X360, PS3 Thursday, October 19, 2006 | 12:25 PM

Rainbow Six Vegas: Mexican border

Rainbow Six Vegas: Mexican border

Ubisoft released this video of Rainbow Six: Vegas presenting a new level: A town at the mexican border. I think everyone will immediatly see how good it looks, but also how close to Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter it looks. Considering this game uses Unreal Engine 3, the french team behind the single part of GRAW can be proud.


Mexican border

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Commented on 2006-10-19 12:41:56
damn, this looks really good, never played any R6 title though
Commented on 2006-10-19 12:54:05
i have played Rogue Spear,but this is another dimension. looks so good and full of details. i love it,anyway. lookin forward to scan my face into a model and kill some dudes at xbl.
Commented on 2006-10-19 13:11:06
My God, they use the F word!
But really, very GRAWish, not that its a bad thing. This is GRAW with smaller levels and more tactical approach I'd say.
Commented on 2006-10-19 13:22:08
sweet
Commented on 2006-10-19 13:27:35
yes because the beloved Ghost Recon has been turned into to SOCOM, game of the year my arse

will definatly get this though, shame it is made by the french....
Commented on 2006-10-19 13:28:30
just clicked ... THIRD PERSON.... oh dear god, i may not get this after all....

i cant belive it is a blatant clone .... BASTARDS.... GRAW is good but nothing compared to GRIT...you BASTARDS
Commented on 2006-10-19 13:40:36 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
will definatly get this though, shame it is made by the french....
Hu hu. It's done by the Montreal team, as always. Reading comprehension FTL.
Commented on 2006-10-19 13:52:16 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
just clicked ... THIRD PERSON.... oh dear god, i may not get this after all....

i cant belive it is a blatant clone .... BASTARDS.... GRAW is good but nothing compared to GRIT...you BASTARDS
Its first person...3rd only when you are in cover.
Commented on 2006-10-19 14:06:05
well, cant please everyone can they ...
Commented on 2006-10-19 14:36:52
I thought third person might be a no no, but I'm kinda seeing why they did that. It's like an evolution of looking around corners.

Reminded me so much of GRAW when I saw it, really impressive. I can't wait for them to show some multiplayer gameplay.
Commented on 2006-10-19 14:44:39
Looks fantastic, arguably superior to GR:AW graphically with a smoother framerate and no obvious pop up. I love the seamless switching between first and third person views which allows you to shoot from cover, etc. It even incorporates elements from the Splinter Cell games. Can't wait to play this one...
Commented on 2006-10-19 14:54:49
Wow, I never realized this game was using UE3, I always assumed they were using the same engine as GRAW. Looks great, can't wait!
Commented on 2006-10-19 15:43:34
take it this is just another standard video,same as 360 version or does this contain ps3 footage instead??
Commented on 2006-10-19 15:51:05
None of you played the original Rainbow Six 3 on Xbox? Game was sooooo much fun, and then the future releases ruined it

Hopefully it returns to that fun, I have heard it does though
Commented on 2006-10-19 16:09:14
Damn, those gun sounds are just awesome. I hate it when you fire a big gun, and it sounds like you're firing a toy weapon. These guns really pack a punch, makes killing terrorist all the more satisfying.
Commented on 2006-10-19 16:14:06 In reply to Jasper
Posted by Jasper
Damn, those gun sounds are just awesome. I hate it when you fire a big gun, and it sounds like you're firing a toy weapon. These guns really pack a punch, makes killing terrorist all the more satisfying.
Yeh i like when a gun is detailed and sound real at the same time, trailer looks good.
Commented on 2006-10-19 16:25:47
I hated the change to 3rd person when taking cover in PDZ. It mad the game feel so disjointed. The way they did the transition in this does look a bit better though. It is faster and the camera moves directly to the reticule instead of going into your avatars head.
Commented on 2006-10-19 16:30:41
If you guys don't like the 3rd person part, don't go into cover. It's as simple as that. You may also want to stay away from ladders.
Commented on 2006-10-19 16:52:22
Thats a great ending that is what I call getting right into the game wholy well you already know what Im gonna say
Commented on 2006-10-19 17:14:03
I hope the framerate improves vastly in the retail version.

Seems that most people that have played the demo in this months US edition of 'Xbox360' think the poor framerate spoil an otherwise AAA game.
Commented on 2006-10-19 17:15:15
^Same difference.
Commented on 2006-10-19 17:21:45
shaweeettttt
Commented on 2006-10-19 17:50:33
this is better than GRAW imho, because:

- it's first person
- the weapons sound sweet! especially reloading-sounds.
- you don't have to lead your squad through the whole level by tapping "follow me" all the time/saying where they should go.
- you don't have a stupid flying robot.
- it looks better
- I LOVE IT :)
Commented on 2006-10-19 18:10:55 In reply to rupbert
Posted by rupbert
I hope the framerate improves vastly in the retail version.

Seems that most people that have played the demo in this months US edition of 'Xbox360' think the poor framerate spoil an otherwise AAA game.
Except for the helicopter part running at 15 fps (urg), the rest of the vifeo ran at a rather good 30 fps. It's badly encoded (field blending instead of frame dropping for the 29.97 fps conversion) though, so I don't know for sure if it's really smooth or not.
Commented on 2006-10-19 18:52:30
Looked good
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