Hitman (2016)

Video Game   |  Action, Adventure, Crime


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When Agent 47 joins the ICA to hunt down threats to mankind, he is also pulled into a game of Cat and Mouse against a mysterious organization that is determined to stop him. All the while he is being stalked by someone from his past.


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Directors:

Ryan Barnard , Christian Elverdam , Jacob Mikkelsen

Writers:

Michael Vogt (lead writer), Eskil Møhl, Oliver Winding, Fredrik Gyllenhoff, Hans Lucht (additional writer), Thomas Golzen (additional writer), Nick Price

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20 January 2019 | kluseba
7
| At times wooden and repetitive
Hitman is stealth video game developed by IO Interactive and published by Square Enix. It's the sixth entry in the Hitman franchise. The game consists of six episodes and is also described as the first season of this franchise reboot.

The six episodes follow contract killer Agent 47 who has to eliminate targets all around the world from a fashion show in Paris over the dusty streets of Marrakesh to a private hospital in Hokkaido. While the locations are stunning and diversified, the different missions are sometimes repetitive and tedious. Potential bonus episodes and online content can't hide the fact that the game is missing a coherent flow which decreases the long-term factor significantly. Instead of playing the entire first season all at once, it's recommanded to play one episode in its entirety and to take a break of a few weeks to rediscover Hitman's universe again.

Just like the other entries of the franchise and even the two movies, the new Hitman reboots has massive ups and downs. If you want to play single coherent stealth video game episodes, Hitman can occasionally provide some solid entertainment. If you are however looking for a game with an intriguing story that connects the different episodes and original twists, you will have to look elsewhere. In the end, the new Hitman reboot is only for long-time fans of the franchise.

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Release Date:

11 March 2016

Language

English, Russian, French, Italian, Arabic, Japanese


Country of Origin

Denmark, UK

Filming Locations

Paris, France

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