Sniper Elite PlayStation 2

  • Publisher: Namco
  • Release Date: Oct 18, 2005
  • Also On: PC
Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
Buy On
  1. If you’re a gamer with a very heavy interest in war games, and a ton of patience then Sniper Elite is a game worth checking out.
  2. So while Sniper Elite is tense and fairly riveting, it's never exciting or completely satisfying. The game feels like a chore to play through and the concept is just too limited to be truly enjoyable. [PSW]
  3. Sniping can be cool, but this game finds a way to make it much more boring than it should be.
  4. It's not for those with short attention spans, but patient players who aren't squeamish should enjoy Sniper Elite's tense and methodically paced action.
  5. Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    70
    There's not quite enough freedom in the levels to find that perfect shot, but this is still a rewarding and enjoyably fresh sniper sim. [Nov 2006, p.135]
  6. Wins points for originality, and the gameplay works well, but it lacks a compelling narrative (the disjointed mission objectives don't cut it), and it rarely made me feel as tense as I thought it should. [Nov 2005, p.117]
  7. Pelit (Finland)
    69
    Much too static and scripted and requires unearthly patience. What is the point in stalking if no one does anything without the stalker doing something first? [Dec 2005]
  8. Play Magazine
    70
    Elite excels at creating an atmosphere of paranoia and alienation... [Nov p.93]

Awards & Rankings

#89 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2005
#76 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2005
User Score
8.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 36 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. Jimbob
    Aug 7, 2006
    10
    Best Coop i've played on a console. The game offers an endless supply of missions, granted a bit 'samey', in which 2 people Best Coop i've played on a console. The game offers an endless supply of missions, granted a bit 'samey', in which 2 people can easily progress through. Full Review »
  2. Sep 26, 2014
    10
    i loved this game it was a huge thing for me when i was younger. i did not manage to beat it at the time but i loved it it was a load of funi loved this game it was a huge thing for me when i was younger. i did not manage to beat it at the time but i loved it it was a load of fun to the point i made it to i just had so much fun learning this game's ways and playing it till the dawns first light when i would pass out. i would totally play it again all these years later Full Review »
  3. ChadK.
    Jul 11, 2006
    10
    This game rock very reallistic I love hitting the gernades on ther uniform and watching them blow up .I had some of the best and funny things This game rock very reallistic I love hitting the gernades on ther uniform and watching them blow up .I had some of the best and funny things happen in this game it is one of those hidden gem games that you haer nothing about and turns out to be one of the best great job waiting for #2. Full Review »