Developed by IO-Interactive, the new Hitman is described as "the most ambitious Hitman game ever," taking players to locations all around the world. A brief trailer accompanied the announcement, showing Agent 47 running through a forest and taking out a target with a sniper rifle.
I can't say that I've been a huge Hitman fan since day one. In fact, it wasn't until 2012's Hitman Absolution, that I really started to pay attention to the games, and really understanding what it's about. It's actually thanks to Absolution that I appreciated what the current Hitman game is setting out to do. Instead of a fully fledged game right at the beginning, it's instead split up into episodes, much like the current trend of adventure games such as the ones from Telltale, or Life is Strange. Unlike those games though, it's not really structured like a narrative, but instead, each "episode" is essentially giving players a level, or a playground so to speak, to let loose their creative killing side shine. It's an odd choice for a... Read Review