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Assassin's Creed cumulative franchise sales cross 73 million


Ubisoft employs over 9,000 people worldwide
Apr 20
Videogame detective superannuation recently saw that Ubisoft updated their worldwide cumulative franchise sales figures over on the corporate site. Top seller? The Assassin's Creed series with 73 million. Second place goes to... read
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Splinter Cell

The Bourne Identity director in final talks for Splinter Cell movie


Not a bad choice
Mar 20
The Bourne Identity, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, and Jumper director Doug Liman is in final negotiations to direct Ubisoft and New Regency's Splinter Cell film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The adaptation is expected to rel... read
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Ubisoft

Rayman Legends, Splinter Cell didn't hit sales targets


The bad news keeps on coming
Oct 16
I wanted Rayman Legends to sell well. Most of us did, hopefully. It's an already terrific game that looks even better when put up against some of the other stuff Ubisoft releases. During an earnings call, Ubisoft CFO Alain Ma... read
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Good, but lacks Conviction
Splinter Cell: Conviction was, in my opinion, a superb new direction for the Splinter Cell series, but a fair few fans were unhappy with the changes Ubisoft made. It's hardly surprising then, that Splinter Cell: Blacklist pul... read feature

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New releases

New releases: Purple is back in style


Plus, The Bureau, Splinter Cell, Disney Infinity, and more
Aug 19
Bloody hell, this week, calm down. A slew of games are clamouring for your attention over the next seven days, some of them really rather good. At the top of the pile, however, is Saints Row IV. I didn't think the series wou... read
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Splinter Cell Blacklist

A refresher on all of Splinter Cell: Blacklist's assets


How about, instead, a war on terror cliches?
Aug 13
This latest Splinter Cell: Blacklist trailer reads like the Cliff's Notes to all the previous Blacklist trailers, summarizing the game's various aspects. There's the silly, hyper-organized terrorist attacks on the United Sta... read
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Splinter Cell

Splinter Cell: Blacklist to skip offline co-op for Wii U


Yes, you read that correctly
Aug 05
While Batman: Arkham Origins is passing on multiplayer for Wii U, Splinter Cell: Blacklist is going in the other direction in terms of missing functionality. Ubisoft's Wii U port will not support offline cooperative... read
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Ubisoft announcing a new next-gen title at gamescom


Plus they're bringing their rest of the lineup to the German show
Aug 01
Sure, Ubisoft is skipping their usual gamescom press conference this year, but that doesn't mean they're going to have a light lineup at the show. In fact, Ubisoft will be unveiling a new next-gen game! On top of that, they'l... read
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Splinter Cell

Get acquainted with Splinter Cell's Merc and Spy


Here are rundowns of both classes
Jul 31
One of my favorite multiplayer modes of all time is returning to Splinter Cell: Blacklist in the form of Spies vs. Mercs, and these two new videos will give you a rundown of each class. If you're itching for information, Com... read
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Sam Fisher enforces ALL the laws


No is safe from the Splinter Cell!
Jul 26
Don't litter, scumbag. read
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Not quite stealthy, but still fun
In a recent hands-on with Splinter Cell: Blacklist, I had a chance to see exactly what our other editors have been excited about regarding both the game's single- and multiplayer components. I spent a little time with a coupl... read feature

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Free Splinter Cell Blacklist with new GeForce GTX cards


Nvidia hooks us up
Jul 09
My GeForce GTX 580s are still doing okay, but I'd love to upgrade. The expected performance increase is incentive enough, but Nvidia has added more incentive with a newly announced deal that gives purchasers of a a GeFor... read
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Splinter Cell: Blacklist walkthrough gets a little gassy


My jokes are horrible
Jul 09
The latest look at Splinter Cell: Blacklist features Sam and team storming a gas plant that's been taken over by terrorists. The place is set to blow, but after a little hacking Sam's team is able to turn on the fire suppres... read
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PSA: 40% off all Splinter Cell and Assassin's Creed games


Season Pass on sale as well
Jul 04
Ubisoft is giving 40% percent off all Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell games, with 50% savings if you buy two or more. The Assassin's Creed III season pass is also part of the sale, so if you're feeling up to it, you c... read
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Blacklist

How not to die in Splinter Cell's Spies vs. Mercs Classic


Fan-favorite mode returns for Blacklist
Jun 27
In talking about the Splinter Cell franchise, fans are quick to bring up the Spies vs. Mercs multiplayer mode, and for good reason -- it rocks! Players are either a spy presented in third-person view or a first-person, gun-t... read
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Ubisoft E3

Ubisoft's E3 plans include South Park: The Stick of Truth


And all the other games that you expect
May 29
At the beginning of the month, Ubisoft came out and said that it hadn't forgotten about South Park: The Stick of Truth, despite very little promotion after acquiring the game in the THQ fire-sale. That apparently still holds... read
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Splinter Cell

Splinter Cell: Blacklist's co-op is where it's at


And there's splitscreen support!
May 20
This trailer showing Splinter Cell: Blacklist's cooperative mode reminds me that, of all the things to get me interested in the game, it sure isn't the single-player campaign. Spies vs. Mercs and co-op, on the other hand, ha... read
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Spies vs Mercs: Which side are you on?


A live-action take of Splinter Cell's most famous mode
May 10
Splinter Cell: Blacklist will see the return of Spies vs. Mercs. If that news didn't get you excited at all then maybe this live-action take by the gang at CorridorDigital will. Their film production and editing keeps getting better with every video, and I'm beyond impressed with their latest efforts. read
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Spies vs. Mercs and co-op are back in full effect
Confession time ladies and gents: I'm not a big Splinter Cell fan. I didn't much get into the first two, had an inexplicable obsession with Chaos Theory, largely passed on Double Agent, and only dabbled in Conviction. A disgr... read feature

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Spies vs. Mercs returns!

Splinter Cell: Blacklist Spies vs. Mercs revealed!


The classic faction-based mode is back
May 02
I have very fond memories of Splinter Cell's Spies vs. Mercs mode. The gametype debuted in Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow (and was refined in Chaos Theory), and featured two distinctly different types of teams pit against e... read
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Splinter Cell

Wii U version of Splinter Cell: Blacklist demonstrated


New trailer walks through GamePad features
Apr 22
When we heard that Ubisoft would bring Splinter Cell: Blacklist to Wii U, few details were given other than the day-and-date release date with other game versions and brief mention of GamePad features. That last bit was not ... read
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Splinter Cell: Blacklist

The choice is yours in Splinter Cell: Blacklist


Stalking the shadows
Apr 16
Players will be able to use all sorts of skills and abilities to get through Splinter Cell: Blacklist, and this latest trailer shows you some of your options. Attacking from above, running straight at targets, or using fancy... read
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Splinter Cell Wii U

Splinter Cell Blacklist confirmed for Wii U, for realsies


Hopefully we'll get some cool GamePad functionality
Apr 10
Rejoice, Splinter Cell fans! After a fleeting leak in February by Ubisoft, Nintendo has confirmed the existence of a Wii U version of Splinter Cell: Blacklist. It will be launching on August 20th, the same day as the PS3, 360... read
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Future of AAA games

Jade Raymond: AAA games will need more user content


"What I think people want is their own custom experience, in anything."
Mar 31
Jade Raymond, Ubisoft Toronto's Managing Director, doesn't believe that the continually expanding budgets and costs of AAA game development are necessary, in fact, she thinks they need to stop. Speaking with Gamasutra at GDC,... read
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Splinter Cell dev video

Splinter Cell: Blacklist video shows off more gameplay


Hey, it's the flying thing from Black Ops II
Mar 21
You saw the return of the night vision goggles, in Splinter Cell: Blacklist, and now you can get a little more in-depth with this eight minute developer walkthrough from Ubisoft Toronto courtesy of IGN. It shows off qui... read
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Splinter Cell footage

Splinter Cell: Blacklist night vision footage emerges


Watch Sam get down in the dark
Mar 14
Once we saw footage for Splinter Cell: Blacklist, everyone was worried that it would be a bit too action oriented. Well, this video is here to set the record straight, and confirm that at least some of the experience will al... read
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PAX East

Ubisoft's big PAX East lineup won't be playable by fans


Assassin's Creed IV, Watch Dogs, Splinter Cell: Blacklist and more
Mar 08
Ubisoft's biggest titles for 2013 such as Assassin's Creed IV, Watch Dogs, and Splinter Cell: Blacklist will all be at PAX East, but you won't be able to play any of them. There will only be controlled demo presentations, wit... read
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Splinter Cell

This is one impressive live-action take on Splinter Cell


I'm a big fan of long shots
Mar 01
Filmmaker Warialasky and friends made this live-action movie based on Splinter Cell: Conviction and it's pretty damn cool. There are several scenes in the film that's just one big long shot, which is no easy task to do. The ... read
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Wii U is pro torture

Is that a Splinter Cell: Blacklist on your Wii U?


Or are you just happy to see me?
Feb 25
In today's "not officially announced but it's on some dude's LinkedIn profile so I guess it's a thing" game release news, Splinter Cell: Blacklist is listed as a Wii U title on Ubisoft line manager Pascal Allançon's pr... read
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Splinter Cell

Splinter Cell Blacklist RC plane takes flight


Promotional video proves flight capability for pack-in item
Feb 23
As you may recall, Splinter Cell: Blacklist will be available in a limited edition which includes a working remote-controlled plane. The plane is based upon the design of the C-147B Paladin which Sam Fisher pilots ... read
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Splinter Cell torture

Ubisoft was right to nix Splinter Cell: Blacklist torture


If it's worth doing, it's worth doing right
Feb 01
This week, a Splinter Cell: Blacklist producer confirmed that the game’s controversial torture scene, used as part of Ubisoft’s E3 presentation last year, has been removed from the game. “Definitely we are n... read
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Blacklist

Torture scene no longer in Splinter Cell: Blacklist


'I've not really heard anyone say they loved it...'
Jan 30
Prior to the recent round of hands-on previews, it would be fair to say that Splinter Cell: Blacklist had been suffering from a messaging problem with respect to its perceived focus on action at the expense of stealth and a c... read






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