When you think of popular franchises that make their way to mobile devices, the experience is usually subpar. The mobile developer, probably under direction of the publisher, attempts to shoehorn a console experience into a mobile device. With Hitman GO, Square-Enix Montreal took the essence of the Hitman franchise and distilled it into a mobile device. Does this singular focus make for a well-balance mobile game? That's what we're about to find out.
The Traditional Hitman Experience
In traditional Hitman games you play as Agent 47, a professional hitman that’s one of the best in the world. You are assigned missions to eliminate a target and graded on your performance. You can eliminate the target using various methods, but no matter the method you must develop a strategy. It is the development of your strategy that garnered acclaim from the gaming community. With Hitman GO, the game is all about strategy.
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