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Sniper Elite V2

The game is a remastered and expanded version of the classic shooter developed by Rebellion and released in 2005. Sniper Elite V2 is set in the besieged Berlin, when the World War II is reaching its end. The player is put in the shoes of Karl Fairburne - an American agent disguised as a German sniper, who is following the traces of Nazi scientists working on a deadly rocket weapon. This new installment does not introduce a new setting, but the protagonist, visuals and levels have all changed. When it comes to the levels, those were based on the missions from the original game. Sniper Elite V2 places special emphasis on realism, taking a set of factors into account when calculating the trajectory of projectiles. Also, the killcam system was improved, displaying an x-ray animation of one's bullet damaging the body of an enemy. An original multiplayer mode is a significant addition here - it focuses on tactical, sniping duels for up to 12 players.

Microsoft Xbox 360
Game Sniper Elite V2 (X360) Cover
Sniper Elite V2

Sniper Elite V2 | XBOX 360

Action, FPP, World War II, FPS, multiplayer, shooters

Companies responsible for Sniper Elite V2

Rebellion | game developer

505 Games | publisher   Official website

Sniper Elite V2 release date for XBOX 360:

game language:
English

01 May 2012 | Worldwide

04 May 2012 | Europe PAL

01 May 2012 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 12
Game score 8.5 / 10 calculated out of 219 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 8.9 / 10 calculated out of 55 players' votes.  

The long-awaited sequel to the critically-acclaimed game Sniper Elite - coming in 2012. One bullet can change history.

Sniper Elite V2 features detailed sniping simulation with advanced ballistics, taking into account gravity, wind, velocity, bullet penetration, aim stability and more. Guaranteed to provide players with the most realistic simulation of military sharpshooting yet available.

Amazing kill cam technology showcaseswhat really happens when a bulletenters an enemy’s body, allowingplayers to see hearts and lungs tear,livers burst, bones and teethshatter, and entrails fall out.

The game features authentic World War II Berlin locations as well as vehicles, weapons such as the Springfield M1903, the Gewehr 43 and the Mosin-Nagant 1891/30, and uniforms modeled after the original versions.

Players will often find themselves facing a choice of the perfect shot that leaves them catastrophically exposed or a more difficult route that means they can continue their mission.

Four thrilling modes to snipe through online with another player.

source: http://www.sniperelitev2.com/en/About.html

Sony PlayStation 3
Game Sniper Elite V2 (PS3) Cover
Sniper Elite V2

Sniper Elite V2 | PS3

Action, FPP, World War II, FPS, multiplayer, shooters

Companies responsible for Sniper Elite V2

Rebellion | game developer

505 Games | publisher   Official website

Sniper Elite V2 release date for PS3:

game language:
English

01 May 2012 | Worldwide

04 May 2012 | Europe PAL

01 May 2012 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 12
Game score 8.1 / 10 calculated out of 137 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 8.0 / 10 calculated out of 44 players' votes.  

The long-awaited sequel to the critically-acclaimed game Sniper Elite - coming in 2012. One bullet can change history.

Sniper Elite V2 features detailed sniping simulation with advanced ballistics, taking into account gravity, wind, velocity, bullet penetration, aim stability and more. Guaranteed to provide players with the most realistic simulation of military sharpshooting yet available.

Amazing kill cam technology showcaseswhat really happens when a bulletenters an enemy’s body, allowingplayers to see hearts and lungs tear,livers burst, bones and teethshatter, and entrails fall out.

The game features authentic World War II Berlin locations as well as vehicles, weapons such as the Springfield M1903, the Gewehr 43 and the Mosin-Nagant 1891/30, and uniforms modeled after the original versions.

Players will often find themselves facing a choice of the perfect shot that leaves them catastrophically exposed or a more difficult route that means they can continue their mission.

Four thrilling modes to snipe through online with another player.

source: http://www.sniperelitev2.com/en/About.html

PC / Windows
Game Sniper Elite V2 (PC) Cover
Sniper Elite V2

Sniper Elite V2 | PC

Action, FPP, World War II, FPS, multiplayer, shooters

Companies responsible for Sniper Elite V2

Rebellion | game developer

Rebellion | publisher   Official website

Sniper Elite V2 release date for PC:

game language:
English

01 May 2012 | Worldwide

04 May 2012 | Europe

01 May 2012 | USA

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 12 , size: 1 DVD
Game score 7.2 / 10 calculated out of 1696 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 9.0 / 10 calculated out of 368 players' votes.  

Nintendo Wii U
Game Sniper Elite V2 (WiiU) Cover
Sniper Elite V2

Sniper Elite V2 | WiiU

Action, FPP, World War II, FPS, multiplayer, shooters

Companies responsible for Sniper Elite V2

Rebellion | game developer

505 Games | publisher   Official website

Sniper Elite V2 release date for WiiU:

game language:
English

24 May 2013 | Worldwide

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 12

The long-awaited sequel to the critically-acclaimed game Sniper Elite - coming in 2012. One bullet can change history.

Sniper Elite V2 features detailed sniping simulation with advanced ballistics, taking into account gravity, wind, velocity, bullet penetration, aim stability and more. Guaranteed to provide players with the most realistic simulation of military sharpshooting yet available.

Amazing kill cam technology showcaseswhat really happens when a bulletenters an enemy’s body, allowingplayers to see hearts and lungs tear,livers burst, bones and teethshatter, and entrails fall out.

The game features authentic World War II Berlin locations as well as vehicles, weapons such as the Springfield M1903, the Gewehr 43 and the Mosin-Nagant 1891/30, and uniforms modeled after the original versions.

Players will often find themselves facing a choice of the perfect shot that leaves them catastrophically exposed or a more difficult route that means they can continue their mission.

Four thrilling modes to snipe through online with another player.

source: http://sniperelitev2.com/en/About.html

When Sniper Elite: Berlin 1945 came out in 2005, it became one of the most interesting World-War II shooters. The creators belonging to the British Rebellion studio managed to combine elements of first-person and third-person perspectives together, bringing several innovations to the shooter genre in so doing. The game is a step forward - the creators put an even larger emphasis on realism and a large portion of adrenaline.

Plot & Mechanics

In Sniper Elite V2 for Nintendo Wii U, the player takes on the role of a sniper working for the US government. The action takes place in Berlin, 1945, when the city is being torn apart by German and Soviet armies. The key mechanics of the game are based on sniping tactics combining stealth and avoiding unnecessary contact with being able to choose from several ways of achieving victory in a mission. The AI-controlled forces are aimed at making the player's objectives as difficult to complete as it is possible. This was achieved through application of realistic behaviours, such as hiding or communicating to discover the protagonist's position.

The creators implemented a set of mechanics adding to the authenticity of sniping missions. In order for the bullet to reach the target, not only an eagle eye is required, but also ballistics-related weapon parameters and weather conditions have to be taken into account. Apart from that, an ability to control one's body is required (to slow down the heart rate for instance). One's victory or failure may depend on a single bullet here.

An improved killcam system is both an innovation and the biggest feature of the game (camera follows the bullet in slow motion to depict the target's death once the bullet reaches them). The slow-mo x-ray animation depicts precisely what effects the bullet has on the body of the victim. This dynamic system is capable of calculating about 500 different death animations, depending on different factors influencing the bullet's flight path, such as weather conditions, speed on launch, shooting angle, bullet deformation or the trajectory changing after hitting the target.

Sniper Elite V2 for Nintendo Wii U offers a wide set of co-op missions. When cooperating, two players overcome different difficulties side by side. The players have to repair a tank for example, after they collected the parts required, which are scattered throughout the map. Also, the players can complete the entire story campaign together.

The experience is complemented by a specific multiplayer component for up to 12 players, offering mainly team deathmatch and deathmatch modes. Contrary to other shooter games available, the multiplayer gameplay is slow-paced and requires patience. Recklessness and charging on enemy positions both result in quick and spectacular death.

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains depictions of violence.
Sniper Elite V2 Game Guide & Walkthrough

game guide 22 June 2012

This guide to Sniper Elite V2 contains a thorough walkthrough of all the main missions available in the single player campaign. The guide has been written based on the highest difficulty setting – Sniper.