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Sniper Elite 3

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This prequel to Sniper Elite V2 is set three years before the events of the previous game, in Northern Africa during the World War II. The player assumes the role of US special forces operative Karl Fairburne. His task is to eliminate the Nazi German general Franz Vahlen before he completes his project of a doomsday weapon. The locations and background events are inspired by the real historical places and battles.
The gameplay is strongly oriented towards stealth action. Your protagonist is a talented marksman who can use a variety of sniper rifles. Finding a perfect spot to snipe from is as important as changing it, since you cannot hold one position for too long without being detected. Fairburne’s condition and the environment influence his accuracy; for example, he cannot shoot straight after running or against the wind. A unique targeting system allows you to see where your bullet will hit the enemy’s body or a vehicle and the amount of damage it can deal. Fairburne can also use other types of guns, as well as explosives. Kills earn the player the points that push your character towards higher ranks. Besides the story mode, there’s a co-op mode and five multiplayer modes, including the classic deathmatch and “capture the flag”.

Release date
505 Games
505 Games, Rebellion
Age rating
Not rated

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Microsoft® Windows® Vista (Service Pack 2) or Windows® 7 (Service Pack 1) or Windows® 8 or Windows 8.1. Windows® XP is NOT supported.
  • Processor: Dual-core CPU with SSE3 (Intel® Pentium® D 3GHz / AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 4200) or better
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Microsoft® DirectX® 10.0 compatible graphics card with 256 MB of memory (NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 series / ATI Radeon™ HD 3870) or better
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 18 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Microsoft® DirectX® 10.0 compatible sound card or better
  • Additional Notes: Windows® XP is NOT supported. Ensure graphics and audio drivers are up to date.
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Sniper Elite 3 reviews and comments

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Microsoft from Deutsch
Coop game! Can be played as a Sneak Game, or on Rambo tour (at least at the slight Difficulty levels). You should treat yourself to all 12 missions 8 + 4 in the DLCs. It's Really Fun as I said in Coop mode, so the entire Campaign can be played out. Click on private Play, or on open Play. In the latter Case, despite the Age (of the Game! ^^), I even found Players. Here are some lovely Moments: "This is actually a stealth game," Pal Bols of the Author commented on grandiose Splendor qualities-and at that Moment himself slipped directly into the Hands of a dented tein-gazing Guard Soldier. LOL "Oh Doesn't matter now either, I do the Rambo" on it the Bender-and fell from Lead Sifting through the next Railing. Upsi ^^ "How do I throw Dynamite?" "With F" ... ... " "Can you revive me?" LOL "I think those were all Opponents, now we just have to get out of here." (Note: Rambo lets greet you) ' Where are you? ' "Ahhhhh ...!" "What is?" "... I fell down "" I'm still looking to see if I find the last War diary ... " "Ahhhhh! ..." "Can you resuscitate me?" ' You Mean the Tank doesn't see us? ' (Note 10 Meters Distance behind a semi-broken Wall) "No, doesn't he" "Ok, I'm coming" ... "Funny, actually I fall all my Nose down somewhere and go dead" the Author commented on the last suicide incidents of the Colleague-and at that Moment fell through the Gap of an Overpass himself. Either way, it's a similar Story when a Coarse Motorik and a Flat Foot hinder each other in the Game. ^^ So: Buy!
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Short Note: Have got a retail Key from a Friend who works in a Gamestoreladen for a good 10: First of all, since I have read a lot about it: The Sniper Elite or (Nazi) Zombie Army Games are by no means Games where you can have a gripping Storyline or irgentwas in Expect direction! The Games should be considered as Coop Games, according to my opinion, where you scout each other's Or with each other's high Scores around the Ears! Because that's what the Games are up to! It's just brutally Fun when you beat a Steam Buddy with a Shot that went on for 0.1 meters! Together in The Coop, of Course, as hoped, it's a whole lot more Fun! All in all, something has happened since Part 2:-A new Multiplayer mode that really Bucks (Sniper vs Sniper:))-The "Challenge Mode"! (A Kind Of Horde Mode)-A new Level System *, * which is very Motivated to continue playing or restarting! Weapons can be Easily Modified! -Graphics and x-ray improvements (a corner looks better, just when parts are "removed" from The lower Jaw, Thighs, Etc!) On the Whole, it is once again a Solides Sniper Elite as we know and expect it! The Full Price is a bit too high for such a Game def but can be used for Fans! Control and Sound Technology has changed according to nothing else, which is also good, Bugs you have to look for with the Magnifying glass and also otherwise there is nothing else to complain about! So Whoever is standing up to Battles with Friends or online, High Scores to Hunting and standing on the level of violence is well served by the best Sniper Game to date (sharing alongside the other Sniper Elite Mentioned Above)! One Point still bothers me a little: It is almost always the same, if you Play alone it becomes quite desolate after a short Time! You start, Fight your way through the Level, the next the same! Again, I have to say that if you take it to 2nd Play and more tactical, mark the enemy and play it on an Altitude difficulty it is The most Fun! You get more point and that's a lot More Exciting about it than just balling your way through the Levels! 8/10
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