Maxime Beland

Splinter Cell: Blacklist actor change due to performance capture

Ubisoft chose a new voice actor for Sam Fisher because Splinter Cell: Blacklist is the first in the series to rely so heavily on motion-captured performances.

7 years ago

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  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist director on terrorism, patriotism

    At E3 2013, Catherine Cai sat down with Splinter Cell: Blacklist creative director Maxime Béland to discuss the game. Eventually, she broached a subject she’d been curious about for a long time.

    7 years ago
  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist builds on Conviction's story, successes and failures

    Splinter Cell: Blacklist doesn’t try to pretend its much-vilified precursor doesn’t exist; it moves directly on from Conviction’s plot, and Ubisoft Toronto hopes to learn from its failings.

    7 years ago
  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist extended walkthrough video shows off Sam's new moves

    An extended walkthrough video for Splinter Cell: Blacklist is posted below, and in it, creative director Maxime Beland provides more insight on the game’s features such as the enhanced gameplay and Sam Fisher’s new moves. There’s also new footage of the E3 reveal map in it. Get your fill below. Splinter Cell: Blacklist is slated […]

    8 years ago
  • Players will choose between right and wrong in Splinter Cell: Blacklist

    Ubisoft creative director Maxime Beland has said the team behind Splinter Cell: Blacklist is pushing for moral ambiguity with the latest Sam Fisher game.

    8 years ago
  • No new Assassin's Creed next year, says Ubisoft

    Assassin’s Creed associate producer Jean-Francois Boivin has told EG that the series will take a breather next year, following the release of Brotherhood in November.

    10 years ago
  • Interview: Splinter Cell Conviction's Maxime Béland

    Several years in the making, Splinter Cell: Conviction finally gets its release in Europe and the UK today for Xbox 360 after launching in the US earlier this week. We double-tapped dev boss Maxime Béland for Sam’s latest dossier.

    10 years ago
  • Splinter Cell on PS3? Maybe, says Ubisoft

    Ubisoft’s Max Beland has said Splinter Cell will probably end up coming to PS3 and other platforms after the release of Conviction in April.

    10 years ago
  • Splinter Cell: Conviction to be "seamless experience"

    Ubisoft’s Maxime Béland doesn’t want any cut-scenes in Splinter Cell Conviction at all. Like, he really doesn’t want them. “My dream – and I hope we can pull it off – is to have the whole game with no cuts,” the developer told IGN. “One fucking seamless experience with no stops. You saw it – […]

    11 years ago
  • Splinter Cell Conviction can be finished in 12 hours

    Splinter Cell Conviction can be played through in 12 hours, creative director Maxime Beland has told OXM. “I want people to play my games and finish them,” Beland said. “We’re going to ship with difficulty levels, at least a normal mode and realistic mode – like we did on Rainbow Six Vegas. “And realistic is […]

    11 years ago