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Submitted by Francis2 220d ago | opinion piece

The Failings Of A Gamer – Missing The Mark With Sniper Elite III

IM PLAYIN continues its feature of 'The Failings of a Gamer', documenting stories of fail from games that they've been playing. This time, the fails are coming from Sniper Elite III.

"I had almost completed the mission, all I had to do was take out a tank and leave for the extraction zone. Simple. Well, not really. Apparently tanks aren’t easy to kill. I had tactfully planted an anti-tank mine surrounded by two TNT charges in the road that the tank was using. Like a true demolitions expert, I sat and waited for the tank to set off my chain reaction of devastation with quiet anticipation. The tank drove over the trap, I paused for a second, ready to enjoy the shred of metal and the hollow boom of the explosion, but nothing came. I sprinted down the road to see that the tank had actually manoeuvred around my slightly obvious trap. I pulled out my sniper rifle, held my breath and fired at the explosives. The TNT exploded with a deafening roar, about twenty metres away from the tank;... (PS3, PS4, Sniper Elite 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

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