You may have thought Activision was the first to deploy two different development teams for to pump out annual iterations of its flagship franchise, but Ubi was on that 12-month installment plan years earlier, with their Splinter Cell series being shared on a staggered schedule by their Shanghai and Montreal teams. While Ubi Montreal's effort (Chaos Theory) wasn't too shabby, we're giving props to the much less heralded Chinese subsidiary. Pandora Tomorrow features the return of protagonist Sam Fisher in all of his covert glory, but also the first-ever implementation of multiplayer in the series.