10 Unique Video Game Difficulty Modes That Will Break You
10. Sniper Elite 3 - Authentic
you in the role of American marksman Karl Fairburne during World War 2, Sniper
Elite 3 places you in relatively untouched environments within video games featuring
countries like Libya, Egypt, and Tunisia.
The game’s main
difficulties (Cadet, Marksman, and Sniper Elite respectively) raise the stakes
by changing standard things like enemy health, damage output, and awareness,
but the apex challenge level of Authentic takes things up a considerable notch.
the HUD is completely removed. Everything from your mini-map to your weapon and
ammunition count is wiped away. Enemies basically become aimbots with their
awareness at Daredevil-esque levels, knowing exactly where you are and converging
on your position should you fire a shot without a noise to mask your
roadblock to success is that the game removes your ability to save during a
mission, meaning that you have to complete each mission in one attempt without
dying. The ability to play in co-op slightly circumvents this feature, but friendly
fire is also enabled.
Challenge is more often than not relished by gamers, but after a few failed attempts, SE3 can spawn as much frustration as it can satisfaction.