Splinter Cell: Double Agent

Posted by Scotsman on October 8, 2008 in Multimedia |

I get really bad with video games – when I get into one it is always on the back of my mind.  Some games are worse than others – Command & Conquer Red Alert 2 for example – fuck, I was consumed by that game.  If I wasn’t playing it, I was reading about it, thinking about it, talking about it – hell, I even dreamt about it.  I remember a month long period where it was all me and my roommate did.  It worked out great too because he slept during the day, so I would get up at 8am and play it just as he was finishing it off.

Anyway – I got that way with Splinter Cell too.  Not that it is a great game by any means, but it is fun enough and well worth the $15 or $20 I paid for it.  I picked it up on the weekend and just found it hard to do anything else till I beat the whole game.  So today I decided to play it and that I did – from 10am to 3pm with a lunch break in between that is pretty much all I did today.  Also managed to get over 500 gamerscore points with the one playthrough for the achievement challenge, so nice to add another game to the list.  It’s not a very long game, and online really sucks on it, so it would make a really nice rental for anyone interested.  Not sure yet if I will go through it again or just sell it.  According to the EB Games TIV List the trade in value is just $3, so I might just get the wife to try selling it over Kijiji or something.

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