First Splinter Cell 3 Details Emerge

First Splinter Cell 3 Details Emerge

Ubisoft announced that Ubisoft's Montreal studio is currently developing Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 3, (Working Title), the next installment in the Splinter Cell franchise. The Splinter Cell titles have sold, cumulatively, more than 6 million copies worldwide. Splinter Cell 3 will be shown for the first time ever in a theater-style demo at Ubisoft's E3 booth and is scheduled for a PC launch in late 2004. Details on other platforms will be forthcoming.

With Splinter Cell 3, Ubisoft's celebrated Montreal development studio returns to the SC franchise, with the first Splinter Cell, Ubisoft brought the stealth gaming genre to the masses using some neat dynamic lighting; Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow introduced an online multiplayer option to the mix and now, Splinter Cell 3 will attempt to continue the tradition by introducing innovative gameplay and a completely unique collaborative multiplayer experience.

Splinter Cell 3 Details

The year is 2008. Information Warfare has evolved into the most dangerous threat to global stability. You are Sam Fisher, Third Echelon's most skilled Splinter Cell operative. You are assigned to execute a hazardous series of operations to investigate and eliminate a new source of information attacks, originating in North Korea. To succeed, you will employ a host of unconventional counterintelligence activities to gather intel, disrupt enemy operations and neutralize adversary targets.

As Information Warfare evolves, so must the Splinter Cell. You must penetrate deeper into hostile territory and operate undetected, closer to the enemy than ever before. At your disposal is a lethal array of tactics ranging from Combat Knife techniques, experimental prototype weapons skills, and more radical hand-to-hand techniques such as the Inverted Chokehold. Experience the thrill of acting as a lone operative fighting tomorrow's threats in the field, and of cooperating online with a partner to accomplish crucial missions. Die in action, and the free world dies with you.

Key Gameplay Features

Deadly Agility: Incredibly complete and fluid variety of moves including athletic and stealth moves, as well as stealth kills

As Good As Real: Never-before-seen graphics technology offers the best visuals ever to appear on any platform. Advanced physics engine allows rag doll physics, particle effects and perfect interaction with the environment

Real Weapons Of Tomorrow: The most complete arsenal of weapons and gadgets, from the combat knife to experimental prototype combat systems

Amazing Replayability: Totally open level design with multipaths and optional secondary objectives

Ultimate Challenge: Intelligent all-new A.I. with personal attributes, natural behavior where non-playable-characters are aware of their environment and remember past events

Co-Op Stealth: Play multiplayer with a friend and coordinate your infiltration in an all new multiplayer challenge

Thrilling Scenario: Gut-wrenching in-game sequences. Gripping plot with multiple twists and turns