Happy Birthday Rainbow Six
Aug22

Happy Birthday Rainbow Six

It was exactly seventeen years ago that Rainbow Six was released to huge acclaim. Red Storm are celebrating with this reminiscent Facebook post, which has already gathered over 7,000 likes from fans of the original Rainbow Six. Happy Birthday Rainbow Six and once again, thank you Red...

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Rainbow Six Prototype For Gamescube
Aug13

Rainbow Six Prototype For Gamescube

Doing some research on Rainbow Six history, we uncovered a forgotten Rainbow Six prototype for the Nintendo Gamecube back in the year 2000. Check out our latest video!

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Ramping Up Rainbow Six
Sep05

Ramping Up Rainbow Six

Ubisoft are ramping up the resources working on Rainbow Six Siege with over 3 times the size of dev team than was on the project this time last year. Ubisoft’s Montreal studio has become the centre of all things Rainbow Six as they prepare for a 2015 launch. We’re expecting a news release possibly with more footage, and news of the pre launch beta phase before Christmas so stay tuned!

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Rainbow Six Patriots?

Ubisoft have made some pretty big promises for the next Rainbow Six title in a new interview with IGN. While adding a little speculation about the title of the next game in the Rainbow Six tactical shooter series, they did have this to say…“We want to make sure, on this one, like all the other games we’re working on, that we bring it when we feel it’s perfect…”and this  “We want people...

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What Rainbow Six Means

With Rainbow Six Patriots on the distant horizon, we thought it was an appropritae moment to take a few minutes and remember what Rainbow Six was all about, back in the day. This Youtube video manages to capture much of the original Rainbow Six magic, including that amazingly detailed planning phase. If you find any other good Rainbow Six clips on youttube, please post them up in our...

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Rainbow Six Weekend Discount

The iOS version of Rainbow Six is in the App Store now at a special weekend discount price, so you’ve only a few hours left to grab it! 

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Rainbow Six Legacy Interview
Nov10

Rainbow Six Legacy Interview

GameInformer have released a 7 minute interview with David Sears of Ubisoft in which he describes the Rainbow Six Legacy and how it will impact on Rainbow Six Patriots game design decisions. It’s a great, open and frank discussion on Ubisoft’s plans for Rainbow Six Patriots. Enjoy it here.

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Rainbow Six Reboot

What do you want from a Rainbow Six reboot? We know it’s coming, so read this article on FPSGuru to get your imagination going and then post your thought in our Rainbow Six forums!

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Shadow Vanguard On The Xperia Play Phone

Sony Ericsson has revealed that Rainbow Six: Shadow Vanguard is now available on the Xperia Play.Xperia Play owners in Western Europe will be able to download Shadow Vanguard for free, whether this offer is available in the US I am not sure at this time. Discuss this release and watch the movie in our Shadow Vanguard...

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Rainbow Six Coming in 2012?

Only days after we posted our Top Three Reasons that a new Rainbow Six was coming, evidence arrived in the form of this Rainbow Six Screenshot. An undisclosed source has also revealed some tantalising details.More info as it...

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Could this be Rainbow Six 2011?

Ubisoft have posted an intruiging still from a trailer to be aired at E3 tomorrow. Some gamers are speculating it could be the next Rainbow Six.While that assumption seems a stretch, Ubisoft have said the answer will “Blow Your Mind”, so something as huge as a new Rainbow Six would certainly achieve mind blowing status! We’ll post the very latest on this news here...

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Rainbow Six 2011

The smell of a new Rainbow Six in the works continues to get stronger the further into 2011 we go. While Ghost Recon Online has stolen the shooter headlines for the past few days, we’d like to remember that Ubisoft have another triple A series on their books, and one that is seriously overdue a reboot. We’ve posted out Top 3 Reasons Rainbow Six 2011 is Coming in our forums, check it out and get...

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The Fall of Rainbow Six

Not many people will know this and I had actually forgotten this myself, but Rainbow Six was the first game I ever played on a PC. It was an impulse buy just to try out any game on my new PC with it’s Voodoo 3DFX graphics card. The thing is, it didn’t run! I had to wait a few weeks for new graphics drivers to be released before I got my first taste of PC gaming thanks to Rainbow Six. Thinking back, those...

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Rainbow Six: Shadow Vanguard in the App store

Rainbow Six: Shadow Vanguard was released to the App store this week, and already it has been recieving extremely positive feedback. You can play the interactive trailer, check out Shadow Vanguard screenshots and post your thoughts on the first new Rainbow Six game in a long time in our Rainbow Six Shadow Vanguard forums...

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Rainbow Six: Shadow Vanguard

Rainbow Six is making a comeback thanks to a brand new title “Rainbow Six: Shadow Vanguard”. PC and console gamers shouldn’t get too excited though, this is a mobile release from Gameloft for the iPhone. Check out this hands on video of Shadow...

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New Rainbow Six Coming?

When talk of new games expanding existing series from Ubisoft leaked out last year, both Rainbow Six and Ghost Recon were promoted as likely candidates.We now know that Ghost Recon is to be expanded with Future Soldier, but what of Rainbow Six? According to Eurogamer there may just be a glimmer of hope for Rainbow Six fans, as an interview on a Dutch site with brand boss Michel Verheijdt revealed that he is working on not one,...

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George Clooney for Jack Ryan?

MTV’s Movie Blog has a piece speculating that George Clooney may be a prime candidate to play Jack Ryan in a future Clancy blockbuster. Source.

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New Rainbow Six Title Soon?

On the back of rumours and hints of an announcement regarding a new Ghost Recon title, there is now also word that Ubisoft may also announce a new Rainbow Six title this year. More news on this as it occurs!

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Tropic Thunder Tie In

Ubisoft are running a Scavenger Hunt promotion that ends shortly, so you if want to be in with a chance to win some prizes, get on it now. In a Tropic Thunder tie in, Ubisoft are showing a bunch of Scaveneger Hunt clues in Vegas 2 by displaying directions on the games advertising boards. Just fire up Vegas 2 and follow the directions shown on the billboards.This is a region limited deal for US customers only, so outside of the US...

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Rainbow Six Intros

This is pretty neat, someone’s taken the intro from classic Rainbow six games and put them on Youtube. These will really take you back, awesome! Rogue Spear IntroRogue Spear Urban Operations introRogue Spear Black Thorn introRogue Spear Covert Operations...

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Free Prima Guide Extract

Thanks to the guys at Prima Games, we have two free extracts to give away from their Rainbow Six Vegas 2 multi-format game guide. This weeks 10 page extract contains many details on the Pic Des Pyr

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Ubisoft Canada Prima Visit

One of the guys who prepares books in the Prima Guides series records his visit to Ubisoft’s Canada office for the Rainbow Six Vegas guide in his blog here. The blog entry is part of a series on game developer’s cuisine, believe it or not, so there’s not really that much here about Vegas, but still – worth a...

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Charity Tournament

Ubisoft have organised a Vegas 2 Charity Tournament, so you can play the game, hopefully win a prize, and donate to charity all at the same time. click for larger imageFor full details visit Xbox Game...

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Rainbow Six on UT3?

KSK pointed out that there’s a discussion going on over at the Red Orchestra forums about remaking Rainbow Six with the UT3 engine. That could be a project to keep an eye on.

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Vegas Avatars

Ubisoft have launched a site specifically for Vegas 2 avatar creation. At R6v2Avatars.com you can create a custom avatar and have it entered in a Ubisoft competion for (as yet undisclosed) prizes. You do not need a copy of  Rainbow Six Vegas 2 to compete – have at it!

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Gamespy Hands On

Gamespy spent sometime playing Rainbow Six Vegas 2 on the X360 recently and have just posted up their opinion here. Although they played the Xbox 360 version, there is some news of PC features too – like being able to have your own face represented in game. They also explian the cover system remains the same as the previous title, although some fans are already complaining that a cover bug from the original has been carried over...

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RVS : Operation Ordnance

Raven Shield’s weapons and equipment modification Operation Ordnance is recieving some more airtime these days, starting with this video on Youtube. Hopefully this is an indication of more to come from this cool Raven Shield mod.

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Missing The Old Rainbow Six?

I saw an interesting poll on the official forums recently, posted up by Dream Marine. It asked if you missed the old style R6 gameplay, or if you thought that the “army of 3” run and gun style of Rainbow Six Vegas was the way forward. There’s not a huge number of votes (you can draw your own conclusions as to why), but there are enough votes to make the results very obvious – fans are wishing for the old...

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Rainbow Six Warfighters

Warfighters have reduced their prices for Rainbow Six Combat days by 10%. You can effectively double up the discount to 20% simply by subscribing to their newsletter. “You will become part of a 8-man team who have a number of very special missions to complete inculding saving a hostage and disarmimg a bomb. But before doing so you will need to be trained and practise your skills at the Kill...

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R6 Vegas Media Alert

Ubisoft have released some new media for Rainbow Six Vegas. Gamespot’s has the official 35 second Vegas Trailer 1 video and it can be viewed here and discussed here. This video is really just a short CGI intro clip.

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Favourite R6 Character?

For reasons currently classified Above Top Secret, we are running a poll on your favourite Rainbow Six character – read the selection and vote now!

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R6 Developer listed in 2007 Top 100

Next-gen.biz have published their THE HOT 100 GAME DEVELOPERS OF 2007 and placed Rainbow Six developer Maxime B

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Vegas Patch 1.03

The latest patch for Rainbow Six Vegas patch is now available from Ubisoft here. The dedicated server files are available seperately here. Visit the official site for more info.

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Vegas Patch 1.03

Magnum at SimHQ was good enough to give is the heads up on the juicy details of the next Vegas patch, as posted on the French Ubi site. There’s some great news in there about dedicated server support, and over a dozen fixes!

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Vegas on the Wii?

While Ubisoft’s release schedule shows two games currently in production for the Nintendo Wii (PRINCE OF PERSIA: RIVAL SWORDS, BLAZING ANGELS and TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES) some people are quite insistant that it’s only a matter of time before an official announcement from Ubisoft adds R6 Vegas to that...

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SimHQ Review Vegas

Magnum over at Sim HQ has posted his review for Rainbow Six Vegas. He took the time to play the game right through, so there’s a lot of good comment in there, check it out.

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Vegas PSP

Ubisoft UK have updated the release date for Rainbow Six Vegas on the PSP to the 23rd of February 2006.

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AnandTech Examine Vegas

Thanks to CR6 for pointing out that AnandTech have taken a detailed look at Rainbow Six Vegas performance. Although their method of benchmarking Vegas is questionable, it’s a great read a pretty much on the money.  Read the full report at AnandTech!

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Action Rate Vegas X360

Actiontrip have reviewed R6 Vegas on the Xbox 360 and they like it, a lot – read their R6 Vegas review here.

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$100,000 R6 Vegas Tournament

Ubisoft have a Vegas 360 challenge at the moment with huge prizes. Anyone selected to play Ubisoft’s Fragdolls, and beats them, will stand to win $2000!There’s a total prize fund of $100,000 and the competition is already underway. Full details are here, if you enter and win, be sure to let us know in the...

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