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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction is the fifth installment in the Splinter Cell series of video games.
The game introduces a number of new gameplay features to the series, one of which is the "Mark & Execute" feature, which allows the player to mark specific targets, such as enemies or objects, and shoot them when they burst through a door or window. The player can choose to prioritize these targets, so that, for example, he could distract one guard by shooting out a light in his vicinity and then take out another guard.
Another new feature is the "Last Known Position", which occurs when the player breaks the line of sight of an alerted guard. This creates a visual silhouette of where the guard thinks Sam is, allowing the player to flank his enemies. Main target subjects can use the player's abilities against them. The player can be taken hostage by the subject in co-op mode; the hostage's partner can neutralize the subject by shooting them or pulling them off his teammate.
Other new features include the ability to interrogate characters in real time and use objects in the surrounding environment against them.
Multiplayer mode in Splinter Cell: Conviction involves both split screen and system link (Xbox 360) and online cooperative mode, plus a Deniable Ops mode. Deniable Ops mode involves four multiplayer modes that pit the players against AI in game modes such as Hunter, Infiltration, Last Stand, and Face-Off. Face-Off is the game's only actual competitive multiplayer mode, as it features the ability to kill the opposing spy.
Hunter, Infiltration, and Last Stand are also singleplayer and do not always have to be played with a human partner. The game does not contain the critically acclaimed "Spies Vs Mercenaries" mode featured in the previous games of the series.
The single player mode has a great story built into it and you will truly enjoy the new features. This game was worth the money and I would recommend it to anyone as it is very easy to get into the story and learn its controls.
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