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Sniper Elite 3 review: staying on-target

By Robert Workman, Jul 03, 2014 11:00am PDT

The third Sniper Elite definitely hits the mark, even if it's a bit shaky.


"they're even better if you're able to line up 2 or 3 nazis in a row, and headshot them. GLORIOUS."

- vertdang see all 5 comments

Sniper Elite 3 trailer focuses on multiplayer

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 05, 2014 5:00pm PDT

The newest trailer for Sniper Elite 3 focuses on a different aspect of the game: competitive and cooperative multiplayer.


"Certain actions in games never seem to get old. Chain sawing another player with a Lancer, ..."

- =]Milo[= see all 4 comments

PSA: Sniper Elite V2 free for 24 hours on Steam

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 04, 2014 10:45am PDT

Sniper Elite V2 is currently available on Steam for free for a very limited time: 24 hours only, in fact.


"I was way more interested in this & a co-op campaign with a friend than I was in playing the ..."

- Zolneirz see all 20 comments

Sniper Elite 3 preview: night sniping

By Ozzie Mejia, May 29, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Shacknews recently had a chance to go hands-on with Sniper Elite 3, taking a trip through the Gaberoun stage and learning that sniping in this series still isn't as easy as it looks.


"One other thing. If... (er, sorry)... When one gets killed this game resets really quickly when ..."

- M T Mabowels see all 5 comments

Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army now in development on consoles

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 01, 2014 1:00pm PST

Karl Fairburne's war on Hitler's zombie army is about to come to consoles, as Rebellion has confirmed that both Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army are in development with some unspecified new features.


Sniper Elite 3 video explains updated 'X-ray kill-cams'

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 15, 2014 4:30pm PST

A new Sniper Elite 3 developer diary explains how the X-ray kill-cam has evolved to include muscle tissue and the human circulatory system, while also discussing the series' new vehicle kill-cam.


"Looks like I'll have to increase kill-cam frequency my first time through, then turn it off ..."

- soundcreepy see all 3 comments

Sniper Elite 3 preview: bullet to the head

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 06, 2014 7:00am PST

Sniper Elite 3 takes the series in a less linear direction, giving players multiple paths to complete their objective. Also, the sniping mechanic has been beefed up to include gratuitous shots of a target's muscular and circulatory system after a truly successful shot.


"All of those improvements are meaningless if the game still has regenerative health."

- spammehardo see all 7 comments

Sniper Elite 3 trailer is cerebral

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 19, 2013 1:30pm PST

Trailers for war games tend to be bombastic affairs, filled with nothing more than rock music and explosions. But Rebellion and 505 Games goes for something a bit classier with Sniper Elite 3.


"And again they insult the WiiU. Might as well after that abortion they dropped on the system ..."

- rtricoche see all 7 comments

Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army 2 coming to PC, possibly PS4 and Xbox One

By Steve Watts, Sep 06, 2013 9:45am PDT

Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army is getting a sequel this year on PC, with other platforms possibly announced later.


"I'm sure they are. They did a survey a while back asking gamers what they wanted to see in SE3"

- soundcreepy see all 6 comments

Wii U Sniper Elite V2 missing multiplayer, DLC

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2013 7:20am PDT

Sniper Elite V2 launched on Wii U last week, and it didn't take players long to notice something was missing. Namely, the multiplayer modes and leaderboards.


"Call it how I see it, yeah. Having this game on there in any form is surprising and a turn ..."

- abrasion see all 8 comments

Sniper Elite 3 aiming at 2014

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 14, 2013 9:00am PDT

If you enjoy watching bullets tear through the internal organs of Nazis in slow motion, good news! Sniper Elite 3 is in the works for release on PC, current consoles, and next-gen gameboxes in 2014, publisher 505 Games announced today. While last year's Sniper Elite V2 was R...


"Loved SE V2. Dont like that V3 will be 'expanding the kill cam' mechanic. I really dislike when ..."

- davetripled see all 2 comments

Sniper Elite V2 getting 'Nazi Zombie Army'

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2013 10:00am PST

Sniper Elite V2 is getting a "Nazi Zombie Army" mode, and pre-orders open tomorrow on Steam.


"Yup. I was so disappointed...again. Hopefully some day someone will make a true SNIPER game."

- uuneter see all 4 comments

Sniper Elite V2 takes aim at Wii U

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2013 12:00pm PST

Rebellion's bone-splintering snipe 'em up remake Sniper Elite V2 is lining up a new target in its sights, the Wii U. After debuting on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2012, it'll infiltrate Nintendo's shiny new console this spring, all jazzed up with features for the Wii U...


"The first Nintendo-platform game to allow you to shoot of 'nads?"

- Endymion_ see all 3 comments

Sniper Elite V2 multiplayer hits consoles as free DLC

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 07, 2012 4:45pm PST

Sniper Elite V2 came with multiplayer on PC because developer Rebellion self-published that edition and could do as it jolly well pleased, but console publisher 505 Games initially had no interest in online offerings. The snipe 'em up evidently sold well as it pulled a u-tur...


"thats what I was thinking. MP is pretty good too. Its great that so far all MP DLC has been ..."

- soundcreepy see all 3 comments

Sniper Elite V2 gets new DLC, sale

By Steve Watts, Sep 21, 2012 4:30pm PDT

Sniper Elite V2 has gotten a new downloadable content pack today, adding a new mission and two new guns. The game is also on sale for 50% off.