E3 2012: Sam Fisher returns to the field in Splinter Cell Blacklist
After being hunted by his former employer in his last outing – Conviction – Sam is calling the shots running 4th Echelon. No more civilian wear any more for the super spy – once again you’ll don the trademark goggles and tactical suit when Mr Fisher returns to duty next Spring for Splinter Cell Blacklist.
This new chapter in the Splinter Cell series was announced earlier today during the Microsoft press conference showing some of the functionality that will utilise Kinect in game and later Ubisoft showcased their World Premiere trailer – both of which you can check out below. As the new head of 4th Echelon you’ll make use of the team’s specialist skills, this will include returning character Anna “Grim” Grimsdottir as operations manager, Isaac Briggs – a CIA operative – will provide extra firepower and Charlie Cole tops off the team handling the tech and hacking. You’ll be tasked with operating outside the law to take down the global terrorist threat known as the Blacklist attacks and find out who’s behind it all. You’ll be on home soil in the USA and also sent out around the world to take down these mysterious enemies all the while being against the the doomsday clock.
You’ll earn cash in game to upgrade the weapons and gadgets at Sam’s disposal. The Killing in Motion system will also allow you to take down multiple enemies fluidly and with expert precision. You can check out the video showing off all these new tricks just below, just remember these are PEGI 18 rated.
Splinter Cell Blacklist will be making it’s way to the Xbox 360 and PS3 in the Spring of 2013.