Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 Features for Xbox 360

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Tom Orry, Editor - God of War: Ascension, PS3

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Right, so I had a bit of a dip in my enjoyment of Ascension, but things are looking up again in the last third. There have been some great puzzles and the combat is improving thanks to an increase in Kratos' power and new unlocked combos. I've also kind of got used to the parry system, so it's now a useful tool even if it's still not as good as it was in previous games.

And the game still looks amazing. I've just completed an area set inside a massive furnace room and when the place lit up with flames the visuals were a treat for the eyes. I'm really looking forward to the final moments as I've read that it's pretty spectacular.

David Scammell, Deputy News Editor - Tomb Raider, Xbox 360

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Okay, Wido, jeffyboy40 and GamingWithLC, you were right: Tomb Raider is excellent. I still stand by what I said in last week's VG Plays about the game's poor opening, but ten hours into it, Tomb Raider has been an absolute joy to play. The Uncharted influences are pretty prevalent, of course, but what I hadn't been prepared for were the hints of Resident Evil 4 and Batman: Arkham Asylum. And those aren't bad ingredients to have.

It isn't just mechanically great, either. Technically speaking, Tomb Raider has to be one of the greatest achievements on the current generation. I was convinced that the blood pit sequence (you'll know the bit I mean when you get there) was rendered in CG, and left utterly confused when control was quickly handed back to me. Either that's an incredibly well-done CG/engine switcheroo, or Crystal Dynamics has achieved things with the Xbox 360 that I didn't think were possible. A marvel.

Steve Burns, Reviews and Features Editor - Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2, Xbox 360, PS3, and PC

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This week I finished Sniper Ghost Warrior 2, something that the developers themselves were incapable of. It is buggy, poorly designed, and worst of all for a game about shooting people's faces off, boring. From what we've played the multiplayer mode improves things, but this is a) poor and b) destined to sell loads of copies anyway. Oh well.

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jeffyboy40

Where are the reviews for SNIPER GHOST WARRIOR 2? Damn ,it must be bad
Posted 18:51 on 15 March 2013
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FantasyMeister

I dropped in on Diablo III, it's had loads of new stuff added since I was last there and I'm looking forward to the next update which adds even more. It amazes me the amount of support this game gets, on a console I'd have to shell out another £44.99 for an annual pass and probably a fiver each time they added a new skin.

I also took Assassin's Creed: Revelations for a whirl and instantly got sequelitis, i.e. it's just more Assassin's Creed and I'm a bit burned out on the franchise now, I might as well have booted up Assassin's Creed 2 or Brotherhood and played spot the difference.

Resident Evil 4 got a quick blast, I'm thinking anyone who describes it as 'brilliant' hasn't played it for a while, it hasn't aged gracefully imho.

Finally, as per usual, every waking second not playing the above was devoted to Life is Crime on Android. Been playing it solid for about 3 months now, still haven't paid a penny for the freemium side of things and am still managing to hold my own; there's a serious skew towards the 'biggest wallet wins' side of things in this game but the fact I can still have so much enjoyment means the balance is probably just about right so far.
Posted 17:44 on 15 March 2013

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Release Date: 15/03/2013
Developer: City Interactive
Publisher: City Interactive
Genre: First Person Shooter
Rating: PEGI 18+
Site Rank: 527 7
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