So, Sam Fisher. I tried getting into Splinter Cell, I really did. I guess I’m too much of a bull in a china shop when it comes to games that the idea of stealth is a completely alien concept. For those of us lucky enough to get it when it comes to stealth games, like Tom Clancy’s intriguing series, you’re in for a treat. Not only is Splinter Cell: Blacklist coming this year, finally released on the 23rd of August, but as a special treat, a collector’s edition, tentatively named the Paladin Collectors Edition has just been announced. This will come with an impressive array of goodies.

Included in the Paladin Collectors Edition:

  • Limited Edition Splinter Cell Echoes graphic novel, detailing the story before Blacklist
  • Paladin remote-controlled aircraft. (Yes, an actual remote-controlled plane)
  • Exclusive Billionaire’s Yacht co-op map
  • Limited edition poster
  • Bonus Upper Echelon Pack featuring:
  1. Dead Coast Map
  2. A Bonus Suit for Sam
  3. Gold Sonar Goggles

All this collector’s edition goodness should be available from the 20th of August if the video trailers below is to be believed. Check it out, below. Are you getting this? Tell us why, in the comments section.

As a special treat, as you’ve all been so good, here’s the “inauguration” trailer too.