Ubisoft releases their first big dlc for Tom Clancys Splinter Cell Conviction and it is pleasantly surprising. It is only a map pack which contains four maps for use in either Hunter, Face Off, Infiltration or Last Stand but the variety is substantial.
Deniable Ops Insurgency Pack offers four new maps in areas like the docks of San Francisco, New Orleans cemetery, a prison in Portland to a hidden research complex in Salt Lake City. As the other maps in the main game, these are three part levels that offer so much to do in each one. The San Francisco area is a good example of not only the levels versatility but how it starts you off in a wear house and by the third part, makes its way to a dock area.
Each mode also offers its own strength and longevity to the pack. Although all maps can be played in solo, the games strengths lie in its co-op flexibility. Face Off is another aspect in which you definitely want to experience, especially on the new pack. There are many hiding places, secret pathways and dark corners to get you in and out of situations in a pinch. Our only real gripe is that there is no change to the AI’s mechanic for the new stages so they don’t use it to its full potential.
This is actually some great work and care thats been put into this dlc pack. Players can go at this for hours and taking on the stages in different ways, while racking up the achievement list that adds an extra 250 points to the game. For 800 MS points on Xbox Live or $10 on the PC this pack is great fun for all and should not be missed.