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Just wanted to see what you guys think about absolution? Ive played the original Hitman game back in the day so I am a fan and fimilar with the lay out iam just curious to get some opinions. Will I be able to max it with 2 Radeon 6970s 3870x1080 resolution? ....Absolution looks really nice in the graphics department but iam wondering is it one of those games you take a chance on or just pass? I think its going for $25 dollars on steam so I might give it a shot:D
     
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id pass, got it for like 10 on steam and i see why now... its cool for 1 or 2 levels, then it gets extremely boring

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It was just $6.80 a few days a go here. So I would suggest you hold out.

I loved the old games and can say that I like this new one for it's own things. Not because of much it's like the old games. Watch some reviews or let's play/first impressions of it and decide if you like the game play.

Edit: Also going for $13 bucks on Amazon right now clicky link.
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Bought it for $7 ... Not as fun as I hope and haven't really played much with it

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Graphic wise it looks AWSOME but again I don't know if the story line is boring like you guys are saying? Mixed feelings I see huh? lol
     
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It was just $6.80 a few days a go here. So I would suggest you hold out.

Edit: Also going for $13 bucks on Amazon right now clicky link.

This. It goes on sale constantly due to its poor reception. I know someone who is a huge Hitman fan, and he says Blood Money is better in almost every way. I got Absolution for $5 and haven't played it yet.
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Do you recommend it graphic wise? That's mainly what iam interested in I wanna see how it looks on eyefinity,blood money was pretty good I remember playing that one but I have to say the 1st hitman was awesome when you went up againt the TRIADS.
     
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Do you recommend it graphic wise? That's mainly what iam interested in I wanna see how it looks on eyefinity,blood money was pretty good I remember playing that one but I have to say the 1st hitman was awesome when you went up againt the TRIADS.

I recommend it both graphics and gameplay wise.
out of all games that came out in 2013, its number 2 in my top 10.

Ive played all the previous hitman games and absolution is the best among them.
What made it most fun was the variety of ways to kill people, you can electrocute them, poison the food, rig the oven to explode, or go kung fu and throw a knife to their forehead.
You'd probably play some levels a couple of times before going to the next one just for the heck of trying different kills.
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It looks amazing maxed out at 1440p!

I was a massive fan of the original three and I must say, as a Hitman...this game is not very good.

However, in its own right I'm really enjoying it. The story is actually really good, the only problem is the levels are very small, linear and sometimes a tad dull.

I think it's definitely worth picking up when it comes back on sale, I wouldn't pay $25 for it though.
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Oh yea... for the graphics.... is why I got it. wink.gif







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