Best snipers in FPS's

#1 Posted by Grambyte (166 posts) -

My personal favourite is the sniper from Halo 2. What's yours?

#2 Edited by Onno10 (394 posts) -

I hate snipers in FPSs'.

#3 Edited by Jadeskye (4392 posts) -

My favourite sniper rifle. Thats a doozy! i play the sniper class in pretty much every shooter, online or otherwise.
 

Think i gotta go with the Widow from Mass effect 2. 
#4 Posted by sodiumCyclops (2778 posts) -

Coolest gun in Bad Company 2 :)
#5 Posted by TheGreatGuero (8882 posts) -

The Halo 1 pistol.
 
That counts, right?

#6 Edited by blogpostnogood (320 posts) -

 20MM South Africa DANEL Produced Anti-Materiel Noobcannon. 
#7 Posted by Jadeskye (4392 posts) -
@TheGreatGuero said:
" The Halo 1 pistol.  That counts, right? "
Ha Hell yeah it does XD 
 
@Grambyte said:
" My personal favourite is the sniper from Halo 2. What's yours? "

Heres a picture of Nathan Fillion  with one for good measure.
#8 Posted by Grambyte (166 posts) -
@TheGreatGuero said:
" The Halo 1 pistol.  That counts, right? "
Hehe, you get a hell yeah from me as well... Damn good sniper, shame for the scope tho...
#9 Posted by zityz (2366 posts) -
@jadeskye said:
"My favourite sniper rifle. Thats a doozy! i play the sniper class in pretty much every shooter, online or otherwise.
 

Think i gotta go with the Widow from Mass effect 2.
"

My favorite as well. Yea it's not a FPS but everything about that gun was awesome. I'm not even a fan of sniper rifles and I found myself using that gun more than any other gun combined in that game.
#10 Edited by JoyfullOFrockets (1206 posts) -

Oh, yeah. That's some firepower.
#11 Posted by Shirogane (3593 posts) -

While i have not played it, the one from Singularity that slows down time? That seems pretty damn awesome to me. 
 
Also, any railgun snipers. They count right? I assume anything with a scope counts since the pistol form Halo does, and it's not even a rifle!
#12 Posted by Grambyte (166 posts) -
@astromanz said:
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 20MM South Africa DANEL Produced Anti-Materiel Noobcannon. 
"
Damn you gotta love the looks of that thing.
#13 Posted by JoyfullOFrockets (1206 posts) -
@Shirogane said:
" While i have not played it, the one from Singularity that slows down time? That seems pretty damn awesome to me.  Also, any railgun snipers. They count right? I assume anything with a scope counts since the pistol form Halo does, and it's not even a rifle! "
You're kidding, right? That was one of the most terrible snipers I've ever seen. The time slowing was ripped straight from Resistance: Fall of Man. Plus, it generally felt like you were shooting an airsoft gun.
#14 Posted by ErrorOperator (480 posts) -

Call of Duty 2 - Kar98 scoped!

#15 Posted by Hero_Swe (1258 posts) -

I like a sniper rifle in any game that simulates the bullet (aka physical bullets and not just pre-calculated hit points)
#16 Posted by binhbui (11 posts) -

While not FPS my favourite sniper was gears of war 1. Awesome but difficult to use but the best thing about it was the gameplay and maps were designed so well that a sniper could dominate a map from a vantage point but still be vulnerable if someone was good enough to sneak ip to him. Really encouraged proper use of cover and I've yet to play another game which made people take cover as much as gears 1. Even gears 2 sort of broke their own magic formula.

#17 Edited by ESREVER (2805 posts) -
#18 Posted by Jadeskye (4392 posts) -
#19 Posted by Bionicicide (1230 posts) -

I guess Team Fortress 2, I like how the dot appears on the walls.

#20 Posted by FirePrince (1772 posts) -

M95 in Bad Company 2 and in Modern Warfare's campaign.
#21 Posted by Grambyte (166 posts) -
#22 Posted by Djeffers03 (2537 posts) -

M40A3 from CoD4. Shame about the hit detection in that game though...

#23 Posted by Blade_Hunter (58 posts) -

The sniper in SIN deadly and silent

#24 Posted by Gamer_152 (14281 posts) -
@jadeskye:  Nerd mode activate! It's a nitpicky detail but the rifle Fillion is holding there is actually a replica of the 99D-S2 AM Sniper Rifle from Halo 3 and Halo 3: ODST, the sniper rifle from Halo 2 was the 99C-S2 AMB. The Halo 3 sniper rifle probably is my favourite sniper rifle from a video game although I do also like the sniper rifle from Team Fortress 2, its charge mechanic helps set it apart from sniper rifles in most other games.
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#25 Posted by canucks23 (1079 posts) -
@Djeffers03 said:
" M40A3 from CoD4. Shame about the hit detection in that game though... "
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