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GF Rating
7.7

221 ratings

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Sweet!

posted by gamerboy17 (BRUNSWICK, OH) May 13, 2008

Member since Jan 2006

3 out of 3 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

This game is cool man! This is the first and best Splinter Cell game. The graphics it spits out are good for the GameCube's slightly below average graphics. Hiding bodies is probably the easiest aspect to the entire game, because this game is pretty dang hard. It is very fun for anyone who is looking for a excellent stealth action game and a decent challenge. All you people say it's too hard, oh stop whining, thats what makes this game good. SO ALL YOU PEOPLE THAT ARE COMPLAINING ABOUT THE DIFFICULTY SHOULD SHUT UP!!!!!!!! Okay?, Got it . It's a very hardcore game so if you're a casual gamer this ain't for you! So go out and play it! Now!

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

awesome covert ops game!

posted by orca1026 (SUNNYVALE, CA) Jul 6, 2006

Member since Jan 2006

4 out of 5 gamers (80%) found this review helpful

this game lets you use awesome techniques and gadgets to inflitrate security buildings, knock out guards, and so forth. the graphics are very well done, and it is one of the best! i highly recommend the game.

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GF Rating
7

Good

It could be better...

posted by Lunarhippy (FLUSHING, NY) Sep 10, 2006

Member since May 2006

2 out of 3 gamers (67%) found this review helpful

Look, I'm a Metal Gear Fan and I decided to give Splinter Cell a chance. By the first mission it's looking to be a great game. The story is good, the missions are entertaining and it's fun sneaking up guards...By the time you get to the third mission you start to realize that there's nothing making the story engaging. There's no drama or conflict between characters. You almost don't care anymore...The graphics are beautiful though but the animations are clunky (i admire them trying to go for more "artistic" feel by not doing motion capture but come on) . The controls take a litlle getting used to but you'll get it in no time...but the gameplay is extremely annoying at times. for example, you're discovered by a guard which means take him out, which some times means death for you, or shoot him which means definite death for you. It's like the guards are made of steel and you're a tower of jenga just waiting for someone to come and shoot you down. There's no real sense of purpose in the missions and no real sense of achievement if you complete a mission. I think this game is a rent. I hope the other two games are better than this...

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GF Rating
4

Weak

chellenging

posted by shootergam (CABOT, AR) Apr 4, 2010

Member since Apr 2010

this game is challenging from the get go. I had to use a cheat code just to pass training.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Fisher. Sam Fisher.

posted by ADH093 (TAKOMA PARK, MD) Jul 1, 2006

Member since Nov 2005

Yet somehow the old Bond terminology doesn't do justice to Sam Fisher, Splinter Cell for the NSA. This game follows Fisher's journey through a complex plotline and at least four different countries, and all the while you get to make him hang from pipes and silently strangle his enemies from above.
The gameplay, despite the fact that you're mostly out of sight, remains intense throughout, especially when you're forced to improvise something and hit a guard on the temple with a can of Coca-Cola. Hey, it's a living.
The game is mostly stealth oriented, with a little bit of rapid gunfire thrown in to keep you on your toes. Step into the world of a real secret agent and abandon thoughts of morality. They'll only get you killed.

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