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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

Screenshot of the videogame:

Name of producer:

Ubisoft Montreal / Ubisoft Shanghai

Date of production:

20 October 2006

Name of Distributor:

Ubisoft

Cost of product:

$7999

Type of videogame:

Action

Genre of videogame:

Crime Investigation

Type of game visual:

First person
Third person

DESCRIPTION OF VIDEOGAME
Player:

Single player

Help:

Presence of initial training
Presence of textual tutoring during the game

Interaction:
Dialogue with other characters:

Poor0123456Excellent

Driving Vehicles:

Poor0123456Excellent

Explorability of environment:

Poor0123456Excellent

Memory of events:

Poor0123456Excellent

Complexity of logic succession of events:

Poor0123456Excellent

Number of alternative game paths for solution of events:

Poor0123456Excellent

Game interface:

Possibilities of different views (1st person, 3rd person etc.)
Presence of floating elements: Archiving of texts

Technology foreseen:

3D

THE EDITOR

Is an internal Editor available for the videogame?

No

Is an external Editor available for the videogame:

Yes

Name of external internal Editor:

Unreal Engine 2.5

Level of editing:
Minimum Level
(It is possible to change elements which are already present in the game) 
Graphics:

Poor0123456Excellent

Interaction:

Poor0123456Excellent

Medium Level
(It is possible to personalise environments and add/remove elements.) 
Graphics:

Poor0123456Excellent

Interaction:

Poor0123456Excellent

Maximum Level
(It is possible to personalise environments and add/remove elements.) 
Using owner script:

Poor0123456Excellent

External script coding:

Poor0123456Excellent

Type of interface:

3D

2D / 3D License:

Commercial

>Cost of software():

$7999

Where to find it:

http://www.unrealtechnology.com/html/technology/ue2x.shtml

Which software are useful for editing the videogame:

Unreal Engine 2.5

EVALUATION
Usability potential of this game in an educational context:

Poor0123456Excellent

Evaluator:

Name of Evaluator:

Marios Katsis

Country:

Greece

Date of Evaluation:

29/06/2007

Blackboard: