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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.


Sniper Elite Windows Opening video showing scenes from WWII
Sniper Elite Windows Preparing a little sabotage.
Sniper Elite Windows Where did they dig up this ancient piece of junk?
Sniper Elite Windows Soviet troops near the German truck

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles PlayStation 2 Dec 07, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Playback Windows Jan, 2006 8.25 out of 10 82
Worth Playing Xbox Jan 07, 2006 8.1 out of 10 81
Gameguru Mania Windows Jan 30, 2006 75 out of 100 75 Xbox Jan 05, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Nov, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot Xbox Nov 02, 2005 7.4 out of 10 74
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov, 2005 73 out of 100 73
GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec, 2005 67 out of 100 67 Xbox 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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