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By Ozzie Mejia   //   December 3, 2015 8:00 PM

Far Cry Primal preview: The Beasts Obey Me

The Far Cry series is leaving the modern day and going back to the prehistoric past. To get an idea of how much this changes the series as players know it, Shacknews went hands-on with an early version of Far Cry Primal.

By Andrew Yoon   //   July 29, 2013 1:00 PM

Spies vs Mercs Blacklist video shows off updated spies

Splinter Cell Blacklist includes two flavors of fan-favorite multiplayer mode Spies vs Mercs. In a new video, Ubisoft shows off what it's like to play as a Spy in Blacklist mode.
By Alice O'Connor   //   July 9, 2013 6:00 AM

Splinter Cell Blacklist walkthrough trailer fights fires

You may know Sam Fisher as a gruff super-spy, but in his home town he's friendly Fireman Sam from the volunteer fire brigade. A new 'walkthrough' trailer for Splinter Cell Blacklist (more the heavily-edited highlights than a walkthrough) shows Sam fighting fires and chasing terrorists, with varying degrees of stealth.
By John Keefer   //   May 2, 2013 9:25 AM

Spies vs. Mercs trailer for Splinter Cell Blacklist released

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   April 22, 2013 12:45 PM

Splinter Cell Blacklist trailer shows off Wii U touchscreen

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 control his gadgets and gizmos, as a new trailer demonstrates.
By Alice O'Connor   //   March 28, 2013 10:30 AM

Ubisoft Toronto collaborating on next, next Assassin's Creed

Ubisoft is positioning its new-ish Toronto studio as one of the big ones, giving the team one of its biggest franchises to play with in Splinter Cell Blacklist. It still has to do the Ubi grunt work of helping with other studios' annual sequels, though. Managing director Jade Raymond confirmed it'll be collaborating with Ubi Montreal on a future Assassin's Creed game, one after AC4: Black Flag.
By Alice O'Connor   //   March 22, 2013 9:30 AM

Splinter Cell Blacklist walkthrough sneaks, stalks, and kills

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 all-out super-violent man-killing. Or, to use Ubisoft's terminology, Ghost, Panther, and Assault.
By Andrew Yoon   //   January 30, 2013 12:30 PM

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

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?
By Alice O'Connor   //   August 31, 2012 9:00 AM

Splinter Cell Blacklist trailer doesn't kill all the men

The grand unveiling of Splinter Cell Blacklist at E3 involved an awful lot of man-shooting for a game supposedly in a stealth series but fear not, Sam can be sneaky too. A new trailer plays through the section showcased before, only this time Sam doesn't fill every naughty man he can find with knives and bullets.
By Alice O'Connor   //   June 4, 2012 9:52 AM

Splinter Cell: Blacklist announced

That sneaky Sam Fisher is to return in Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Ubisoft just revealed during Microsoft's E3 press event. He's off to distant and dusty lands to take down the titular terrorist group, armed with some snazzy Kinect tricks.