Engaging, welldesigned levels.
New techniques that reinvent combat.
Great visuals and presentation.
Brilliant cooperative modes.
Co-op is a blas.
Is a mixed bag visually.
Executions look really slick.
Superb storytelling gets you into Sam's head.
Soundtrack keeps you immersed.
Perhaps a bit action-heavy.
Later portions of the game are glorified shootouts.
Short single player campaign.
To much emphasis on action over stealth.
Intrusive uPlay DRM
No voice or text chat in coop play.
Bugs, glitches, and connection issues.
Stealth options are stripped compared to previous games.
Interrogations are a missed opportunity.
By TechSpot on May 14, 2010
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction is a very demanding video game that will put even the most powerful rigs under the pump. For many enthusiasts the lack of multi-GPU support will be a problem and we hope that ATI/Nvidia and Ubisoft can work qui-
By Gaming Daily on September 20, 2010
It took me until the last sections of Conviction to figure out what it was – until then I was getting frustrated and angry at the whole thing, then it clicked. It was the realisation that this isn’t Splinter Cell and that trying to play it as Splinter...-
By IGN Gear on July 14, 2010
Conviction is a Splinter Cell game in name more than anything else. You could easily swap Sam Fisher for Jack Bauer or create an all new character and no one would give it a second thought. The gameplay is fast, and Sam has been transformed into the...85
By Maximum PC on July 01, 2010
Say goodbye to all the sneaking around Somewhat ironically for a game titled Conviction, rendering a verdict on superspy Sam Fisher’s latest skulking, sneaking, neck-snapping adventure is actually pretty difficult. Here’s the problem: There...80
By Atomic MPC on June 29, 2010
We’re in the minority, but this game seems pretty...70
By ThinkDigit on June 24, 2010
The hallmark of Splinter Cell games has always been mission that emphasized on quite and stealthy infiltrations; some of which required players to complete an entire mission without killing a single enemy. For me, patiently lingering in the shadows,...-
By New Game Network on May 29, 2010
Conviction represents a change to the Splinter Cell franchise and a change that is not completely successful. Aside from being much easier than previous games it also contains more action. So much so that one segment plays out exactly like a third...70
By V3.co.uk on May 27, 2010
Splinter Cell Conviction successfully broadens the series' appeal, though long-term fans may consider it too dumbed-down Good Points: Cleverly told story, more accessible than previous titles in the series Bad Points: Graphics are sometimes weak,...80
By HardOCP on May 24, 2010
Splinter Cell: Conviction is a departure from the normal format for this franchise, focusing on kinetic action rather than the more deliberate, stealth-sensitive progress of the earlier games. From a technological perspective, Splinter Cell:...-
By HEXUS.net on May 13, 2010
Reviewer - John Layland Splinter Cell Conviction has been a long time coming. When it was first announced in 2007 the fact that Sam Fisher was sporting a rather rough looking beard got more attention from the press than the actual games announcement....85