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Splinter Cell Blacklist: Threat trailer

Splinter Cell Blacklist: Threat trailer

A bit late, here is the latest trailer of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist which shows Sam Fisher and the Fourth Echeleon team investigating the Blacklist.

Threat Trailer

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Commented on 2013-08-06 21:00:22
ugh, he looks & sounds like shit. I mean, ok if they wanted to "reboot" the character a bit, but why on Earth did they change it to this?

Still interested to see how it turns out.
Commented on 2013-08-06 21:36:33
It's not a reboot, Blacklist is a sequel, just like the other games before it. You even encounter the person who led Sam to believe his daughter had died and when he sees fisher, he freaks out. The reason they had to "get rid" of Ironside is that they used performance capture and they needed an actor who could do all the physical stuff as well. The problem is that the actor they chose is in his thirties and you can tell. Sam is older than that so it doesn't work, especially when he's on the phone with his daughter (who is supposed to be in her late twenties if I'm not mistaken). I don't like his new voice either, not because it's not ironside (though I wish he could have done it), but because it doesn't sound right for the character. I might even play the French version for once, they kept Sam's original French voice actor, who also happens to be the one dubbing Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Commented on 2013-08-07 01:49:36
Good stuff!! It's good to see Sam in his sneaking suit, that's the way he should always be. I do miss Ironside already, but i can deal with the change. So long as he does his lines proper i'm not going to complain.
Commented on 2013-08-07 04:38:27 In reply to Driftwood
Not to mention, Ironside wanted to stop voicing Fisher after Double Agent, but Ubisoft persuaded him to do one more game.
Commented on 2013-08-08 20:31:03
Here's a level played on "realistic":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtYRd3o0rUQ

Looks really like it could be really good!!

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