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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 breaching stores now

Posted by: Randy at 3/18/2008 9:06 PM
Special ops fans that have been dying to get back to Sin City now have their chance:  Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 tossed in a flashbang grenade and breached store shelves today for PS3 and X360 owners.  This return to the land of Crime Scene Investigation promises more multiplayer, more character customization, improved co-op, tougher AI, longer weapons and armor lists, as well as hotter spots and grittier backstreets on the Vegas map.


SAN FRANCISCO - MARCH 18, 2008 - Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest
video game publishers, announced that Tom Clancy's Rainbow SixR Vegas 2 for
the Xbox 360R video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the
PLAYSTATIONR3 computer entertainment system has shipped to retail stores and
is now available for an MSRP of $59.99. Developed by Ubisoft's award-winning
Montreal studio, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 is the follow up to the
highly successful and award-winning Tom Clancy's Rainbow SixR Vegas.

Tom Clancy's Rainbow SixR Vegas 2 is the last chance for gamers to rescue
Sin City from an escalating terrorist siege, and will impose heart-pounding
action from beginning to end. The best are back and this time winner takes
all. The highly anticipated sequel to the recipient of numerous awards,
including 2006's Best First Person Shooter and Best Online Game (Xbox
LIVER), Tom Clancy's Rainbow SixR Vegas 2 will push the top-selling
franchise to new heights with new gameplay features and groundbreaking co-op
and multiplayer modes.

Product Highlights:
.       More Multiplayer - The highly acclaimed multiplayer mode in Tom
Clancy's Rainbow SixR Vegas has been upgraded to include 13 new maps with
more intense face-offs, two new adversarial modes, more rewards and easier
access to matches using the improved and intuitive matchmaking system.
.       Unprecedented Customizable Experience - Create your own identity
that persists through both the single player and multiplayer modes and
progresses along with you online and offline. Reap the benefits of your
single player rewards in multiplayer, and vice versa.
.       Vastly Improved Co-op Mode - Turn single player mode into co-op mode
at any time seamlessly with join in progress. Now a friend can jump your
story campaign and assist without any change to the story. The single player
maps and storyline were created with co-op in mind, with every map having
multiple entry points
.       Challenging AI - The AI is more challenging than ever. Now, the
terrorists are equipped with thermal vision, night vision and shields - not
to mention a multitude of varying tactics - all of which are guaranteed to
give you a new playing experience every time you go into battle. As you
progress within the game, you'll be able to outsmart your enemies by taking
advantage of intelligence opportunities, such as using thermal scan.
.       New Weapons and Armor - Take down the terrorists more effectively
using 11 new weapons. New camouflage, clothing and gear allow for the
ultimate customizations.
.       More Vegas - Sin City is back and bigger than before. Explore
all-new Vegas hot spots and gritty back streets, creating a visual
experience that is as challenging as it is breathtaking.