A lot of improvements to the basic gameplay.
Stealth gameplay is tense and challenging.
Excellent production values instill a strong sense of place.
Imperfect disguise system.
Linear, anticlimactic sequences.
Not enough traditional levels.
By TechSpot on November 28, 2012
Hitman: Absolution is a wickedly smart, darkly enjoyable video game, one that's as generous to players as its protagonist is merciless to his victims. You'll stab, strangle and shoot your way through level after level, sometimes grimacing,...-
By Maximum PC on May 14, 2013
It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything from IO Interactive’s popular stealth hero, Agent 47 (no pun intended). The star of the popular Hitman franchise is back for a fifth installment with Hitman: Absolution, and it’s about...70
By Computeractive on March 14, 2013
In the world of video games, assassination is the new zombies - it's everywhere. Long before Dishonored or Assassin's Creed, gamers who wanted their fix of silent-but-deadly action would turn to the Hitman series. Now, after a six-year hiatus,...-
By HardOCP on December 20, 2012
Hitman: Absolution is the fifth game in the Hitman series. It is a third person, action-adventure and stealth game that follows the story of Agent 47, and continues his story where the previous game left off. We follow him across the United States and...-
By HardwareHeaven on December 18, 2012
An in depth look at Hitman: Absolution with Kaeyi...80
By Techgage on December 12, 2012
Hitman: Absolution brings us back to the continuing story of the mysterious assassin “Agent 47″ and his service with the International Contract Agency, or “Agency” for short. Diana Burnwood is the only person Agent 47 has ever...-
By TheGuardian on December 07, 2012
The best thing one can say about Absolution is that it's impossible to feel ambivalent about it; players will love and loathe aspects of this game in equal measure.60
By Strategy Informer on December 07, 2012
It’s weird watching game worlds get smaller as technology gets better: it’s no surprise that early footage of Hitman: Absolution showed a game that was more linear and ‘corridor’-like than previous iterations, as the reality...70
By 1Up on December 03, 2012
Absolution takes tremendous strides with the idea of social camouflage and presents flexible environments and systems that epitomize some of the best ideas in the stealth genre.95
By New Game Network on December 03, 2012
The world's greatest assassin has to work hard while in disguise. Linear evasion levels take the 'hit' out of Hitman, but the few sandbox assassinations are about as good as they were in Blood Money. With further modifications to the new...77