Tag Archives: Sandbox

Splinter Cell: Conviction

I only recently got around to playing Conviction, which is why I’m writing about it something like 6 months after it’s been released, so consider this an early retrospective or something. It took me until the last sections of Conviction to figure out what it was – until then I was getting frustrated and angry at the whole thing, then it clicked. It was the realisation that this isn’t Splinter Cell and that trying to play it as Splinter Cell isn’t right. From then on, it was great. I’m a huge fan of the Splinter Cell franchise, Chaos Theory firmly…

Prototype

Prototype is on sale at the moment at the steam store. Here’s a re-edited version of what I thought about it when it first came out, from before I was even writing for Gaming Daily – You want to know what Prototype is about? The box blurb reads “You are the Prototype, Alex Mercer, a man without memory armed with amazing shape-shifting abilities, hunting your way to the heart of the conspiracy which created you; making those responsible pay”. I on the other hand prefer to describe it as “You are a dysfunctional hoody, who enjoys stabbing people. With a…