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OFFICIAL Hitman Episode 1 (Review)

Apr 19, 2012
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Hitman Episode 1 is the new structure of IO Interactive's new take on the Hitman series, designed to address all the hoo-hah surrounding Absolution, and take a wildly different approach to how Squ-Enix usually publish games. It offers the player much larger open levels with multiple options for entry, new opportunities, as well as a slightly more in-depth planning stage. A whole lot of focus goes onto the replayability aspect, unlocking more items and drop-points as you complete challenges, as well as offering the community the ability to create their own contracts to challenge each other. The replayability is a critical point, because the first episode only includes a single main story mission with just one large level. Its risky business to split a game into this many pieces, and offers what could potentially be very little - particularly if they get the replayability value wrong.

To read the full review, go to: http://www.nextpowerup.com/articles/hitman-episode-1-review/
To read the performance analysis, go to: http://www.nextpowerup.com/articles/hitman-episode-1-performance-analysis/

See below for the video review summary



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Benchmark Scores Meh benchmarks.
I actually enjoyed Absolution for the most part, but omg that vid you showed looked a hell lot worse. Yet another title i will not bother until it's $15 or less for the whole game.

Thanks for the info and of course your time, saved me some money too :p.