Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction is an action-adventure stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal as part of the Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell series. Key members of the Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas team, such as creative director Maxime Béland worked on the game. Gameloft released a handheld version for Apple's iOS on May 27, 2010. There are versions available for the Android, Windows Phone and Bada; the game was followed by a sequel in 2013 titled Splinter Cell: Blacklist. Splinter Cell: Conviction introduces a number of new gameplay features to the Splinter Cell series, one of, the "Mark & Execute" feature, which allows the player to mark specific targets, such as enemies or objects, shoot them in rapid succession without manually targeting each one; the player can choose to prioritize these targets, so that, for example, he can distract one guard by shooting out a light in his vicinity and take out another guard. Another new feature is the "Last Known Position", which occurs when the player breaks the line of sight of an alerted guard.
This creates a visual silhouette where the guard thinks Sam is, allowing the player to flank his enemies. Other new features include the ability to interrogate characters in real-time, use objects in the surrounding environment against them. Mission objectives and key plot points are projected onto walls within the in-game world, in order to keep the player immersed in the gameplay. Several other features, such as blending into crowds, improvising gadgets, interaction with the environment, were announced, according to creative director Maxime Béland would have given the game "a lot of Bourne Identity influence," but were scrapped after the development team decided that going in this direction would be taking too much of a risk; some of the features that were present in the last four games in the series do not appear in this game. Sam's hybrid night/heat vision goggles and his multipurpose SC-20K assault rifle, which were the mainstay of the last four games, no longer appear, his light sensor is absent, although change in the screen saturation now shows whether Sam is hidden from view.
Sam can no longer move or hide dead bodies, nor can he knock enemies unconscious, as all equipment that helped doing the latter are absent. Lock picking and hacking minigames are not included in the game. Sam has been equipped with MK.23 and MP-446 pistols with a suppressor and unlimited ammo, which helps him to takedown his enemies in a stealthy way. One of Ubisoft's stated goals for Conviction was to make the game more accessible. According to Béland, Chaos Theory is "very hardcore", which turned off many players and disconnected people from the fantasy of being Sam Fisher. Béland contrasted the earlier games in the series with works containing James Bond or Jason Bourne, who "run fast, they don't make noise, they kill one, three or four guys super quickly," and he stated that Conviction delivers a dynamic experience with more of an emphasis on action than previous Splinter Cell games. Multiplayer mode in Splinter Cell: Conviction involves both split screen, System link, online cooperative mode, plus a "Deniable Ops" mode, involving four modes that pit players against AI enemies in game modes such as "Hunter", "Infiltration", "Last Stand", "Face-Off".
"Face-Off" is the game's only competitive multiplayer mode, as it features the ability to kill the opposing player. "Hunter", "Infiltration", "Last Stand" can be played in single-player modes and do not always have to be played with a human partner. The game does not contain the "Spies Vs Mercenaries" mode featured in the previous games of the series. According to co-op game director Patrick Redding, the stealth in Conviction is designed around new core elements like "Mark & Execute" and "Last Known Position"; the game's story is divided into two portions. The main portion is the game's single-player campaign, which puts the player in control of Sam Fisher; the "Prologue" portion of the game, however, is accessed through the multiplayer co-op mode, which puts two players in control of agents Archer and Kestrel. Ten days prior to the events of the main game, Third Echelon agent "Archer" and his Russian counterpart, Voron agent "Kestrel" are deployed to Nevsky Prospekt in Saint Petersburg, Russia to halt rogue elements of the Russian military from selling advanced warheads on the black market.
Intelligence from Andriy Kobin has pointed to drug and human trafficker Valentin Lesovsky as the broker for the sale, Archer and Kestrel are to terminate Lesovsky and his associate, Boris Sychev, as well as gaining Lesovsky's contact list. Having completed their mission and Kestrel are deployed to the Russian embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan to gather intelligence on an arms deal conducted by former Russian GRU Colonel Leonid Bykhov, they observe the deal and see Bhykov betray his associate, ordering his men to kill him. Archer and Kestrel prevent the destruction of the weapons crates, learning that the weapons Bhykov was going to sell were Block II JDAM missile guidance kits, they interrogate Bhykov, learning that he is working with Major General Kerzakov, in the Yastreb Complex, an underground fortress situated underneath Moscow's Red Square. They learn the location of the EMP warheads, they render the JDAM kits inoperable by using their portable EMP devices, download data from multiple servers to trace the EMP devices to the Mozdok Proving Grounds.
Sneaking aboard a supply truck, they
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Ai-Fak is a 2004 Thai drama film. It is based on the S. E. A. Write Award-winning novel by Chart Korbjitti, Khamphiphaksa. A young man, Fak, is a revered novice Buddhist monk, the entire village has turned out to the local temple to hear him preach a sermon. Fak's talk is interrupted a coughing fit by his widower father and Fak struggles to maintain his focus. Fak decides he must put aside his aspirations for monkhood to take care of his father, he is conscripted by lottery into the army. He hopes that when he completes his national service, he will return to the village, be ordained as a monk and devote his life to religion. On his return home from the army, the bus to his village breaks down. During the stop, Fak steps over near a lotus pond, to urinate. There, among the lotus, he sees a beautiful woman bathing clothed. Fak zips up and arrives at home, where he finds his father in a happy state, his father's reason for being so happy is. Fak's stepmother appears from behind a mosquito net: it's the woman from the lotus pond.
Her name is Somsong, though she is sweet and devoted, there is something wrong with her some type of mental illness. Though there are happy times, with Fak joining his father at work as a janitor for the local school, his reunion with his father is short-lived after his father becomes ill and dies; because Fak made a promise to his father that he would look after his stepmother, Fak's goal of returning to the monkhood must again be put aside. Though Fak is well liked in the village, the villagers do not like Somsong and have labeled her "crazy", and after Fak's father's death, the villagers start to treat Fak differently: they believe he is having an affair with his stepmother. Fak at first ignores the gossip, but it becomes harder and harder to deny because of Somsong's behavior. On one occasion, during a likay performance at a village fair, Fak is accosted by Somsong after she sees Fak talking with a young woman. Somsong is suffering from delusions that she and Fak are married, she is jealous.
Somsong has the unfortunate habit of shedding her clothes and running naked in public, or lifting her dress and exposing herself. During one of these episodes, some villagers happen upon Fak just as he's chased the nude Somsong down and is attempting to cover her up, but what the villagers think they are witnessing is Fak having sex with his stepmother. Fak has been judged. Fak has taken his father's old job as school janitor. One day a dog that's thought to be rabid wanders onto the school grounds. Fak is given the job of killing it, he grabs a hoe and uses it to strike the animal, hitting it with a glancing blow that only injures it and makes it angrier. Fak finishes the snarling dog off, but it is a bloody task. For a brief moment, Fak is seen as a hero by the students and faculty, he feels a bit better about himself. Fak must prepare for his father's cremation, he invites the village headman and others. He orders 50 sandalwood blossoms for attendees to place on the burning casket, but no one shows up for the ceremony, except for the monks he engaged to chant over his father, the local undertaker.
Fak makes friends with the undertaker, a lowly person, not well liked by the superstitious villagers because they believe he is unclean. Fak didn't like the man, but after Fak tells him that he has never had sexual relations with Somsong, the man believes him. After the cremation rite, the undertaker offers Fak some rice whiskey. Fak at first doesn't like the taste or the way it makes, but he starts enjoy himself. Looking for relief from the pressure of taking care of his mentally ill stepmother and the harsh judgment of the villagers, Fak turns to the bottle and becomes an alcoholic, his downward spiral continues until he has angered the villagers, they turn on him and beat him, leaving him to be assisted home by Somsong. Pitisak Yaowananon as Fak Bongkoj Khongmalai as Somsong 2004 Thailand National Film Association Awards: Best actor for Pitisak Yaowananon Nude photos were taken on the film set of Bongkoj Khongmalai and uploaded to the popular Thai Internet forum Pantip.com. Police arrested a man but the actress asked that charges against the man be dropped after he issued a public apology.
She filed a complaint against the film's production company for taking the photos. The Judgment, by Chart Korbjitti, ISBN 974-89330-0-8 Rithdee, Kong. March 26. 2004. "Rush to Judgement", Bangkok Post. Ai-Fak on IMDb