Is Splinter Cell Conviction that good?

#1 Posted by Krilla (7 posts) -

The 1st reviews are in for Splinter Cell Conviction and it's getting high scores (9ish). I'm thinking of getting this game after these good reviews, but do you think the game is really that good?

#2 Posted by Skytylz (4031 posts) -

It's not out yet, how would we know?

#3 Posted by Th3_James (2576 posts) -

No it is a terrible game. All the charm of the other splinter cell games are gone. They made the game far to easy, even on the hardest difficulty. It feels more like gears of war than splinter cell. 
If your new to the series, you might like it. If your a returning fan, you will be disapointed.

#4 Posted by TMThomsen (2071 posts) -

The demo is quite impressive.

#5 Posted by Th3_James (2576 posts) -
@Skytylz said:
" It's not out yet, how would we know? "
Played full game at friends house..
#6 Posted by Krilla (7 posts) -

So should I buy it?

#7 Posted by HitmanAgent47 (8576 posts) -

Wait for a few more reviews before making any decisions.

#8 Posted by ZanzibarBreeze (3069 posts) -

It's a fine, fine title.

#9 Posted by HistoryInRust (6289 posts) -

This discussion (generally speaking, not this thread particularly) is going to end the way the Resident Evil discussion ends anymore. Conviction breaks from the old formula, and some people are going to interpret it as a welcome evolution, and others are going to feel a sense of betrayal of the stalwart mechanics and stealth-based tone. 
I'm with the former, based on what I've seen/played. Looks very good.

#10 Posted by Clinkz (1118 posts) -

No spies vs mercs. I was hoping they would get it right after the trainwreck that was double agent.

#11 Posted by niamahai (1405 posts) -

death to the F5 and F9 key!

#12 Posted by Iireku (147 posts) -

I would say play the demo and see if you like that before buying the game, regardless of the reviews.

#13 Posted by CraigAA1028 (546 posts) -

After the campaign was over so quickly, I was disappointed. owever, I've gone back and played it again, and am playing Hunter mode and coop alot. I'd say its a fine game

#14 Posted by DystopiaX (5297 posts) -
@CraigAA said:
" After the campaign was over so quickly, I was disappointed. owever, I've gone back and played it again, and am playing Hunter mode and coop alot. I'd say its a fine game "
can you play the co-op modes singleplayer/with random people online? Most of my friends are uninterested and it's hard for me to  get friends interested in co-op modes anyway, but I want to try out these modes.
#15 Posted by Branthog (7492 posts) -

I'm probably three quarters through the game so far and I'm simply not impressed. A goofy storyline. Gameplay out of about 1998, but dumbed down a bit. Unintelligent AI. Repetitive and goofy enemy dialogue. Absolutely nothing impressive about the graphics (though not awful, either). Audio is very awkward -- often, it's like the audio has no sense of WHERE the audio source is in the game and it's all being played through some "god like" channel that has no direction to it. All in all, I'm glad it was $51 on Amazon and that I used a $20 discount on top of that. It's probably about a $30 game.

#16 Posted by Th3_James (2576 posts) -

It isn't splinter cell anymore. It's a good game, but is not the same gameplay experience as it's predecessors 

#17 Posted by PeasForFees (2411 posts) -

When the first two enemies spout the word "douche" constantly, I was ready to turn it off, It would be a great weekend rent, don't expect too much depth however.

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