IO Interactive together with Warner Bros. has finally unleashed Hitman 2
earlier this week. This sequel to the highly acclaimed episodic remake of the same title commits to featuring bigger locations to explore, a plethora of assassination options, more free live contents, and a brand new campaign. Not only that, but the first elusive target called #KillTHEUNDYING featuring Sean Bean
will also go live in 5 days. But if you're still having second thoughts about the new game, let's take a quick overview of what some of the gaming industry's critics have to say about the new installment.
That’s the heart of Hitman: giving players the power to create their own stories. And that’s as big and powerful as ever in Hitman 2. So I don’t care if it’s not the newest thing in the world. It’s still one of the most solid and rewarding games you can get." Gamesbeat 91/100
As of writing, Hitman 2 has already managed to accumulate an impressive Metascore 82/100 made up of 48 positive and 2 mixed impressions from 48 critics. Hitman 2 according to most critics is more like a second season rather than a sequel but not in a bad way. This is due to the fact, that IO Interactive took some of the most notable gameplay mechanics seen in the first installment wrapped it in new and bigger levels complete with a riveting narrative. In other worlds, Hitman 2 is the first Hitman perfected.
"Hitman 2 may just be more Hitman, but it's somehow even better than before. The levels are all fantastic, the assassinations possible are all clever (and silly), the satirical writing is at its best." - USgamer 4.5/5
it community. Compared to other studios, IO Interactive been generous to its core community by providing constant updates and addressing feedbacks. Hitman 2 can be considered as a product of based not only on the ideas from the developers but from the game's community as well. That being said, Hitman 2 may not have the most impressive qualities in terms of aesthetics but it still is and has one of the best gameplay mechanics in its genre. Check out the launch trailer for the game below and stay tuned for more gaming news and updates.
"Hitman 2 Launch Trailer"
Source: Metacritic, Hitman