Splinter Cell: Blacklist trailer exercises its freedoms

After a short foray into vigilantism, Sam Fisher's next game, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, appears to reference a lot of familiar territory. So we see more of his iconic night-vision goggles, the support of a large government agency, and now, references to his "fifth freedom."

In the story, this means he can protect people's freedom by any means necessary. In practice, those means usually involve killing lots and lots of people. So not surprisingly, the gameplay segments we do see in the new trailer involve Sam doing what he does best. The game is due next year.

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