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Splinter Cell: Conviction Multiplayer Interview

Yeah, this all looks awesome but where are the night vision goggles?!

Jan. 13 2010

Posted by: Vinny

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Edited By vinny  Staff

Note that we shot this interview BEFORE Conviction got delayed, but it still looks rad.

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Edited By Shibbles

Dude on the left has a night vision eye patch. That is doubly badass.

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Woah when did it get delayed AGAIN?!

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"Confirmed! Ha Ha!"
 
someone better pay up

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It sure has been a while since I've seen a GB interview.

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Edited By Vitor

LIES - it's been delayed until late April

Also, someone just won $10... Wager over? 

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@Vinny said:
" Note that we shot this interview BEFORE Conviction got delayed, but it still looks rad. "
What world do we live in where people still say 'rad' in 2010??
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CONFIRMED!

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@Shibbles said:
" Dude on the left has a night vision eye patch. That is doubly badass. "
No, that's his actual eye.  I think it's just infected.
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Indeed it does look rad.

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Edited By Milkman

It's fairly obvious that the game was delayed in order to add night vision goggles to the multiplayer.

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@Milkman said:
" It's fairly obvious that the game was delayed in order to add night vision goggles to the multiplayer. "
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It's coming out April now isn't it? Not February.

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@Vitor said:
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LIES - it's been delayed until late April

Also, someone just won $10... Wager over? 

"
Hardly. All he confirmed is that there are no night-vision goggles in the multiplayer portion of the game. The bet is and always has been if Sam Fisher wears night-vision goggles, most specifically in the single player campaign. That said...this looks bad for Vinny.
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I shall note that.

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@TheKidNixon said:
" @Vitor said:
"

LIES - it's been delayed until late April

Also, someone just won $10... Wager over? 

"
Hardly. All he confirmed is that there are no night-vision goggles in the multiplayer portion of the game. The bet is and always has been if Sam Fisher wears night-vision goggles, most specifically in the single player campaign. That said...this looks bad for Vinny. "

That is true - and neither of the dudes shown for multiplayer were bad ass enough to be voiced by Michael Ironside.

I guess we'll have to wait until April...

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It's kind of a bummer they got rid of spy vs. merc. In Pandora Tomorrow, that was and still is my favorite multiplayer game of all-time. Least the rest of the game looks badass.

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did you guys delay it by doing the interview and grimacing and rolling eyes while they answered 

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Do want! RIP Night Vision Goggles!

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RYAN WINS!!! THE CROWD IS ENERGIZED BECAUSE RYAN WON!!!!!!  GOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL!!!

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Theres no R after the A in Patrick duder.. Fix it!

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Ryan wins!

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@Kibblez said:
" @Vinny said:
" Note that we shot this interview BEFORE Conviction got delayed, but it still looks rad. "
What world do we live in where people still say 'rad' in 2010?? "
A rad world, thats what.
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@TripMasterMunky said:
" It's kind of a bummer they got rid of spy vs. merc. In Pandora Tomorrow, that was and still is my favorite multiplayer game of all-time. Least the rest of the game looks badass. "
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And now the game is delayed. Great.

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Confirmed!!! :D lol

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Night vision goggles in the single player is what we need confirmed.

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Confirmed! Ha ha!    :P
 
That was a cool interview though. Looks great, Now I wish I had $60 to pick it up.    : (

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Wow. The Competitive Multiplayer sounds lame.

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@Kibblez said:

What world do we live in where people still say 'rad' in 2010?? 

A world that still appreciates 3D glasses!!!
 RADDER IN 3D! CUZ THERE'S AN EXTRA D!
 RADDER IN 3D! CUZ THERE'S AN EXTRA D!
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@ashbash159:  
Yeah Ubisoft announced that the game is being delayed again today (after this event). 
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Edited By ITSSEXYTIME

Tbh, the concept of sonar goggles ruins the game for me.


Seeing through walls in a stealth game is like not having to reload in an FPS, or having automated character development in an RPG.  



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They obviously delayed it to add night vision goggles.

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@ITSSEXYTIME: You obviously have very little idea of what goes into a game's design. Being able to see through walls in a stealth game provides several unique gameplay scenarios. For one, if players can see through walls it enables them to plan their moves ahead of time. Given that one of the major gameplay mechanics in Splinter Cell: Conviction deals with tagging targets, being able to see through walls makes A LOT of sense. 
 
Also.. being able to see through walls will allow players to work together much more efficiently in scenarios where they must split up and have to converge on a location from two different spots. The more readily you're able to see your co-op partner, the easier it is to work together. These gameplay ideas are new, and its understandable to have your doubts about them, but your comparisons are weak and the shallow thought that it would ruin a game you've never played is even more narrow-minded.
 
I can't wait for this game, it looks f'in incredible and will most likely be one of the best stealth action games ever released.
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Confirmed!  HAHA!

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This game looks B.A.N.A.N.A.S

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"... in one go" Haha, so the team that develops splinter cell must really love that phrase.

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@TripMasterMunky said:
" It's kind of a bummer they got rid of spy vs. merc. In Pandora Tomorrow, that was and still is my favorite multiplayer game of all-time. Least the rest of the game looks badass. "
Further evidence that Chaos Theory is the apex of Splinter Cell. IMO
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I need me some stealth, I just might pick this bad boy up.

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Good ideas in place here.  I'm looking forward to it, might be the first Splinter Cell I can enjoy.  Also good to see the night vision debacle going strong.

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Wasn't the bet that will Sam have those goggles in the game?

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If sonar vision works in the dark, does it count as night vision?

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@AddyMac: I guess it depends if they work in the light also. Because NVG generally don't (it can be quite dangerous for your eye-sight).
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@Zeouterlimits said:
" @AddyMac: I guess it depends if they work in the light also. Because NVG generally don't (it can be quite dangerous for your eye-sight). "
It being dangerous for your eye-sight is just a myth. I've been in the army and used military grade NVG and while "guarding" a road a car went driving straight at me whit its high beams on and I had my NVGs on and other then it turning extremely white, nothing else happened. It didn't hurt the eyes or anything.. Also there are some that can filter out light like if a flashlite is shined on your NVGs it just adjustes the brightness and that happens fast so as soon as its dark again its back to normal.
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No Mercs vs. Spies, no buy. This will be a simple rental for me.

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Oh Ryan, lol.   Game looks awesome.

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@Brackynews said:
" @Kibblez said:

What world do we live in where people still say 'rad' in 2010?? 

A world that still appreciates 3D glasses!!!
 RADDER IN 3D! CUZ THERE'S AN EXTRA D!
 RADDER IN 3D! CUZ THERE'S AN EXTRA D!
"
HELL YEAH BOY!
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Great! Ryan had to ask!!

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crap MP

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@Siris:

Yes, it provides unique opportunities but it also makes the game ridiculously easy.  You no longer have to scout out the environment.