Excerpt: Prior to the launch of the original Sniper: Ghost Warrior title, so many of us were fired up to get a dedicated sniper game. If you’re anything like me, sniping portions of other shooters are always some of the most fun parts of a game, and to get that kind of play throughout a title was an exciting...
Summary: " Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 " is a mixed bunch really. Whilst the game should look and feel better given that it uses CryEngine 3, there’s nothing inherently awful about the way it looks or plays, despite my expectations to the contrary. Indeed, it actually makes a pretty good showing for itself.
Excerpt: Precision, timing and stealth are the most important tools a successful sniper utilizes. Knowing when to pull the trigger and when to let an unsuspecting mercenary live another day can be the difference between a successful mission or an international incident.
Excerpt: The CryEngine 3, in my opinion, has been the source of many great games lately. So when I heard that Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 was going to be using it, I thought: “Awesome! An FPS with an emphasis on stealth tactics, and sniping! I've gotta try it!
Excerpt: Crouch. Aim. Hold your breath. Squeeze the trigger. Watch your target collapse into a lifeless clump of bone and flesh. The deathly satisfying mechanics of sniping may not excite the usual run-and-gun crowd of first-person shooter fans, which is why sharpshooter missions are typically used to spice...
Pros: + Gameplay offers a good mix of mission types given the inherent limitations of sniping., + The CryEngine 3–powered environments are beautiful in spots…
Cons: ? Couldn’t multiplayer have shipped with more than two maps?
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Conclusion: Concept: Boil down the intense act of sniping into a below average, by-the-numbers affair
Graphics: Muddy textures, an inconsistent framerate, and bad water effects distract from the action
Sound: Get ready to listen to a too-cool-for-school sniper spewing out phoned-in military lingo