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7.5
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Score Breakdown Based on 1053 ratings
  1. 10 (195)
  2. 9 (160)
  3. 8 (275)
  4. 7 (187)
  5. 6 (115)
  6. 5 (53)
  7. 4 (26)
  8. 3 (13)
  9. 2 (7)
  10. 1 (22)

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  • Review Score:4

    Splinter Cell: Essentials is a terrible, terrible game.

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell series, of which I am a big fan, has been one of the most critically successful series of all time. At least until Splinter Cell: Essentials was released. The game is so bad, it's hard to belie... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful

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  • Review Score:4.3

    I really thought this could have been as good as Syphon Filter

    Having never played the Splinter Cell series, I went in thinking Essentials would be a great way to get into the story line and perhaps gain a liking for the series and go back and purchase the rest of the games. I was ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.9

    Can you find you way around in the dark?

    For such a highly rated game on other systems this version on the PSP is a huge let down. First of all the controls are horrible, it's really hard to control your character without stopping and secondly this is made mor... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.4

    Okay game if you're in a mood to play Splinter Cell and you're on an airplane.

    I think this game is a perfectly fine game for a portable, need to play on the run game. I admit the camera is a bit of a pain in the a## and I have no idea why with all the money etc...they have that this was the best t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    An enjoyable game, but we should expect more from Ubi Soft.

    Splinter Cell: Essentials is a dissapointment to me. However, I still find it enjoyable. I cannot completly rag this game, because there is some enjoyment, but I beleive we should all expect more out of the Splinter Ce... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    The best game ever how can they not see that????

    The best game ever how can they not see that????I first look at the game at gamespot and i was a fan of splintercell and i was wondering why it was rated 5.8 so i held off on buying it later i did buy it.This game was aw... Read Full Review

    7 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Splinter Cell Essentials almost made to the party, but got wasted and ended up in jail.

    I'm a hard core fan of the splinter cell series. My first word of advice, don't play this portable version of splinter cell unless you play all three of the current versions on the Xbox, PS2, or Gamecube ( personally I... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.6

    This is pretty good.

    good stuff: save anywhere, all the moves from the early games, a cool story line, a riddick style prison break, impressive graphics, authentic voice acting bad stuff: game crashes loads when you try to save in big r... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4

    Splinter Cell: Essentials is a terrible, terrible game.

    Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell series, of which I am a big fan, has been one of the most critically successful series of all time. At least until Splinter Cell: Essentials was released. The game is so bad, it's hard to belie... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.1

    put me off splinter cell.

    How to start. I really expected this to be good. Splinter cell in the palm of your hand in the car on the bog anywhere. Paid £30 for this and final result....It sucked! I am extremely dissapointed with this horribl... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.3

    ehh.......

    it is good I will give it that but the problem is that its just too hard to see. Sometimes you do not have your night vision (which is soooooo dumb) but the game play does make up for that. The game is short but its fun ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful