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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

1 week ago

Splinter Cell may return as an animated Netflix series

Tom Clancy is anime now. At least he will be, with the reported announcement of an animated series based on long-dormant sneak 'em up Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell. While he's been out of the videogame space a long time, it seems like Netflix and Ubisoft are bringing Sam Fisher back via the streaming service, greenlighting a two-season adaptation that probably promises plenty of awfully dark…

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5 months ago

Ghost Recon Breakpoint teams up with Splinter Cell’s Sam Fisher today

Ubisoft's stealth star Sam Fisher has been laying low, with nary a Splinter Cell game since 2013's Blacklist and only a scant few cameo appearances. He's popped back up on the radar again today with a guest spot in Ghost Recon Breakpoint, teaming up with the spec ops squad who specialise in higher bodycounts. He pops up in a new chain of story missions, though…

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2 years ago

Feature: The recon is on

What Works And Why: Unfair intel in stealth games

What Works And Why is a monthly column where Gunpoint and Heat Signature designer Tom Francis digs into the design of a game or mechanic and analyses what makes it good.Games about one player character against hundreds of enemies generally have to give you some kind of unfair advantage. In action games, it's usually resilience: getting shot in Call of Duty covers you in jam…

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4 years ago

Ubisoft’s Annual Uplay Spring Sale Now On

My calendar tells me we're now over halfway through April. The Met Office tells me astronomical spring in the northern hemisphere started on March 20. Yet the weatherman told me yesterday that I can expect highs of a whopping nine degrees centigrade here in Glasgow this weekend. I'd swear it was still winter had the annual Uplay Spring Sale not kicked off this week, with…

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Feature: Welcome to the Clancyverse

A History Of Tom Clancy Games: From Rainbow Six To The Division

The Division [official site] has ensnared at least two members of RPS in its deadly streets, and as we creep through cover toward a better understanding of the game, we've taken a moment to reflect on the games that came before. Specifically, the games that carry the name of author Tom Clancy. From Rainbow Six to Ghost Recon and HAWX, the Clancyverse contains some of…

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