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'Sniper Elite V2' Wii U is 'best version'

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Sniper Elite V2 for Wii U is the definitive version of the game, according to developer Rebellion.

Studio CEO Jason Kingsley explained that the Nintendo edition's exclusive features make it the best build they have released to date.

Sniper Elite V2 coming to Wii U this spring

© 505 Games

Sniper Elite V2 coming to Wii U this spring

© 505 Games



"Sniper Elite has always been about letting players think carefully about how to execute their missions," he told Nintendo Life.

"Marking patrols, planning the perfect vantage point, setting traps to defend your position… but the Wii U's GamePad really dials up the tactical elements of the game and makes them that much more satisfying.

"Using the GamePad a player can now track the exact positions of any patrols they've 'tagged' in real-time, and locate any explosives they've set - in fact the map even tells you the diameter of their explosions, so you can work out exactly when to set them off for maximum carnage."

Gallery - the latest images of Sniper Elite V2:
Kingsley added: "These are all things you can't do on the current console and PC versions. The fact that it's all at a glance too - rather than hidden away in a menu - means you can react quicker. That'll come in handy because the game can get pretty tough if you're spotted."

Sniper Elite V2 was previously released for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The 'St Pierre' DLC pack was released for the game earlier this week.

> Read Digital Spy's review of Sniper Elite V2

Watch a trailer for Sniper Elite V2 below:

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