle Pistol
            Level 5: 750 experience points
            Level 6: G3KA4 Assault Rifle
            Level 7: 1,000 experience points
            Level 8: MG36 LMG
            Level 9: 1,500 experience points
            Level 10: Raging Bull Pistol
            Level 11: 2,000 experience points
            Level 12: AKS 74U Assault Rifle
            Level 13: 2,500 experience points
            Level 14: M249 SAW
            Level 15: 3,000 experience points
            Level 16: FNC Assault Rifle
            Level 17: 4,000 experience points
            Level 18: AK 47 Assault Rifle
            Level 19: 5,000 experience points
            Level 20: Shield

            # Marksman bonuses

            Reach the indicated level to unlock the corresponding bonus:

            Level 1: 250 experience points
            Level 2: SV 98 Sniper Rifle
            Level 3: 500 experience points
            Level 4: TAR21 Assault Rifle
            Level 5: 750 experience points
            Level 6: M468 Assault Rifle
            Level 7: 1,000 experience points
            Level 8: 92FS Pistol
            Level 9: 1,500 experience points
            Level 10: M40A1 Sniper Rifle
            Level 11: 2,000 experience points
            Level 12: AUG A3 Assault Rifle
            Level 13: 2,500 experience points
            Level 14: PSG1 Sniper Rifle
            Level 15: 3,000 experience points
            Level 16: M8 Assault Rifle
            Level 17: 4,000 experience points
            Level 18: L85A2 Assault Rifle
            Level 19: 5,000 experience points
            Level 20: L96 Arctic Warfare Sniper Rifle

            # CQB bonuses

            Reach the indicated level to unlock the corresponding bonus:

            Level 1: 250 experience points
            Level 2: SPAS 12 Shotgun
            Level 3: 500 experience points
            Level 4: UMP 45 SMG
            Level 5: 750 experience points
            Level 6: XM29 L5S Shotgun
            Level 7: 1,000 experience points
            Level 8: Glock 18 Pistol
            Level 9: 1,500 experience points
            Level 10: P90
            Level 11: 2,000 experience points
            Level 12: MP7A1 SMG
            Level 13: 2,500 experience points
            Level 14: Skorpion VZ83 SMG
            Level 15: 3,000 experience points
            Level 16: Type 95 SMG
            Level 17: 4,000 experience points
            Level 18: AUG PARA Assault Rifle
            Level 19: 5,000 experience points
            Level 20: 500 Tactical Shotgun

            As you can see it alternates between weapon and points, the points you gain will help you massively towards getting to the highest rank possible, Elite. I find that this is an excellent addition because it makes you work harded to get the certain types of kills needed.

            It isnt always the big things that make this game great though, it's the small things that show they have tried their absoloute best to make this game the best it can possibly be. For example the way your characters mouth moves when you talk through your mic.

            The realism of this game is simply astonishing, every detail is in place, you dont go 100 shots before dying, you must stay well hidden or you will die. Graphically amazing game, playing on a good tv this game looks as good as any other out their.

            Onto the story, throughout story mode you will be with 2 other members of you team, you control your team, tell them where to move, when to attack. A good way of using them is sending to them to a door and telling them to open it and clear, nice way of not having to do any work.

            Overall for me it was one of the games of the year in 08, and a must buy as far as I'm concerned. 8/10.

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              18.03.2009 23:31

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              Good game

              If you like first person shooters than this is the game for you, very similiar to call of duty but the gameplay is slightly different. The game gives more of a cartoony effect whilst playing rather than a full on action game. The single player mode is very addictive not to easy so gives you a challenge and once you have completed it try a harder level ! The guns and accesories range so you can never get bored, you can also customize your own character ( the one you play with in story mode). The online play has a selection of different maps which are all quite good and there is also a number of challenges you have to complete and once you complete them you gain more xp so you can get promoted.
              I do find the online play does get slightly repetitive but it is very addictive and i can guarantee you will be playing it for hours.

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              15.02.2009 22:39
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              Gorgeous graphics, intuitive opponents, but the single player game a little on the short side

              I know it's odd, but the original Rainbow Six Vegas game did absolutely nothing for me; not that it was a bad game by any stretch of the imagination, there just seemed to be other games I wanted to play more at the time it was released, and thus it passed me by. To that end I'm not overly sure why I found myself loading the sequel into my Xbox 360's drive, but I am mightily glad I did. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 is a sharp, intelligent and addictive game which I had trouble tearing myself away from once I started playing.

              So what's the game all about then?

              In a nutshell you run around Las Vegas shooting the baddies and rescuing hostages, simple enough. The story centres on team Rainbow Six - a multi-skilled task force given the job of halting the evil Alverez Cabrero from hatching his dastardly plan to bring Sin City to its knees with a series of bombs, fires and anything else that makes a lot of noise and mess. You play Bishop, team leader and all-round good guy, who leads two team mates through the maze of casino's, hotels and storage depots clearing out the villainous elements. At your disposal are the very latest in high-tech weaponry to despatch those baddies in a number of ways, you can also rappel down lift shafts or buildings for the added fun the element of surprise gives.

              Graphics, Sound and Gameplay

              Little surprise that the good folk at Ubisoft have delivered a gorgeous looking game, the graphics are sharp and the attention to detail really shows that a lot of time and effort has been put into making the levels as visually stunning as possible. At the start of each level you are usually helicoptered to a different parts of Las Vegas to clear out the baddies and regain control, the sight of Vegas at night all lit up is astonishing, even down to the detail of cars driving along the main strip with headlights aglow. Inside the casinos and hotels the attention to detail continues, as you would expect everything is big and garish, just as it is in Vegas in real life. Sound wise the game also delivers; the baddies swear and tell each other what to do, and also make the requisite groans and death rattles when you manage to shoot or blow them up. Firing bullets at various obstacles sounds exactly as it should, if a bullet hits a slot machine it will actually start sparking and spewing out coins. As I said, beautiful attention to detail which must of taken an age to do but which makes the game so much more realistic in its feel and enjoyment.

              The game controls are as you would expect, nothing really new to learn if you have played first person shooter games before. The beginning of the game is fairly easy and instructions are plentiful so picking it up if you are new to this style of game really shouldn't be too difficult. In most levels you control a group of three men including Bishop, but there are a couple of sections where you have to go it alone and fight the evils of Mr Cabrero and his henchmen yourself. This possibly presents a problem if - like me - you are happier sending your men into a room full of murderous men to clear them out before you step in just in time for the plaudits and medals, these lone roles do mean that you have to get your hands dirty and do some of the bloodletting yourself. When you are leading the two other operatives it is amazing how intuitive their actions are, this is thanks to a lot of work on the artificial intelligence, for once they don't just stand there looking at you when the going gets tough, they get stuck in and use some bullets. Unfortunately the enemy is also able to react differently to what is happening and the environments - which is good when replaying the same section as it gives the possibility of a new experience each time, great for the longevity and replay value but a pain when you are not expecting a villainous thug to creep up behind you and give you the good news with a shotgun because he didn't do it the previous nine times you played the level!

              Can I play it online, or with a friend perchance?

              You most certainly can, indeed if you are to get the most out of the game I would pretty much insist you sign yourself into Xbox live and kick some bad guy ass with other likeminded folk. An impressive sixteen people can be involved in the same game at any one time online, with thirteen maps to choose from the fun literally lasts forever. There are terrorist hunts where you kill a set number of people to advance onto the next level and a team leader section where the top dog must be kept safe and alive while you navigate through the levels. There is also a feature where a friend can join in on the game at anytime, even when you are halfway through a level, all that is required to turn the game multiplayer is for another controller to be picked up and turned on.

              Is all this murder and mayhem child friendly?

              That would be a big fat no I'm afraid; Pegi - the video game certification people - have this as a 16+ game with strong language and scenes of a violent nature, Yep that'll be about right. The British Board of Film Certification are a little more lenient, giving a 15+ rating, I guess it depends on where you purchase the game from as to which rating system is used. Suffice to say though that this is not the game to pop on if a fun family experience is what you are looking for.

              Conclusion

              First person shooter games have been done to death of late, no more so than on the Xbox 360, but Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 shines like a beacon and is a worthy addition to any game collection if you like the genre. Basically if you like to run round and (virtually) kill things this is the game for you. The single player game is a little on the short side, but the way the enemy react differently from day to day means there is some good replay value. To get the most of the game though you should really take it online. You can currently pick this game up for well under twenty pounds from a couple of online retailers, a cracking price for a game that I feel is amongst the best of its genre. Four stars out of the five from me.

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                29.01.2009 00:03

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                Amazing game for online fun, all around excellent

                If you love shooting people in the safety of your home then this is it. Possibly the greatest game for online modern day shooting on Xbox Live, has been on all previous versions aswell. Huge fully playable maps at high quality and all unique and different. Massive collection of guns and outfits that are gradually unlocked no matter what style of game you play, be online or offline. Every kill gives you points, every points gets you closer to a new rank and weapon, finally making it to the almighty elite.

                Many different types of online games for teams or out on your own. Play against other or with others to kill everyone else or complete a set objective before anyone else.

                The story is very good, but if you've play Vegas one you may get a little bored of it as it can be very similar.

                The only critisism I have is that for some reason activision put downloadable maps downloadable in the game and on XBL market place. This is an issue due to the fact that some people do not realise this and have problems playing online due to this. Also a glitch that has been apparant for since the Xbox original versions of this game still has not been corrected. The glitch causes the gun fire sound to sometimes never stop while on online play which can be very annoying and distracting.

                Over than this its 10/10 game from me.

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                25.10.2008 14:41
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                A very good and very entertaining game.

                I hadn't really played any of the rainbow six games since 'Rogue Spear' for the PC and even that was a fantastic game, so i had very high expectations for the 'Vegas' games and i wasn't disappointed.

                Vegas 2 is the ninth 'Rainbow Six' game and, obviously, the second Vegas game. You no longer take control of Logan Keller but instead are given the task of controlling 'Bishop', this is of course if you decide not to create your own character, but you are in charge of Keller and another 'recruit' (according to Ding Chavez) named Gabriel Nowak.

                The thing that i first found to be a very good idea was the experience side of the game, as you progress through the game and are killing people in certain ways you gain more experience for your character, in turn, unlocking new weapons and clothing which can be added to your character whenever you like. The experience is not limited to the single player mode, you also gain experience when playing multiplayer and online.

                Another thing i forgot to mention was the fact that during gameplay you can order your men to take up a certain position, throw a grenade in a certain area or even stay where they are and let you do all the work (or vice versa).

                I found the customization options to be very good indeed, you have a LOT of choice of things to put on your guy and also have the option to hook up an xbox live vision camera and put your face on your character.

                I think that the game is mostly one to be experienced. Visually it stands out above a lot of the latest FPS games and, in terms of gameplay, is second to none.

                From start to finish, this game delivers entertainment and addictiveness that will keep you hooked for hours. A very good game indeed.

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                  25.08.2008 11:26
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                  Good game.

                  Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 is a first person shooter for the Microsoft Xbox 360 games console.

                  The game takes place during the same time as the first, but you play as a different team of soldiers. The story is not really that interesting, but thankfully the game is good.

                  The shooting in this game is just as good as the first, the weapons feel powerful and the game is realistic so you have to think tactically to win.

                  The squad control is fun to use as you can direct your team of two mates. The only update in this game is that you can now run, doesn't sound like much but it does make frantic dashes for cover easier.

                  The game includes a level up system much like the one In Call Of Duty 4, as you progress you will unlock new weapons, equipment and so on.

                  The game also features an excellent online mode that is comparable with the first game.

                  Not much has changed but this is still a great game, and it can be yours for about 20 to 30 pounds.

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