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Monday, July 26, 2010
Assassin's Creed 2, Splinter Cell Conviction Coming To Macs
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 5 comments

In a recent financial press release Ubisoft revealed that Assassin's Creed 2 and Splinter Cell: Conviction would both be making their way to Mac users. AC2 puts players in the role of assassin Ezio in the time of the Italian Renaissance, while SC:C returns players to the role of Sam Fisher on a mission to uncover his past and prevent a terrorist plot.

Assassin's Creed 2:
Get ready to plunge into the lush and deadly world of the Italian Renaissance, an era of arts, riches and murderous conspiracy. Assassin's Creed II introduces you to Ezio, a new assassin carrying on the deadly lineage of his forebears. Confront an epic tale of power and corruption as you hone your assassin's art, wielding weapons and instruments designed by the legendary Leonardo da Vinci himself in this gripping and deadly sequel.

Key Game Features:
  • Explore the deadly, shadowed world of the assassin with new assassin Ezio
  • Roam freely through the lush and dangerous world of Renaissance-era Italy
  • Do whatever it takes to complete your missions in the game's all-new open world and mission structure
  • Thrive in an environment rich with power, revenge and conspiracy
  • Practice your assassin's art with all-new weapons and instruments created by Leonardo da Vinci
Splinter Cell: Conviction
A few years have passed since the cliff hanger conclusion of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Double Agent, in which Agent Sam Fisher undertook a particularly dirty mission, full of questionable actions, in the shadow of the inexplicable and unmourned death of his daughter. Fisher is now a renegade operative digging into the events of the past and he doesn't like what he has found. His personal investigation into his daughter's death reveals that he's been betrayed by his former agency, the Third Echelon. The agency responds by pursuing him, but as he works to elude them he becomes aware of a deadly terrorist plot that threatens millions. He is uniquely positioned and prepared to act against this, but success is doubtful without the help of former friends from the Third Echelon team, resulting in a series of life and death situations for himself and the country where trust can by no means be assumed.

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction, as with all games in the Splinter Cell series, is a tactical stealth-action game. In single player modes players take on the role of Sam Fisher and engage in a series of missions utilizing high-tech weaponry, gadgets, lethal hand-to-hand combat and interrogation skills. Overall objectives and the necessary steps to achieve them are challenging, yet always clear via dual verbal and visual expression that seamlessly alerts players as they progress through missions. In addition, Conviction enhances the world of stealth combat that has made the Splinter Cell franchise a runaway hit for years through a series of revolutionary new gameplay features.
Both titles are scheduled for release in the second quarter of 2010, meaning gamers will have the chance to experience both titles before the end of September.

Follow the links below to learn more.

Ubisoft Press Releases

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