Platform:Playstation Age Rating:16+ Year of Release:2014 Review:
Many buzz words around current console games centre on freedom: huge open worlds in which you can get into and drive any car, scale any wall, pick up anything to use as a weapon, open every door and so on. The forthcoming No Man’s Sky offers an entire universe to sandbox around in. Metal Gear, Fallout, Grand Theft Auto and so on all pride themselves on offering this sense of the player as a free agent, able to negotiate their own way through the game. Well Sniper Elite is not like that, it’s a tightly focused and strictly linear experience.
The Sniper Elite series have so far been set in WW2 – 1 and 2 (essentially the same game confusingly) being set in Berlin at the end of the war, SE3 set in North Africa during the desert campaign. You play the titular sniper Karl, an American OSS operative. Each of the eight large levels in the SE3 campaign sees you infiltrate a base/airfield/factory/camp etc as you complete a series of objectives leading to the goal of stopping a Nazi super weapons programme.
So, let’s be clear the story is more Wolfenstein than » Continue Reading.