Excerpt: Welcome to the world of espionage and covert operations that exists in Splinter Cell . Ubi Soft has once again put out a game that introduces new concepts and ideas into what would normally be a third-person shooter.
Excerpt: Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to enter the boots of Sam Fisher. A highly skilled commando and one man army, Sam is recruited by the NSA to join a new, top secret branch of the organization called Third Echelon.
Excerpt: 2002 has been a great year for gaming. It’s nearing the end, but there are still awesome new titles to be played. The fact that Splinter Cell was released later in Europe than in the US has annoyed a lot of people, including me, but now it’s finally out.
Conclusion: To cut a long story short, Splinter Cell is one heck of a game. Possibly the best game of the year. No other title in 2002 can rival the technical excellence and the phenomenal game design I've witnessed in Splinter Cell.
Cons: I'm yet to think of a serious downside to this game. Possibly a few odd AI glitches and some rather hard-to-detect important gameplay clues.
Excerpt: Here’s the situation, take out the lights, switch on the night goggles, sneak up on a unsuspecting guard and pop him a bullet, quickly hide his body before his fellow guards find him and you and that’s Splinter Cell.
Excerpt: "Splinter Cell on ensiluokkainen toiminta-hiiviskely niin Xboxilla kuin PS2:llakin, joka sisältää mielenkiintoisia tehtäviä sen lyhyen yksinpelikampanjansa loppuun asti. Graafiselta toteutukseltaan peli on kummallakin koneella yksi tämän hetken hienoimpia pelejä sisältäen myös lähes fotorealistiset...