Splinter Cell: Blacklist (2013)
"Splinter Cell: Blacklist" follows the events of "Splinter Cell: Conviction," Patricia Caldwell, the President of the United States, shuts down the corrupt Third Echelon and replaces it with a new special operations and counter-terrorism unit called Fourth Echelon – a team of elite operatives drawn from different agencies, who operate in a mobile environment and perform missions assigned directly by the Commander in Chief, led by former Third Echelon agent Sam Fisher. When a group of twelve terrorists calling themselves "The Engineers" initiate a deadly countdown of escalating attacks on United States assets called "The Blacklist", Fisher and his team are assigned to hunt them down and stop the Blacklist countdown before it reaches zero.
The story begins with Sam Fisher and his old friend Victor Coste who are about to depart from Andersen AFB (Andersen Air Force Base) in Guam when an unknown enemy force destroys the entire base and assisted by hacker specialist Charlie Cole, Sam and Vic manage to escape, although Vic is injured after protecting Sam from a grenade. Soon after, a terrorist group naming itself "The Engineers", assume the responsibility for the attack and announce that it was the first of a deadly countdown of escalating attacks on United States assets called "The Blacklist", declaring that they will halt the attacks only after the U.S. government accomplish their demand of calling back all American troops deployed abroad.
In response to this new threat, Patricia Caldwell, the President of the United States who had just shut down the corrupt Third Echelon assigns Sam, Charlie, Isaac Briggs and Anna 'Grim' Grímsdóttir to a newly created special operations and counter-terrorism unit called "Fourth Echelon" and installs Sam as the commander with the task of hunting down The Engineers and stopping their plans. Fourth Echelon's base of operations is a customizable cargo plane, codenamed "Paladin". ...
Did You Know? Last game of the "Tom Clancy's" video game brand, that came out, before writer Tom Clancy passed away in 2013.