I've watched my targets, memorized their movements, and exploited the shortest windows of opportunity to achieve my goal of a silent kill. As Agent 47, the returning killer-for-hire in IO-Interactive's Hitman: Absolution
, I've spent more time planning than I have executing.
Being methodical in your approach is key as a, let's face it, not-so-inconspicuous murderer. Though a master at his craft, Agent 47 has to contend with one hell of a simple, accurate suspect description: a scowling bald guy with a bar code tattooed to the back of his head and a proclivity for black suits and red ties.
Because of that, and despite initial worries that Hitman: Absolution
would bring more of an action tilt to the series, Agent 47 works best when striking from the shadows.
In our last preview of Hitman: Absolution
, contributing editor Mike Schramm detailed six ways
he executed a target. This mission, which is the game's second, asks players to kill a single, guarded man in a bustling Chinatown market. Six ways to kill the man is already an impressive number, but the actual limit to your options is daunting:there are twelve
Gallery: Hitman: Absolution (8/14/2012)
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