Splinter Cell Conviction demo out on March 18th

by: Chuck -
Gamers are finally going to get their hands on Splinter Cell Conviction this week as Ubisoft announced today that they will be releasing a demo of a game this Thursday. 

The demo will contain one level from the Michigan Avenue Reservoir level of the game and according to Ubi it will serve as "an introduction to the game’s core gameplay mechanics for Splinter Cell fans. Gamers will have the opportunity to find out for themselves why brand-new innovative features such as Mark and Execute and Last Known Position have made Conviction one of the most anticipated games of the year."

This is the first Splinter Cell game I've been excited about as I was never a huge fan of the stealth heavy focus of the earlier games.  The final game will ship to stores on April 13th.

San Francisco – March 16, 2010 – Kicking off the countdown to the game’s release on April 13, 2010, Ubisoft announced today that a single-player demo of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction™ for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft will be made available to consumers prior to the game’s release.

“Splinter Cell was the franchise that defined third person action adventure games on the Xbox and we believe that Conviction will revolutionize the genre on Xbox 360,” said Tony Key, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Ubisoft. “We are thrilled gamers will be able to get a little taste of why we are so excited about Conviction’s release in April.”

The single-player demo will feature the opening segment of the Michigan Avenue Reservoir level and serve as an introduction to the game’s core gameplay mechanics for Splinter Cell fans. Gamers will have the opportunity to find out for themselves why brand-new innovative features such as Mark and Execute and Last Known Position have made Conviction one of the most anticipated games of the year.

The Xbox 360 demo of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction will appear on Xbox LIVE® for download beginning on March 18, 2010.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction will ship in North America on April 13, 2010 for Xbox 360 and Windows PC. For more information go to http://www.splintercell.com.


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