Articles tagged with: Sniper Elite
Sniper Elite V2 received number ones across the world last week, and it is now sitting on a healthy 77 Metacritic rating. This is a remarkable achievement for developer Rebellion and publisher 505 Games for a few reasons.
Last week Rebellion’s Sniper Elite V2 rocketed to the top of the charts in the UK and elsewhere, proving that niche genres can still succeed in this hugely competitive era of big budget AAA games. PS3 Attitude caught up with John Merchant, global brand manager at 505 Games, to find out his views on Sniper Elite’s success so far, how it came about and where the series goes from here.
Sniper Elite V2 has risen to the top of the UK charts, debuting in at number one in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 charts. It seems gamers can’t resist gory kill-cams, opportunities to take on Hitler and tense sniping gameplay.
Sniper Elite V2 developer, Rebellion, will host a live Q&A session over Twitter on Wednesday 4 April. Fans of the game will pitch questions directly to developers Steve Hart and Andy Haith between 15.00-16.00 GMT+1.
It could be an ideal opportunity to learn more about Sniper Elite V2’s “devastating X-ray kill-cam” or the “sniper’s choice”. All you have to do is send your questions to @SniperEliteV2 and use the #SEV2 hashtag.
“The hearts and lungs tear, livers burst, bones and teeth shatter and entrails fall out.” That’s not your average night out in Blackpool. it’s the beautiful image Sniper Elite V2’s X-Ray kill-cam will offer as your bullet enters your target’s unsuspecting body at a poignantly slow speed. Lovely.