*** Official Splinter Cell (X-Box) Review & Discussion Thread

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  1. paul h

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    Care to post the details...here's hoping its good!
     
  2. Romier S

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    Still got a month left on my insider account so your lucky[​IMG]
    Presentation
    The Tom Clancy realism, great voice acting and well integrated storyline will convince you that Jack Ryan's got nothing on Sam Fisher 9.0
    Graphics
    Revolutionary. Splinter Cell has raised our expectations for what kind of lighting and animation can be done on Xbox 10.0
    Sound
    Exeptional score and the sophisticated application of sound and music to gameplay are all kicked out in glorious 5.1. 10.0
    Gameplay
    The definition of stealth-action.You get to do so much cool covert agent stuff in this game, enemies of the state shouldn't be allowed to play it. 10.0
    Lasting Appeal
    Can be played multiple times with varying degrees of aggression, so it has lots of legs for a solo-only game. 8.0
    OVERALL SCORE (not an average) 9.6
     
  3. Damien

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    hint hint....teamxbox forums....ahem
     
  4. Jay W

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    Well that's a most impressive score, be interesting to see how Gamespot rates this too.
     
  5. Tim Markley

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    I'll definitely be picking this one up.

    Damn! I thought this was going to be multiplayer? That's what I get for assuming. Not sure if I'll get it now. I was mainly interested in the multiplayer aspect.
     
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  7. Micheal

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    Will members ever note to please NOT post full articles under copyright of another website on the HTF?
    -- Administrator
     
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    That's a no no Micheal.
     
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    No multiplayer? Rats.

    Guess I gotta have Ghost Recon on my wish list.
     
  11. BrianB

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    Ubisoft have always been clear that this is squarely a single player game, Dave. I think it's all the better for it.
     
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    The Live component of the game is used to download new levels for the game.
     
  13. Dan Brecher

    Dan Brecher Producer

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    Micheal,

    DON'T do that again. In future, a quote from the review and a link to the full article...

    Dan
     
  14. RobP

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    I dont know if its been mentioned somewhere already but gamespot gave it an 8.6. I guess they didn't like it as much. Their review isn't locked so go have a look.
     
  15. Jay W

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    Interesting, the Gamespot reviewer seemed to complain a lot about the difficulty in the review rather than any major flaws. This should be good flamewar material (and already is from reading a couple of other forums [​IMG]) in the making! I won't be picking this up right away in any case, too many games to play!
     
  16. Chris Flynn

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    So Splinter Cell gets an 8.6, but MGS : Substance gets an 8.7?

    As if Gamespots review credibility was already in question...
     
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    i really thought this would be the next halo...instead it scores right in the mgs2/hitman 2 area....hmmm...
     
  18. Adam Nixon

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    This didn't have "break-out smash" written on it for me, and I'm not surprised to see it score below MGS2. However, keep in mind that the same website also gave a mediocre score to Super Mario Sunshine as well.

    With Unreal Championship, Mech Assault, and Ghost Recon all getting very good/great reviews, there isn't a shortage of good X-box titles this month -- just a slight void for a killer single player experience.
     
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