Splinter Cell: Double Agent Announced

Ubisoft today announced that Splinter Cell 4 is now titled Splinter Cell: Double Agent, and will be released this spring on PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, PS2 and GameCube. According to Ubi, the game "will completely revolutionise and reinvent the spy action genre by introducing an unprecedented double agent concept and an entirely new breed of game play that adds an exciting new dimension to the gaming experience". Key features include
- Dual objectives to fulfil: NSA government agents and terrorists will each want you to accomplish opposing tasks at the same time.
- Discover the tension of being a double agent: Use actual tactics employed by today's real-life double agents to sabotage the terrorists' plans.
- Explore a branching storyline with multiple endings: Your choices have an impact on how the story and game play unfolds.
- A world of international espionage: Missions from all over the world, from Asia to Africa to the heart of the US. Experience extreme situations: underwater or in a sandstorm, hiding behind the dust or smoke - and even skydiving.
- New authentic gadgets: Master the latest weapons and gadgets used by NSA government agents in addition to black-market terrorist weapons.
- Innovative online play: The critically acclaimed multiplayer action of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell is back with entirely new innovations for each platform.

Over at FileShack you can find a teaser trailer, though if you're expecting in-game footage you'll be disappointed.