Does the new teaser video hint at fully fledged open world environments for Splinter Cell Conviction? Msxbox-world takes a closer look.
sigh...not another open world game. I honestly hope it isn't but i will suspend my skepticism for a while and see if they can accomplish an open world splinter cell
Pop-In, piss poor frame rate, clipping and all the other issues that come with Open World games would kill this franchise if not done %100 right.
open world games are the best and they last longer as long as missions are not same as each other like some GTA IV missions and Saints row 2
Time spent on making better gameplay is a much better idea.
I hope this isnt the case, We already have GTA4, inFAMOUS, and Prototype already. Aside from GTA, I dont really care for open world, free roaming games. I'm shocked that I have as much interest in inFAMOUS as I do but the game is to fun and incredible to pass up and play its easy to hop and grind all around the city. I'm so hoping this is gonna turn out good but something tells me that Ubi is gonna stray waaaaaaaaaay to far from what the basics of splinter cell really is OR WAS and it kinda saddens me. Things Change I guess. Chaos Theory may have been the last Splinter Cell for me. At any rate I hope the guys who are looking forward to the drastic change enjoys it. I know they cant please everyone, So GL Guys and Enjoy :)
Agree. Splinter cell would suck open world. There's a ton of detail in even the smaller splinter cell levels. The multiplayer levels (which are the closest to open world of the splinter cell levels) are less than the size of a normal building and they have a ludicrous amount of detail in all the paths through the levels. I'd much rather them keep highly detailed small levels than have a big bland open world.
hmm if ubi made assasins creed so perfect and beautifull with their engine in an open world game.... i dont see why they cant do the same with this as well... the only problem i see here is that they're trying to change too much from the orignial formula...
I hope they don't delay the PC version or even better, announce a PS3 version.
because you said announce the PS3 version aahahaha It's okay we have Uncharted 2 which owns this game
I'm sure SCC is possible for the PS3, but I'd rather the devs take full advantage of the 360 instead of letting the PS3 hold the game back.
yeah it would really suck if this game was compromised so it could play on the inferior PS3. Hopefully it stays on the 360 too avoid all the well documented graphical weaknesses of the PS3 like lack of anti-alias and low framerates. anyway, i doubt it will come to the PS3. Ubisoft wants to make a nice looking game that runs smooth, afterall.
honestly, was that really a necessary comment? I am looking forward to this game though, hope it's good
SC is quite possible on PS3 but Ubisoft have tied with MS to make it exclusive for Windows and 360.
Open world seemed to work with Assassin's Creed, where you had several smaller cities to roam around. I envisage something along those lines rather than a huge open level like GTA.
I agree.... I think we will see them use the Assassin's Creed 2 engine,a more controlled sandbox area...
That sounds terrible if its true.Splinter Cell has always been about sneaking in hostile close quarters,not running and gunning with cops on the street.I hope its just a early design idea not a real implementation into Conviction
The problem is DVD9. This game would be better suited for PS3/Blu-ray exclusivity.
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Open-world doesn't have to mean running and gunning, but can be more subtle actions within a larger scale environment. Seeing as Washington is featured, there's obviously going to be plenty of high security sneaking opportunities - remembering that Sam's previous missions have taken him all over the globe in both populated and more sparse areas. If you look at the early footage, you'll see that the direction seemed to favour a more integrated experience with the NPC AI, in a similar way to Assassin's Creed. No doubt the guys at Ubi Montreal have listened to criticisms, looked at other games and devised a more tangible gaming experience from their initial ideas. I think this game is certainly well worth getting excited for. Especially as games such as Metal Gear Solid 4 have pushed the boundaries in the field.
snap some poor soul's neck....hide him in a dumpster....hit the police with a sticky shocker....run into the crowd.....walk away as if nothing happened.
If its open world ,i wonder how it would be done. If they did make it open world some many possibly ways to kill someone or sneak away from someone. Reminds me of in the book where sam fisher using distractions in broad daylight to set traps for his targets. Guess anyone can tell im hyped for this game. lol
Its nonsense if anything they're just like any other map in the series maybe you can choose your missions on the map collecting info for progress in a random order if needed, thats about as far as it goes. I doubt you can get in a car a drive to either side of DC or fly to Malta ingame.
Yeah you might be right.... But still open world would be great for splinter cell. If down right so many things could be done.
I kind of agree with the people saying they prefer a solid gameplay experience with solid graphics making the game more immersive. Seems like sandbox style games are a bit buggy. I do think they're still going with some of the crowd mechanics they had with the older build. I read they simply wanted to increase animations, AI, the graphics and keep most of what worked with the older games, gameplay wise. I was playing with the "nonsense" remark I didn't disagree with you of course you probably know that.
not a good idea
hmm interesting.. Well If they did pull this off It woudl probably be the best looking open world game to date. I just was playing Splintercell conviction last night and the graphics still are up to par with most games that release today. That would be sweet, the replay value of it would be amazing. @SixTwoTwo I think it will be on ps3, why would it not be? It's not like splinter cell has been xbox exclusive ever before. They have an audience on the ps side and I believe the same with SC:DA will be with 360, just a timed exclusive. And I remember when they said SC Conviction could not be done on ps3, well looking at uncharted 2 and all that. haha that is a joke. Any way Splinter cell has been one of my favorite games since I played it. Hope to see it on my ps3 :)
Old " How far do you think you?re going to take advantage of the Xbox 360 hardware? MF- Being the second game of the franchise operating on the Xbox 360, our technical experience and knowledge improves everyday and this makes a difference in the results. Also, since Conviction is exclusive to X360, there is no need to think about specifications of other consoles and to develop common solutions. This freedom allows more flexibility and it surely shows more of what the Xbox 360 can really perform" http://www.msxbox-world.com... New " Ubisoft confirmed that the Xbox 360-exclusive "active stealth" game will give gamers another taste of tactical action, Tom Clancy style, before the year is up. Originally planned for a Christmas 2007 release, the Ubisoft Montreal-developed title was pushed to 2009. But Sam Fisher will choke a b*tch this year and spend some quality time in various state-funded parks, if Yves has his way. New "The developer apparently has used that down time to "evolve" the gameplay, offering a "visual direction [that] is simply much better" than what we'd seen of Splinter Cell: Conviction at Ubidays 07. We look forward to spending some time with Mr. Fisher and his beard and simply cannot wait to toss some furniture around like a real-life spy!" http://www.videogamer.com/n... http://kotaku.com/5233173/u...
The controls dont feel 'clumsy',I mean. . . .dammit I can imagine the way Snake or Sam from the other Splinter Cell games would control in GTA4. . . . .i dont want to picture that.
When MGS4 was getting huge hype.before mgs4 released,Ubi released vids with Sam outrunning and outgunning guards at an amusent park. . Well,back then they said 'only possible on 360,exclusive to 360' ,then they took the game back to the drawing board. .not sure if they changed their mind on exclusivity,but its what they said.
My theory is that they took it back in order to utilize the new engine of Assassin's Creed 2, instead of using the one from the first game as they initially intended to do.
it just so happens that everything on xeroxbox 360 is for sale. are people still fallin for that exclusive crap after the 2 years we just had? gimme a break. its becoming more evident that they ruined the franchise & the only thing that can save it is Syphon Filter. Honestly, WTF happened to the Splinter Cell Games ? Michael Ironside even quit after all this mess & If you dont know who that is then you aarent a fan of Sam. stupid freaking ubisoft who hasnt made a half decent game since rainbow 6 vegas 2 forgot that they already have a open world stealth game called assasins creed & look how that turned out. imo, not good. i'll buy the used copy for ps3 after they announce the port 6 months to 1 year later after the fan backlash. the books are now way better than the game could ever be when we all find out its a carbon copy of the bourne identity game. I REALLY HOPE & PRAY IM WRONG- but its been my experience that im not. (goes back to playing splinter cell essentials on psp)
Michael Ironside even quit. you know that subtle move you are talking about is that gentle push from assasins creed and we both know that game sucked. after double agent nobody is itching to come back to splinter cell. the franchise is done. guess what sam has nothing to live for. they freaking killed his daughter in a hit and run accident which was probably on purpose. in the books sams daughter was kidnapped and he saved her in israel. yes thats right the story is going there and its middle east, russian bullcrap all over again. except this time sam is a bum. this is it guys, say goodbye to sam and welcome the new EA company thats named ubisoft where games go to die.
Such negativity, you sound very much like a jaded gamer, one who is never satisfied. Have some faith, and perhaps you'll be pleasantly surprised.
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