Reviews and Problems with Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist
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Splinter Cell Blacklist Review
18 November 2013
Summary: Splinter Cell Blacklist won't revolutionize the genre, but it's still an enjoyable third-person action shooter worthy of the franchise name. The campaign is alright, but the excellent multiplayer picks up the slack.
Pros: Spies vs. Mercs is incredible, Multi-faceted approach to campaign missions
Cons: Same old story, different settings, Same old dialogue, different setting
Summary: A solid game that definitely has an audience. Might lack replay value, could be too short or there are some hard-to-ignore faults, but the experience is fun. How we score: The Destructoid Reviews Guide
Excerpt: The high-tech black-ops cyber-ninja is back. Sort of. With Third Echelon disbanded, its corrupt members dead or in jail, Sam Fisher dusts off his iconic tri-focal goggles for a sixth outing, this time as leader of a brand new, squeaky-clean Fourth Echelon.
Excerpt: Sam Fisher is back in action when a terrorist group calling themselves The Engineers initiate a terror ultimatum called the Blacklist which calls for the United States to remove their military from other countries or they will attack targets in the...
Pros: - Stealth play through are back, - Stream lined some of the more issues with pre
Excerpt: Let me get this out of the way, right off the bat shall we? Sam Fisher is back, do not adjust your sound settings. This is Sam Fisher. This is the first Splinter Cell, from my memory anyway, where Canadian Actor Michael Ironside is not the voice of Sam Fisher.
Excerpt: , the developers remember precisely what made this series so damn good; they put a premium on stealth, give us back all those nifty gadgets, add depth via customization and upgrades, and provide us with diverse, satisfying missions.
Excerpt: While we've long been fans of Sam Fisher's covert ops, there's something about this latest mission that failed to impress us in previews and demos over the course of development. Now with the spy's trademark goggles finely tuned and in focus, can Splinter Cell Blacklist step out of the shadows for a...
Excerpt: After twenty minutes of painstakingly inching through an enemy compound unseen, you come across some terrorists chatting about their day. You set up a sticky camera on a nearby structure to observe their movement patterns and scope out your surroundings.