Splinter cell articles

Splinter Cell: Blacklist Tested, Benchmarked

Equipped with his iconic night vision goggles and a new counter-terror agency, Sam Fisher has returned to foil another anti-US plot in Ubisoft's sixth Splinter Cell game. Blacklist attempts to find a better balance between stealth and action than its predecessor while reintroducing some franchise favorites.

PC gamers can look forward to a typical array of graphics options including TXAA antialiasing, soft shadows, horizon-based ambient occlusion and advanced DX11 tessellation -- all of which we plan to test with nearly two dozen graphics setups and a handful of processors.

Weekend game deals: Hard Reset $5, Splinter Cell: Conviction $8

Although Steam's epic Christmas sale is still a few weeks out, various digital distributors have already launched their holiday promotions, with several of them slashing prices on the same games, especially Paradox Interactive titles, which are available in steeply discounted…

Weekend game deals: 75% off Borderlands, 50% off Max Payne 3

With Borderlands 2 due in September, dealers working overtime to push the original, which is 75% off practically everywhere. Steam's offer is particularly sweet as the title is free to play through Sunday afternoon. Also of note, until July 30, you can get a Borderlands 2 four pack for...

Sam Fisher returns in early 2013 for Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Sam Fisher will slink back into action next year, with a sixth Splinter Cell title scheduled for early 2013 (we've seen "spring" and the "first quarter" bandied about, but no specific release date yet). Dubbed Splinter Cell: Blacklist, the title will ship for the PC, Xbox 360 and PS3...