The Splinter Cell Blacklist Box Art was officially revealed via the game’s Twitter account over the weekend. Armed, angry-looking protagonist running towards the front of the box? Check. Were you expecting something else?
The Wii U edition of the game has also popped up on numerous retailers including Amazon, which cites the gamepad’s controls as offering the following features:
Splinter Cell Blacklist offers enhanced gameplay options on the WiiU. The Gamepad mimics Sam’s OpSat, allowing the player to operate gadgets such as tri-rotor drones, sticky cam and much more through touch and motion based inputs.
The WiiU GamePad allows for faster reaction times, letting the player mark and execute enemies, switch weapons and choose gadgets to adapt to any situation.
Track your friends’ missions and see what Splinter Cell Blacklist players are doing worldwide through the GamePad.
Splinter Cell Blacklist is being developed by Ubisoft Toronto and will be published by Ubisoft for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC, and Wii U on August 20th, 2013 in the United States, with releases in Australia and Europe to follow on the 22nd and 23rd, respectively.
There is no colon in the title, by the way.