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 forums!
French gaming site Joystick have recived the press version of Vegas for PC.There is very little info at this stage, with only days until the release date 15th December in Europe. Translated article here & the first ingame screenshot from Vegas PC. What do you think? Join the discussion in our forums!
Ick has produced a couple of pdf downloads detailing the Vegas weapons, check them out at Ick.bz!
The third Vegas map movie has been released, this time showing Downtown Vegas, and what a cracker it is. You get to see a little of quite a lot in this movie: weapon attachments being added mid-mission, thermal vision, target allocation, team commands and stunning visuals, don’t miss it. Download the Vegas Downtown movie from Gamershell! Forum discussion here.
5 editors from IGN had the chance to play Vegas MP for 360, and their opinions are up with new MP info!One classic maps have been confirmed to be “Killhouse” from Rogue Spear.Read it here.
Gamespot had a visit from senior brand manager of Rainbow Six Vegas, Mike Jeffress. He showed off the upcoming demo for 360 which is due out on the marketplace 23rd October.So check out what you’ll be playing next week here. He also confirms that Vegas is still on course for ALL platforms in November. There will also be a MP demo for the 360 players later on.
I invite you all to come on and join me for some good chatting about Rainbow Six or anything else you want to talk about in this new chatroom. You can join via an easy Java client or join with your favorite IRC client! The Java clinet can be found here, at rainbowsixirc.no-ip.org. If you want the address to connect using an IRC clinet, please email me. I am really looking foward to chattig with you guys. If you guys have any...
Ubisoft have launched the official R6 fan community site named Dante’s Casino.Here you can gain “comps” and trade’m in for prizes(North-America only).If you remember Ubisoft’s “GR-UNIT” back in spring its the same setup, so use your Ubi login to use the site here. The official Vegas site has gone live, check it out.PS! AGR-S.com have our own group so join us here.
The forum upgrade is complete! Thanks to NYR for making the classic AGR-S.com skin for us.
Our forums were offline for s short period today. Thanks to a clever fix by Dannik they are back online though! I will however be taking this opportunity to upgrade the forums to the current stable and secure version very soon, so there may be some downtime for a very short while later this week. After that we’ll have brand new features and new skins to play with!
360next.de have the latest Rainbow Six:Vegas dev. diary with Creative director Max Beland. Check it out here.
There was a ‘behind closed doors’ preview for the press at the Games Convention in Germany where the press previewed a whole new level in Rainbow Six: Vegas.Be sure to check out the new screenshots from the previews.IGN Preview1UP PreviewAccording to 1UP, multiplayer details should be out ‘shortly’.
Kimi, former Ubimod, 1UP girl & currently Ubisoft employee posted on the Ubi forums regarding Rainbow Six:Vegas. She asks the following:”If you could ask the RSV developers one, and only ONE question about the game, what would it be?”Got a question? Don’t be shy and post it here.PS! The thread is posted in the console forum, therefore assuming the questions are for the console version(s).
Ubisoft’s latest release schedule shows Rainbow Six Vegas arriving on the XBox360 “mid November”, that’s only 12 weeks away!
ToTheGame.com has supposedly the official cover art for Rainbow Six: Vegas X-Box 360 UK version. The cover however does not sport the “new” Vegas logo we’ve posted earlier.Check it out in full size here.
Latest indication shows that R6: Vegas for X-box 360 & PS3 will be pushed from the initial date of November to December 2006 according to Ubisoft Scandinavia’s releaseplan.Another downside is Vegas’ lack of presence in Ubisoft’s lineup for “Games Convention 2006 Leipzig, Germany”. This only strengthens Vegas arrival for Christmas 2006.Good or bad? Discuss it in our forum.
Bigbluesoul has compiled all the 16 maps from Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six(99) to be played on Rogue Spear: Urban Operations(v.2.52) If your original R6 CD is gone give this a go!Download the mod(73mb) at bigbluesoul.com & discuss it on our forum here.If this wasn’t enough for you, the mission pack Eagle Watch is being worked on.
Here’s a new Rainbow Six Vegas movie that discusses gameplay and reveals some new footage – grab it here.
According to Las Vegas Review Journal, Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman & Sheriff Bill Young is not pleased with Ubisoft’s decision to deploy Rainbow Six to Sin City.Local Casinos will monitor R6: Vegas closely with the content of the game.A snippet of the statements from the Mayor:”It could be harmful economically, and it may be something that’s not entitled to free speech...
Rainbow Six Vegas Producer Chadi Lebbos explains why they chose Vegas for the location of the latest Rainbow Six game.Be sure to check it out on the official Vegas blog.
IGN have 7 new screenshots from Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Vegas. Vegas is due out on X-Box 360 & PS3 this fall.
We’re running a coop Lockdown dedi, and at the moment it is open to the public. Dedi server details can be found at Tactical Elite, feel free to join in on the action anytime!
IGN questioned Ubisoft if the latest Rainbow Six game, Vegas will rappel to Nintendo’s Wii.Ubisoft replied with:”Rainbow Six Vegas has been announced and is currently being developed for the Xbox 360 & Sony PS3 platforms, and is not in development for any other consoles at this time.”No love for the PC?Read the article here
Aaron Gilman, the Animation director of Vegas has updated the Vegas blog.Check out the behind the scenes photo’s of Ubi Montreal’s motion capture studio.
Ubisoft released some details today regarding Motion Capture for R6:Vegas, there’s also an excellent movie to view that shows us right inside Ubisoft’s Motion Capture Studio – don’t miss this one. Full details in our forums here.
Ubisoft has released the long awaited Rainbow Six Lockdown patch for PC. The patch 1.01 is 56mb large and can be applied on all versions.Download directly from Ubisoft here or use the auto-update ingame.Join in on the discussion on our forums.
Ubisoft’s community manager HangtownSOG could reveal that a R6: Vegas video will appear on IGN. The video in question will contain a voiceover from one of the devs. talking about the game.Get a 10 second sneak peak of the video entitled “Rainbow Six Demo Teaser” on google video.Expect more R6: Vegas coverage from IGN on Friday!Update: R6: Vegas E3 Walkthrough with commentary, HD...
Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Community Manager Geiger posted the patch notes for the upcoming Lockdown patch.Read the full patch notes details on our forums. No date is given for the patch yet.
Ubisoft is proud to present the first official Clancy Con, event hosted at the World Series of Video Games LanWar event in Louisville, Kentucky.If you have plans on going, be sure to sign up for the Clancy Con seating area to receive your Clancy Con T-shirt designed by Penny-Arcade. The event takes place June 15-18th. Theres also going to be several tournaments, more info on Clancy Con forums.
The e3 news keeps on coming!This time Ubisoft’s lovely Fragdoll Valkyrie had a chance to speak with Max B
Ubisoft has launched the official R6 : Vegas teaser site along with producer blog by Chadi Lebbos.Be sure to check out the latest movie of Vegas in the media section.
The map 747 from Rogue Spear has been remade for Raven Shield by MGC Bonez & MySh.It was done with original textures from Rogue Spear. Also it may be buggy as the fueltruck that escorts team Rainbow might fail. NOTE: this is a beta, playable in ALL modes.Brush off that dust and give 747 for RvS ago at RvSgaming.comThanks to Gotti for posting it on our forums.
IGN has the exclusive footage of R6: Vegas before it hits e3 the 10th May.The footage is taken from Xbox 360 & it shows: inserting via helicopter, rappeling down buildings & the new camera system when leaned against the wall.Don’t miss out and check it out at IGN, discussion in our forums here.Update: HD trailer located here, thanks to TeamXbox.
CR6 over at Rainbow Six Retreat has images of some Redstorm designers on a shooting trip thanks RSE game designer Christian “Serellan” Allen.Check out RSE blasting away on R6-Retreat & ongoing discussion on our forums.
Here are some possible box art images for vegas. Please note that these are made by ordinary fans and are in no way official. They are just interesting to look at.Thank you to vgboxart.com!View the vgboxart.com Vegas Box ArtsVote in the poll at the UBI Forums
When I heard that the PC wasn’t going to be at E3, I thought “well, it shows how much UBI cares about the PC players.” When I challenged Geiger to prove me wrong, I got the answer that the PC players have been waiting for:Geiger:”Actually Rage, The PC version isn’t there because Ubi cared and listened enough to devote a completely different development project to just the PC version. Thus, it needs...
Geiger made a series of comments in a post on the Lockdown forums:”More info soon believe it or not.””I’ll drop some patch notes early next week if possible.””Yes, we’re working on a patch””You’ll have to be the judge of that when the patch releases. I know that there are a lot of fixes going in including connectivity improvements.”You can check out the post here.
Yes, it’s true. R6 & Rogue Spear will be retired from MSN Games, otherwise know as the Zone.As of 19th June 2006 MSN Games will remove their CD-ROM matchmaking service.Read the full press release here.However not all is lost, you can still find other players on our own forums in the game-room category.Big thanks to george king for the news tip.
TeamXbox have an interview with the lead game designer for Rainbow Six Vegas, check it out here! Thanks to BigSM for the tip!