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Definitely agree. I'm only halfway through the storyline so far because I've been learning & completing each level (challenges, purist, highest score) as much as possible before I move onto the next, after I'm done I'll definitely plan on going back and mastering areas I lacked. I'm suprised to already see my name in the leaderboards, do they include PS3 and Xbox 360 players scores or just PC scores only?
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I think this is the worst hitman game ever made. The story line, levels and objectives are utter rubbish. the only good thing about the game is the graphics, but it is nowhere near as good as all the previous hitman games. I hate it.
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I think this is the worst hitman game ever made. The story line, levels and objectives are utter rubbish. the only good thing about the game is the graphics, but it is nowhere near as good as all the previous hitman games. I hate it.
I would not say I hate it but the older ones were way cooler.
That is why I bought yesterday the Hitman Trilogy pack.
Played a bit SA - no fun.
Played contracts - no fun.
I did not have to play Blood Money since I know I can play that all night long.
IMHO the best one.
The other ones were perfect and fun to play - back in the days.
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I think this is the worst hitman game ever made. The story line, levels and objectives are utter rubbish. the only good thing about the game is the graphics, but it is nowhere near as good as all the previous hitman games. I hate it.

Won't say I hate it but I didn't hate Splinter Cell Conviction either.....they both tried to change or evolve the series and while it feels fresh and new it also lacks what made the originals really solid games. Ya know the kind of solid that creates a huge fan following that leads to a series that will inevitably catch a case of insecurity and feel it needs a makeover.
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I think this is the worst hitman game ever made. The story line, levels and objectives are utter rubbish. the only good thing about the game is the graphics, but it is nowhere near as good as all the previous hitman games. I hate it.

I strongly agree with you.
They needed to make a game, which is very easy to play, but can be complicated beyond explanation, and this is what we got.

This I believe is the Conviction phase of this series, and when they decide to take a blacklist step, its all going to be over for the hardcore fans (maybe).
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I strongly agree with you.
They needed to make a game, which is very easy to play, but can be complicated beyond explanation, and this is what we got.
This I believe is the Conviction phase of this series, and when they decide to take a blacklist step, its all going to be over for the hardcore fans (maybe).
Maybe I just suck at this game then. I couldnt get past some points being stealthy no matter what and I hated the fact that my score would be negative if I went in guns blazing
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Well, if there are too many guards, you could try throwing something and distracting them?

That is how I did most of the levels in full stealth. I used to always hit a wall like "Why the heck is he standing there?!?!?" then it used to occur to me, "lets throw something".
In purist its very hard, because you have to use a disguise due to extra guards, and instinct is ridiculously low. Man the game is sure hard, but doesn't have the enthusiast feeling to it. Or maybe I just find it very hard lol
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Well, if there are too many guards, you could try throwing something and distracting them?
That is how I did most of the levels in full stealth. I used to always hit a wall like "Why the heck is he standing there?!?!?" then it used to occur to me, "lets throw something".
In purist its very hard, because you have to use a disguise due to extra guards, and instinct is ridiculously low. Man the game is sure hard, but doesn't have the enthusiast feeling to it. Or maybe I just find it very hard lol

Would be so much more forgiving with a map even if on purist it was just to plan a route. It is def not a Hitman game in the respect of Silent Assassin through to Blood Money but for what it is I enjoy it.
Not having the map, dumbing down the fiber wire even more than Blood Money (ya I said it), missions that you can't get Silent Assassin rating b/c of no hit.......these aspects totally blow.
The large amount of interactive environmental weapons, plenty of ways to cause "accidents" and an attempt at an actual storyline don't make up for these but it sure helps....like I said above it feels like the transition piece just like Conviction. In the case of that what came out the other end (Blacklist) from my extensive digging is a marriage of the shadow panther faster moving Sam from Conviction with the ability to full stealth like the other games in the series unlike Conviction. I am very excited for Blacklist in the end I hope the next Hitman game take the good from the old ones and Absolution and blends them better.....this so far at least is what it looks like Ubisoft is doing with the SC series.

Google Blacklist stealth playthrough for an example
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Should I play the whole series before playing this title? I was looking on steam and they had everything except Hitman: Contracts ?
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You don't have to play earlier hitmans to enjoy Absolution but if you insist then I advise giving Blood Money a shot, just keep in mind that the graphics back in 2006 is not good as today's standards.
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