US Department of Defense licenses Rogue Spear
Ubi Soft licenses its tactical action game to the US military to help train soldiers.
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Ubi Soft Entertainment has announced that it has licensed the game engine used in its popular tactical action game Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear to the US Department of Defense. Under a contract with the US government, developer LB&B Associates will create training simulations based on the game engine for use by small-unit soldiers to help hone decision-making skills. The game engine will not be used for weapons training.
"We need to train the elements of the small unit on how to prepare for a mission, how to work as a team during mission execution, and how to conduct after action debriefs, and this engine will let us do that and more," said Michael S. Bradshaw, systems division manager of LB&B.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear is a tactical first-person shooter that was first released in August 1999. It lets players assume the role of a soldier in a small squad on a series of realistic missions. For more information, take a look at our full review of the game , and visit our Rogue Spear archive for information about the Rogue Spear mission pack and the upcoming Black Thorn expansion.
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