Splinter Cell Series News


Splinter Cell Blacklist Spies vs Mercs preview: Agents vs Predators

By Andrew Yoon, May 07, 2013 9:00am PDT

Adapting Splinter Cell's competitive multiplayer into something that both camps could enjoy seems intrinsically impossible. So, what's Ubisoft's solution? Offer entirely different multiplayer experiences for each type of player, of course.


"Double Agents multiplayer kept me and a friend hooked for a good couple of years, as did the ..."

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Spies vs. Mercs trailer for Splinter Cell Blacklist released

By John Keefer, May 02, 2013 9:25am PDT

The promised trailer confirming Spies vs. Mercs mode for Splinter Cell: Blacklist has been released, showing spies hacking data and mercs trying to protect the data from getting into the wrong hands.


"I cannot wait for this to come out! I only hope the console community has matured enough to play ..."

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Splinter Cell Blacklist Spies vs Mercs´╗┐ reveal coming next week

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT

A new teaser video released by Ubisoft not only confirms the inclusion of the classic "spies vs. mercs" multiplayer mode for Blacklist, but promises additional details on May 2nd. Hey, that's only a week from now!


"Amazing! Wasn't bothered about this before now, but Spies VS Mercs is what the last game was ..."

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Splinter Cell's complexity held it back, says Ubisoft Toronto lead

By Steve Watts, Apr 23, 2013 11:45am PDT

Ubisoft's Jade Raymond says that Splinter Cell is still one of the most complex games out there, and Conviction is aiming to appeal to a "broader range of play styles."


"Splinter Cell: Conviction was awesome! It had a lot of replayability for me in Single Player and ..."

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Splinter Cell Blacklist trailer shows off Wii U touchscreen

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 22, 2013 12:45pm PDT

It's a shame that "augmented reality" in video games is typically used to mean overlaying games on our world, when using controllers to drag us into the game world is more interesting at the moment. Splinter Cell Blacklist will use the Wii U's GamePad as Sam's OpSat PDA to c...


"Neat features, though nothing compares to taking control of a turret with your GBA linked to the ..."

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Splinter Cell Blacklist trailer shows Fisher's deadly abilities

By John Keefer, Apr 15, 2013 10:15am PDT

Sam Fisher has always been stealthy and deadly, so it shouldn't be surprising that Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Splinter Cell Blacklist...


"A lot of the shots that they're using in this trailer, are lifted wholesale from the batman ..."

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Splinter Cell Blacklist coming to Wii U on August 20

By John Keefer, Apr 10, 2013 7:00am PDT

A more youthful Sam Fisher will be showing up in Splinter Cell Blacklist on August 20 for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, but the agile agent is proving he can infiltrate anywhere. Ubisoft and Nintendo have revealed the game will be coming to Wii U at the same time.


"Ubisoft is kinda great about that. They never met hardware they didn't love."

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Splinter Cell Blacklist walkthrough sneaks, stalks, and kills

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 22, 2013 9:30am PDT

Okay, maybe you're wary of the Splinter Cell series after Conviction turned out to stray too far from its sneaky roots, but Splinter Cell Blacklist is looking a bit better. A new gameplay walkthrough demonstrates three ways to approach the same mission: unseen; stalking; and...


"Well, this one looks like it's got what I expect from a Splinter Cell game. Seems solid if not ..."

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Splinter Cell Blacklist won't take a 'moral stance' on violence

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 30, 2013 12:30pm PST

Splinter Cell Blacklist lets you play as two Sam Fishers: the spy that enters a hotzone and leaves it untouched--or a gung-ho kill-em-all commando type. So, how does Blacklist adjust its story to accommodate these two very different play styles?


Splinter Cell Blacklist producer explains Sam's youthful transformation

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 30, 2013 11:00am PST

Ubisoft producer Alexandre Parizeau says that Sam Fisher isn't getting younger, saying gamers might expect him to be much older than he actually is.


"No what they should do is let you play a few levels and then in a surprise twist you find out ..."

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Splinter Cell Blacklist preview: re-conviction

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 30, 2013 9:00am PST

Although Splinter Cell Blacklist comes from a brand new team, it plays close to the formula established by Conviction.


"Yeah that's what I mean, not a new team like the article says. Hey, can't wait to play your game ..."

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Splinter Cell: Blacklist Collector's Edition includes flying machine

By Steve Watts, Jan 25, 2013 1:00pm PST

Splinter Cell: Blacklist is getting a "Paladin Multi-Mission Aircraft Edition," which includes an actual flying R/C Paladin, an 88-page graphic novel, a poster, and various in-game goodies.


"Every other site has screen shots of the actual 'goodies', you have... nothing."

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Splinter Cell: Blacklist coming August 20

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 16, 2013 10:00am PST

The next Splinter Cell game is coming in August, Ubisoft has just announced.


"I walked past a game store yesterday and they had a huge Splinter Cell: Blacklist cutout at the ..."

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Splinter Cell movie to star Tom Hardy

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 15, 2012 6:45am PST

The Dark Knight Rises' Bane, Tom Hardy, is set to star as super-secret agent Sam Fisher in the movie adaptation of Ubisoft's sneak 'em up series Splinter Cell. It's still early days for the movie, which has yet to be picked up by a studio, but the pieces are starting to come...


"Even if the franchise has kind of gone to shit, I think they could make a really cool movie in ..."

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Splinter Cell comic bridges Conviction and Blacklist

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 10, 2012 3:45pm PDT

Splinter Cell: Echoes is an upcoming graphic novel written by Nathan Edmondson and illustrated by Marc Laming that promises to bridge the gap between Splinter Cell: Conviction and Splinter Cell: Blacklist.