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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.


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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

MS Xbox World Oct 21, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Worth Playing Jan 07, 2006 8.1 out of 10 81
GamePro (US) Sep 28, 2005 4 out of 5 80
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Gaming Age Nov 07, 2005 B 75
GameSpot Nov 02, 2005 7.4 out of 10 74
Darkstation Feb 10, 2006 7 out of 10 70
AceGamez Feb 19, 2006 7 out of 10 70
XBox Evolved Nov 05, 2005 6.9 out of 10 69 Sep 29, 2005 13 out of 20 65


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German version

In the German version, the bullet cam was removed.

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Richard Fine (38) added Sniper Elite (Xbox) on Jan 07, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (385200), Kabushi (163027) and Richard Fine (38)