Clancy vidgame takes top honors at Euro confab

Cyberbiz Brief

The latest vidgame based on Tom Clancy’s novels took best of show at Europe’s biggest game trade conference, ECTS. “Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell,” which Ubi Soft Entertainment will release during the holiday season, won the ECTS award for overall best game.

Ubi Soft has cashed in big on several Clancy franchises turned vidgames, including “Rainbow Six” and “Rogue Spear.” Like those million-sellers, “Splinter Cell” is heavy on themes of covert operations, terrorism and secret agencies as it follows the adventures of a field operative named Sam Fisher, who works for a secret unit of the NSA.

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