Splinter Cell: Blacklist stays strong despite a bland story and the potential for technical problems.
Splinter Cell’s acclaimed multiplayer returns in not one but two different versions, and while they play the same, they feel very different.
Maxime Béland describes how the new Sam Fisher isn’t like the old Cold War operative.
Sam Fisher is back, and Splinter Cell: Blacklist lead designer Richard Carrillo tells us why he’s so different this time.
Sam Fisher returns with gadgets, guns, and upgrades that key directly into the way you play, from gunman to ghost to something in-between. If only your opposition keyed in, too.
Agent 47 makes a welcome return after a six-year hiatus, but some sharp improvements to the franchise still can’t help Hitman: Absolution fulfill its contract.
Ubisoft announced today that the latest in the Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon series, Future Soldier, will be getting a multiplayer beta, beginning on April 19 and running through May 2. The beta will be available on both the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.
Many of Assassin’s Creed publisher Ubisoft’s online services will be offline starting Feb. 7 as it moves its servers from a third-party data center to a new facility. During this time, Ubisoft says the online features of some of its games will be affected by the transition, while some of its games will be completely unplayable, including a number of single-player games that use the publisher’s unpopular “always-on” digital rights management system (DRM).
The year is almost halfway done, and video game publishers will be announcing a whole new slate of games at the E3 Expo starting June 13. So this is a good time to assess the best games of the year so far. We’re lucky to have such a great slate of titles to choose from, since game publishers are finally catching on to the strategy of releasing games in off season. As usual, the bestseller lists don’t tell the whole story about innovation in video games.