Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction Xbox 360 Review
7 September 2010
Excerpt: Splinter Cell: Conviction was once a very different game, but perhaps it was so far removed from the norm that Ubisoft decided to go back to the drawing board and come up with something a bit closer to what we’re all used to, thus dropping features such as the makeshift weapons.
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Excerpt: There was a time when Sam Fisher reigned supreme in the stealth genre — a time when everyone was trying to do what Ubisoft was doing so well with the Splinter Cell series. The world has changed since the last installment, and games like Assassin’s Creed II and Batman: Arkham Asylum have cast a...
Excerpt: Originally scheduled for a November 2007 release, Splinter: Cell Conviction has been in the oven for some time now. In fact, it might be one of the most delayed games this generation, since it actually was dated several times during the long development cycle.
Conclusion: I have no problem recommending Conviction to anyone who enjoys the Splinter Cell series or third person action/stealth games in general. I would have loved a much longer and more involved campaign, but the additional modes (including a separate co-op campaign) go a long way in making up for that.
Excerpt: The Splinter Cell franchise is one that is very near and dear to my heart. After countless hours in the wondrous world of Chaos Theory , in both Co-op and in the insanity that was the expert campaign, and even sticking through the upset of Double Agent , I still love my Sam Fisher and my Splinter...