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Average Player Score Based on 14362 ratings
8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 14362 ratings
  1. 10 (2671)
  2. 9 (7712)
  3. 8 (2829)
  4. 7 (643)
  5. 6 (186)
  6. 5 (102)
  7. 4 (48)
  8. 3 (20)
  9. 2 (19)
  10. 1 (132)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:8.5

    Excellent game with a strong character in Sam Fisher.

    Splinter Cell is a stealth based game in which the player assumes the role of Sam Fisher. Sam Fisher is an operative of Third Echelon, which is a part of the NSA consisting of an elite team of strategists, hackers, a... Read Full Review

    11 of 13 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

  • User Rating:9.4

    Stealth redefined.

    I strongly disagree with Greg Kasavin. I noticed that all three Splinter Cell games have scored lower than MGS. This game is a lot better than MGS. The AI is very intelligent and deadly. The animals in this game add to t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7

    From the light and into a dark corner...

    This is quite a interesting game. It's a stealth game, which was new territory when I first got this game. You play as Sam Fisher, a super ultra mega secret agent and you go through these levels in which the main objecti... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.4

    Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell marks a turning point in the stealth/action genre. Distancing itself from the more traditional video game elements of similar stealth/action games in favor of absolute realism (read: no boss ba... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.1

    Splinter Cell is a spy/stealth action game, using the Tom Clancy license. Developed by Ubi Soft, Cell uses the latest in real time shadows, slick visuals, along with nice ambient sounds and an ok soundtrack. The game con... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7

    This is an overall outstanding game. Graphics and sound are excellent. In addition, since the game’s controls are intuitive and you have the ability to change camera angles, learning how to play the game is not difficu... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4

    this game is pretty sweet

    I bought this game like... 3 or 4 years after it was put on the shelves ( got it for $5 or so at gamestop ). I absolutely love it. The first few levels are kinda ....eh, but when you get into the game it gets real fun ..... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    this is proble one of the best games ever if they has a hall of game it would land in the top 10 for xbox

    one of the best there is you got to play this cause it will shock ur world and it will open up a new world to tom clancy this is only one of his best games besides ghost recon and more! this shall be on my shelf forever ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8

    Splinter Cell resembles Metal Gear Solid, but does enough unique things to make it worth the purchase. For one thing, you get to control the camera angle much better than MGS. Also, there is a lockpicking feature that ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    "Once again Gamespot has proven that they are the ultimate X-Box haters. This game will be a classic, it has set a new standard for all future stealth games. Everyone should have this game. The graphics, sound, gameplay... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.8

    the greatest steath game ever and thats final.

    splintercell is quite possibly one of the funest games you can find out there. i mean you are a superspy how cool is that. well first the game has one of the greatest graphics you can see in a console or in a pc. the lig... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful