Splinter Cell: Blacklist is almost here…so this site is gonna capitalize on that little fact with some 10 random facts of the Splinter Cell game series. Enjoy 😀
Splinter Cell: 10 Random, Yet Interesting Facts
1. The name of Grinko’s Driver is ‘Hamlet’ (in Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell)
Another Hamlet, another tragedy…
2. The first line of George Orwell’s 1984 book, “A bright cold day in April”, was used as a code phrase by Sam and his contact (Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell)
Sam and his contact
3. Most of the time, the guards would whistle to the tune of ‘If I were a rich man’, from Fiddler on the Roof (in Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell)
If I were a rich man…
4. Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow is the only game that has the SWAT turn
SWAT Turn: A Pandora Tomorrow Exclusive
5. Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow is the only game in the series where Lambert is voiced by a different voice actor.
Dennis Haysbert voiced Lambert in Pandora Tomorrow
6. The sinking of the USS Clarence E. Walsh was featured/referenced by Splinter Cell Chaos Theory and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon 2.
Holy Crossovers, Batman
7. Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory features an ‘amusing’ set of Third Echelon Training Videos
This is John…and this, is Sam
8. Splinter Cell: Double Agent has two versions. The first version’s story (XBox, Windows, PS3) takes place in the present while the second version’s (PS2/GameCube) story is done in a ‘flash back’ sequence throughout the game.
Opening Flashback Sequence in ‘Double Agent’
9. Splinter Cell: Conviction is the first game of the series to NOT have any non-lethal weapons.
10. Splinter Cell: Conviction is the first game in the series that has you control someone other than Sam Fisher in the main story mode
You get to play as Victor Coste during a stage of the game