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Army Sniper Android game is definitely worth a shot

by Caitlin M. Foyt

Android phones aren't exactly the ideal platform for true sniper games. But, Army Sniper isn't your typical shooting game. Not only can you take aim and fire at the enemy, but you can zoom in to get much closer to your target.

In Army Sniper, it's your job to take out a long line of terrorists who are hell-bent on destruction.

When you first launch the game, you'll notice a few figures in the distance. To get a closer shot, you just have to tap the screen in the general area of where these guys are. This will bring the screen in close around your enemy so you can get a more accurate shot.

Then, tilt your phone to position your cross-hair more directly over your target. Lastly, hit the fire button at the bottom left of the screen in order to do some damage. Touching the black area of the screen is how you exit sniper mode.

To keep things interesting, the game has three levels of difficulty: easy, normal and hard.

Throughout the game, while a lot of your enemies remain stationary, others will move around on you, and are consequently much more difficult to hit. The more difficult the setting, the more active these enemies become.

At a few points during the game, most notably while firing at moving targets, I noticed some inconsistencies with the physics of the game. I would hit one, but the game wouldn't always register that it happened.

Even though the game does progressively become more difficult, I never felt as though this game was challenging or unique enough to make me want to stick with it very long.

The game's vibrant graphics and cinematic sound effects, though, are Army Sniper's true redeeming qualities. Because it's free, there's not reason not to give it a shot.

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