Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Stealth

Splinter Cell Backlist – Homeland DLC goes live for console, PC

Splinter Cell Blacklist (360, PC, PS3) Homeland DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new mission and gear pack has been released for Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Backlist. Homeland, available today for 360, PC, PS3, and Wii U, adds two new co-op missions and a host of gear. The missions, one story related and the other standalone, will have players infiltrating a billionaire’s yacht and battling a terrorist cell in the Middle East alone or with a friend. The new gear includes new weapons, accessories, skins, and outfits: a crossbow with sleeping gas bolts, an Upper Echelon Suit offering better protection and stealth capabilities, a 4E Eclipse Suit that also adds more protection but also has more slots to equip additional items, three new lights (amber, gold, and white) for Sam’s goggles, and exclusive skins for Mercs and Spies.

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Thief trailer and box art released, dated for February 25

Eidos Montreal’s upcoming Thief reboot will be launching on February 25 for PC, PS3, PS4, and Xbox One, according to publisher Square Enix. A new trailer has been released as well, focusing on the game’s new theme of class warfare, with Baron Northcrest and his aristocratic allies set to face off against Orion, a populist leader. Garrett must now make his way through an alert, divided city that’s on the verge of war.

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Dishonored: The Brigmore Witches launches today for consoles, PC

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) The Brigmore Witches Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The final act in the Daud saga, and the final add-on for Dishonored, is available today with the release of The Brigmore Witches. The pack, now on Live Marketplace and Steam, and later today on PSN, sees Daud on the hunt for the leader of the Brigmore Witch coven, Delilah. He must work with feuding gangs the Dead Eels and the Hatters in order to get closer to the coven before eventually facing off against Dishonored’s protagonist, Corvo Attano. All spells and abilities unlocked in The Knife of Dunwall will carry over as well.

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The tech, personnel of Splinter Cell Blacklist detailed in new video

Ubisoft has released a new video from Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist. The latest footage features tech ops specialist Charlie Cole detailing some of the gadgets and personnel that will aid Fisher in his mission to hunt down and stop the Engineers. It’s over seven minutes of profile debriefs, espionage, broken bones, and gun fights.

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QuakeCon 2013 sales launch on Bethesda Store, id Mobile, and Steam

Dishonored (360, PC, PS3) The Study of Stealth Trailer - Screenshot 3

Bethesda has launched a number of sales in honor of QuakeCon 2013. The sales, detailed below, are available at Bethesda Store, id Mobile, and Steam, and include both package and daily deals. Commander Keen, Dishonored, Doom II RPG, Fallout 3, Skyrim, and Wolfenstein 3D Platinum are all on offer, as well as many more.

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Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection now available for PS3

Metal Gear Solid The Legacy Collection (PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 6

Konami’s massive Metal Gear Solid set, Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection, is now available for PS3. The pack coincides with the franchise’s 25th anniversary, and it contains all of the series’ major releases: Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid 3: HD Edition (with MSX versions of Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2), Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid 4: Trophy Edition, and Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions. Several bonuses are also included: two graphic novels by Ashley Wood, both making their North American debut, as well as a new 100-page art book.

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New Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag narrated gameplay video released

Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag’s director Ashraf Ismail talks gamers through the life of a pirate in a new gameplay trailer. The footage features Edward Kenway, Royal Navy officer turned pirate, sailing the ocean in search of treasure to loot and enemy ships to capture. Kenway upgrades a captured ship, takes on new crew members, and takes controls of a fort after a successful raid.

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Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection E3 trailer released

Konami has released the Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection trailer that was shown at their booth during E3. The clip covers the celebratory compilation’s entire range, which includes all of the major entries released during the series’ 25 years: Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid 3: HD Edition (with MSX versions of Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2), Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid 4: Trophy Edition, and Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions. The pack will also come with a number of extras: two graphic novels by Ashley Wood, Bande Dessinée 1 and Bande Dessinée 2, both making their North American debut, as well as a new 100-page art book.

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Garrett returns in new pre-E3 Thief trailer

More E3 goodies from Square Enix today with a new trailer from Edios Montreal’s upcoming Thief reboot. Master thief Garrett will return next year in a new adventure for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, though the trailer, unfortunately, doesn’t show him in action. E3 attendees can learn more by checking out Square Enix’s booth (#1647) in South Hall.

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Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Watch Dogs announced for Xbox One

Assassins Creed IV Black Flag (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U) Announcement - Screenshot 5

Ubisoft has confirmed that both Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and Watch Dogs will be available for Xbox One. Those are only two of at least six titles that the studio plans to release during the system’s first year. Both ACIV and Watch Dogs are scheduled to launch for the Xbox One later this year.

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