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post #1 of 14
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Hey All,

I see Deluxe and Standard on sale. Is the game worth it? Deluxe or Standard? Seems decent for for that price.

I really never got into Ghost Recon or Vegas, so if it is similar, maybe not worth it.

Thanks.
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Sure, for gfx.
 
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post #3 of 14
Kinda. But it SCREAMS console port.
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I really enjoyed it. Played through it last week. I've never played any of the Splinter Cell, or any Tom Clancy game for that matter, until this.
The game-play reminded me a lot of Metal Gear Solid 4, but with much more emphasis on stealth. I also found the story interesting even with not having any prior knowledge of the characters or story behind them.

Defiantly worth the $5-6, but play it with a game pad.
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cool, thanks all, I'll give a try.
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how similar is it to SC:Chaos theory, I loved that one
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I remember it being good at some part and frustrating at other parts. I remember a laser part in the game where you would die if you hit the lasers and it annoyed the heck out of me cuz I played the same spot like 20 times. It took forever to beat that part...

Thats the only part of the game that I remember being quite cheap. It reminded me of that thing in resident evil the movie with that laser thing killing everyone in that one room.
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post #8 of 14
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how similar is it to SC:Chaos theory, I loved that one
very little in common.

conviction is a "sneaky" action game rather than a stealth game, you are expected to kill everyone, some moves/mechanics are gone, etc...
still a fun game with a good co-op, id say grab it if its 10 dollars or so.
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post #9 of 14
If you can get it for cheap, definitely.
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post #10 of 14
I have the Limited Collectors Edition which I got for £9.99. It was worth every penny.

Single player is lol easy, even on Realistic (which I completed on my first playthrough pretty quickly). Deniable Ops is the best co-op mode I've played in a long time.

My biggest grievance with the game is you spend more time playing in black and white rather than in colour because of the stealth mechanic.

Good game though not the best Splinter Cell game ever.
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