I will start out saying that the graphics were a bit of a dissapointment.  They weren't bad necessarily, but compared to the stuff we constantly see today, they're a dissapointment.  Other than that though, this game is a blast.  The melee is extremely satisfying and brutal like we've never seen before.  The driving sequences are a blast and really makes this game shine.  The regualr combat is tight, but nothing spectacular.  But once again, melee is extremely fun and gives you focus aim, which is pretty much the mark and execute from Splinter Cell.  This game is average length and multiplayer will keep you going for a few more days.  If you love james bond games, this will blow you away.