Ubisoft has, at the very last minute, announced delays for three of the biggest games it had planned for this year - Splinter Cell: Conviction
and I Am Alive
I Am Alive
hadn't had a firm release date attached to it and is likely delayed thanks to a switch in developer, with Ubisoft moving the project from the external Darkworks to the new Ubisoft Shanghai studio, but was rumoured to be set for a 2010 release. Splinter Cell: Conviction
were both close to the finish line though and were set for a Q1 2010 release.
Ubisoft has given no reason for the delay and has merely re-shuffled the calendar to put all three games in the Fiscal 2010 release window - which means the games could be released anywhere between April 2010 and March 2011.
It's not the first time that Splinter Cell: Conviction has been delayed
either. The game was first announced back in 2007 and sported mechanics similar to Assassin's Creed
, but the project was quickly taken back to the drawing board and re-imagined as a more conventional Splinter Cell
meanwhile was Ubisoft's big new IP for 2010 and was announced only last year.
You can check our previews on Splinter Cell: Conviction
for more information on either game.
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