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So,

I have a voucher for amazon and both these games are within the voucher price. Just dont know which one to buy. I have all the previous splitner cell games for the PS2 and also have blood money and hitman 1&2 for PS2.

Never played contracts and also would need to get them to work on xbox controller.

So which would you buy?
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I'm a massive SC fan so I'm biased, lol.

If you haven't played it yet, ConViction is a completely different beast to previous incarnations. It's mainly action over stealth but it's an awesome game none-the-less.

It works perfectly with the Xbox 360 controller too.

As for the Hitman games, I haven't played any of them after 2 so I'm not in a position to recommend them. It's more of a 'thinking man's' Splinter Cell.
Edited by Mobius01 - 3/21/11 at 6:04am
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Thinking Splinter Cell also
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The Hitman series has a lot more replay value than SSC. Plus there is so much extra stuff to do. You can be stealthy or go in guns blazing, you can dress up in uniforms, perform a variety of interesting kills. SCC looks good but after you get over the initial gloss the game really doesn't live up to the hype. It is not really stealthy, it plays like a modern day Assassins Creed. I prefer the older games, they are true stealth. And you will probably finish it in 2 evenings.

Hitman Blood Money is supposed to be a good game out of the series, but for some reason it does not seem to work on Windows 7 64bit. So watch out. Maybe there is a patch for it.
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If you are into the stealth aspect of the splinter cell games do not get conviction. It is simply action oriented with little to no stealth, you don't have to hide bodies or anything (which can be a plus I guess).

Hitman is a much better stealth game if that is what you are looking for.

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Hitman Blood Money is supposed to be a good game out of the series, but for some reason it does not seem to work on Windows 7 64bit. So watch out. Maybe there is a patch for it.
Works for me.
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^Are you sure? I bought the retail game and it did not work. That was last year and I have lost the disc now. I also downloaded the demo off steam and it would not start up. As you have made this comment I am going to torrent it to see if it works.

Note: I do not support torrenting but as I said I have already paid for the game and lost the disc. Plus it did not work even after I bought the retail version.
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I can't even get Splinter Cell Conviction (retail version) to start on my PC and I have found no way of fixing it.

Good job it only cost me £10.
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post #8 of 13
Conviction is an awesome but considering that you are getting 3 games, I would also pick the Hitman pack.
Have played both of them, absolutely love Conviction.
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Note: I do not support torrenting but as I said I have already paid for the game and lost the disc. Plus it did not work even after I bought the retail version.
I used a no cd crack, maybe that is why?

Last game I played using the disk was probably morrowind
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Hitman.
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