As a Ghost Warrior, an elite sniper in a highly trained special ops unit, your unique skills in the art of stalking, target detection, surveillance and shooting accuracy will determine mission success.
User reviews: Mixed (1,033 reviews)
Release Date: Jun 24, 2010

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Packages that include this game

Buy Sniper Ghost Warrior Gold Edition

The Gold Edition includes the Map Pack and Second Strike DLC.

Buy Sniper: Ghost Warrior Trilogy

Includes 6 items: Sniper: Ghost Warrior, Sniper: Ghost Warrior - Map Pack, Sniper: Ghost Warrior - Second Strike, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2, Sniper Ghost Warrior 2: Digital Extras, Sniper Art of Victory

 

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"You need about thirteen prostates to beat this game."
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Reviews

“…hugely satisfying, especially for gamers that enjoy sniping in first-person shooters.”
–IGN.com Editorial
“In game terms, stealth is a big part of Sniper's challenge. Because many of the missions take place in the Amazon jungle, there will often be plenty of thick vegetation to hide in.”
– Gamespot.com
“I can see appeal to both ways of playing Sniper: one for its increased sense of satisfaction for hitting the shot -- complete with bullet chase cam to the perfect strike; the other for its simple pleasure of hitting a steady stream of headshots.”
– ShackNews.com Editorial
“The great thing about Sniper: Ghost Warrior is that the “vision cone” of the game is insanely huge, so even though you might be hundreds of feet away from an enemy, they are more than capable of seeing you through a crack in a fence, or from across a canyon. It's a weird little element of the game that I found to be very impressive, something that was oddly realistic.”
– Destructoid.com

About This Game

When the democratic government of Isla Trueno is overthrown, an aggressive and hostile military command rises to power. A highly trained special ops unit is sent in to help the rebels accomplish objectives that only a sniper can handle. In addition to intense sniper missions, players will also take part in a variety of assault scenarios where their prowess with weapons will be a huge help to the undermanned rebels. Sniper: Ghost Warrior seeks to challenge players in new ways so that the game is both demanding and entertaining.
Developed by City Interactive’s dedicated next-gen games studio, Sniper: Ghost Warrior delivers an impressive visual and technological gaming experience and features a realistic ballistics system that measures bullet trajectory, bullet drop and environmental effects such as wind, fog & rain. Encompassing a wide array of single and multiplayer levels, players will encounter a variety of challenging terrain. Players take on the role of a Ghost Warrior, an elite sniper in a highly trained special ops unit, whose unique skills in the art of stalking, target detection, surveillance and shooting accuracy will determine mission success. Covert missions force players to operate undetected as they attempt to eliminate hostile enemies one head shot at a time.

Key Features:

  • The most realistic sniping experience in a video game ever, right down to managing your breathing for increased accuracy of sniper shots.
  • Enjoy a fully realistic ballistic system that accounts for bullet trajectory, including bullet drop and environmental effects such as wind, fog & rain.
  • Pull off the perfect headshot and watch your bullet strike the enemy with pin-point accuracy in Bullet Cam mode.
  • 4 types of sniping rifles: AS50, MSG90, SR25 & SVD Dragunov
  • A variety of mission types ranging from sniper vs. sniper elimination, real-time tactical assault and fixed machine gun combat.
  • Play as two separate characters: the sniper and the spotter.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® XP (SP3) / Vista™ (SP1) / 7
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3,2 GHz, Intel Pentium D 2,66 GHz, AMD Athlon 64 3500+
    • Memory: 1GB for XP / 2GB for Vista and 7
    • Graphics: 256 MB RAM compatible with DX10.0 or DX9.0c, Shader Model 3.0
    • Cards: GeForce ( 6800/7600-7950/8600-8800/9600-9800/GTX 260-280 ) or Radeon (X1650-1950/ HD2400-2900 / 3650
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 6.5GB
    • Sound: Compatible with DirectX® 9.0c
Helpful customer reviews
14 of 19 people (74%) found this review helpful
6.3 hrs on record
Sniper: Ghost Warrior is a generic, no-name game with a few bugs.The entire concept of this game is that the one element that is only a portion of other games – the sniper mode – is the entire focus. The problem with focusing on one element of a game is that you need to do that element extremely well in order to be successful. While this game does do this well – the camera angles and feeling you get while sniping is very good.Sniper: Ghost Warrior puts you in the midst of a deadly conflict in South America. It’s your duty as an American soldier to assist the rebels in overthrowing the dictator of this fictional country. Combat locations are varied, from urban streets to the sweltering humid jungles. There’s no shortage of action, and like the locations, the gameplay is varied.There’s nothing terrible about this game, and there's also nothing terribly original either. There are some technical issues which keep it from ever being considered a classic. Some of the glitches you'll encounter include clipping graphics and control command errors. In some instances you can see through walls and other structures. Unfortunately it also appears the A.I. has this ability as they can pinpoint your location with uncanny accuracy once you’ve fired off a shot.A sniper’s life isn’t all sunshine and lollipops, so expect the unexpected, along with some frustrating elements you will have little control over.Despite the clipping, the graphics are well done, creating spacious environments such as the villages and jungle areas. There isn’t much story to concern you, just follow orders and keep yourself alive.Like Splinter Cell, there is a meter to determine your level of stealth in relation to the enemy's perception. It will indicate the degree the enemy is aware of your presence, so you’ll always have instant feedback on your progress making the stealth segments more exciting. Ghost Warrior is a bit like a basically excellent rough diamond, that no one wanted to polish any further. It's got good ideas and good visuals, but nowadays, that alone just isn't enough to be able to keep up with the competition.Overall 6/10.
Posted: September 27
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.4 hrs on record
Pretty straight forward & accurate. I recommend to those who like FPS
Posted: September 29
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
59.9 hrs on record
Great Game! if u like sniping and up close in ur face gun fights as u will be doing both. Ghost Warrior 2 is even better!
Posted: September 30
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.2 hrs on record
Linear, scripted, interesting/sometimes ridiculous AI response time and reaction, stealth and sniping = entertaining.
Posted: October 3
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
I'm just going to list a few points to keep this brief;

  • Enemies are stone deaf
  • You may be a sniper, but even with assault rifles every single enemy is a better shot than you
  • There was less eratic wind in the movie 'Twister'
  • Your assult rifle seems to work like a sniper rifle, need to be prone + fire single shots for them to hit
  • Secondary pistol has the effective range of a wooden spoon
  • To complete ACT 1 you must eliminate a target and run to evac, however the game doesn't care if you kill target or not
  • The game features copious amounts of foaliage
  • Stealth is unecassry 90% of the time, in the event you must remain silent, it's just a matter of moving along an assigned path as the enemies are conviently looking the other direction
Posted: September 25
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
21.2 hrs on record
This may not be the best game ive ever played (graphics and story wise) but I did find it to be very amusing. And I like it, in general I think its a good game. 7/10
Posted: October 24
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
18.8 hrs on record
dowloaded the sniper ghost warrior but game appears in upside down view how to correct this it a good game would like to play but cannot can anyone help
Posted: October 10
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Incredibly boring and repetitive.
Posted: September 27
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Glichy, bad storyline, AI that can detect supperssors and see you from a mile away, and difficult as all hell. The only cool thing about this game is the sniper system that only works about half the time.
Posted: September 27
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
3.1 hrs on record
Game has decent graphics, but the mechanics are a bit off... some of the mechanics are kind of game-breaking.

5/10 - Majeye Gaming
Posted: October 1
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
6.8 hrs on record
Why did i buy this game!?
Posted: October 7
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Worst sniper game ever! don't buy it
Posted: October 13
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2 of 6 people (33%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
It sucks
Posted: September 28
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0 of 4 people (0%) found this review helpful
67.7 hrs on record
This is by far the worst of the worst.
Posted: October 21
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20.9 hrs on record
A good game from start to finish. The online is scant.
Posted: October 1
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7.9 hrs on record
sniping peoples head off was fun. the AI sure is dumb at times but you also dont want to be seen by them either. so being stealthy does pay off.
the best thing is that you dont have this stupid regenerating health. you can carry only 5 syringes with you. there are medkits throughout the levels but you will not find them at every corner.

bad things are the (as mentioned) AI. there were moment that i shot a guy near a otehr enemy soldier and they havent even noticed it. and if they do, they just stand around trying to spot you instead seeking cover. some do but not frequently. some missions they raise the alarm, that mostly leads to mission failure.
and the story. kill bad guy before he can get hold of some mass destruction weapons...blah, blah, blah.

never the less it was a fun game. certainly not for everyone if they expect a fast pasted shooter. because its not. but for 8$, and i got the gold edition that cost the same price, that includes a SP DLC, it add over an additional hour of playtime.
Posted: October 1
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1.2 hrs on record
El juego graficamente es impactante en muchas de las misiones que se superan a lo largo del juego, el juego de armas y fisicas de estas mismas son buenas aunque podrian mejorarse. El gran punto en contra y por el cual encuentro este juego tan generalmente regular es su Inteligencia Artificial o "IA" en todos los oponentes que se encuentran a lo largo del juego.

Mientras escribo este reporte ya he completado más de una hora de juego y sinceramente el juego aburre y se torna tonto, el juego se supone es la lucha de un "Sniper" contra todo un ejercito, sin embargo el factor sorpresa pasa a segundo plano cuando sin razon aparente todos los misianos estan disparandote. Espero que la experiencia de juego Multiplayer sea mucho mejor y asi poder sacarle el jugo a un juego que cuesta $15US.
Posted: September 27
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6.2 hrs on record
A game that combines Call of Duty with Sniper Elite, and very well done.
Interesting storyline, challenging opponents, and great gameplay.
7/10
Posted: September 27
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0.8 hrs on record
You shoot stuff, you die, game over. Buy this
Posted: October 4
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4.4 hrs on record
i was a sniper but i didnt have any ghost warriors
Posted: October 9
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