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Splinter Cell Blacklist game director Patrick Redding left Ubisoft recently to join Batman: Arkham Origins studio Warner Bros. Montreal, where he's working as a creative director on an unannounced project. An Ubisoft veteran of nearly ten years, Redding's previous role was as a creative director at...

April 1st 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The thing about being a spy is nobody tells you about all the prep work. You have to oil up your sneaking suit and make sure your goggles have fresh batteries before you can even set foot in the field. So, naturally, you can prepare for Splinter Cell: Blacklist by purchasing the game ahead of its l...

July 24th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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This is it. Dig around your couch cushions, look under the rug and peek between the seats in your car (if you haven't sold it, that is) for any extra change. The final day of the Steam Summer Sale is here.The last day is going out with a whimper, offering the BioShock franchise for $9.98, Bastion f...

July 22nd 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft riled the masses with news that Driver: San Francisco will have always-on DRM, requiring that players be constantly connected to the internet for the game to function. Ubisoft has used constant DRM in previous titles, such as Assassin's Creed 2 and Splinter Cell: Conviction, arguing it co...

July 30th 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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It seems Sam Fisher has hacked into Xbox Live, reducing prices on a large selection of Tom Clancy-related DLC for Gold members. What's that? You say Sam Fisher isn't a real person? This is just the Deal of the Week? Well fine, Mr. Smarty Pants. Find the deals after the break.

February 21st 2011 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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We've heard plenty of numbers regarding Sony's Xperia Play launch games, but few details about what each of its 20 supporting publishers have planned. Gameloft has cleared the air and filled 10 of the potential 50 launch game spots. Beyond Asphalt 6: Adrenaline and Star Battalion, you'll see Assass...

February 14th 2011 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Despite publicly sticking by its internet connection-required DRM security, Ubisoft recently and quietly patched out the connection requirement, affecting "a few" of its PC titles, including both Splinter Cell: Conviction and Assassin's Creed 2. The publisher confirmed as much with Joystiq this mor...

January 5th 2011 at 12:55pm 0 Comments
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1 vs. 100 Remember when Microsoft confirmed that there would be no more 1 vs. 100 and your heart broke in half? I remember that day. It was the first time I'd ever experienced anything akin to an MMO shutting down -- I was an active player in a weekly live game with thousands of other people, and...

January 2nd 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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As spotted by savings sleuth Thrifty Nerd, Splinter Cell: Conviction is currently available on BestBuy.com for the low, low price of $20 -- that's 50 percent off list price, folks. If that weren't enough, those who decide instead to waltz into a retail store can pick up the game for the same discou...

August 26th 2010 at 1:20pm 0 Comments
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Frugal shoppers should take note of a massive Best Buy sale going on right now. It would seem everything must go, as Best Buy is not only discounting Platinum Games' excellent Bayonetta down to $20 on both the PS3 and Xbox 360, but also slashing prices across the board on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and DS...

August 16th 2010 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft Toronto Managing Director Jade Raymond hopes to eventually have five triple-A projects going on at the studio. Speaking with Develop, she reiterated that the site is currently working on two projects, one of them the next Splinter Cell, and that the Toronto studio will eventually have five...

August 9th 2010 at 12:30pm 0 Comments