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Red Storm Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ubisoft Entertainment, specializing in PC games, console games, and related merchandise mainly based on the works of the writer Tom Clancy. The head quarters for Red Storm is located in Morrisville, NC. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Ubisoft Entertainment (formerly Ubi Soft) is a computer and video game publisher and developer with headquarters in Montreuil, France. ... Tom Clancy Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ...

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The History

The story of Red Storm Entertainment goes back to 1985, when Clancy met a British Royal Navy captain named Doug Littlejohns. Fresh off the success of his latest book, The Hunt for Red October, Clancy asked Littlejohns for technical advice on his next novel. That novel eventually became Red Storm Rising. This article is about the year. ... Harper Collins 1993 paperback edition The Hunt for Red October, Tom Clancys first novel, was published in 1984. ... Red Storm Rising is a 1986 techno-thriller novel by Tom Clancy and Larry Bond about a third world war in Europe between NATO and Warsaw Pact forces, set around the mid-1980s, probably in 1986 or 1987. ...


Twelve years later, Clancy began looking to try his hand at an interesting new creative endeavor - the formation of a multimedia entertainment company. Once again, he looked to Littlejohns for advice, asking him to lead Red Storm Entertainment as president and CEO.


With the backing and co-ownership of Virtus Corporation, and after partnering with Pearson PLC, Clancy's and Littlejohns' new company released its first title, Tom Clancy's Politika, in November 1997. Packed with a new Clancy paperback novel and a separately sold board game, Politika started Red Storm Entertainment on the track to success. Pearson plc LSE: PSON;NYSE: PSO is a London-based media conglomerate. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Since then Red Storm Entertainment has quickly become a leader in content development for multimedia. In 1998, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six was only the second title to be released by the company, timed to hit the marketplace within weeks of Clancy's book by the same name. The game was an instant success, delighting gamers with its emphasis on hostage rescue and realism that was unheard of in the action genre. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six set the stage for a new genre of "squad-based shooters" that focus on teamwork and cooperation as well as realism. Today Rainbow Six and its sequels are still considered the very best of tactical shooters. 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Rainbow Six is the first in a series of first-person shooters computer and video games. ... Tactical shooters include games of the first-person shooter (FPS) and third-person shooter genre of video games that generally simulate non-fictional, squad-based combat. ...


In September of 1999, Red Storm released Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear, the first sequel to the hit Rainbow Six franchise. Rogue Spear surpassed the success of the award winning original game. Versions of the original were released in November 1999 for the PlayStation and Nintendo 64 platforms, with Macintosh, Dreamcast and Game Boy Color versions following soon after. 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... For other versions of PlayStation, please see PlayStation (disambiguation) The PlayStation is a video game console of the 32/64-bit era, first produced by Sony Computer Entertainment in the mid-1990s. ... The Nintendo 64, commonly called the N64, is Nintendos third home video game console for the international market. ... The first Macintosh computer, introduced in 1984, upgraded to a 512K Fat Mac. The Macintosh, or Mac, is a line of personal computers designed, developed, manufactured, and marketed by Apple Computer. ... Sega Dreamcast The Sega Dreamcast (Japanese: ドリームキャスト; code-named Katana during development) was Segas last video game console. ... The Game Boy Color came in a myriad of different colors, as did earlier incarnations of the Game Boy. ...


Red Storm's tremendous success caught the eye of international game publisher Ubisoft Entertainment in 2000 and became a wholly owned subsidiary of Ubisoft in September of that year. Founded in 1986, Ubisoft has offices in 18 countries including the United States, Canada, France, Germany and China and sells its products in a total of 52 countries. Red Storm adds a new edge to the Ubisoft line of products and will continue to operate as a separate brand of the global company. Ubisoft Entertainment (formerly Ubi Soft) is a computer and video game publisher and developer headquarted in Montreuil-sous-Bois, France. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Games developed by Red Storm Entertainment

PC Games

Rainbow Six is the first in a series of first-person shooters computer and video games. ... Tom Clancys Ghost Recon (also known as simply Ghost Recon) is a video game in the tactical shooter genre, inspired by the work of Tom Clancy. ... Tom Clancys Ghost Recon (also known as simply Ghost Recon) is a video game in the tactical shooter genre, inspired by the work of Tom Clancy. ... Tom Clancys Ghost Recon (also known as simply Ghost Recon) is a video game in the tactical shooter genre, inspired by the work of Tom Clancy. ... The Sum of All Fears is a video game developed by Red Storm Entertainment and published by Ubisoft for the PC (2002) and Nintendo GameCube (2003), and developed by Crawfish Interactive for the Game Boy Advance (2003). ... Screenshot from the Xbox version of Ghost Recon 2 Tom Clancys Ghost Recon 2 (also known as Ghost Recon 2) was originally announced in a Ubisoft press release dated April 8, 2004, and was released in North America for the Xbox video game console on November 30, 2004. ...

Console Games

  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six — (N64, PlayStation 1999), (Dreamcast 2000)
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear — (Dreamcast 2000), (PlayStation 2001)
  • The Sum of All Fears — (GameBoy Advance, GameCube 2002)
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon — (PlayStation, Xbox 2002), (GameCube 2003)
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Island Thunder — (Xbox 2003)
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm — (PlayStation 2 2004)
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2 — (PlayStation 2, Xbox 2004) (GameCube 2005)
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Summit Strike — (Xbox 2005)
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown — (PlayStation 2, GameCube 2005)
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter — (Xbox, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360 2006)

An N64 (with Super Smash Bros. ... For other versions of PlayStation, please see PlayStation (disambiguation) The PlayStation is a video game console of the 32/64-bit era, first produced by Sony Computer Entertainment in the mid-1990s. ... Sega Dreamcast The Sega Dreamcast (Japanese: ドリームキャスト; code-named Katana during development) was Segas last video game console. ... The Microsoft Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console first released on November 15, 2001 in North America, then released on February 22, 2002 in Japan, and on March 14, 2002 in Europe. ...

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Red Storm Entertainment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (621 words)
Red Storm Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ubisoft Entertainment, specializing in PC games, console games, and related merchandise mainly based on the works of the writer Tom Clancy.
Red Storm's tremendous success caught the eye of international game publisher Ubisoft Entertainment in 2000 and became a wholly owned subsidiary of Ubisoft in September of that year.
Red Storm adds a new edge to the Ubisoft line of products and will continue to operate as a separate brand of the global company.
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