R6 Vegas 2 Top Six TH Tips

We love Rainbow Six Terrorist Hunts, always have. In Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Terrorist Hunt was tweaked with new features to enhance the challenge. For tactical and twitch gamers alike, Rainbow Six still offers a great terrorist hunt experience. So, we put together a Top Six Tips for Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Terrorist Hunt success. The report includes all the achievements and server set up options,...

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Vegas 2 PEC XP Award System Explained

If you’ve been playing Rainbow Six Vegas 2 recently, perhaps waiting for the next Rainbows Six, and perhaps playing on Steam, you’ll know that gaining XP is vital to ranking up your character. Rainbow Six Vegas 2 is the most recent title in the , R6 Series, so start the new year getting to know the Vegas 2 PEC XP Award...

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R6 Vegas 2 Discount

Steam are offering a discounted Rainbow Six Vegas 2 until tomorrow, so if you want Vegas 2 at massive 50% off, and also new dark versions of the maps Murdertown and CQB Training, along with a newly lit and textured Calypso Casino visit your Steam account now!

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Vegas 2 Fan Pack Download

The free Fan Pack download for Rainbow Six Vegas 2 is now out, download it from any of the mirrors listed on the official forums here.

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R6V2 Fan Pack

Ubisoft are releasing a multi format free fan pack next month for Vegas 2! All the details including new maps and fixes are available in the Ubi forums here. If you prefer to see all the new content rather than read about it, download this movie! Discussion, details and clarification on the PS3 pack in our forums...

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The Top 5 R6V Videos on YouTube

Here it is, the completely unofficial Top 5 Rainbow Six Vegas 2 videos on YouTube. 1. R6V2 Real Life2. Face Mapping (featuring Chuck Norris)3. Zombie Dogs4. R6V2 Matrix Guy5. “It Could Happen”Seen any better? Post ’em up...

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Vegas 2 Crash Logs

PC users would be well advised to keep track of their Vegas installation folders. Users are reporting huge memory dump files that can exceed 1Gb in size. Potentially this could cause operating system errors if allowed to continue unchecked. Read more here.

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Vegas 2 Worldwide

This weekend see’s Vegas 2 available pretty much everywhere, you can even download it from Direct2Drive. Make sure and grab the release day patch, details of which are in our forums here.

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Vegas 2 Hits Wiki Top 50

For all the wrong reasons Vegas 2 has hit the wiki top 50 wiki top 20 for edits this month. Vandalism and references to parts of a donkey’s anatomy seem to be the order of the day. The Wiki police are doing a good job of keeping the Vegas 2 entry clean and up to date with comprehensive Vegas 2 information...

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SimHQ reviews Vegas 2 X360

What makes reading game reviews on niche sites such as SimHQ especially worthwhile is that they have staff dedicated to each genre of game, that really know their games inside out.Such is the case with Magnum’s SimHQ review of Vegas 2. Magnum knows the Rainbow Six series inside out and it’s that depth of knowledge that makes reading his review a bit special. The review explains the differences between the standard and...

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Vegas 2 Weapon Mechanics

Popular Mechanics have just published a new article on video game weapon realism, featuring Vegas 2 and Call of Duty 4, read it here.

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Vegas 2 : X360 v PS3

Gametrailers have posted a Vegas 2 Xbox360 v PS3 comparison video. As usual with these comparisons, you have to look pretty hard to spot any differences. What I did notice was softer shadows in the X360 version, the PS3 shadows looked quite harsh is some scenes, although the lighting seemed to be slightly better on the PS3 version. The video doesn’t give any indication on frame rates unfortunately, as there have been reports of...

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Free Comcast Map for Vegas 2

There’s a free bonus “Comcast” map available to X360 and PS3 owners, just follow these easy steps. From the games menu screen, select the Extras option then select

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Gamespy Vegas 2 Review

Gamespy have published their review for the X360 version of Rainbow Six Vegas 2, PC gamers will need to wait until next month. Make sure and read the full review, but if you can’t be bothered reading all three pages – here’s a quick summary. Gamespy were disapointed to find some old Vegas 1 bugs still present, and also in the limiting of co-op to 2 players, or three for terrorist hunt. Things they liked...

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Vegas 2 Clan Pack

Ubisoft in collaboration with HMV are offering a 4 for the price of 3 deal for Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Xbox 360. Packaged as the Vegas 2 Clan Pack, and available exclusively from HMV, this pack is retailing at

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Vegas 2 PC Slips to April

Today’s release date schedule from Ubisoft UK reveal that PC owners have a little bit longer to wait for Vegas 2, as the title is now due to be released on the 11th of April 2008.

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Vegas 2 First 10 Minutes

If you click here, you can download movies of various resolution of the first 10 minutes of Vegas on the X360!The hi-res versions are well worth downloading – great quality.

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Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Co-op Mode

Gamespy took a look at Rainbow Six Vegas 2 co-op mode this week and reported their findings in a one page report. After rightly pointing out that Ubisoft have dropped an awful clanger by reducing co-op from 4 player fun to a rather restrictive 2 player mode, the preview struggles to find anything positive to say about Vegas 2 other than neat map designs. Kudos to Gamespy for not being afraid to tell it like it is. Feel...

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G4 R6V2 Videos

Over at G4 Morgan Webb takes a look at Rainbow Six Vegas 2 with Steve Masters from Ubisoft. The chat covers some of the new features in Vegas 2, and the video hints at thankfully improved graphics over the first title. Check it out here. Once you’ve watched that, check out this additoinal clip that goes in to more details of the weapons on offer, including the weapons on offer and bullet penetration. If you are a weapons nut...

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R6V2 Release dates.

Ubisoft today confirmed the release dates for the console versions as being the 20th of March 2008. The PC version has ominiously slipped by 8 days to the 28th of March.

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Win Rainbow Six Vegas 2 X360

Warfighters have two copies of Rainbow Six Vegas 2 for the Xbox 360 up for grabs in a free draw closing next month, give it a shot here.

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Gamespy R6V:2 X360 Hands On

Gamespy have reported on their exclusive Vegas 2 multiplayer session where they played the two new multiplayer gametypes featured in the latest developer diary we posted about yesterday. Thirteen maps (some RVS reworks) and eleven new weapons are touted. Much is being made of the improved matchmaking system, an area of development that can never see too much in the way of resources in our opinion. The article also explains in...

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R6V:2 Dev Diary 2

Building up to the March 2008 release date, more media is being released for Rainbow Six Vegas 2. This week the second Dev Diary was released, you can view it streaming here. Multiplayer and co-op are discussed in some detail by the game designers. In co-op you can take 2 friendly AI, and one human team-mate through each of the campaign missions. The old Rainbow Six favourite gamtype, Terrorist Hunt is back, along with two brand...

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Vegas 2 Dev diary 1

The first Developers Diary for Rainbow Six Vegas 2 can be viewed online here. It details the new locations, the PEC HQ, unlocks, weapons, and the all new reward system. Broadband users can download the 145Mb HD version here.

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Vegas 2 Outfitting Screens

Ubisoft have released 4 new Rainbow Six Vegas 2 screenshots detailing the outfitting screens. Equipment, primary, secondary.Weapons selection: damage, range, accuracy, RoF, magazine.Equipment, primary, secondary.Clothing for the head, face, body and legs.More Vegas 2 screenshots can be viewed at Amazon...

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Rainbow Six Vegas 2

Ubisoft have announced Rainbow Six Vegas 2, scheduled for a March 2008 release across all major platforms. “Players will encounter an intense solo campaign that uses new tactical possibilities in various locations around Sin City. As expected with one of the pioneer franchises for online multiplayer Tom Clancy

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Vegas Map Pack Out

The offical Rainbow Six Vegas Map Pack is out, grab it from the download locatons below! The ten map strong pack is around 650Mb. Filefront GamersHell

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Vegas Patch is Out!

Rainbow Six Vegas is now at v1.05 thanks to the long awaited patch from Ubisoft. To update simply start Vegas and it will autopatch itself.

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Out of the Blue, R6:Vegas Black

Out of nowhere Ubisoft has surprised Xbox Live fans with a Rainbow Six Vegas Black edition download, costing 800 points, and weighing in at 700Mb.Included in the pack are five maps three new never before seen maps and  a reduxed version of Streets, and the original classic, PRESIDIO from the award-winning Rainbow Six 3.

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R6 Vegas 360 v PS3

Gametrailer’s latest video comparison is R6 Vegas on the Xbox 360 up against the PS3 version, check it out here.

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Vegas 360 Tournament

New e-sports website xleague.tv is holding a Rainbow Six Vegas tournament in London this Friday, the 4th of May. There’s

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Veags Tweaks

SN6 has packaged two Rainbow Six Tweaks for gamers looking to improve their framerates with Vegas. The first is the Vegas Blur Tweak by Johnnyc70 which will remove the Bloom/Haze but retain thermal/night vision and other blur effects.The second is by Spaceman and makes several adjustments to a config file that will help gamers gain better frames per second in Rainbow Six Vegas. Download the Vegas Texture Tweak pack here.Thanks to SN6...

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Vegas Patch 1.04 is out!

You can grab the latest Vegas patch at Startegy Informer!

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Vegas on PC Movie

Here’s a movie of R6:Vegas on the PC, it’s 45Mb but has some good stuff in it! Comments here.

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Vegas Coop Movie

Download another slick movie from Ubisoft today. This one details the coop game mode, both offline and online – download it here.

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Gamespy do Vegas

Gamespy love Rainbow Six Vegas 360; in fact, it’s probably the best 360 game they have played, according to their short review.

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Game Informer Review Vegas 360

There’s a short review for Rainbow Six Vegas 360 online at GameInformer. Although veteran R6’ers might wince at their conclusion that Vegas’s four man coop sets a new benchmark for coop gaming, there’s no getting away from the fact they loved it – awarding the Xbox 360 version a very nice 95%.

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Vegas Vertigo Spire

Thanks to Gekke Ed for letting us know that the next Rainbow Six Vegas video is available for download! Grab R6V:Vertigo Spire here! Once again we are treated to some visually stunning game footage, and details like rapelling and priority targetting, thermal scope, attachments, the snake cam, and the biggest bomb team Rainbow have ever...

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Calypso Movie for R6:Vegas

Ubisoft have released footage of the 2nd out of six maps featuring in Rainbow Six Vegas, download the 18Mb Calypso video here. The Calypso Casino is the first location that you’ll be sent to, starting outside on the famous Vegas Strip! 

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Vegas video preview, 10 minutes.

Xboxyde have uploaded a 10 minutes video from R6 Vegas. The video is taken from the preview version sent to the press.Download the video from Xboxyde.

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