Sniper Elite V2 Sets Its Aim On A 2012 Release Date

Tired of the same ol’ First Person faire?  No?  Well I don’t completely blame you.  But, it’s always nice to see a breath of fresh air blown into the genre.  The return of the Sniper Elite may accomplish this, when it’s released next year on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

The original title, Sniper Elite, earned acclaims for blending stealth and action, and emphasizing gameplay that rewarded patience and cunning over running and jumping around in circles, while spraying your enemy with bullets.

Sniper Elite V2 brings the player back to World War 2 with a newer level of authenticity, not only in your weapon choices, but in those moments where you know that one shot can make the difference between success and failure.

Rebellion, developer for the original Sniper Elite (as well as its upcoming sequel) is no stranger to the genre, and I for one have fond memories of Alien vs Predator and Star Wars: Battlefront.

Look for Sniper Elite V2 in 2012

About 505 Games
Based in Los Angeles, CA, 505 Games (U.S.) is the North American division of 505 Games, a global videogame publisher. Launched in the U.S. in 2008, 505 Games publishes quality interactive entertainment on all handheld, mobile and console gaming platforms, offering a broad selection of videogame titles in all genres for players of all ages. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.com.

About Rebellion
Rebellion is one of Europe’s leading independent video games developers and comic book publishers. With a diverse portfolio of publisher-owned and internally developed IPs, with hits such as worldwide number one Aliens vs. Predator, Star Wars BattleFront, The Simpsons Game and Sniper Elite, Rebellion prides itself on its unique and innovative approach to IP development and stewardship.

Oxford-based Rebellion’s publishing portfolio includes multi award-winning British science fiction comic 2000 AD, the 2000 AD Graphic Novel line, the internationally-acclaimed fantasy, science fiction and horror imprint Solaris Books, and Abaddon Books. Rebellion is a privately owned company based in Oxford, United Kingdom.

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