TOM CLANCY'S SPLINTER CELL CHAOS THEORYTM AVAILABLE ON PC AND XBOX FOR CHRISTMAS 2004
UBISOFT MONTREAL'S ORIGINAL SPLINTER CELL® TEAM RETURNS TO CHANGE THE FACE OF ACTION GAMING
London, UK- July 13, 2004 - Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, today announced Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell® 3 (working title), the third blockbuster in the Millions seller Splinter Cell® franchise, will officially be called Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos TheoryTM. The game will be available on Xbox® and PC for Christmas 2004, and on other formats in Q1 2005 (PAL territories) including the N-Gage platform, published by Gameloft®. The game, which debuted to massive buzz and won numerous awards at the recent Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, including official show awards for Best PC Game, Best Action Adventure Game, and a Special Commendation for Graphics, is one of 2004's most talked-about titles.
With Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos TheoryTM, Ubisoft's celebrated Montreal development studio continues to push the interactive and technological possibilities of video gaming, returning to the legendary Splinter Cell® franchise for an action gaming breakthrough. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos TheoryTM tells the conspiracy-ridden story of black ops agent Sam Fisher as he explores the world of international espionage. The game will offer a high adrenaline experience thanks to never seen before close range attacks, a totally open level design, a completely immersive and interactive environment, and challenging advanced AI. In addition, it will offer the best graphics in this generation of games and a unique, collaborative multiplayer mode available for online and offline. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos TheoryTM's features - all courtesy of cutting edge visual and sound technologies - will set an industry benchmark once again.
"We're thrilled to deliver Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos TheoryTM, to both PC and Xbox gamers in time for Christmas! This is the latest, greatest installment of the award winning Splinter Cell franchise which has already been huge hits on all platforms" said Florence Alibert, marketing director for Ubisoft EMEA. "We are very confident that Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos TheoryTM will be one of the most anticipated games of the year thanks to an amazingly innovative single player adventure and a revolutionary cooperative multiplayer mode. No doubt that, with the unbeatable combination of Ubisoft's technological prowess and visionary creativity, it will be the best-looking game on any platform!"
About Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos TheoryTM
The year is 2008. Citywide blackouts... stock exchange sabotage... electronic hijacking of national defense systems... this is information warfare, which has become the most dangerous threat to global stability. To prevent these attacks, you must infiltrate deep into hostile territory and aggressively collect critical intelligence, closer than ever to enemy soldiers. You are Sam Fisher, the NSA's most elite black-ops agent. To achieve your mission you will operate undetected, kill at close-range, attack with your combat knife, shoot with the modular SC20K rifle, and use radical suppression techniques such as the inverted neck break. Work alone, and enjoy the thrill of cooperative multiplayer infiltration missions, where teamwork is the ultimate weapon.
As the enemy evolves, so must you.
EXCLUSIVE CLOSE RANGE KILLS: From knife attacks to athletic hand-to-hand kills such as inverted neck breaks, dramatic ledge throws and other new moves
CO-OP STEALTH: Play online or offline multiplayer with a friend and coordinate your infiltration in an all new multiplayer challenge
REAL WEAPONS OF TOMORROW: The most complete arsenal of weapons and gadgets from the knife to the modular SC20K
AMAZING REPLAYABILITY: Totally open level design with multi-paths and optional secondary objectives
ULTIMATE CHALLENGE: Intelligent enemies that make your mission more risky as you must get closer to them than ever before
HIGH-RISK MISSIONS: Steal sensitive documents from under the nose of your enemies, takeout a terrorist surrounded by his bodyguards...
AS GOOD AS REAL: Never seen before graphics technology offers the best visuals ever seen on any console. Advanced physics engine allows rag doll physics, particle effects and perfect interaction with the environment
THRILLING SCENARIO: In-game gut wrenching sequences and gripping plot with multiple twists and turns
© 2004 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Splinter Cell, Splinter Cell Chaos Theory, Sam Fisher, Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Soundtrack composed by Amon Tobin
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About Tom Clancy:
With over 80 million books sold, Tom Clancy is arguably the world's most recognized author. His works include fiction such as The Hunt for Red October, Clear and Present Danger, The Sum of All Fears, Rainbow Six, and the recently released The Teeth of the Tiger. Clancy also writes nonfiction works about weapons and various military units. Four of his books have already been adapted into highly successful feature films.
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