Reviews and Problems with Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell
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18 March 2005
Excerpt: Splinter Cell is a spy/stealth action game, using the Tom Clancy license - you know, the guy who brought you the Rainbow Six and Ghost Recon series of games, in addition to penning some of the very best military and spy thrillers ever released.
Excerpt: Since the dawn of three-dimensional gaming, developers have struggled to accurately portray realistic features of life itself. Among the most difficult aesthetic qualities of life is the essence of light and shadow.
Excerpt: For every military operation that’s conducted and broadcast on television, there are dozens of secret missions launched and carried out around the world. For every swinging cat like Austin Powers who gets fame and fortune, there are whole groups of operatives that never get any recognition for their...
Excerpt: It is the year 2003. In response to the growing use of sophisticated digital encryption to conceal potential threats to the national security of the United States, the NSA (National Security Agency) has ushered forth a new dawn of intelligence-gathering techniques.
Excerpt: The ultimate example of a difficult game to review, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell possesses the best of what modern videogames offer as well as some of the worst from the past. Unfortunately in this case, the bad clearly outweighs the good and prevents the game from reaching its full (and considerable)...
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow – Review
15 September 2004
Excerpt: Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow is exactly what a sequel should be, and then some. The acclaimed action/espionage thriller has not been reworked in any dramatic way, but refined, expanded, and evolved into a superior version of its former self.
Conclusion: Pandora Tomorrow's storyline is somewhat more cohesive than that of its predecessor, and some of the gameplay elements are thankfully a bit more transparent this time around. For example, the game inherits a somewhat contrived element from its predecessor: In Splinter Cell you needed to hide the...
Excerpt: Waiting for Splinter Cell to be released on the XBOX was one the hardest things I’ve done in recent history. The last week before the release had me in agony. The anticipation had grown to outrageous levels, and when it actually did arrive in the mail, it lived up to everything I had hoped.