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Sniper Elite

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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 Mission selection
Sniper Elite Windows Searching enemy bodies for ammunition and bandages.
Sniper Elite Windows Cut-scene
Sniper Elite Windows Enemy sniper on the roof

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

MS Xbox World Xbox Oct 21, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Worth Playing PlayStation 2 Jan 07, 2006 8.1 out of 10 81
Worth Playing Xbox Jan 07, 2006 8.1 out of 10 81
GamePro (US) Xbox Sep 28, 2005 4 out of 5 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Oct 19, 2005 78 out of 100 78
GameSpot Xbox Nov 02, 2005 7.4 out of 10 74
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov, 2005 73 out of 100 73
Armchair Empire, The PlayStation 2 Nov 28, 2005 7 out of 10 70
NGamer Wii Jan 29, 2011 7 out of 10 70
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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Contributed to by Sciere (234463), Kabushi (116517) and Richard Fine (38)