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162 ratings

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Above Average

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posted by semperfi1shot (SAINT PAUL, MN) Jul 14, 2014

Member since Jul 2014

If I can only let you into my nervous system to know how I truly feel.

Let me just start off by saying this game has a lot of potential, sniping feels smooth and the x-ray kill cam is a blast! But that's about it... I've never been so anxious to hurry up a strategic/ stealth game in my life! Don't get me wrong -- I absolutely love these kinds of games, but as for this one, it felt incomplete and almost as if I were playing a beta of some sort.
There are a lot of glitches and bugs that come with endless frustrations such as enemy snipers have plasma rifles that shoot through cave walls and enemy AI are mindless when you want immersion, then they are precisely trained elite green berets when you miss one shot and "need some leprechaun luck".
I was excited when I herd that this piece of work was non linear... But I just wanna say this game is a non linear game like diet soda is a healthy alternative. One of my biggest/ minor problems I faced was when I tried to slide down a 5 foot hill like a pro and my character somehow twisted his ankle and shot himself, It's not a big deal but it gets a little annoying progressing 30 min into a game of realistic mode only to find that your shot point average higher than NFL players is afraid of heights.
As for the story... Its like watching a bad HBO

Pros: X-Ray Kill Cams - Didn't have to buy it (gamefly)
Con's: Bugs & Glitches - Drunk AI - A not so Linear Game - Current Gen Graphics - Unoriginal Story

Since ps4 doesn't have a prestigious selection, it wouldn't be a bad choice to x-ray some faces off in SE3, certainly isn't unplayable, just frustrating at times. 6/10

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Above Average


posted by rstengel67 (SANTEE, CA) Jul 12, 2014

Member since Aug 2010

was fun for the first 2 missions but became very repetitive i sent the game back without finishing it
i do not recommend this game to anyone unless you are a big fan of sniping games

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Very Good

It could have been more.

posted by homicidalfuu (COLLEGE STATION, TX) Jul 12, 2014

Member since Nov 2011

As a stealth game goes, it is definitely worth a play through. The AI could use some work, seeing as I watched multiple enemies walk in to fire and stand there until they died.
Over all the game is satisfying to me. The only real complaint I have about the game is how short it is. With me taking my time I was about to beat it in about 12 hours of playing. If I had rushed I probably could have beat it in about 8 or 10.

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