Splinter Cell Blacklist – Sam Fisher is Back

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Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist fans! Let me ask you a question? Didn’t you get enough stealth action in Splinter Cell Conviction? Don’t worry, a sequel is not far off. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist. It’s scheduled to hit North America on August 20th, on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U, and Europe, on the 23rd. Splinter Cell Blacklist will be the 8th game in the series. It boasts new features and characters, and a thrilling Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist Plot.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist

In Splinter Cell Blacklist, you can expect play as Sam Fisher, protagonist of the series. You’ll also see the likes of Anna ‘Grim’ Grimsdottir, Andriy Kobin and Victor Coste. New characters include tech specialist Charlie Cole and ex-CIA officer Isaac Briggs, two Fourth Echelon agents are infused into the Plot.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist Plot

Picking up where Splinter Cell Conviction left off, six months later, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist Plot sees U.S. president, Patricia Caldwell, do away with the crooked Third Echelon unit, replacing them with the 4th Echelon. This is a new counter-terrorism group that comprises mobile operatives from various agencies, and is headed up by Sam Fisher. As the thickens, 12 terrorists, called The Engineers, give America an ultimatum, referred to as the Blacklist, and the clock is ticking. It’s up to Sam Fisher and his team to forcefully stop the chaos.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist Gameplay

One of the praised new gameplay features is the “Killing in Motion” ability. This allows the player to target several baddies at once and snuff them out with one swift strike. Another Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist Gameplay mechanic, “Active Sprint,” enables Sam to overcome environmental obstacles with fluid ease. You can also count on having upgraded weaponry and gadgets, such as the micro tri-rotor drone, the snake cam, the karambit knife and the sticky shocker.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist Michael Ironside

This time around, for the first time in the series, Michael Ironside isn’t the voice behind Sam Fisher. Eric Johnson has taken on the role, and he is also set to do the motion capture. It is said that this is because Ubisoft wanted to take full advantage of new technologies that would enhance the game.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist Spies vs Mercs

It is said that Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist will also be bringing back the old competitive multiplayer mode, Spies vs. Mercs. In Spies vs Mercs, it’s 2-on-2. The spies are operated from a 3rd-person perspective and the mercs are in 1st-person.

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