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Splinter Cell Conviction story trailer

Splinter Cell Conviction story trailer

Ubisoft just sent us this very well done trailer of Splinter Cell: Conviction, putting the spotlight on the game's story.

Story trailer

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Commented on 2010-02-18 18:33:26
day 1 purchase!!
Commented on 2010-02-18 18:33:30
I feel like the marketing for this is still working on the pretense that the game is out in march. At this rate they'll have a hard time maintaining an erection for two months. :O
Commented on 2010-02-18 18:35:29
Okay, that shit was officially awesome beyond words. Completely immersed gameplay that looks like cinematic sequences. Ubisoft, I think you've set yourself up for paradigm. Millions of copies will be sold.
Commented on 2010-02-18 18:38:28
Oh my god! That was awesome!
Commented on 2010-02-18 18:42:08
i hope it turns out good..be a shame if after all this wait it disappoints.

I definatly remember those autumn tree's!
Commented on 2010-02-18 20:43:13
You know, this game looks awesome and all, but I really dislike this big action blockbuster direction big games are taking.
Commented on 2010-02-18 22:03:18
Well, with the improvement in technology, it's pretty much a must that games start seeming more like big blockbusters.
Commented on 2010-02-18 22:10:20
its Splinter Cell!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Commented on 2010-02-18 22:24:35
Dumbass Big Shot - You can't touch me, I'm bulletproof!

Sam - Oh, really?

Me - LMFAO
Commented on 2010-02-18 22:55:34
Damn! Great trailer.

What a year man... especially for Xbox 360 owners.
Commented on 2010-02-18 23:32:33
Has it been confirmed if you can turn off those huge projector signs that tells you where to go and what to do in the game?
Commented on 2010-02-19 00:00:55 In reply to vspectra06
Posted by vspectra06
Has it been confirmed if you can turn off those huge projector signs that tells you where to go and what to do in the game?
What's wrong with them? They're just mission objectives without any menus.

What I don't understand is why graphics are so lucklaster.
Commented on 2010-02-19 00:58:34
O...M....G! That was the best trailer I have ever seen....I was so into it because I know about the past games and such lol.
Commented on 2010-02-19 01:21:46 In reply to szaromir
Posted by szaromir
What's wrong with them? They're just mission objectives without any menus.

What I don't understand is why graphics are so lucklaster.
They're just distracting to me. For a game like this I don't need huge signs telling me where I need to go.
Commented on 2010-02-19 01:22:52
1:35 Anyone notice the 3rd person Modern Warfare-like scene after "Justice"? Is that a flashback to Sam's time in some war?
Commented on 2010-02-19 01:46:30 In reply to szaromir
Posted by szaromir
What's wrong with them? They're just mission objectives without any menus.

What I don't understand is why graphics are so lucklaster.
Lackluster, not lucklaster.

Anyway, the game looks average compared to the first three Splinter Cell games, so I'm just going to save my money for Perfect Dark XBLA.
Commented on 2010-02-19 01:56:53 In reply to szaromir
Posted by szaromir
What I don't understand is why graphics are so lackluster.
I dont understand it either, the graphics look below average for a game this far into the current generation.
Commented on 2010-02-19 04:56:20 In reply to Optimusv2
Posted by Optimusv2
Well, with the improvement in technology, it's pretty much a must that games start seeming more like big blockbusters.
When I say action blockbuster I mean, cheap, cliched, over-stylized, over the top nonsense, that takes itself too seriously. To many "tv" explosions and dramatic one liners.

I felt MW2's single-player was a big victim of this, and because of this the pacing felt way off to me.
Commented on 2010-02-19 05:13:42
Why does Sam Fisher hold his gun in that particular form? Is that a standard military stance?
Commented on 2010-02-19 05:23:46 In reply to jackdoe
Posted by jackdoe
Why does Sam Fisher hold his gun in that particular form? Is that a standard military stance?
Nah it just looks cool and satisfies the teens....
Commented on 2010-02-19 05:24:09 In reply to b0vril
Posted by b0vril
When I say action blockbuster I mean, cheap, cliched, over-stylized, over the top nonsense, that takes itself too seriously. To many "tv" explosions and dramatic one liners.

I felt MW2's single-player was a big victim of this, and because of this the pacing felt way off to me.
Thing is...most of the "action blockbuster" stuff that happens is just occasional and punctuates the gameplay with cool shit that's fun to watch. MW2's snowmobile section didn't have to happen, but it's a helluva lot more exciting than merely walking to an extraction point and getting debriefed(yay?).

Bring on the stylized(over-stylized? pfff), over-the-top, actiony explosions....or other forms of badassery...like shooting a dude in the knees. I don't want my games to mirror reality.
Commented on 2010-02-19 06:30:12
I don't mind the blockbusterfication so much if there's substance to the gameplay.

My main concern at this point is whether Sam is still Sam or not. I mean yaay, shooting guys and being all "whatever!" about it is, like, so awesome and all that, but underneath that better be Sam Fisher or I'll feel extremely cheated.

I've gotten shit for being concerned with character consistency before. I think Uncharted 2 is a train wreck for Nathan Drake's consistency, and I'd hate for this to be the same for Sam. I mean this is Sam Fisher who was deliberately made an "old timer" so that the zany, crazy action hero days were behind him. This is Sam, a person who has a very clear understanding of right and wrong, who is composed and professional. I get that this is about his daughter and that it's personal, but if the "awesome" killing to left and right gets too gratiutous and self indulgent, it's an extreme disconnect for me.

I remember back in.. was it Pandora Tomorrow? You have a contact that you meet up with, and as you're exiting in an elevator, Lambert goes "shoot her, Sam!", and whether you do or not - your choice - Sam clearly objects to Lambert, questioning if it was really necessary. There are numerous examples of this littered throughout the series, meant to enforce the stealth gameplay obviously, but subsequently also dictated the character.

Conviction better not just use his daughter as a device to throw that character trait out the window. The world doesn't need yet ANOTHER coldhearted videogame badass murdering hordes of "enemies".
Commented on 2010-02-19 11:36:47
To me, it seems they struggled to make something mainstream out of Splinter Cell, they first went with Sam Fisher as Jason Bourne and social stealth, when thay failed with that they switched to SF as Jack Bauer and straightforward killing. Not sure if I like that, but we'll see.
Commented on 2010-02-19 14:03:49
Now, where did i see that begining before? Hmmm. :) This game is for ( SIR YES SIR !!! )empty headed type of players. It has Holywood style scenario that makes me vomit. Take time in your life with this poor game.
Commented on 2010-02-19 15:06:00 In reply to Jin187
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