Distinctive features of the game include the rich flexibility of movement capabitlites of the main character, who can climb, jump off walls, use gadgets etc. to advance in the game world. Two years after the initial release, Psionic Systems
went on to release a Special Edition of the game aptly titled Assassin: Special Edition
, replacing the boomerang
(the standard weapon of the first game) with a laser
and making more minor gameplay alterations.