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Old 02-01-2011, 08:31 PM   #1
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Is this worth getting?

I played Splinter Cell: Conviction and loved it.

I 'm seeing mixed reviews about this and I can't download a demo to try it first. Is this any good, is it similar to SCC?
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Old 02-02-2011, 10:01 AM   #2
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A lot different to SCC really. A lot more stealthy, less focus on shooting people and more on sneaking around without touching anyone. It's like the first 3 games if you've played those.
I think it's a great game, def worth buying a cheap pre-owned copy if you can find it. Online is pretty good too (although a bit dead last time I looked)
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Old 06-12-2011, 08:23 PM   #3
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yes i would get it

great storyline and great online dont know if people still play online though,
but the game is worth it.
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Old 06-12-2011, 08:50 PM   #4
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No its shit. However get splinter cell conviction its brilliant
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i just got it a few days ago thinking i would love it also. Conviction was awesome but i hate this game it's pretty crap i think i will be returning it tomorrow.
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Old 11-10-2011, 12:01 AM   #6
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okay seriously people stop calling it shit, you fantards got ahold of conviction and expect all of them to be like that, we true fans realize that conviction albeit was a decent game, is not really a splinter cell game at all.
in the splinter cell series conviction was the PoS. you CoD bastards.
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A lot different to SCC really. A lot more stealthy, less focus on shooting people and more on sneaking around without touching anyone. It's like the first 3 games if you've played those.
I think it's a great game, def worth buying a cheap pre-owned copy if you can find it. Online is pretty good too (although a bit dead last time I looked)

Best post in the thread, pretty much summed it up right there. DA is a bad ass game, SC just took a different direction, sort of like Halo4 did compared to rest of the series.
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Double Agent was an enjoyable experience for people that played the first 3. It really took on a lot of changes that Chaos Theory made to the series (Chaos Theory is easily the best entry in the series and always will be) and added a few goodies of their own.

Personally, though, if you're going to play Double Agent, I highly recommend playing the original Xbox version. The campaign was actually drastically different from the 360 version and had a much more extensive campaign with more levels and a more fleshed-out storyline. The 360 version was by no means bad, but there were parts of the story that felt under-developed compared to the Xbox version.

And just to provide my credentials, Conviction's was a good game, but the developers streamlined it and made it way too fast-paced and easy to play. Half the fun of Splinter Cell was getting yourself through levels without being spotted and having to control your movement and actions. Moving too fast or sitting in a spot with too much light would get players caught. Tools like Sticky Shockers and EMP on the pistol to shoot out lights were the best part of the series, not to mention the fact that Sam only used 2 weapons (Five-SeveN and the SC20k) and didn't have an unnecessary amount of useless weapons.

I miss the old days of Pacifist Ghost runs through the originals... May have to go back and do that again. Been wanting to play SC1 again anyway.
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