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Sniper: Ghost Warrior sells two million copies

Sniper: Ghost Warrior has sold two million copies, Polish game company City Interactive has announced.

The first-person shooter went on sale in June 2010 on PC and Xbox 360. A PlayStation 3 version launched a year later.

"We are all very happy that we have reached the two million units milestone," City Interactive boss Marek Tymiński said.

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior PS3 release date

Sniper: Ghost Warrior PS3 release date

Out next Friday in the UK.

The PlayStation 3 version of Sniper: Ghost Warrior launches in the UK next Friday, 6th May.

It launches on the US on 28th June.

PlayStation 3 users get to experience a buffed-up version of Sniper: Ghost Warrior.

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior sells a million

Sniper: Ghost Warrior sells a million

City Interactive delighted.

2/10 first-person shooter Sniper: Ghost Warrior has sold over a million copies around the world, Polish developer City Interactive has announced.

It achieved the milestone within seven months of the game's official launch on PC and Xbox 360.

By way of comparison, Ninja Theory's excellent flop Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, which won an 8/10 from Eurogamer, only sold 460,000 copies.

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior sequel confirmed

Sniper: Ghost Warrior sequel confirmed

Powered by CryEngine 3.

Polish developer City Interactive is working on a sequel to successful shooter Sniper: Ghost Warrior.

Confirmation comes from a Eurogamer.se interview with chief producer Michal Sroczynski.

The game will be powered by Crytek's CryEngine 3 game engine, and will release on the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior has PS3 in sights

Better visuals, new content promised.

PlayStation 3 users will get to experience a buffed-up version of Sniper: Ghost Warrior early next year, developer City Interactive has confirmed.

Sniper GW patch targets review criticisms

Sniper GW patch targets review criticisms

Addresses complaints and rebalances.

City Interactive has released a patch for Sniper: Ghost Warrior on PC to "address complaints made in reviews and add more balance to the gameplay".

An Xbox 360 version will "follow shortly".

According to the patch notes there are big changes to AI and multiplayer and a range of stability fixes, tweaks and weapon adjustments.

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Sniper Ghost Warrior

Sniper Ghost Warrior

Heads you lose.

Sniping is a lot like driving a car off a ramp. Both tap into some primal thrill mechanism, leapfrogging our critical thinking and making us have fun whether we want to admit it or not. It's probably best not to dwell too long on why shooting someone in the head from far away feels so satisfying, but there's an undeniable feeling of control and power that comes from the perfect headshot that is downright intoxicating.

Shame, then, that Sniper Ghost Warrior squanders that thrill so horribly.

There's undoubtedly room in the first-person shooter genre for a sniper-based game, provided the game in question tailors its challenges to the unique aspects of long-distance, "one shot, one kill" combat. In a gaming environment riddled with bullet-blasting bombast, the prospect of a shooter where patience and concentration pay dividends is enticing.

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Europe to get Sniper Ghost Warrior

Polish marksman sim for 360 and PC.

Polish outfit City Interactive has announced that it will release its debut FPS, Sniper Ghost Warrior, for 360 and PC in Europe in June.