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Parents' Guide to

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3

By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Violent, tough, sneaky shooter challenges mature gamers.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 18+

Cool SHOOTING game but not cool when IT IS SEXIST towards women

This game is awesome in terms of shooting and the game guiding you to where you need to be in order to shoot your target in the mission (like the wanted criminals for example) . I love the graphics and I love seeing the bullet go through the bad guys head in slow motion but seeing women objectified in the game pissed me off #Misogyny. The game does have NUDITY not cool again (literally it is unnecessary ) and women are shown with unrealistic bodies; the women are seen as sexual objects NOT COOL again. Why not show the males like that in the game to ; The game won't get any cooler if that happens (in fact it will get more weird if that does happen) but at least it won't be UNFAIR and SEXIST towards women anymore. The game also promotes gender stereotypes, normalizes violence, drugs/ smoking even alcohol as well. Not cool anymore when human bodies and brains are dying bc of these things (violence, drugs, smoking and alcohol).
age 13+

Good game

Good game. I've played about 10 hours it is a bit bloody and has some sexual things but is still fun

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (1 ):

By taking a more sneaky, serious approach to the modern military shooter, this game distinguishes itself, but it's difficulty isn't for everyone. In Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, you play as a modern-day sniper trying to avert a war. Running around large hilly areas, you engage in a series of covert missions that include assassinations and sabotage. Most of these are best done from afar, since your enemies are smart and you're prone to injury. This is why it's good that you're not only skilled with a sniper rifle but also know a lot of the same tricks as the heroes of other stealth games, like how to hide in dumpsters or use rocks to distract your enemies.

The thing is, not everyone will appreciate this game's unforgiving nature, especially since it extends to how your equipment wears out over time; you have to manually reload weapons; and you even have to hit a button when you get to the bottom of a ladder and want to dismount. It also doesn't help that the game is plagued with long load times, not enough checkpoints, some irritating bugs, and menus that are difficult to read if you sit at a reasonable distance from your television. But for those who appreciate a challenge, Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 actually ends up being a sneaky good shooter.

Game Details

  • Platforms: Xbox One , PlayStation 4 , Windows
  • Pricing structure: Paid
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: CI Games
  • Release date: April 25, 2017
  • Genre: First-Person Shooter
  • Topics: Adventures
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood and Gore, Drug Reference, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language
  • Last updated: August 20, 2022

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