CC: The Splinter Cell website has been hacked, Ubisoft just revealed. You will be greeted by a message in Russian and discusses something to do with a security system.
This has to be viral, that is too glamorous for a hacking, plus, would Ubisoft have "taken care" of it by now? It's been over 3 hours since they tweeted about it, and why would you post a link to the hacked site? Isn't this the kind of thing you want to keep under wraps for not only internal reasons but for the security of your viewers as well? (what if the hacker has a script that installs something on your machine, screws up your browser, etc?) Seems kinda fishy to me.
if it were real, they would have taken the website down by now..
More like you fail. You obviously have never heard of viral marketing before. Nice try downplaying the teaser though.
No Ubisoft fails. I like their games but the marketing is lame.
I'm gonna go with viral too. Russians are a favourite game baddie; knowing Tom Clancy, the terrorists with the nukes originate in Russia.
If the website is actually hacked, it would be very ironic.
I hope somebody really hacks their site then... nah, i like Ubi right now for Ass Creed 2.
If you type in the coordinates at the bottom, right hand corner it comes up with st.petersburg :S
Viral campaign, not really hacked as some might believe
Those hackers are stupid. They think a video game website should be extremely secure or something? Get a damn life
Dude, this is viral, it's staged.
Yeah ok I can see that now. I actually didn't bother clicking the link but now that I see it's an elaborate flash animation with a useless "cool-looking" background... 100% confirmed viral This is just dumb. It's like they think we're all stupid. If I was in charge, I would've just put a blank page with the name of the hacker team written in plain text in the top-left corner or in the middle
As many have pointed out, this is viral, just like all the "leaked" Splinter Cell footage before E3.
Are in St. Petersburg. The nearest point of interest seems to be the Stroganov Palace and the Beloselsky-Belozersky Palace. The marker could possibly be directly opposite the two. http://maps.google.co.uk/ma...
dumb Ubi trying cheap stunts
But hey what do I know. I'll buy the game.
Trey Brotherhood at work?
...wasn't me!!! ;-D Any date for the New Splinter Cell game on 'P.C' anyone??? You know the BETTER Version;)
oh it wasn't? well holy hell. I saw the article title and thought for sure it was you sir ken
You ChatBots think you own this game??? Er look - "Published: 19 hours ago | News | Xbox 360 | PC" You SEE??? P.C to. I have a P.C so 'i' can buy it to!!! ;-D
Don't get me wrong, it's a nice idea. But do they think that we are that stupid that we wouldn't know it's a viral ad?
Just another promotional stunt by a clever guy at Ubisoft.
How come Russians are always the bad guys? It wouldn't be very hard for Canadians to screw with the world. No one ever suspects the Canadians.
they only have like 6 people in their army
so the 6 man army of RIM can control the world with the Crackberry's..... I mean Blackberry LOL
Its purely viral. This is the last sentence translated in English, "Thus, all off would be a random character in accordance with a random pattern of Delta-3-6-Oscar" 3-6-Oscar??????? = 360 only on 360 not PS3. Are they trying to rub into the PS3 fanboys that they cannot have this game??? Delta 3-6-Oscar, so obvious. crappy publicity stunt if you ask me.
Really lame viral marketing and a huge fail !
this is just a publicity stunt for their crappy game. nothing to see here.
mark your calenders ps3fanboys February 23. When the most legendary stealth series makes its triumph return and shows the mgs crap how a true masterpiece looks like that has plenty off gameplay and no 9 hour cutscenes like mgs4...
splinter cell is mgs wannabe. splinter cell games are the most repetitive games I ever played. chaos theory was ok. but the others ... a sleeping pill. too slow. this SC:convinction will be the same thing.
Right..because you have played it? A game that has not even released and you played it. Quick judgments are destine for failure. Such as your ignorance and "strong opinion" about this title.
sorry I'm not ignorant and regard my "strong opinion"... well I'm free to explain an opinion.played all splinter cell games and I don't think they change the old formula for SC:conviction because it's still based on a tom clancy's property
Well that's generalizing. That's still makes an opinion ignorant without trying it. Would be the same if I said hockey sucks. Despite I never played it or tried it.
You should probably work on your use of analogies because your example is completely irrelevant to what is being discussed here. Anyway, Conviction looks like a solid game if you're a fan of the series.
If you have issues with being picky about the subject area then I'm sorry. Irrelevant or not the point stands in the example. Think of a better example. I'll wait. I honestly don't see anything wrong with it. It's a comparison to his generalizing. Sorry I can't polish it up enough.
spinbot_lv1's point makes sense and is not a gross generalization. Having played MGS 1, 2, and 3, I knew that 4 would be more of the same: slow-paced gameplay, not much shooting, and long cutscenes. This is a conclusion from extrapolation. However, if I had never played any MGS game before and bash MGS4, then you would be justified in criticizing me. Same goes for Splinter Cell. The game is slow and could be boring to someone who is used to playing fast-paced shooters. If I play soccer a few times in different stadiums with some people and don't enjoy it, then I will not be generalizing if I refuse to play with some other people in a new (and probably better) stadium. That example would be more relevant. The guy had played Splinter Cell games before as opposed to you, who, in your example, had never played Hockey.
hahaha I think a PS3 owner hacked the website :D Ownage!!! :D
FAIL! Its a viral campaign you idiot!
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