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Splinter Cell Conviction goes inside 'Third Echelon' for latest trailer

We've got another two months to go before the release of Splinter Cell Conviction. That's plenty of time, it would seem, for Ubisoft to tease us relentlessly with more information and gameplay snippets, as evidenced by the latest trailer. It's filled with a mess of information for returning Splinter...

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Sam Fisher uses Krav Maga martial art, according to Splinter Cell Conviction dev diary

"We had to find a martial art that fits the characters and the situations he would find himself in," animation director Gilles Monteil tells us in this new dev diary for Splinter Cell Conviction. "We needed something very quick, efficient and brutal -- something without any rules. That's why we...

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Memewatch: Splinter Cell's Sam Fisher as 'Keyboard Cat'

As if the piece on CNN weren't enough, the Internet's own "Keyboard Cat" has just been given the Sam Fisher homeless militant makeover for a recent video advertising Splinter Cell Conviction's upcoming PAX appearance. Titled, "Play him off, Keyboard Sam," the video ... well, we've embedded it...

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Splinter Cell Conviction designer on delay, exclusivity, Natal ... and bowel control?

After teasing us with the carefully scripted Splinter Cell Conviction E3 demo -- for the umpteenth time -- lead designer Steve Masters commented on the game's current status as a "March quarter" release today at Ubisoft's "Holiday Preview" event (we'll be celebrating well into 2010, you know)....

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Old Sam Fisher is old in Splinter Cell: Conviction

Despite his comfy Jason Bourne-like turtleneck and new 'tude, Sam Fisher hasn't been able to reinvent himself as far as his aging body goes. Splinter Cell: Conviction will see our stealthy superdude slinking around in his 50s, an age mostly associated with dust and Werther's Originals. "He's...

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Splinter Cell: Conviction trailers: Then and now

When we saw the newest trailer for Splinter Cell: Conviction at last week's E3, we were a bit more than taken aback. A handful of glaring changes have been made to the game since we last saw it, and it's obvious that an enormous amount of time has been spent to mold Conviction into what it is today....

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Splinter Cell: Conviction story focus helped shape gameplay elements

When it was first released in 2002, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell focused on the military operations of the fictitious government organization, Third Echelon. Since 2006's Splinter Cell: Double Agent, the story of the franchise has shifted from the overall mission objectives to the character of Sam...

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Splinter Cell Conviction's new teaser site opens, reveals emo Sam

"I lost my daughter. I shot my best friend." Boo hoo, Sam Fisher. Are you going to get some black lipstick now to match your totally emo beard? In all seriousness, though, it appears the long-delayed Splinter Cell Conviction might, y'know, actually come out. Ubisoft has opened a second teaser site...

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Splinter Cell: Conviction delayed until at least April '09

No, no, no, don't cry, Sam! Oh, now look, you've ruined your mascara. It appears emo Sam Fisher is going to be sitting on the sidelines a little longer as Ubisoft announced today that Splinter Cell: Conviction is being delayed until the company's next fiscal year. For those who don't tell time...

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Rumor: The reasons behind Ironside's Splinter Cell split

The Sarcastic Gamer gang has been slipped another round of supposedly "inside" info regarding the rumored nixing of actor Michael Ironside as the voice of Splinter Cell's Sam Fisher. Rather than simply more "he's gone" talk, this time there are actual (rumored) details concerning the (also rumored)...

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