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'Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2002 @ 7:21 p.m. PST

PlayStation2 system owners eager to see what all the excitement is about won't have to wait anymore, as Ubi Soft Entertainment announced today that the popular squad-based combat game Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon for the PlayStation 2 has shipped and will arrive on store shelves shortly.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon for the PC won several awards including Game of The Year (2001) from both PC Gamer and IGN.com. The Xbox version earned an Editor's Choice Award from the editors of Official Xbox Magazine (Dec. 2002).

Additional levels, exclusive to the PlayStation 2 version, combined with sophisticated graphics, authentic sound effects, challenging missions and intense battlefield action ensure that Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon delivers a riveting experience, regardless of platform. According to Ubi Soft Vice President of Marketing Tony Kee, "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon for the PlayStation 2 is exactly what adventurous gamers expect from the Tom Clancy brand. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon delivers a powerful blend of great gameplay, precise graphics, intense action and incredible realism."

Story

Eastern Europe, 2008. War has broken out on the borders of Russia and the fate of the world hangs in the balance. That's when the call goes out for the Ghosts - an elite handful of specially-trained Green Berets, armed with the latest technology and trained to use the deadliest weapons. Their mission: Spearhead the way for a NATO peacekeeping force and keep the lid on the conflict before it mushrooms--literally.

Features

  • ALL THE REALISM, SWEAT, AND FEAR FROM THE GAME OF THE YEAR, with 23 missions, dozens of weapons, and new secrets to unlock!
  • PLAYSTATION 2 EXCLUSIVE - All the single-player missions from Ghost Recon, plus 8 more from the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege expansion pack, for a total of 23 single player missions.
  • MULTIPLAYER WARFARE - Grab a friend for split-screen play. Fight against each other or team up to combat the relentless AI forces.
  • SQUAD-BASED COMBAT IN YOUR LIVING ROOM - lead your teams through each map in Mission, Firefight, or Recon modes.
  • WEAPONS: Standard and special issue weapons like the M16A2, the M4 carbine and the fearsome and deadly OICW.
  • GAMEPLAY: The total combat experience that teaches a deadly, realistic lesson on how to fight on tomorrow's battlefields.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon carries an "M" (Mature) rating from the ESRB and will be priced at $49.99

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