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Stealth-mission expert Sam Fisher searches for two US agents in a former Soviet republic and soon uncovers a plot involving a nuclear device.


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Sam Fisher (voice)
Adrian Knight ...
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Arthur Grosser ...
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Arthur Holden ...
President Bowers (voice)
Anna Grímsdóttir (voice)
Craig Francis ...
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Irving Lambert (voice)
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Ellen David ...
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George Morris ...
Morris Odell (voice)
John Baxter (voice)
Ian Finlay ...
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Sam Fisher is an elite Black-Ops agent called the Splinter Cell. When two government operatives undercover in Georgia go missing, Sam is sent in by the Third Echelon to investigate. He discovers that the Georgian president is conspiring with mercenaries and computer experts for some kind of master plan, and despite Sam interrogating various involved members, he has a hard time getting further information, until its too late. What follows is a maelstrom of conspiracies, political backstabs, and complete pandemonium. Written by Kerwin Tsang

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Release Date:

17 November 2002 (USA)  »

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Title design company Imaginary Forces created the opening credit sequence. Imaginary Forces head Kyle Cooper opted not to take part in the project. This was because he had previously worked on the opening of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001), and, considering its director, Hideo Kojima, to be a close friend, didn't want to work on a game that competed with a Metal Gear game. See more »


The CIA Headquarters in real life is guarded by the CIA Security Protective Service, but in the game it is shown as being guarded by private security guards. See more »


Lambert: Sounds like we found the subdermals.
Sam Fisher: I get nervous when the bad guys start making 'blood' jokes.
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Followed by Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory (2005) See more »


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Written by Ken Jordan, Scott Kirkland & Tom Morello
Performed by The Crystal Method
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great game-play ... combined with an extremely fascistic story
27 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

Even though the game-play is great the story implies a world view which gives me the creeps. The essential freedoms and the human rights can only be protected if the "good guy" break undermine these rights? Terrorist and unliked politicians have to be executed. Not even the government is being informed...because it is just the right thing. Even though many games use these ideas the normally don't promote them in such a naive propagandistic style.

With such naive distinction between good and evil implicating that the end always justifies the means, promotes fascistic ideas. it is a shame that such a great game is being destroyed down by the infantile world view of its designers.

game-play 4.5 out of 5 story ought better be banned

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