Informational thread about why Hitman is the best game of 2012

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#-49 Posted by TheDidact (3981 posts) -
[QUOTE="TheDidact"]Metro is grey and generic. Halo is vibrant, open, and beautiful with imaginative worlds, not just some boring and grey Post Apocalyptic environment that has been done to death. Russian devs are so unoriginal, they release the same game every time and people like you lap it up.SNIPER4321
yeah russians are unoriginal what western/americans are making?? same old modern war shooter that has MP focus or generic fat space marine....

Except Halo isn't a modern war shooter. :lol: Plus it's better than Dishonored. You said it yourself months ago that the best games are rated in the 80s on MC and anything in the 90s is praised by the corrupt mainstream media. Dishonored is at 91 so that means it's a sh1t corrupt game praised by the mainstream media and Halo 4 is great. People like you need to stop falling for that mainstream media crap by buying games like Dishonored.
#-48 Posted by indzman (17244 posts) -

i highly doubt if sniper has played any games besides Metro or Stalker coz he's always rambling about these two games and how they are supposed to be best games in the world :lol:

#-47 Posted by speedfreak48t5p (6944 posts) -

Dishonored > Hitman

SNIPER4321 > Mastershake

Halo 4 > SNIPER4321 and Mastershake.

#-46 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

Damit sniper, you're hogging all the stupid.

#-45 Posted by indzman (17244 posts) -

Dishonored > Hitman

SNIPER4321 > Mastershake

Halo 4 > SNIPER4321 and Mastershake.

speedfreak48t5p

Correction

Sniper4321>Dishonored>Halo4>Hitman :P

#-44 Posted by Michael0134567 (28651 posts) -

[QUOTE="speedfreak48t5p"]

Dishonored > Hitman

SNIPER4321 > Mastershake

Halo 4 > SNIPER4321 and Mastershake.

indzman

Correction

Sniper4321>Dishonored>Halo4>Hitman :P

I can't believe you just said that... :|
#-43 Posted by indzman (17244 posts) -

[QUOTE="indzman"]

[QUOTE="speedfreak48t5p"]

Dishonored > Hitman

SNIPER4321 > Mastershake

Halo 4 > SNIPER4321 and Mastershake.

Michael0134567

Correction

Sniper4321>Dishonored>Halo4>Hitman :P

I can't believe you just said that... :|

neither do i. Sniper messed me up :P

#-41 Posted by clone01 (24523 posts) -
[QUOTE="SNIPER4321"][QUOTE="Michael0134567"][QUOTE="SNIPER4321"] you have no proof that i never played never. i remember when i was playing Halo 3 and gave up the game when i reach mission "cortana". so much terrible. well game was terrible from start

So you went out and bought an Xbox 360? Why do I find that so hard to believe?

So if someone who not have console cant play it on console?? not even in friends house?? and btw Halo CE and 2 was also on PC and i played Halo CE and end up hating game..

Nah...you don't have friends, you f*cking idiot.
#-40 Posted by Ragnarok1051 (19873 posts) -

Man get over yourself.

#-39 Posted by olart4618 (407 posts) -

[QUOTE="soulitane"]The gameplay is basicSNIPER4321
so is the gameplay in a game such as crysissoulitane
WTF did i just read? LOL!! Crysis gamepay is so much different and complext unless you are talking about crysis 2.

You are sooooo stupid!, this must be you:

sniper

#-38 Posted by padaporra (3393 posts) -

It takes a lot of effort to create such a bad topic. Well done.

#-37 Posted by McStrongfast (4265 posts) -

I probably should've played the whole thing on normal instead of switching to it at the very end. The additional guards makes it like walking through a minefield, where the mines move around and blow up if you're within their detection range of 1907 meters for longer than a split second. Perhaps then I would've been able to get to the Hitman levels quicker and not wasted as much time getting frustrated by the many a to b stealth levels and many stealth sections within the Hitman levels.

Might be a good stealth game. It's a fundamentally poor Hitman game.

#-36 Posted by GamerwillzPS (8530 posts) -

[QUOTE="SNIPER4321"][QUOTE="Michael0134567"] So you went out and bought an Xbox 360? Why do I find that so hard to believe?clone01
So if someone who not have console cant play it on console?? not even in friends house?? and btw Halo CE and 2 was also on PC and i played Halo CE and end up hating game..

Nah...you don't have friends, you f*cking idiot.

Do you just go around here insulting people without making any kind of contribution to the forum?

Change your style of posting.

#-35 Posted by Michael0134567 (28651 posts) -

[QUOTE="clone01"][QUOTE="SNIPER4321"] So if someone who not have console cant play it on console?? not even in friends house?? and btw Halo CE and 2 was also on PC and i played Halo CE and end up hating game..GamerwillzPS

Nah...you don't have friends, you f*cking idiot.

Do you just go around here insulting people without making any kind of contribution to the forum?

Change your style of posting.

You know it's true :P.
#-34 Posted by ReadingRainbow4 (13423 posts) -

farcry 3 is better.

#-33 Posted by funsohng (27614 posts) -
Now I know that Master Shakes likes this, I don't think I will ever play this any time soon.
#-32 Posted by GamingVengeance (1842 posts) -
hitman is fantastic, one of my fav games of the year, but not the best, altho im not too far into it so that could change
#-31 Posted by DarkLink77 (31695 posts) -

This is your first Hitman game, isn't it, Shake?

#-30 Posted by clone01 (24523 posts) -
Change your style of posting.GamerwillzPS
The irony. Look back at your posting history if you really want an idea of how not to act.
#-29 Posted by mems_1224 (46545 posts) -
Too long, didnt read. Hitman was cool but not the best game this year.
#-28 Posted by SNIPER4321 (10143 posts) -
[QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]Change your style of posting.clone01
The irony. Look back at your posting history if you really want an idea of how not to act.

you f*cking idiot.clone01
#-27 Posted by clone01 (24523 posts) -
[QUOTE="SNIPER4321"][QUOTE="clone01"][QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"] The irony. Look back at your posting history if you really want an idea of how not to act.

you f*cking idiot.clone01

Not following. Did you just learn how to use the quote function? That's pretty impressive.
#-26 Posted by GamerwillzPS (8530 posts) -

[QUOTE="GamerwillzPS"]Change your style of posting.clone01
The irony. Look back at your posting history if you really want an idea of how not to act.

Well, I made this place interesting by expressing my opinions and trying to get in debates, no matter if people think I'm stupid, same thing applies to others too. Don't just sit back and be boring.

That's why I like ShadowMoses, JohnnyCage and ispeakfact. They sometimes have extreme opinions and they are perfectly acceptable, and these guys really encourages debate. This is what makes SW alive.

Being boring is not welcome here.

#-25 Posted by clone01 (24523 posts) -
Being boring is not welcome here.GamerwillzPS
Then you might want to reconsider being here. All I've really heard from you is fanboy drivel hiding behind being a PC gamer.
#-24 Posted by princeofshapeir (13760 posts) -

  • Hitman Absolution looks better than any other game released this year.
  • It has the best presentation (the main menu is absolutely fantastic).
  • It has the best animations.
  • It has the best CGI (seriously, it looks on par or better than Halo 4's).


Master_ShakeXXX

1. Far Cry 3 looks better by far. The bloom and saturation is ridiculous. It is definitely one of the best-looking games of 2012 but its artstyle holds it back.

2. :lol: WHO THE F*CK CARES?!

3. Nonsense. Max Payne 3 and Assassin's Creed III have far better animations. Hitman feels floaty and clumsy.

4. You are delusional to even believe this.

#-23 Posted by princeofshapeir (13760 posts) -

[QUOTE="nameless12345"]

Far Cry 3 may be.

New Hitman is tonned-down or so I heard.

Master_ShakeXXX

That's a lie. It's become more focused, and it's better because of that. The game is so challenging and rewarding now. You can't just throw on a disguise and run around as much as you so choose.

Have you played Silent Assassin or Blood Money? Anyone who has played the previous games will agree that Absolution has far less choice and variety in mission design than previous Hitman games. It's entirely accurate to call it the Splinter Cell Conviction of the Hitman series.
#-22 Posted by svenus97 (2289 posts) -

Do you like, play one game per year and then hype it as the earthly manifestation of Christ?

#-21 Posted by SAGE_OF_FIRE (15587 posts) -
The game is very average.
#-20 Posted by campzor (34932 posts) -
lol...mastershake thread... what about diablo and every other game which is the 'best one ever' from this year? lol
#-19 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

Now I know that Master Shakes likes this, I don't think I will ever play this any time soon.funsohng

Another one of these posts. I could totally make a living out of making people not want to purchase games. I bet the cows would be willing to pay a good price to have me talk lems out of buying certain exclusives, and vice versa :P

#-18 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

This is your first Hitman game, isn't it, Shake?

DarkLink77

I played the original.

#-17 Posted by lundy86_4 (43009 posts) -

Did I "inb4" Gamerwillz?

*edit*

I did not...

#-16 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

[QUOTE="nameless12345"]

Far Cry 3 may be.

New Hitman is tonned-down or so I heard.

princeofshapeir

That's a lie. It's become more focused, and it's better because of that. The game is so challenging and rewarding now. You can't just throw on a disguise and run around as much as you so choose.

Have you played Silent Assassin or Blood Money? Anyone who has played the previous games will agree that Absolution has far less choice and variety in mission design than previous Hitman games. It's entirely accurate to call it the Splinter Cell Conviction of the Hitman series.

A ridiculous assumption, simply due to the fact that Absolution is one of the most hardcore and challenging stealth games released this gen. It's casual only on two settings. It has three difficulty settings dedicated entirely to being a true stealth experience.

#-15 Posted by DarkLink77 (31695 posts) -

[QUOTE="DarkLink77"]

This is your first Hitman game, isn't it, Shake?

Master_ShakeXXX

I played the original.

No Blood Money? Holy f*ck did you miss out.
#-14 Posted by DarkLink77 (31695 posts) -

[QUOTE="princeofshapeir"][QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

That's a lie. It's become more focused, and it's better because of that. The game is so challenging and rewarding now. You can't just throw on a disguise and run around as much as you so choose.

Master_ShakeXXX

Have you played Silent Assassin or Blood Money? Anyone who has played the previous games will agree that Absolution has far less choice and variety in mission design than previous Hitman games. It's entirely accurate to call it the Splinter Cell Conviction of the Hitman series.

A ridiculous assumption, simply due to the fact that Absolution is one of the most hardcore and challenging stealth games released this gen. It's casual only on two settings. It has three difficulty settings dedicated entirely to being a true stealth experience.

It's casualized in comparison to Blood Money. Doesn't mean it's a bad game, but it's really not debatable.
#-13 Posted by siLVURcross (26103 posts) -
Only informational if I care to read it! /thread_defeated
#-12 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

[QUOTE="DarkLink77"]

This is your first Hitman game, isn't it, Shake?

DarkLink77

I played the original.

No Blood Money? Holy f*ck did you miss out.

Nay. I'd like to though. I loved the more open levels in Absolution which is apparently what Blood Money consisted entirely of, so I'd like to play it. But I also really liked the more linear "sneaking" missions in Absolution. I don't consider them a downfall like so many others do. Trying to sneak around all those cops was intense.

#-11 Posted by BPoole96 (22784 posts) -
OP made me laugh. Nice work, Shake. I am looking forward to playing Hitman once this break begins.
#-10 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

[QUOTE="princeofshapeir"] Have you played Silent Assassin or Blood Money? Anyone who has played the previous games will agree that Absolution has far less choice and variety in mission design than previous Hitman games. It's entirely accurate to call it the Splinter Cell Conviction of the Hitman series. DarkLink77

A ridiculous assumption, simply due to the fact that Absolution is one of the most hardcore and challenging stealth games released this gen. It's casual only on two settings. It has three difficulty settings dedicated entirely to being a true stealth experience.

It's casualized in comparison to Blood Money. Doesn't mean it's a bad game, but it's really not debatable.

I've actually heard from many people over on the Absolution GFaqs board that Blood Money is a lot easier :/

#-9 Posted by lundy86_4 (43009 posts) -

lol'd at Skyrim: shooty edition.

#-8 Posted by DarkLink77 (31695 posts) -

[QUOTE="DarkLink77"][QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

A ridiculous assumption, simply due to the fact that Absolution is one of the most hardcore and challenging stealth games released this gen. It's casual only on two settings. It has three difficulty settings dedicated entirely to being a true stealth experience.

Master_ShakeXXX

It's casualized in comparison to Blood Money. Doesn't mean it's a bad game, but it's really not debatable.

I've actually heard from many people over on the Absolution GFaqs board that Blood Money is a lot easier :/

I wonder what game those people were playing. :|
#-7 Posted by DarkLink77 (31695 posts) -

[QUOTE="DarkLink77"][QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

I played the original.

Master_ShakeXXX

No Blood Money? Holy f*ck did you miss out.

Nay. I'd like to though. I loved the more open levels in Absolution which is apparently what Blood Money consisted entirely of, so I'd like to play it. But I also really liked the more linear "sneaking" missions in Absolution. I don't consider them a downfall like so many others do. Trying to sneak around all those cops was intense.

It's worth a spin. All true. It's all big open missions that you can tackle pretty much however you want.
#-6 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

OP made me laugh. Nice work, Shake. I am looking forward to playing Hitman once this break begins.BPoole96

I do my best :)

#-5 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

[QUOTE="DarkLink77"] It's casualized in comparison to Blood Money. Doesn't mean it's a bad game, but it's really not debatable. DarkLink77

I've actually heard from many people over on the Absolution GFaqs board that Blood Money is a lot easier :/

I wonder what game those people were playing. :|

I can't imagine Blood Money being any more challenging. I'm playing on hard difficulty right now with the hints turned off and the game is absolutely crushing me (granted I'm trying to do perfect undetected runs). I still have two whole higher difficulties to play through :?

#-4 Posted by WithoutGraceXII (1797 posts) -
The media aint gonna tell the truth, gamers online sure as hell aint gonna tell ya, but IM gonna tell ya.Master_ShakeXXX
You're not a gamer online?
#-3 Posted by princeofshapeir (13760 posts) -

[QUOTE="princeofshapeir"][QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

That's a lie. It's become more focused, and it's better because of that. The game is so challenging and rewarding now. You can't just throw on a disguise and run around as much as you so choose.

Master_ShakeXXX

Have you played Silent Assassin or Blood Money? Anyone who has played the previous games will agree that Absolution has far less choice and variety in mission design than previous Hitman games. It's entirely accurate to call it the Splinter Cell Conviction of the Hitman series.

A ridiculous assumption, simply due to the fact that Absolution is one of the most hardcore and challenging stealth games released this gen. It's casual only on two settings. It has three difficulty settings dedicated entirely to being a true stealth experience.

It's not so ridiculous when you realize the game eschews the classic Hitman gameplay so well-established in Silent Assassin and Blood Money in favor of cover-based stealth gameplay. The series was never about pure stealth: it was all about enormous variety and freedom in level design and multiple ways to complete objectives. I really don't care how the game is as a stealth game. It's probably decent, but it's still the dark horse of the series much like Conviction was for Splinter Cell.
#-2 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

[QUOTE="princeofshapeir"] Have you played Silent Assassin or Blood Money? Anyone who has played the previous games will agree that Absolution has far less choice and variety in mission design than previous Hitman games. It's entirely accurate to call it the Splinter Cell Conviction of the Hitman series. princeofshapeir

A ridiculous assumption, simply due to the fact that Absolution is one of the most hardcore and challenging stealth games released this gen. It's casual only on two settings. It has three difficulty settings dedicated entirely to being a true stealth experience.

It's not so ridiculous when you realize the game eschews the classic Hitman gameplay so well-established in Silent Assassin and Blood Money in favor of cover-based stealth gameplay. The series was never about pure stealth: it was all about enormous variety and freedom in level design and multiple ways to complete objectives. I really don't care how the game is as a stealth game. It's probably decent, but it's still the dark horse of the series much like Conviction was for Splinter Cell.

This is different though. Conviction was just a dumbed down, or if you prefer, casualised version of the previous Splinter Cell games. It was the same concept but made more accessible in an attempt to welcome more players to the franchise. Absolution is nothing like that. The developers simply wanted to make changes and create a different type of game. It is different from previous Hitman games, but it's not more accessible. If anything, based on what I've heard from fans, it's less accessible. People need to stop equating change to casualization because that's not always the case. Whether or not they're good changes is a different argument.

Had to make three edits. F*ck glitchspot.

#-1 Posted by princeofshapeir (13760 posts) -

[QUOTE="princeofshapeir"][QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

A ridiculous assumption, simply due to the fact that Absolution is one of the most hardcore and challenging stealth games released this gen. It's casual only on two settings. It has three difficulty settings dedicated entirely to being a true stealth experience.

Master_ShakeXXX

It's not so ridiculous when you realize the game eschews the classic Hitman gameplay so well-established in Silent Assassin and Blood Money in favor of cover-based stealth gameplay. The series was never about pure stealth: it was all about enormous variety and freedom in level design and multiple ways to complete objectives. I really don't care how the game is as a stealth game. It's probably decent, but it's still the dark horse of the series much like Conviction was for Splinter Cell.

This is different though. Conviction was a just a dumbed down, or if you prefer, casualised version of the previous Splinter Cell games. It was the same concept but made more accessible in an attempt to welcome more players to the franchise. Absolution is nothing like that. The developers simply wanted to make changes and create a different type of game. It is different from previous Hitman games, but it's not more accessible. If anything, based on what I've heard from fans, it's less accessible. People need to stop equating change to casualization because that's not always the case. Whether or not they're good changes is a different argument.

Which of the original Hitmans did you play?
#0 Posted by Master_ShakeXXX (13361 posts) -

[QUOTE="Master_ShakeXXX"]

[QUOTE="princeofshapeir"] It's not so ridiculous when you realize the game eschews the classic Hitman gameplay so well-established in Silent Assassin and Blood Money in favor of cover-based stealth gameplay. The series was never about pure stealth: it was all about enormous variety and freedom in level design and multiple ways to complete objectives. I really don't care how the game is as a stealth game. It's probably decent, but it's still the dark horse of the series much like Conviction was for Splinter Cell. princeofshapeir

This is different though. Conviction was a just a dumbed down, or if you prefer, casualised version of the previous Splinter Cell games. It was the same concept but made more accessible in an attempt to welcome more players to the franchise. Absolution is nothing like that. The developers simply wanted to make changes and create a different type of game. It is different from previous Hitman games, but it's not more accessible. If anything, based on what I've heard from fans, it's less accessible. People need to stop equating change to casualization because that's not always the case. Whether or not they're good changes is a different argument.

Which of the original Hitmans did you play?

Codename 47, and I honestly didn't care for it.