Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 News

UK chart: God of War: Ascension launch sales half that of GOW 3

PlayStation 3-exclusive God of War: Ascension has entered the UK all-formats chart in second place. It sold less than half the launch week sales of predecessor God of War 3.

Square Enix's Tomb Raider reboot maintained its hold on the top spot for another week, meanwhile. They're probably having a Lara Lara laughs.

Third in the chart is PC-exclusive StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm. It would likely be higher in the rankings if UK numbers company Chart-Track counted digital sales.

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New, final Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 release date announced

Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 launches on 12th March 2013, developer City Interactive has announced.

Our cousins at Eurogamer Poland pointed us towards a statement from City Interactive confirming the new date.

The news comes following a number of delays to the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 shooter, distributed on these shores by Namco Bandai. Fingers crossed it makes this one.

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Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 gameplay video holds its breath

City Interactive has released a new gameplay video for Sniper Ghost Warrior 2.

The video gives us our closest look yet at the CryEngine 3-powered shooter, due out on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in January 2013. A Wii U version is rumoured.

We see long range sniping as well as up close and personal knife attacks to the... armpit?

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 release date fired back into 2013

Long-range shooter Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 has suffered a second delay within weeks, publisher Namco Bandai has confirmed.

The game will now launch for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 15th January 2013. It was originally slated for release on 21st August.

Earlier this month Namco announced that Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 had been delayed to October. The publisher has now reconsidered that decision, due in part to October's bustling release schedule.

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 now set for October

Sequel to successful shooter sets aim for Autumn.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 is coming for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC on 9th October rather than the previously believed 21st August release date, UK distributor Namco Bandai has confirmed to us.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 release date announced

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 launches on 21st August, City Interactive has announced.

The PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 game is the sequel to the best-selling Sniper: Ghost Warrior, funnily enough. This time, though, the shooting is built using CryEngine 3, the engine used by Crytek for its Crysis series.

Polish developer City Interactive reckons Ghost Warrior 2 is the only multi-platform FPS modern shooter exclusively designed around the sniper experience. There's a rebuilt AI system and new, fancy environments and visuals. The team promises "unprecedented" levels of realism in weaponry, ballistics and environmental factors.

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 release date

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 release date

Move support for Combat Wings.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 launches on 16th March in Europe and 20th March in the US, City Interactive has announced.

The PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 follow-up to 2010 shooter Sniper: Ghost Warrior is being built using Crytek's CryEngine 3.

Meanwhile, Combat Wings: The Great Battles of World War II launches on 10th February in Europe and 7th February in the US.

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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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