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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, WiiU, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Ubisoft
Developer: Ubisoft
Release Date: August 2013

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'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist' (ALL) - Features & Screens

by Judy on June 4, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. PDT

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist delivers a gripping modern-day special-ops story line with a new level of technical innovation and quality.

Key Features:

  • Kill in Motion. This lets Sam strike with lethal precision by marking and executing multiple enemies in one fluid motion. Active Sprint lets him easily traverse the environment, climb walls and leap over barriers.
  • Powerful 4th Echelon Prototypes. Players can enjoy twists on franchise favorites, including reinvented classic weapons. Infiltrate terrorist cells by using new gadgets, such as the upgraded snake cam and micro-trirotor drone so Sam can scout ahead, mark targets remotely, distract enemies, or lob frag grenades. Fan favorites like the sticky shocker and Karambit knife are also making a comeback.
  • Build a New Echelon. With a presidential mandate, Sam is building a new Echelon unit. Anna "Grim" Grimsdottir is his technical operations manager, CIA operative Isaac Briggs brings additional firepower, and hacker Charlie Cole rounds out his support crew.  4th Echelon is a fully mobile ops unit with unlimited resources and cutting-edge technology aboard the Paladin, a repurposed stealth airliner.
  • Fully Integrated Experience. Sam and his team are aware of terrorist attacks in real time thanks to the Strategic Mission Interface (SMI), which allows the team to receive data about mission objectives while on the move.  Players can earn money for completing missions and objectives to buy upgraded weapons and items aboard the Paladin.

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