The cold war with China has turned hot in the insanely complicated 3-D submarine combat game Tom Clancy SSN, concocted under the tutelage of the techno-thriller writer. After a prologue delivered by Clancy and some slick background supplied by a faux TV newsbreak, you are placed before the simulated control panel of a nuclear sub (SSN) headed for warfare in the South Pacific. This may be, as Clancy says, the closest you’ll ever come to actually commanding an attack sub. But if you haven’t taken a Princeton Review course on the instruction manual, you won’t know where you are or where you’re going. This isn’t an intuitive game; it’s a commitment. C
Posted December 20 1996 — 12:00 AM EST
- AFI Fest 2016: 'Moana,' 'Miss Sloane,' 'The Comedian' to world premiere
- Shia LaBeouf battles PTSD in new 'Man Down' trailer
- 'Moana' to be first Disney film translated into Tahitian language
- Fall TV's best and worst ratings performers so far
- Rob Gronkowski goes undercover for Lyft to talk astrophysics, Tom Brady
- 'Good Girls Revolt' looks at sexism in the '60s publishing world
- Justin Timberlake's illegal voting booth selfie is 'under review'
- 'The Walking Dead': Exclusive Season Premiere Storyboards
- 'Gilmore Girls' Trailer: A Deep Dive Into the Return to Stars Hollow
- 15 Ultimate Halloween Movie Picks, From Horror-Loving Actors and Filmmakers
- This Is What the 2001 CMAs Looked Like
- 'Smallville': Where Are They Now?
- Flashback to Taylor Swift's First Album Drop