Did they just turn the game into Splinter Cell?

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User Info: Thuggles

Thuggles
4 years ago#1
I haven't played it yet, but from the videos that's exactly what it looks like. I mean, I'm a huge fan of both series, but Hitman is Hitman. Tell me I'm wrong.

(also insert obligatory "should I buy it" here.)
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User Info: warlord78

warlord78
4 years ago#2
No they didn't. I really like the changes they have made, though I was never a "true" Hitman fan. It's one of my favorite games this year, I imagine only second to FarCry 3.
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User Info: runwhen_useeme

runwhen_useeme
4 years ago#3
For sure. They took a lot from Conviction...and that isn't a good thing.

Still, the game has just enough Hitman moments to keep you pushing the tons of trash in between.

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warlord78
4 years ago#4
They certainly borrowed elements from other games, but hearing people complain makes me think I'm playing a different game.
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User Info: Pal 080

Pal 080
4 years ago#5
Videos make it look a lot more like Splinter Cell than actually playing the game. It's not at all like SC really, except the one ability that mimics the tagging/executing of multiple targets, as seen in Conviction (and your not playing like a "real" Hitman if you're relying on that move).

It's different from other HItman games, but more like it's predecessors than a Splinter Cell game, and more in line with it's predecessors than Conviction was for the SC franchise.
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gamesrgreat
4 years ago#6
From: runwhen_useeme | #003
For sure. They took a lot from Conviction...and that isn't a good thing.

Still, the game has just enough Hitman moments to keep you pushing the tons of trash in between.


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User Info: jivedj

jivedj
4 years ago#7
Pretty close; even with a disguise, you have to stay out of peoples line of sight which makes the disguises more cumbersome than useful IMO. May as well just stay in the suit.

User Info: James Mason

James Mason
4 years ago#8
I do admit I end up using the suit more and more... As the disguises often get you into more trouble than no disguises.
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User Info: colis12

colis12
4 years ago#9
It's the vibe I get when playing, I don't even bother with disguises anymore...seriously all I do is just hide behind cover...roll...roll some more till I get to the next loading screen. On levels with a target I still don't even bother with disguises because it is SO easy to have your cover blown so it just comes down to a lot of trial and error and reloading checkpoints...so I stay in the suit...get caught...reload till I get to the target and use the obvious option to take them out...easy silent assassin..
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User Info: azulmono55

azulmono55
4 years ago#10
Granted, I haven't got too far into the story at all (I'm only on the third level, the one after Chinatown) but those people saying "Oh I don't even bother with disguises any more" are exaggerating hugely. It gets MUCH easier to get around if you're wearing a disguise, as there hasn't seemed to ever be a room in which you're required to cross filled with only 1 type of NPC and they're the only ones who are allowed there. Only in that situation would wearing a disguise not be beneficial.

EDIT: I should add, I went straight to playing on Expert as I didn't like the idea of moving up a difficulty and having to totally rethink my strategy due to some added guards.
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