255 Comments
Posted by Morningstar

I really hope this game is good...

Posted by andmm

Always be quick looking

Edited by FriskyHat

absolute shit, man

Posted by fooflighter737

Hitman Abs Solution ...HA! LOL

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Posted by Terrellism

Get quick-looked!

Posted by sbb6592

awww fuck yeah

Posted by bunkerbuster05

I can't tell you how happy I am another Hitman is out. And after this, I have Dishonored to look forward to for another stealthy game!

Posted by SamuraiSeppuku

Man I missed the quest again...[need to wake up earlier]. Glad another Hitman is out.

Posted by Jumbs

Why did I buy this when I still haven't finished dishonored :(

Posted by Vod_Crack

@FriskyHat said:

absolute shit, man

Fantastic comment.

Posted by AlisterCat

@SamuraiSeppuku said:

Man I missed the quest again...[need to wake up earlier]. Glad another Hitman is out.

Quest system will be gone just after the new year, so dont worry about it.

Posted by joelalfaro

Funny first couple of minutes!

Posted by MurderSlingshot

When did Shepherd's eyes become a hitman?

Edited by onarum

No Brad this is NOT a hitman game, it has already been reported that there are instances where you are 100% in stealth mode, no detections and them a dude will see you regardless because of a scripted sequence COD style... it is NOT a hitman game.
 
oh god that instinct thing is so cheap.

Posted by joelalfaro

I love when they ask Drew to chime in from beyond!

Posted by BluPotato

I really want to get this game but I'm waiting to see how Farcry 3 is before deciding between this and that.

Posted by Ares42

I find it sorta puzzling that we have Hitman which is highly focused on being silent and not leaving a trace, while we also have Assassin's Creed which usually doesn't mind at all (and sometimes even encourage) if you hack and slash your way to your target. I might be wrong, but it just seems to me like it should've been the other way around.

Edited by AlKusanagi

Never stop Vinnying. Ever.

Also, this looks like a Hitman for people who never gave a crap about Hitman.

Posted by simkas

@onarum said:

No Brad this is NOT a hitman game, it has already been reported that there are instances where you are 100% in stealth mode, no detections and them a dude will see you regardless because of a scripted sequence COD style... it is NOT a hitman game.

Not every mission is that though, there's still plenty of Hitman in this.

Posted by civid

"Some of the dialog is really well written" - yeah if you like fucking Eli Roth-dialog. Seriously, IO Interactive is a fine studio (I'm Danish myself), but their writters are AWFULL. It seems their idea of a well written character is; if you're too lazy to make deep, interesting characters just make them jerks who swears a bunch. Cuz dats c00l and stuff.

Posted by BeachThunder

The whole wearing disguises, which then allow you to perform certain actions reminds me of Stacking :o

Edited by onarum
@simkas said:

@onarum said:

No Brad this is NOT a hitman game, it has already been reported that there are instances where you are 100% in stealth mode, no detections and them a dude will see you regardless because of a scripted sequence COD style... it is NOT a hitman game.

Not every mission is that though, there's still plenty of Hitman in this.

Yeah but I also hear that in many instances, while at the beginning you may have a bit of freedom on what route you takes to infiltrate, when getting closer to your target it narrows down considerably and becomes linear, pretty much like assassins creed, no matter what you do the dude will see you and you'll have to chase him and so on and so forth...
Posted by stringbacon

Did that lady quote Pink Flamingos? Huh.

Posted by simkas

@onarum said:

@simkas said:

@onarum said:

No Brad this is NOT a hitman game, it has already been reported that there are instances where you are 100% in stealth mode, no detections and them a dude will see you regardless because of a scripted sequence COD style... it is NOT a hitman game.

Not every mission is that though, there's still plenty of Hitman in this.

Yeah but I also rear that in many instances, while at the beginning you may have a bit of freedom on what route you takes to infiltrate, when getting closer to your target it narrows down considerably and becomes linear, pretty much like assassins creed, no matter what you do the dude will see you and you'll have to chase him and so on and so forth...

Againt, not every mission is that, there's still plenty of proper Hitman missions.

Posted by gregoryc

Vinny and Brad QL's are the best IMO.

Posted by Tennmuerti

@simkas said:

@onarum said:

@simkas said:

@onarum said:

No Brad this is NOT a hitman game, it has already been reported that there are instances where you are 100% in stealth mode, no detections and them a dude will see you regardless because of a scripted sequence COD style... it is NOT a hitman game.

Not every mission is that though, there's still plenty of Hitman in this.

Yeah but I also rear that in many instances, while at the beginning you may have a bit of freedom on what route you takes to infiltrate, when getting closer to your target it narrows down considerably and becomes linear, pretty much like assassins creed, no matter what you do the dude will see you and you'll have to chase him and so on and so forth...

Againt, not every mission is that, there's still plenty of proper Hitman missions.

That and there were scripted sequences in the previous game too. White House in Blood Money for example.

Also you can turn the instinct mechanic off if you don't want to use it. Higher difficulties severely limit it, and the highest difficulty "proffesional" removes it completely at all times.

Posted by Superfriend

"Hey, don´t go through the mechanics and just play this game."

Best suggestion ever. Seriously, nobody cares for 15 or 20 minutes of menus.

Posted by Scylo

@Tennmuerti said:

@simkas said:

@onarum said:

@simkas said:

@onarum said:

No Brad this is NOT a hitman game, it has already been reported that there are instances where you are 100% in stealth mode, no detections and them a dude will see you regardless because of a scripted sequence COD style... it is NOT a hitman game.

Not every mission is that though, there's still plenty of Hitman in this.

Yeah but I also rear that in many instances, while at the beginning you may have a bit of freedom on what route you takes to infiltrate, when getting closer to your target it narrows down considerably and becomes linear, pretty much like assassins creed, no matter what you do the dude will see you and you'll have to chase him and so on and so forth...

Againt, not every mission is that, there's still plenty of proper Hitman missions.

That and there were scripted sequences in the previous game too. White House in Blood Money for example.

Also you can turn the instinct mechanic off if you don't want to use it. Higher difficulties severely limit it, and the highest difficulty "proffesional" removes it completely at all times.

Turning the instinct mechanic off basically makes the game unplayable. The disguise system is completely broken on any difficulty level other than normal. There's a thread about this over on Hitman forum and an IO person responded saying that they may tweak reaction times in a patch.

Link to thread http://www.hitmanforum.com/index.php/topic/57099-for-the-love-of-god-io-please-fix-the-disguise-system-minor-spoiler/

Edited by onarum

wow the more I watch the worst it is, so you can hide huge sniper rifles like it's no big a deal. extreme dumb down confirmed.
 
come on you gotta admit that's bad, before you could only pocket guns up to submachine guns, you could only carry 1 rifle, shotgun etc and it would be visible at all times, could not pocket a sniper rifle (like it's supposed to be), and if anyone saw you with a gun like that without a disguise you was done, now it's like "yeah I'll just put this rifle in my pocket"
 
also that bear thing is beyond stupid

Edited by BluPotato

Hahaha The hiding mechanic reminds me of how the Agents looked in Psychonaughts. "I am an Electrician and I fix wires and regulate electricity." *pounds on a panel with a a wrench*

Posted by MonkfishEsq

Looks boring as shit. What's the point of the game if there's a button that just shows you all the people and items through the walls. Does it completely turn off on the harder difficulties?

Posted by RVonE

I'M A SCARECROW IN A CORNFIELD, MOTHERFUCKERS!!!!

Posted by cclemon36

Holy mother of BLOOM.

Posted by simkas

@MonkfishEsq said:

Looks boring as shit. What's the point of the game if there's a button that just shows you all the people and items through the walls. Does it completely turn off on the harder difficulties?

You can just not use it and yes it's completely gone on harder difficulities. There's also the mode that gets rid of your entire HUD except your crosshair.

Posted by frythefly

Terminus Hotel? Like this one?

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Posted by heatDrive88

Why do I get the feeling that all the people complaining that "this isn't a real Hitman game" are the exact same people who complained when Splinter Cell's game mechanics were re-designed for Splinter Cell: Conviction?

Edited by Ghostiet

@heatDrive88 said:

Why do I get the feeling that all the people complaining that "this isn't a real Hitman game" are the exact same people who complained when Splinter Cell's game mechanics were re-designed for Splinter Cell: Conviction?

And they are right to criticize. There was plenty wrong with Conviction as a stealth-game. They tried to streamline the experience and basically screwed up the very core of what was fun about these games. The end result may have been fun for some people, but no, it wasn't really a great Splinter Cell game. And that's about its general atmosphere, also - there were numerous problems with bullshit retcons and a 180 degree turn in characterization, especially with Fisher and Grimsdottir.

If it were a reboot, it would be fine. But they made a completely different game and tried to put it into the existing mythos and atmosphere of the series. The hobo-Fisher game before that complete retool would have at least be in place in the game's canon and plot, because there were no signs of an attempt to turn the game into a gritty '90s throwback with an anti-hero who is grim like an anus.

Posted by prestonhedges

@MonkfishEsq said:

Looks boring as shit. What's the point of the game if there's a button that just shows you all the people and items through the walls.

That's for people who buy games so they can play through them in a weekend and then completely forget about them. Dads and the like. That's literally the reason.

Edited by MattClassic

I'm with Vinny, I could have sworn that parts of that video running in the menu was live-action. The hand on the shower door in particular looks really good. The rest of the game obviously isn't quite as pretty, but it's still pretty damn nice. Seems to run alright too.

e: I believe the documentary Vinny is thinking of is called Dark Days. It's on Netflix Instant last time I checked.

Posted by prestonhedges

Man, the center of the screen is still gyrating like crazy. I think something's broken with your equipment.

Posted by vikingdeath1

@Morningstar said:

I really hope this game is good...

Me too my man

Posted by scaramoosh

I'll wait for a crack to test the game before I buy... No demo :\

Posted by HairyToeKnuckles

Around the 21 minute mark, the documentary Vinny is talking about is called "Dark Days", for anyone interested.

Posted by Abendlaender

@heatDrive88:

So....they are right is what you are saying? Conviction was a good game, but failed misserably as a Splinter Cell Title. Still, a good game (I guess, I hated it cause I expected Splinter Cell)

Posted by DeviTiffany

This looks like it's going to be like Silent Hill: Homecoming. A perfectly fine game in it's own right, but will constantly get shit on by fans because it's not a perfect HD remake of the same game they've been playing for 10 years.

Personally, I think this looks really fun. I loved the older Hitman games, Blood Money especially and still play it today. I realize they're trying something new and this really isn't a Hitman game in the same sense of the old series. I'm alright with that as long as it still has something engaging about that. To me this looks more like an interactive sleezy exploitation/grindhouse movie with all the weird characters, cheesy/awesome dialogue and explicit violence. I'm perfectly alright with that. Looks great.

Posted by Aishan

Is it just me or does the commentary audio seem off? They seem to be reacting ahead of the video.

Posted by onarum

The sad thing about this is that the true fans of the franchise have no option, this can only go 2 ways, either it sells well enough and they keep dumbing it down even further or it doesn't and they shelf the franchise for good... so we might as well get this one anyway... I'll wait for a steam sale though.

Posted by Ravelle

The Brad & Vinny quicklooks are always amazing.

Posted by Jack268

lol even the story is similar to conviction

Posted by Vod_Crack

This Quick Look does a wonderful job of displaying one of the main problems with this game; the disguises. Hitman has always been about blending into environments like a chameleon but the fine folks at Io Interactive obviously wanted to try and fix something that wasn't broken and they are introduced a new system where anyone wearing the same clothes as you can see through your disguise. It might seem like an okay idea but now people can fumble through your disguise across the room, which is just fucking stupid. It also forces you to constantly avoid enemies at all times, which forces you to duck and use cover. It just isn't Hitman, it's now another competent stealth game. And I haven't mentioned other big problems I have with this game...