Conclusion: However you choose to play Rainbow Six: Vegas, the fictional Vegas sprawl before you always looks incredible. It’s hard to fault the superb use of animations, effects and artistic details that permeate the dense environments.
Excerpt: Can an action game be released these days without using some kind of 'cover' system? Just as bullet-time appeared in every other action game for a while, it seems that your game is nothing these days without the ability to put your character's back to a wall.
Excerpt: After its release earlier this year on the 360, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas finally hits the PS3. Vegas is the series' second revamp. After an ill-fated effort to revitalize the game as an action shooter with Rainbow Six: Lockdown , Vegas brings the game back to its roots as a tactical shooter...
Excerpt: Since the console debut of Rainbow Six on the Dreamcast some seven years ago, both gamers and Tom Clancy fans alike have been able to immerse themselves in the “realistic” world of tactical counterterrorism.
Summary: Between the outstanding graphics,
stunning cinematic presentation and immersive attention to detail, Rainbow
Six Vegas truly stands out as a next-generation masterpiece. The game
itself is superb as well, mixing stealth action and combat with a
realistic plot that keeps you immersed in the game...
Conclusion: Once you get a game going, the online aspect of Vegas far and away shines as the biggest selling point, but there's no discounting the single-player game either -- even if the ending is a little blah. Better late than never, Vegas rocks.
Summary: Rainbow Six Vegas is one of the very best Xbox 360 shooters of the past year, so it was only a matter of time before Ubisoft brought it over to the PlayStation 3. Thankfully, the PS3 version is just as good as the Xbox 360 game, and it even packs a lot of content that 360 fans had to pay extra for.
Pros: Impressive tactical action that requires the realistic use of cover, Fast rope out of helicopters, rappel down buildings, and smash through windows like a real commando, Beautiful visuals that let you battle in a glittering first-world setting, Incredible amount of multiplayer content with a wide...
Cons: Sixaxis motion controls feel tacked on and annoying, Story features some standard plot devices and lacks a satisfying ending