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Description

Sniper Elite is a third-person action strategy game with a focus on sniping. The player takes on the role of an American agent working for the OSS (the organization that later became the CIA) stationed in Berlin at the end of World War II, tasked with preventing the Russian troops from getting hold of the research Germany had been conducting into nuclear weaponry. As an elite sniper, the style of play is much less run-and-gun and much more about finding good positions, lining up shots and taking out the enemy before he even knows where you are.

The single-player campaign takes place over 28 missions set in and around Berlin. Players use stealth tactics, and things like wind and background noise can be a factor when lining up shots. When a shot is performed particularly well, players are rewarded with a 'bullet cam' which follows the bullet in slow-motion from gun barrel to target.

The game also includes a multi-player mode with a number of different game types.

Screenshots

Sniper Elite Windows Search enemy bodies for ammo and grenades
Sniper Elite Windows Mission selection
Sniper Elite Windows Destroying the Soviet tank by hitting its tank cap
Sniper Elite Windows Metro bridge

Promo Images

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Sniper Elite Screenshot
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Alternate Titles

  • "狙击精英:柏林1945" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Sniper Elite: Berlin 1945" -- GOG title

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Critic Reviews

Playback Windows Jan, 2006 8.25 out of 10 82
Miasto Gier Windows Sep 11, 2006 8.1 out of 10 81
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Oct 14, 2005 16 out of 20 80
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Nov, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
GamingXP Wii Nov 15, 2010 75 out of 100 75
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Nov, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Darkstation Xbox Feb 10, 2006 7 out of 10 70
XBox Evolved Xbox Nov 05, 2005 6.9 out of 10 69
Daily Game PlayStation 2 Nov 13, 2005 6.6 out of 10 66
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Sep 29, 2005 13 out of 20 65

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Trivia

German version

In the German version, the bullet cam was removed.

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