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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent

Overall: Another Splinter Cell pastime for xbox owners. It will provide a stealth game experience, and some interesting gameplay, but compared to the rest of the series, this game is by far the weakest showing. If you enjoy stealth games, this game if worth your money. Otherwise, do not start the splinter cell series here. Its barely the same game.

Gameplay: The gameplay is drastically downgraded. Previous splinter cell titles allowed interaction with most objects, and a plethora of methods for achieving a single objective within the game - explore for a pipe, a vent, knock out your enemies and pass them, turn the lights out, break the fish tank, etc. This game is far, far more linear than past games, and feels more like a few levels above a super mario brothers game than a successor to the notoriously free form pandora tomarrow. Another change in the gameplay was made with the removal of a light and sound meter. Now the character is either green, yellow or red (if visible). The detection of light in the game is drastically worse than other games - you can stand in the shade in bright daylight and sometimes achieve a 'green' level of stealth, yet other times you can be in a pitch black room and be yellow, and sometimes it is difficult to tell where one can successfully hide and where one can not. While the levels are still fun, and the game still interesting to play, there are far far far fewer gameplay options in passing missions - in an interview before the release of the game one of the developers mentioned cutting down on gameplay only a small percentage of gamers would see, claiming that a lot of time was spent making things that only some of the players would actually get to use, and that they would reroute their resources to making a 'better' game. They clearly failed to realize that it Was those options that made the game above average. There are even far fewer ledges and objects one can climb up on to hide from enemies...

Graphics: Good graphics, but my memory has a far better impression of the last released splinter cell on xbox - this one does not come near the lighting effects and unique atmospheres of previous games. Still very good, above average, but again, not a splinter cell game.

Audio: Good sound. Appropriate to the game, that incites adrenaline, but good spygame music

Suggestions: Go back to old games. Better graphics and lighting for the system. Fix the light/stealth system; there were far fewer times light was used in this game than just staying behind/out of view of enemies, a type of gameplay that was implemented in zelda:ocarina of time without any difficulty. Go back to the versatile, resourceful Sam Fisher. What happened to the newscasts before each level, as well?

Overall Score: 7.0 / 10

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