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The game concentrates on the core Hitman fantasy of using a wide range of tools to take out a diverse group of targets across expansive, exotic locations around the world. We are building this game on the backbone of the Glacier 2 engine, using the best parts and what we have learnt through Hitman: Absolution and drawing inspiration from past titles like Contracts and Blood Money to fulfil the core Hitman fantasy. That means we’re packing in an extreme level of detail on the largest levels we have ever built for a Hitman game. We’ve adopted an open, non-linear level design approach to the game, ensuring the game will play out across huge, checkpoint-free, sandbox levels. Our aim is to create living, breathing and believable levels which will allow gamers to play around with the AI to create those unique moments every fan of the Hitman franchise loves.



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now this is awesome news indeed
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Oh yes man. Hitman always lacked this 'something' that made it sandbox yet still following a plot.

Just let me have absolute freedom in my murders, damn it biggrin.gif

Awesome news indeed!
   
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The only thing I thought was great about Absolution was the prologue mission. It was the only mission that felt like Blood Money, but then disguises were still broken.
If they go back to the old disguise system and not try to make it hyper realistic, and if they hold true to their statement about sandbox setting like it was in Blood Money, then all they have to worry about is mission plot.
Just don't do any unnecessary storyline please, stick with coming up with original assassination related plots per each map/mission, we don't really need a subplot
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The only thing I thought was great about Absolution was the prologue mission. It was the only mission that felt like Blood Money, but then disguises were still broken.
If they go back to the old disguise system and not try to make it hyper realistic, and if they hold true to their statement about sandbox setting like it was in Blood Money, then all they have to worry about is mission plot.
Just don't do any unnecessary storyline please, stick with coming up with original assassination related plots per each map/mission, we don't really need a subplot
Totally disagree. The storyline was good in Absolution and it was great to play. Even as a fan of the original games.
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Totally disagree. The storyline was good in Absolution and it was great to play. Even as a fan of the original games.

This.
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Sounds promising...
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Wow. No one will be safe from being murdered by me in this game. The killing will be epic!!

I'm imagining an environment like Just Cause 2, but with assassinations. Could be awesome.

Hmm...reading this, I sound like some kind of psychopath. Which I'm not. Seriously. biggrin.gif
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Very exciting news, I am really looking forward to the next game in this franchise. The story that has developed from the original three games is excellent. Looking forward to see where this one leads. The game play seems very intriguing.
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yay! the hitman games are amazing and this is only bound to make them better.
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Wow. No one will be safe from being murdered by me in this game. The killing will be epic!!

I'm imagining an environment like Just Cause 2, but with assassinations. Could be awesome.

Hmm...reading this, I sound like some kind of psychopath. Which I'm not. Seriously. biggrin.gif

This is what any psycho would claim tho rolleyes.gif
Add your avatar in the equation and you should start taking lessons in straight-jacket break-outs.
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