Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege
Developer(s) Red Storm Entertainment
Publisher(s) Ubisoft
Series Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
Release date(s)
  • NA March 27, 2002
  • EU March 28, 2002
Genre(s) Tactical shooter
Mode(s) Single-player

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege is a 2002 tactical shooter video game developed by Red Storm Entertainment and published by Ubisoft for Microsoft Windows.


In 2009, nearly one year after the events of Ghost Recon, old hostilities between Eritrea and Ethiopia have resurfaced. Colonel Tesfaye Wolde of the Ethiopian military had participated in illegal arms trades with Russian ultra-nationalists, who were selling arms at low prices to finance their coup d'état the previous year. Sparing no time at all, Colonel Wolde, with a newly refurbished arsenal, overthrows the Ethiopian government and seizes the opportunity to reclaim Eritrea, which gained its independence in 1993. The situation garners international interest when the conflict threatens shipping lanes in the Red Sea. In response to a plea from the Eritrean government for international support, the United States mobilizes the Ghosts, to stop Colonel Wolde from advancing any further.


Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 83.17%[1]
Metacritic 82/100[2]
Review scores
Publication Score
ActionTrip 7.6/10[3]
AllGame 4.5/5 stars[4]
Eurogamer 9/10[5]
GameSpot 8/10[6]
GameSpy 80%[7]
GameZone 8.5/10[8]
IGN 8.6/10[9]
PC Gamer US 90%[10]
PC Zone 89%[11]

Desert Siege was met with positive reception upon release; GameRankings gave it a score of 83.17%,[1] while Metacritic gave it 82 out of 100.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ Jojic, Uros "2Lions" (April 2, 2002). "Ghost Recon: Desert Siege Review". ActionTrip. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ White, Jason. "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege - Review". AllGame. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  5. ^ Taylor, Martin (March 31, 2002). "Ghost Recon : Desert Siege". Eurogamer. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  6. ^ Osborne, Scott (April 1, 2002). "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege Review". GameSpot. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  7. ^ Suciu, Peter (April 6, 2002). "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege (PC)". GameSpy. Archived from the original on January 12, 2005. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  8. ^ Giaccobi, Kevin "BIFF" (May 29, 2002). "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Mission Pack - Desert Siege Review - PC". GameZone. Archived from the original on March 27, 2008. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  9. ^ Butts, Steve (March 29, 2002). "Ghost Recon Desert Siege Review". IGN. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  10. ^ Morris, Daniel (June 2002). "Ghost Recon: Desert Siege". PC Gamer: 73. Archived from the original on April 16, 2003. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 
  11. ^ Hill, Mark (May 11, 2002). "PC Review: Ghost Recon: Desert Siege". PC Zone. Archived from the original on May 29, 2007. Retrieved August 3, 2014. 

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