Hitman: Absolution follows Agent 47, a cold-blooded assassin, who takes on his most dangerous contract to date. Betrayed by those he once trusted -- and now hunted by the police -- he suddenly finds himself at the center of a dark conspiracy and must embark on a personal journey through a corrupt and twisted world. Boasting a cinematic story, distinctive art direction and highly original game design, Hitman: Absolution combines much-loved classic gameplay with features never seen before in the Hitman franchise.
I can't tell you that I'm up to speed on all my Hitman lore. I've dabbled a bit with Blood Money, but outside of that, I found the Hitman series clunky and rather, not fun. Hitman: Absolution comes after a lengthy hiatus, with completely reworked mechanics, a brilliant take on replayability, and extreme amounts of polish. Agent 47 is initially tasked to take down his main handler, after she's been accused of treason, as well as capture and deliver a young girl who is extremely important to the Agency. Things take a turn however and you'll find yourself protecting this young girl and turning on the Agency you once vowed to work for. You'll get accustomed to the changes through the initial level, which expertly weaves a tutorial in the midst of your... Read Review