Review: Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 (PlayStation 4)

Play as an American sniper dropped in Georgia, near Russian border. Choose your own path to accomplish your missions.

Pros:

  • Decent graphics for the most part.
  • 49.5GB Download size.
  • Platinum trophy.
  • PlayStation 4 Pro support.
  • Three difficulties- Normal, Hard and challenge mode.
  • Can invert sticks.
  • Opening tutorial level.
  • Uses DS4 speaker for radio chatter.
  • Open world sniper game.
  • Scout mode- Activate so you can see ledges/support etc.
  • Can skip cutscenes.
  • You have a safe house- Here is you hub where you can select missions/crafting/sleeping.
  • Night/Day mechanic. You can sleep to change the time of day.
  • Best distance kill pop up.
  • Fast travel, Sign posts can be used as well as the safe house.
  • 26 missions with around 16 optional side missions.
  • Full stats screen.
  • Weapons cache-Here you can modify/upgrade and buy weapon parts. In depth gun customisation.
  • Workbench-Craft gadgets/ammo and equipment.
  • Laptop-Choose missions/check stats/bios.
  • Loot bodies for resources.
  • Different bullet types like explosive or armour piercing.
  • Sniper come FPS shooter gameplay.
  • In depth sniper control. You can tweak all the knobs and buttons for distance etc.
  • Earn EXP, Level up and unlock new skills.
  • Three skill trees that unlock particular abilities.
  • Drone for marking enemies.
  • Shots affected by elevation and wind.
  • Kill cam slow mo can trigger, They are basically the same as what you get in the Sniper Elite series.
  • You can attack any mission how ever you like, Thanks to the open world you can set up your shot how you like which rally makes a difference.
  • Vehicles-You can drive vehicles around the map.
  • The world is populated so you can go out and kill enemies and take over bases without selecting a main mission.
  • Hidden collectibles.

Cons:

  • Really really long loading screens.
  • Frame drops.
  • Screen tearing.
  • Some wooden animations.
  • The interaction between characters are not great and dont have any real emotion.
  • Colours looked a bit washed out.
  • Very generic obvious story line.

 

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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