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1:15 PM on 05.02.2013

Splinter Cell: Blacklist Spies vs. Mercs revealed!

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...

Chris Carter

9:30 AM on 04.16.2013

The choice is yours in Splinter Cell: Blacklist

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

11:30 PM on 01.30.2013

Torture scene no longer in Splinter Cell: Blacklist

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...

Jordan Devore



Six things you should know about Splinter Cell: Blacklist photo
Six things you should know about Splinter Cell: Blacklist
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Super spy Sam Fisher is back after saving the President in 2010's Conviction. Third Echelon has been dissolved, and in its place is Fourth Echelon. Yes, very original.

Sure, not the most creative name change, but there is indeed a significant shakeup with the the spy organization as Sam is in charge of all operations now. But just because he's in charge doesn't mean he won't still get his boots dirty.

Blacklist brings up a number of changes to the serious, and I found six striking things that all fans should know about from my recent hands-on time.

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6:00 PM on 12.06.2012

Ubisoft and New Regency producing Splinter Cell film

Ubisoft Motion Pictures has just annouced its partnership with New Regency Productions on a movie using the Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell license. Just a few months ago Ubisoft and New Regency announced their collabera...

Jason Cabral

4:30 PM on 10.25.2012

PC Season Pass for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier launched

From the book of "better late than never," Ubisoft have released a Season Pass for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier on PC along with the arrival of the game's first piece of  DLC entitled, Arctic Strike. The...

Alasdair Duncan





4:30 PM on 10.02.2012

Ghost Recon's Khyber Strike DLC dropping on October 9

For those of you looking for a reason to dust off your copies of Ghost Recon Future Soldier, look no further! Ubisoft has just announced the next content release for Future Soldier across all platform, Khyber Strike. This pac...

Jason Cabral

7:30 PM on 07.17.2012

Arctic Strike DLC launches today for Future Soldier

Well, here's the first in what I can only assume will be a long series of DLC for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. The "Arctic Strike" pack is out today and includes three new multiplayer maps, a new Guerrilla co-op level, ...

Brett Zeidler



Preview: Killing in motion in Splinter Cell: Blacklist photo
Preview: Killing in motion in Splinter Cell: Blacklist
by Bob Muir

I've never been that big a fan of Splinter Cell, or at least the last-gen games that were clearly about stealth. There's nothing wrong with stealth, but a demo of the first game never clicked with me, so it was always a series I ignored. Though I never got around to picking up the full game, a demo of 2010's Splinter Cell: Conviction seemed much more enjoyable, even if it overhauled the game style. I totally understand the fans who want more stealthy Splinter Cell games, but for those who didn't enjoy the classic approach, the new Jason Bourne style is far more interesting.

And boy, does Splinter Cell: Blacklist look fun. It continues where Conviction left off, putting you in the shoes of Sam Fisher (now looking and sounding different) as he continuously appears out of nowhere and wrecks up the joint. Several countries have gone rogue, upset at the presence of US in many foreign countries. They've formed The Blacklist, a group of terrorist organizations demanding the withdrawal of US troops immediately. My hands-off demo covered much of the footage shown at Microsoft's E3 press conference, so I'll highlight the new bits you may not be aware of.

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7:30 PM on 05.23.2012

The DTOID Show: Diablo III, Marvel MMO, & Tom Clancy GRFS

Hey guys! Here's today's Destructoid Show, the only show about video games on the internet. Ever. Don't argue with me. Today we talk about how Diablo III is the fastest selling PC game of all time, and how people are still gr...

Max Scoville



Review: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier photo
Review: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
by Maurice Tan

It's an interesting world we live in, where games with titles such as Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 and the near-future Call of Duty: Black Ops II end up looking more "out there" when it comes to future warfare than something titled Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.

While Future Soldier takes place in the future, it's one that rings much closer to home than any futuristic military shooter we've seen to date. It may come as a surprise to those who lost interest in the Ghost Recon franchise after GRAW 2, that this latest title has ended up as one of the finest military shooters in recent years.

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10:00 PM on 05.21.2012

Here's how the tech of Ghost Recon: Future Soldier looks

It's finally here, guys. After what feels like an eternity (or just five years, depending on how you look at it), a proper new Ghost Recon title will be in our hands come tomorrow. Are you as excited as I am? Well, if you ha...

Brett Zeidler



Preview: Ghost Recon Commander shoots you in the Facebook photo
Preview: Ghost Recon Commander shoots you in the Facebook
by Ryan Perez

Woah, a Facebook game! I don't think I've played one of these for a while. In fact, the last Facebook game I played was over a year ago, coincidentally another one linked to Ubisoft -- something about castles that my girlfriend urged me to play because it looked "cute." Thankfully, there's nothing remotely adorable about Ghost Recon Commander, and it's actually being developed with non-Facebook gamers like me in mind ... or "hardcore gamers," as Loot Drop calls them.

Sure, there's a lot more to being hardcore than enjoying violence, but it's at least a start. This is especially true when you look at the overwhelming amount of fluffy s**t in Facebook games that's meant to appeal to middle-aged housewives.

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10:30 PM on 04.30.2012

Ghosts in the machine: Ghost Recon Online's Specialist

Ubisoft has shed some more light on another one of Ghost Recon Online's classes; this one focusing on the technological sabotaging prowess of the Specialist. The Specialist class abilities centre mainly around support, by ke...

Jason Cabral

2:00 PM on 04.12.2012

New Ghost Recon: Future Soldier trailer shows multiplayer

I can remember playing Ghost Recon 2's multiplayer for hours and hours. GRAW 1 and 2 both had amazing single player campaigns, but Ghost Recon's multiplayer always had a bigger draw for me. So, you can imagine the anticipati...

Brett Zeidler

1:00 PM on 04.03.2012

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier drops June 12

The release of the next Ghost Recon is almost upon us. As decreed by Ubisoft, near-future tactical squad shooting will commence in Ghost Recon: Future Soldier starting on June 12 when folks will be able to pick up t...

Conrad Zimmerman