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Which game is the best in the Hitman series?

Poll Results: Which game is the best in the Hitman series?

 
  • 7% (1)
    Hitman: Codename 46
  • 15% (2)
    Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
  • 7% (1)
    Hitman: Contracts
  • 53% (7)
    Hitman: Blood Money
  • 15% (2)
    Hitman: Absolution (for those of you that can travel through time)
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post #1 of 23
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I would prefer it be on Steam so I could get my hands on it tonight but my main concerns are.
-Gameplay
-Length
-Smart AI
-Graphics

I know the fan base of Hitman is large, let see which people like the most.
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IMO, Contracts.

It's completely subjective, and all the games are pretty decent, but I just liked the ambiance of Contracts because of how dark and dreary it was. To me, both Silent Assassin and Blood Money looked really cartoony/comical, and Contracts was a few shades grittier. I will admit that Codename: 47 was just too difficult to get through due to graphics (I know, what kind of shallow gamer am I).

Silent Assassin, at least to me, had a bit more of a coherent storyline as it was linear. Blood Money sort of ended up that way, however the storyline was at least for me, impossible to follow or decipher.

Contracts is more just a series of flashbacks that 47 has, but they are moody, dingy and dark, and have the feeling like you're actually the assassin. Again, in my opinion.

It's been a while since I've played it, so it may be shorter than BM or SA in level number, however it garnered alot more replayability for me.

Graphically, I think it looks better than SA for it's grittier, less cartoonish presentation.

As far as AI, you should be fine as long as you crank up the difficulty as applicable.

Good luck, you can't go wrong with any of them!
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post #3 of 23
I played only Silent Assassin and stopped there. Was cool but not something like "OMG this game is the best evah!". I liked the ways he used to kill, like the poison in the sushi ^^
You may as well wait for the next coming Hitman, should be released this summer.
post #4 of 23
I enjoyed Blood money quite a bit. I have replayed it a couple times. The others ones I have bought on steam on their last sale, but haven't played them again. I played them a long time ago.
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Blood Money is one of my favorite games, I've been playing it since it came out and i still turn it on and play through my favorite missions. Other than that I really liked silent assassin.
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post #6 of 23
I played through the first one more than any other one, if that is any indication of anything. Will not say it is the best, as it is a fairly short game, but I still play it to this day. All the others I played through once and never played again. They are all fun, but just didn't have the replay value of the first couple.
post #7 of 23
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Blood Money sort of ended up that way, however the storyline was at least for me, impossible to follow or decipher.

What didn't you get :?

Blood money probably has the best story of them all. Contracts was a little to buggy if I remember correctly.
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post #8 of 23
Blood Money and the story is very easy to understand. There is nothing much to it actually. And no don't wait for hitman 5, play Blood Money. You certainly won't regret it if you like stealth games or multi-solution type games.

Probably has the best ending of any game I've ever seen
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The first one was epic. Never played any of the others
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Hitman2 demo > every game in existence

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