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  • Summary: Once again assume the role Sam Fisher as you defend and assist the U.S. troops who become emroiled in a conflict between East Timor and Indonesian guerillas. Immerse yourself into a deep, tangible, tension-packed techno-thriller without compare. Master your new arsenal of moves and gadgets to save the innocent from a global threat. Conceal yourself in real-time moving shadows for the first time. Expand
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  1. Positive: 24 out of 28
  2. Negative: 0 out of 28
  1. 100
    A new online mode allows four players to stalk one another. Take an opponent hostage and use your headset to describe all the pain you plan to inflict on him. [May 2004]
  2. Pandora Tomorrow is a miniature masterpiece. This goodlooking, great-sounding and convincingly voiced espionage thriller delivers two satisfying game outings.
  3. One of the most compelling online action games since "Counter-Strike."
  4. Patience is still a virtue, and fans of mindless action titles should still give Splinter Cell a wide berth. Unless you're partial to a little online gaming, that is. Put simply, Pandora Tommorrow's multiplayer takes your breath away. [Apr 2004, p.108]
  5. But perhaps the most significant letdown is the AI. While it hasn't actually got any less advanced since the previous game, it does give that impression, having been watered down in response to criticism that the original game was too difficult.
  6. The single-player game can be characterized as "same-old, same-old that's still very fun to play," while the multiplayer is good if you are willing to give it a proper shot. It is marred, however, with some stupid interface issues.
  7. The second game in this box, the multiplayer Splinter Cell, is as bold as the single-player is mediocre. [July 2004, p.60]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 12
  2. Negative: 2 out of 12
  1. Sep 1, 2013
    8
    The reason I am giving Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow less score than original Splinter Cell
    because I don't like its Sets as
    much as I liked of Splinter Cell.
    This review is of solo campaign only because i have not played multi player mode.
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  2. Aug 22, 2013
    8
    Although this edition of the splinter cell game is pretty good, It has a few things to hold it back A lengthy tutorial section, confusing clunky controls (at least in the start) and voice acting that hangs somewhere in between poor and average. You really have to forgive the beginning 1 to 2 hours of the game if you want to get into it.
    After that the game becomes much more enjoyable and interesting. The plot is nothing that we haven't seen before but the story has been paced properly, which results in Sam Fisher (the protagonist) going through many different areas ranging from indonesia, palestine to even the USA. All finally culminating in a tense and well done bomb hunt in the finale. The gameplay is also very enjoyable and evokes strong memories of thief and mgs. Most of the gadgets in Sam's repertoire have been well used.

    However what is disappointing is that the voice acting was not up to the mark in this game. Sam's boss appears to be constantly out of breath as a dictates orders into your earphone, the indonesian merchs surprisingly speak in american accents and so forth. Its not bad by any means, but when so much effort has been put into the visual art design of the game, these things tend to take you out of the experience.

    So in a nutshell, SP PT is a good game but you'd need to be patient and forgiving for its first (tutorial) hour and the (initially) clunky controls.
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  3. Jun 23, 2012
    5
    aaaaaalright ladys and gentlemen, today, this game runs like **** aight the shadows/lightning doesn't work with modern hardware, they magically disappears you could like sneak right there and then it's like a light there but you can't see it and so you just like get shot or trigger the alarm wish i had bought the xbox version, this is sa ****ty port, no graphical options ini tweaks hardly works compared to the first game this is worse but the story is nice, ig uess Expand

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