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Tom Clancy shirks gamers -- Vegas Vacation ensues

So... many... references... in... this... title. Anyway, it's all true! Rainbow Six: Vegas (seriously... doesn't anyone else care that it's Rainbow? Are they trying to imply ethnic diversity or univeral acceptance? Tom Clancy, I'm on to you...) has been delayed until the end of January 2007. For the PS3 and PSP. 360 fanboys who invariably come here, rejoice! You can do more of the Rainbow Six-ing while we wait with bated breath to play this neato game.

Why the delay? IGN hypothesizes the online component. But that's fine by us, since Rainbow Six pretty much works because of the online component, a delay to fix that up isn't exactly a bad thing, right? Sony was pretty sparse in its information regarding the PlayStation Online thingy to third-party games (just look at Tony Hawk's Project 8). So, is anyone particularly bothered by this? Or is it all good as long as the final product can compete with XBox Live's online functions for the game?

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1. I don't mind them delaying it, as long as it's make Online work and work great. I also hope they do the port better than the guys that did COD3, and that it doesn have any frame rate issues.

Posted at 10:29PM on Nov 21st 2006 by kman79 0 stars

2. This may be a blessing in disguise for the PS3, really. Ubisoft has yet to make a truly user-friendly online console matchmaking system. I'm sure you guys have heard that calling GRAW's multiplayer lobby system on the 360 "broken" woudl be an understatement.

Maybe the PS3 version will benefit from the fact that Sony isn't confining them to standardized restrictions as in XBL. I'll also be interested to see if Ubi changes the format, or just sticks with identical system as we'll see on the 'box this week.

Posted at 8:10AM on Nov 22nd 2006 by KilgoreTrout XL 0 stars

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