During day 0 of E3, Ubisoft revealed the next mission for Sam Fisher that’s coming to Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and PC spring 2013 . Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist is being developed by Ubisoft Toronto, with support from Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Shanghai and they are taking Sam on a mission to infiltrate terrorist cells using extract crucial information about the Blacklist. The game will have voice recognition on the Kinect, new gadgets, and reinvented classic weapons. A new “Killing-in-Motion” fighting style that allows players to strike with lethal precision by marking and executing multiple enemies at once. The game is looking pretty hot readers, call me interested.
THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS AS UBISOFT® UNVEILS TOM CLANCY’S SPLINTER CELL®BLACKLIST™
Sam Fisher is Back with New Mandate to Take Down an Escalating Terrorist Threat
MONTRÉAL — June 4, 2012 — Today, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Ubisoft® unveiled the development of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist, the next blockbuster title in the critically acclaimed Tom Clancy franchise. The game will be available worldwide for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC in spring 2013.
As the first production project from Ubisoft Toronto, with support from Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Shanghai, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist delivers a gripping modern-day special-ops storyline with a new level of technical innovation and quality. The game includes voice recognition features on Kinect™ for Xbox 360®, an arsenal of new gadgets and reinvented classic weapons and a new “Killing-in-Motion” fighting style, which allows players to strike with lethal precision by marking and executing multiple enemies in one fluid motion.
In the game, a group of rogue nations have had enough of the United States’ military presence in their countries. In an effort to force the withdrawal of the U.S. forces, they mastermind “The Blacklist,” a countdown of escalating terrorist attacks on U.S. assets. Given a presidential mandate and the power to act above the law, players take on the role of lethal operative Sam Fisher. Outfitted with Sam’s infamous tactical suit and goggles, players will infiltrate terrorist cells while using ruthless interrogation methods to extract crucial information to prevent the next Blacklist attack.
The thrilling storyline and wide range of intense, eye-opening missions will propel players to find those responsible for these deadly assaults by any means necessary. Throughout the game, Sam and Fourth Echelon seek out their missions aboard a new Mobile Command Center housed inside a stealth aircraft. Ready to take off at a moment’s notice, Fourth Echelon is equipped with unlimited resources and cutting-edge technology including a Strategic Mission Interface that reports global events in real time.
“Ubisoft Toronto has taken great care to develop an evolutionary Sam Fisher experience that takes the franchise to dramatic new heights,” said Maxime Béland, creative director at Ubisoft. “With exciting gameplay enhanced by full motion-capture performances, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist offers a highly cinematic experience that will immerse fans and gamers new to the series in an intricate, action-packed adventure.”
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It’s been one year since “the event” occurred and you’ve finally made the trek across the country to see your family again. The game begins with an unknown woman watching a video from a handheld camcorder. What she sees is our hero explaining his situation by making a video diary of his adventure, his adventure back to the fictional city of Haventon. The mission: Find his wife and daughter.
It’s been a long-time since it was last seen and discussed, and the question has been asked many times: “Where is I Am Alive from Ubisoft?”. Well today, Ubisoft answered it by announcing that I Am Alive, a postapocalyptic action/adventure game, is coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network this winter. Developed by Ubisoft Shanghai, I Am Alive was engineered to create a convincing, post-disaster world in which players are faced with thought-provoking choices.
I Am Alive follows an everyman’s journey to find his wife and daughter, who were lost during the “Event.” A year later, he finds Haventon, his hometown, in shambles. Buildings are destroyed, toxic ash fills the streets, and society has been torn, causing inhabitants to take all necessary actions to survive.
“We know people have been waiting for this game to arrive, and we believe it’s going to be worth the wait,” said Lucile Bousquet, Marketing and Communication Director at Ubisoft Canada. “I Am Alive presents a unique take on the postapocalyptic, survival genre by creating more complex and emotional situations for the player. Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network are the perfect platforms to leverage the mature and challenging experiences of the game.”
In I Am Alive, players will be challenged by both their environment and their enemies. Stamina and resource management are key when being exposed to deadly atmospheres and scaling enormous buildings in search of supplies. The unique combat system requires players to utilize intimidation: cowards are easily swayed with an empty gun, while other enemies will put players to the test.