Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist
Splinter Cell Blacklist's Spies vs. Mercs Mode Trailered
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Ubisoft has fully unveiled Splinter Cell Blacklist’s Spies vs. Mercs mode.

A fan favourite, Spies vs. Mercs sees two teams of four battle it out over terminals. The Spies - skilled in stealth and sneakiness - have to hack the terminals, while the Mercs - powerful and armoured -  have to defend them.

It’s a welcome, albeit  adjusted, return after the mode skipped the last entry in the series, Splinter Cell: Conviction. Get the essential details in the vid below. Splinter Cell: Blacklist is out in North America on 20th August and Europe on 22nd August.


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Comment #1 by citizen666
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 05:13:07 AM
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Don't think it'll do much for me, but the premise at least sounds more interesting than the usual MP shenanigans in most games. That being said, definitely looking forward to playing the campaign.

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Comment #2 by SweptbackFlame
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 05:19:00 AM
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It's pretty much the same thing as Double Agent's Multiplayer, Which I wish I would have played more of.

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Comment #3 by Barad
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 05:27:38 AM
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This coming out in August..a perfect release date, can't wait!

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Comment #4 by MyNameIsWill
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 05:28:43 AM
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2 days before the birthday win for me

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Comment #5 by Darkrenegade25
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 05:32:14 AM
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This series is a 3rd person series so why did I just see first person?

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Comment #6 by sticks117
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 05:37:41 AM
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@5 traditionally spies = 3rd person mercs = 1st person. that what they did in Pandora tommorrow, chaos theory and double agent all of which were pretty fun online

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Comment #7 by Darkrenegade25
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 05:39:31 AM
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I only played conviction completed all challenges and everything GREAT GAME!!!!

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Comment #8 by ResistYourFate
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 06:33:07 AM
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Chaos Theory will always be the best Splinter Cell

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Comment #9 by Stormy2k
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 06:57:07 AM
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Just bring the Splinter Cell Trilogy to the 360 already! The PS3 has had it long enough!

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Comment #10 by xNUKEx
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 06:58:59 AM
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oh hell yeah im looking forward to this love spies vs mercs that was the only thing missing from conviction cant wait

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Comment #11 by Ereaser NL
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 07:11:21 AM
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@9 I agree! Would buy that straight away:)

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Comment #13 by Earth Djinn
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 08:19:45 AM
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I'm so ready to play Spies vs Mercs again. It's always been a great multiplayer game.

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Comment #14 by Irish Shadow
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 10:10:35 AM
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Spies vs Mercs was the best in Pandora Tomorrow. Chaos Theory may have been the better overall game, but the multiplayer maps were more or less forgettable and the added/deducted gameplay elements were not for the best. Double Agent's multiplayer was even worse.

Blacklist looks more like a return to the Pandora days, which is fantastic!

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Comment #15 by thacent
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 12:23:42 PM
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Tomb Raider, Assassins Creed and now this... something different for multiplayer that isn't shooting for sports.

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Comment #16 by BeheldBryan
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 02:02:04 PM
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Probably one of my favorite series to play the multiplayer of. I have far more memories of playing player created gametypes than the actual objective based multiplayer, though. I seem to recall playing a lot of something called "tag" back in the day.

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Comment #17 by Future Harvest
Friday, May 03, 2013 @ 11:52:14 PM
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One of the best multiplayer nights i've had was with Splinter Cell:pandora. we had 4 xboxs system linked, and played it for hours.


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Comment #18 by JB0187
Saturday, May 04, 2013 @ 02:38:13 PM
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they should've done it just like chaos theory

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Comment #19 by Blue Thunder28
Sunday, May 05, 2013 @ 11:05:17 AM
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System linking Pandora Tomorrow and especially Chaos Theory is still the most fun I've had playing video games.

I'm pretty excited for this, I just really hope they pull it off.

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Ubisoft Toronto


US August 20, 2013
Europe August 23, 2013

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