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  • Summary: Welcome to Italy, 1943.

    Set in the aftermath of its award-winning predecessor, Sniper Elite 4 continues the series World War Two heritage by transporting players across the beautiful Italian peninsula, from sun-drenched Mediterranean coastal towns, to colossal Nazi mega structures,
    Welcome to Italy, 1943.

    Set in the aftermath of its award-winning predecessor, Sniper Elite 4 continues the series World War Two heritage by transporting players across the beautiful Italian peninsula, from sun-drenched Mediterranean coastal towns, to colossal Nazi mega structures, daunting forests and giddying mountain monasteries inspired by Monte Cassino.

    Covert agent and elite marksman Karl Fairburne must fight alongside the brave men and women of the Italian Resistance to help free their country from the yoke of Fascism, and defeat a terrifying new threat with the potential to halt the Allied fightback in Europe before its even begun.

    If his mission fails, there will be no Operation Overlord, no D-Day landings, and no Victory in Europe.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
  1. Feb 14, 2017
    100
    While many will look to Sniper Elite 4 for the solo experience, anyone who has played previous titles will know that the multiplayer offerings are exceptionally enjoyable and Sniper Elite 4 takes this to the next level. Those playing as a team, with communication, will find it truly enjoyable, but that’s not to say those going it alone will be left disappointed. They won’t, for Sniper Elite 4 excels in many ways...Have we seen the year’s best shooter? Quite possibly.
  2. Feb 13, 2017
    90
    Standing head and shoulders above its predecessors, Sniper Elite 4 is Rebellion assuredly stepping up their game. Sure, the story at the heart of the campaign is still a bit duff, but who plays games like this for the narrative? I certainly don’t. What’s important is that all of Sniper Elite 4’s gameplay tweaks and improvements come together to create a package that feels solid and succinct, offering an experience that is enjoyably tense and rewarding. What’s more, it’s always thrilling lining up that perfect shot before witnessing its gruesome effects on your victim via the x-ray kill-cam. Perfection eludes it due to the small amount of screen-tearing and somewhat repetitive sub-objectives, but Sniper Elite 4 is essential for the armchair sniper out there looking for their next sure-fire hit.
  3. Feb 13, 2017
    85
    A bigger and better game than its forebear, Sniper Elite 4 is ludicrously good fun, proving beyond doubt that there's infinite appeal in blasting Nazis' bits off. Scope it out.
  4. Feb 13, 2017
    80
    Its stealth and action mechanics may be simplistic, but they're functional and regularly enjoyable. And the maps--with their impressive scale, open-ended objectives, and clever level design--coalesce these disparate systems into a creative and fulfilling whole. There are still some issues with AI inconsistency, a bland story, and some dull competitive multiplayer, but it finally feels like this series is living up to its long-standing potential.
  5. Feb 13, 2017
    80
    While Sniper Elite 4 may not be the most innovative of games, it wholeheartedly embraces all of the unique quirks the series has come to be known for. It respects its audience enough to know just what they want, and delivers exactly that: pure unadulterated carnage.
  6. Feb 13, 2017
    78
    Sniper Elite 4 is a well-rounded experience that delivers on multiple fronts. The campaign is flexible and full of satisfying objectives, and I enjoyed jumping into missions with a friend. The unique collection of competitive multiplayer modes rounds out Sniper Elite 4, giving shooting fans a game that’s worth a look despite its flaws.
  7. Mar 18, 2017
    60
    The latest installment in the Sniper Elite series is better looking than ever. On the other hand the gameplay feels a bit uninspired, mainly due to lack of realism and a really silly plot.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Nov 8, 2017
    10
    This is a very fun 3rd person shooter set during WWII. I love this game so much and am very glad I got it. Sniper Elite 4 has many funThis is a very fun 3rd person shooter set during WWII. I love this game so much and am very glad I got it. Sniper Elite 4 has many fun missions where you actually need to be stealthy to win best. It feels very realistic and fun. The DLC for it called "Target Fuhrer" is a very good addition. Totally worth an extra $10 to kill Adolf Hitler. This game is highly recommended to anyone who likes shooters. Expand
  2. May 6, 2017
    10
    Great campaign, maps are open and objectives can be approached from all angles using multiple tactics. A lot of depth with side missions andGreat campaign, maps are open and objectives can be approached from all angles using multiple tactics. A lot of depth with side missions and challenges. New multiplayer maps are added for free, season pass adds more campaign missions. Need to be patient for the multiplayer but it makes the kills satisfying, especially when you get an X-ray kill.

    I'm new to the series, but very impressed with the game.
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  3. Feb 14, 2017
    9
    From the little bit I have played of Rebellion's new Installment of the Sniper Elite series, I have to say it is a vast improvement from theFrom the little bit I have played of Rebellion's new Installment of the Sniper Elite series, I have to say it is a vast improvement from the last game (Sniper Elite III). The new Melee and stealth X-Ray kill cam system is fantastic, it adds a new exiting element to the game. Also the European WWII atmosphere is a welcome return to the game. All is all, Sniper Elite 4 is a another hit in my book. The game is smooth and the lighting is fantastic. And it is always a blast to blow up a truck with a single bullet from 500 meters away! Expand
  4. Mar 20, 2017
    8
    Il aura fallu 4 opus au studio Rebellion afin de proposer un titre de bonne qualité avec une vraie identité. Cette fois-ci, l’effort estIl aura fallu 4 opus au studio Rebellion afin de proposer un titre de bonne qualité avec une vraie identité. Cette fois-ci, l’effort est remarquable et nous devons le souligner. Sniper Elite 4 propose un gameplay très intéressant, une panoplie d’environnements et d’équipements et également la possibilité de faire la campagne avec un ami. Cependant, l’expérience n’est pas parfaite au niveau de la précision dans certains tirs ou encore dans la qualité graphique du jeu (qui n’est pas exécrable non plus). Le retour de la Kill Cam fera aussi plaisir à de nombreux joueurs. Dans l’ensemble, Sniper Elite 4 n’est pas mauvais et est sans doute le meilleur de la franchise développée à ce jour. Expand
  5. Mar 14, 2019
    8
    Четвёртый анч от мира снайперских пострелушек... Ну почти. (Sniper Elite 4)

    Крайний Sniper Elite в кругу одноимённых проектов, является
    Четвёртый анч от мира снайперских пострелушек... Ну почти. (Sniper Elite 4)

    Крайний Sniper Elite в кругу одноимённых проектов, является ровно тем, чем Uncharted 4 стал для своей серии, при условии, что разработчикам из Rebellion всё ещё есть куда стремиться и что шлифовать в таких аспектах, как постановка, сценарная работа и подача сюжета. Но даже на данном этапе в плане геймплея Карл могёт дать прикурить натАну "по-дружески", не говоря уже про агента 47 и каких-либо сказочных персонажей, по типу гоблина Стикса. Техническое ядро структурно развито и стабилизировано, за исключением некоторых несуразных анимаций главного героя и смертей противников. И пускай в плане истории последней части элитного снайпера особо нечего предложить, ценители жанра останутся довольны, хорошо отлаженными механиками, которые работают как в одиночке, так и отлично сбалансированны в мультиплеере. А тем кто не играл ни в одну часть до - это идеальный старт для ознакомления с работами британской компании, после которого может появиться желание глянуть по фану ту же "Zombi Army Trilogy".
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  6. Feb 23, 2019
    8
    I have played this game all the way through (without any of the DLC) on PC and then more recently also on Xbox One. This review is based on myI have played this game all the way through (without any of the DLC) on PC and then more recently also on Xbox One. This review is based on my experiences with both.

    I was already a fan of the previous iterations of this game and I mostly play first/third person shooters and this game did not disappoint.

    The graphics and audio are great. Characters move fluidly and seem to react in a realistic manner when shot and generally running around. I did not experience any issues on either console or PC.

    In this game you play as a lone wolf. A sniper behind enemy lines and must accomplish certain primary and secondary tasks to complete each level or mission. The missions and levels are fun and generally quite big and with an open world design feel, in the sense that you can take on any of the tasks in any order you wish. It is also up to you if you wish to play each mission stealthily or simply rush in all guns blazing.

    My only critique of the game overall is that in general terms you really do have to kill pretty much every enemy in the map to complete each level at least if you want to complete all of the secondary tasks too. But I will not complain too much as its so much fun to kill Nazis.

    Multiplayer also offers some added fun although I did not play much of that. Would have preferred if there was an option to limit the sniper role to one (perhaps random) player per side rather than having squads of snipers which can sometimes result in a lot of camping and makes for a boring match.

    Overall a good and fun third person WW2 shooter with a healthy mix of stealth and action. Highly recommended.

    #PlayMoreGames
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  7. Dec 11, 2018
    6
    Entrega que recicla muchas cosas de la tercera parte y que no me ha llegado a entusiasmar del todo.

    Completado en cooperativo en dificultad
    Entrega que recicla muchas cosas de la tercera parte y que no me ha llegado a entusiasmar del todo.

    Completado en cooperativo en dificultad Tirador (Normal) para disfrutar y pasarlo bien, es simplemente un paseo, puedes ir corriendo por enormes calles abiertas repletas de enemigos que sobrevivirás sin problema. Las ejecuciones cuerpo a cuerpo están simplemente rotas y puedes llegar a pasarte un nivel entero a cuchillo. Mi compañero y yo simplemente íbamos a lo loco modo Rambo ON disparando a todo lo que se movía y rara vez era la que teníamos que reanimarnos si jugábamos con cabeza.

    La campaña dura muy poco (unas 5h entre dos personas muriendo unas cuantas veces por tonterías). Sobre la historia, no puedo opinar porque la mitad de las secuencias ni le prestábamos atención, pero supongo que en la línea de la saga.

    Recalcar que en Xbox One y Xbox One S cuando apuntas con la mira del francotirador en secciones con densa vegetación el frame-rate baja a cifras insospechados (hablamos de 15-20 fps tranquilamente), aunque el resto del juego va más o menos fluído salvo en zonas con muchos elementos en el entorno.

    Recomendado para pasar el rato, pero nada del otro mundo.
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