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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction
Splinter Cell: Conviction Interview - Maxime Beland Talks Age-Ratings, Delays, Co-Op and Achievements
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To conclude today's Splinter Cell: Conviction coverage from the recent UK hands-on event is our chat with the game's Creative Director, Maxime Beland.

Plenty of interesting information being discussed throughout - as usual - where we touch up on the game's delay, why it changed from an 18 to a 15 in the UK, the whole co-op thing, Spies vs. Mercs, achievements (which we exclusively revealed of course!) and so much more.

It's a good 'un! Check it out. You will be quizzed. Seriously...




 
 

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Comment #1 by The Lovat Scout
Friday, March 12, 2010 @ 11:13:10 PM
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I am ready for this game. I am ready for this demo as well. I NEED SAM IN MY LIFE!

Also, I love the black and white gameplay mixed with colored enemies.


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Comment #2 by Resistant Elite
Friday, March 12, 2010 @ 11:34:36 PM
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awesome, cant wait!! i love the coop and achievements. they remind me of rainbow six vegas achievements.


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Comment #3 by The Lovat Scout
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 12:02:50 AM
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Forgot to mention. Rating has been changed from 18 to 15? Seriously? I know they said they didn't change anything they normally would to make the rating change. But...I just hope it's not toned down at all. I want all the blood, all the violence and all the language. I want Sam to be the badass he always is.


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Comment #4 by sho91
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 12:22:17 AM
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This game is gonna be great/ and getting the Ghost recon beta is a bonus.....


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Comment #5 by blackout529
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 12:25:45 AM
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I'm ready for this game and the quiz!


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Comment #6 by warnuke
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 01:09:41 AM
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OMG Im speechless


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Comment #7 by KIDDRAGON67
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 01:58:05 AM
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Serioulsy can this come any sooner...


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Comment #8 by Cinderkin
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 02:52:27 AM
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This is looking good!!!


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Comment #9 by ComeAtMeBro
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 03:18:44 AM
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who wants to squat atg with me on leg day?


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Comment #10 by Daiphyer.
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 03:47:54 AM
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Man, I want to play it now!


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Comment #11 by JJ Manhunt
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 04:26:19 AM
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Can't Wait !!!!!!!


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Comment #12 by Barad
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 05:21:19 AM
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interesting, cant wait for this game!


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Comment #13 by Mattymace666
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 06:08:36 AM
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lol at then end. And I can't wait for the game.


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Comment #14 by SuddenJonatan
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 06:54:35 AM
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Splinter cell convictin shoud be only stealth. Thatss what splinter cell is all about. But action is ok


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Comment #15 by jamie1000013
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 07:11:03 AM
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doesnt look as good as previous splinter cells but maybe could be better when i actually plaY IT


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Comment #16 by DarthViscer
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 08:59:36 AM
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@15 Cuz it isn't like other Splinter Cells, it's a whole new game. I like it though, I really enjoyed the part where Sam placed the mine, EMPed, killed the guy and popped through the window with M&E


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Comment #17 by DirtDiver31160
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 09:31:21 AM
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I think I just had a nerd-gasm watching that. Thank you.


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Comment #18 by Dr Bob
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 10:48:16 AM
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@3

No, PEGI gave it an 18 and BBFC gave it a 15.

It's the same game, just with different rating boards.


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Comment #19 by ReapingAngel
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 03:59:44 PM
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This game might have something that no other Splinter Cell game had (and I have played all of them): A story that shows Sam fight for something personal. He will not be taking orders, he will have no restrictions, he will fight and kill to find the ones who took away the life of his daughter. Can't wait


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Comment #20 by The Lovat Scout
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 05:15:45 PM
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@18 I know its the same game, I'm just saying I wondered why one gave it a lower rating than the other thats all. As long as it comes out to be rated "Mature" instead of "Teen" here, then it's aalllll good.


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Comment #21 by tunaleg
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 09:24:00 PM
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Looks amazing


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Comment #22 by K1dn3yFa1lur3
Saturday, March 13, 2010 @ 10:11:55 PM
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I feel sorry for PS3 owners. Splinter Cell is a Day One title.


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Comment #23 by SN1P3RSTU113
Sunday, March 14, 2010 @ 09:48:14 AM
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Co-op will be the first thing i play since it's the prequel to the singleplayer :)


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Comment #24 by BSG Viper Jock
Sunday, March 14, 2010 @ 10:01:38 AM
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@ The Lovat Scout; Haven't all the other Splinter Cell games been PEGI 16's and 12's? I don't ever remember an SC game being an 18 here in the UK. I used to buy and play the others all the time before I was 18.


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Comment #25 by The Lovat Scout
Sunday, March 14, 2010 @ 10:58:05 AM
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@24 Hmmm, I've played every single splinter cell and i thought they were all rated M here in the US


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Comment #26 by GB GINGER
Sunday, March 14, 2010 @ 01:02:18 PM
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cool. looks an sounds promising


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Comment #27 by SteamingClown
Sunday, March 14, 2010 @ 02:55:53 PM
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Cannot believe how good this game looks. Cannot wait.


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Comment #28 by Stormlord
Sunday, March 14, 2010 @ 05:20:47 PM
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sweet stormtrooper shirt.


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Comment #29 by The Bum-Mobile
Sunday, March 14, 2010 @ 06:11:17 PM
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Can't wait for this. My friend andI are getting it the same day and are starting out with Co-Op campaign. :D Gonna be fun as hell.


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Comment #30 by isaabelllaa
Monday, August 16, 2010 @ 03:09:14 PM
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I want this game so bad. /:


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Ubisoft Montreal
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US April 13, 2010
Europe April 16, 2010

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