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  • Summary: HITMAN empowers players to perform contract hits on powerful, high-profile targets in exotic locations around the globe, from Paris and sunny coast of Italy to the dust and hustle of the markets in Marrakesh in this stealth action title. Gameplay centers on taking out targets in vast sandboxHITMAN empowers players to perform contract hits on powerful, high-profile targets in exotic locations around the globe, from Paris and sunny coast of Italy to the dust and hustle of the markets in Marrakesh in this stealth action title. Gameplay centers on taking out targets in vast sandbox levels with complete freedom of approach. Where to go, when to attack and who to kill is at your discretion. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 38 out of 40
  2. Negative: 0 out of 40
  1. Jan 31, 2017
    100
    Hitman is unquestionably the finest game in the series. It might be one of the best stealth games ever made.
  2. Nov 4, 2016
    90
    Season 1 delivered near flawlessly. IO Interactive has built a framework that they can keep building on for years to come here, and we can’t wait to dive back into more missions in season 2.
  3. Jan 31, 2017
    90
    IO Interactive's new, episodic Hitman is a triumph. The developer knew how to revive its ailing series and did so with aplomb, crafting a robust set of core mechanics and designing superb levels around them. Reminiscent of everything Blood Money did so well, from its focus on gameplay over story to its cold, sardonic presentation and dark sense of humour, this is Hitman as it is and always should be.
  4. Nov 25, 2016
    84
    Hitman: The Complete First Season is the perfect re-introduction to the third-person stealth franchise, bringing back sandbox game design and player choice to the forefront with six expertly hand-crafted missions with hundreds of opportunities and ways to approach killing targets, and a ton of side content in the form of Escalation contracts and the Sarajevo Six (effectively “What If?” scenarios and missions).
  5. Feb 1, 2017
    80
    The first season offers a classic but at the same time new take on the Hitman experience. It asks for every mission to be replayed and rediscovered, and we've enjoyed it thanks to its diversity and possibilities.
  6. Nov 24, 2016
    80
    With Hitman: The Complete First Season, IO Interactive has successfully managed to take the series back to its roots with style, making it a must-have for stealth fans yet to savour its delights.
  7. Nov 15, 2016
    70
    Agent 47’s ultimate skill has always been patience, and the newest Hitman demands the same from the player more than ever before. Some may enjoy devoting hours to planning and pulling off the perfect hit, but the supersized levels have made 47’s latest adventure an overly drawn-out affair, above and beyond the initial episodic release schedule.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 29
  2. Negative: 1 out of 29
  1. May 22, 2019
    10
    Hitman 2016 is a game with alot of personality and charm representative of the people at the studio making the game. IO Interactive has hadHitman 2016 is a game with alot of personality and charm representative of the people at the studio making the game. IO Interactive has had some rough times over the years with Hitman Absolution not being the best it could have been and the drama with Square Enix.
    But IO hit it out of the park with this game as Hitman 2016 is not only one of the best stealth games ever made but also the most visually appealing too with some great stylized UI and cut scenes that look eerily realistic.
    If I had to pick this or MGSV I would choose Hitman anyday surprising seeing as I'm a huge Metal Gear fan but I think it's ultimately because unlike MGSV Hitman sticks to it's core design in being a sandbox stealth game where thousands of possibilities are open to the player to perform the perfect assassination.
    It's hard to express how fantastic the gameplay is but I would urge anyone to try Hitman regardless of if you are a fan of the stealth genre or not, in fact I managed to get my ex girlfriend into the genre by sitting down and letting them go through the entire game one day with no hints or backseating and they enjoyed the hell out of it.
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  2. Dec 4, 2018
    10
    Игра, продолжила идеи Blood Money и преумножила их в квадрате. Геймплей превосходен и побуждает игроков к реиграбельности. Для геймеров, неИгра, продолжила идеи Blood Money и преумножила их в квадрате. Геймплей превосходен и побуждает игроков к реиграбельности. Для геймеров, не знакомых с культовой серией игр - самое оно для ознакомления. Огромный выбор устранения цели (или целей) поражает воображение.
    Игра однозначно стоит покупки.
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  3. Apr 23, 2017
    10
    Such a masterpiece. While I can get some of the anger because of the episodic style of release I fell as if this payed off as this has madeSuch a masterpiece. While I can get some of the anger because of the episodic style of release I fell as if this payed off as this has made for one of the best stealth games in recent memory as there is show much packed into it despite it only being the first season of this game with the big open levels and the fact that you can do it in which ever way you like makes it on of the most replayable games I have touched this generation and the presentation is very well done with episode 2 being one of the best missions I have played in a game. If you love stealth and action games you need to at least give this a chance. Expand
  4. Jul 28, 2017
    9
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  5. Feb 26, 2017
    8
    Good game, though extremely short, I easily finished it playing a few hours in a weekend. The creators tried to put a lot of stuff in the gameGood game, though extremely short, I easily finished it playing a few hours in a weekend. The creators tried to put a lot of stuff in the game to make you replay levels, but I'd rather seen them make a longer campaign. The quality of the levels is uneven, and Sapienza truly shines as on of the best levels I've ever seen in a Hitman game. Expand
  6. Apr 29, 2019
    8
    Hitman strikes a balance between sandbox and actual story-telling. The core gameplay is smooth and very polished.
  7. Mar 21, 2017
    1
    This is the second crap Hitman game, after contracts. The reason it's bad is because the developers went back break ancient Blood MoneyThis is the second crap Hitman game, after contracts. The reason it's bad is because the developers went back break ancient Blood Money mechanic. Wide boring levels with script simulator There is no story its kind of lame and stupid early access Expand

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