Aspyr said today that the Mac vesion of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell has reached Gold Master status and will begin shipping on September 27, arriving in stores nationwide by October 2. “When two CIA agents mysteriously vanish in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, the NSA’s secret sub agency, Third Echelon, deploys Sam Fisher — its most capable splinter cell operative — to recover them. Fisher soon uncovers a deeper conspiracy: a plot that threatens to destabilize the world order and spark nuclear conflict.” It can be pre-ordered now for US$38.