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Gunpoint gears up for Steam

Gunpoint, a 2D collusion of quiet intrusion, espionage and elusion, will be available for PC through Steam once it's complete. The game stands out for its romantic combination of spy and electrician, letting you divert power in devious ways between switches and several objects in the environment. ...

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Mark of the Ninja review: Kneel in the shadows

Stealth games are really about a guy trapped in a temporal loop, forced to repeat his actions until he can shake off the mysterious clumsiness that has overridden years of tip-toeing experience. "Why would I just roll into that spotlight like an idiot?" wonders the grizzled agent, now on his fifth ...

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To Poke and Perturb: The Explicit Stealth in Mark of the Ninja

Stealth games have a creepy cousin in the survival-horror genre. The relation manifests in an oppressive environment, which isn't clearly designed or signposted to let the player succeed as easily as he would in a spectacle-driven action game. But while horror is really about conserving quantifiabl...

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Maxime Beland on the ghosts and panthers of Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Are you a ghost or a panther? Maxime Beland, Creative Director on Splinter Cell: Blacklist, explains the game's cross-mode currency system, how Ubisoft Toronto remains cognizant of different player types, and where Blacklist's style fits between Splinter Cell: Conviction and fan favorite Splinter ...

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Deus Ex developers talk sneakery in new diary, 'Stealth'

Playing an FPS like a sneaky, underhanded rat will never be as rewarding as in Deus Ex: Human Revolution, according to the above developer diary, titled "Stealth." Deus Ex devs delve into the secrets behind sneakery, which include a cloaking device, x-ray vision, silenced snipers and a crossbo...

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Square Enix and Hideo Kojima collaborating on ... something

Extremely Twitter-happy Square Enix producer Shinji Hashimoto tweeted a picture of himself with Konami superstar Hideo Kojima and Metal Gear Solid art director Yoji Shinkawa today, cryptically noting (according to Andriasang's translation) that "A new promotion with Hideo Kojima is set. Details will...

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Splinter Cell: Conviction now on iPhone

Is it no longer enough for you to be sneaky in Splinter Cell: Conviction? Would you also like the ability to be sneaky about playing it? Gameloft has just released an iPhone version of the stealth action game, so you could be playing Splinter Cell all day, with the people around you thinking you're ...

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Alpha Protocol trailer asks, 'Who is Michael Thorton?'

Isn't he the guy who wrote Jurassic Park? No wait, that's Michael Crichton. Our bad. Michael Thorton is protagonist super spy in Alpha Protocol, Obsidian's upcoming Espionage RPG™. As you can see in the trailer above, he's a dude who likes to knee chumps in the face ... and run through las...

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Final Fantasy XIII and Splinter Cell 360 Elite bundles $40 off at Amazon

Amazon has a pair of sweet deals for those in the market for an Xbox 360 console. Both the Final Fantasy XIII Elite bundle and Splinter Cell: Conviction Elite bundle are $40 off, down to a much more palatable $359.99. That's almost like getting the bundled game for free -- not to mention the value ...

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Video: Splinter Cell: Conviction freezing glitch and workaround [update]

Update: Both Xbox Support and an Ubisoft representative have confirmed the issue has been resolved. Happy badassing! Original: If you've played beyond the first mission of Splinter Cell: Conviction while connected to Xbox Live, you've likely run into a freezing glitch. A few minutes into the ...

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