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Review: Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Good, but lacks Conviction
Aug 20
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ubisoft say no delay with Splinter Cell: Blacklist for PC

Publisher says PC and console versions are same date
Jan 21
Despite already suffering a delay to August, Ubisoft has promised that the PC version of Splinter Cell: Blacklist won't be suffering from the publisher's poor track record in same-day console/PC releases. Speaking to Rock, Pa...

Come see some games at Toronto's Gamercamp

You hear that, you canuckers!?!
Oct 29
[Update: This post, originally published with the headline, "Playable Splinter Cell and more at Toronto's Gamercamp," has been amended. We have received an email from Ubisoft saying Splinter Cell will not be playable at ...

E3: Splinter Cell: Blacklist set for spring 2013

Jun 04
Hot from the Microsoft press conference, Ubisoft announced a new entry into the Splinter Cell series. Blacklist will see Sam (this time with a new voice actor Eric Johnson) shooting and sneaking his way through the ...

E3: New screenshots reveal Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Jun 04
It looks like a little information has leaked before the Microsoft press conference this morning. A new Splinter Cell game! Called Splinter Cell: Blacklist, the screenshots show Sam Fisher (?) doing some manly things in some ...

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