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Sniper Elite III

Rating Summary

Based on 61 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

70

Top Critic Average

27%

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Based on 61 critic reviews
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Sniper Elite III Reviews Summary

Summary: Sniper Elite III is lacking in some polish, however its core gameplay of stealth sniper shooting is so strong that this game is certainly worth it according to many critics

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jun 26, 2014
Xbox OneJun 26, 2014
PCJun 26, 2014

Developer: Rebellion

Publisher: 505 Games

Genre: Third-Person Shooter

Sniper Elite 3 is a tactical third-person shooter that combines stealth, gameplay choice and genre-defining ballistics with huge, open levels and the exotic terrain of World War 2 North Africa.

Sniper Elite III Reviews

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IGN

8.2 / 10.0
IGN

More than just a showcase for slow-motion gore, Sniper Elite III shines for its open-ended approach to stealth.

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The package as a whole is still very much a rough diamond, but it's a definite improvement over its predecessor. The gruesome kill-cam remains a deliciously wrong thrill and the unifying force that holds the game together, but it's doubtful that it would be enough to paper over the cracks in a fourth game without a major overhaul of the AI and physics code. Even with its flaws, though, Sniper Elite 3 is a solidly enjoyable mid-tier action game. It may not hit the bullseye, but it's getting closer with every shot.

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Fun sniping and great mission design just barely eclipse bugs, exploitable AI, and other issues that would make a lesser game impossible to recommend.

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A small improvement on the last game but until the issues with the artificial intelligence and other bugs are fixed Sniper Elite will always be off target.

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