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Hitman: Contracts

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
80
3.6
Windows
75
3.9
Xbox
79
3.4
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Description

Hitman: Contracts is a third-person stealth game. Players take the role of "47", a hitman who is unlucky enough to get shot, and falls to the floor dying. The whole game takes place in "flashbacks", where 47 is reminiscing about past missions, some of which were previously seen in Hitman: Codename 47, the first game from the Hitman series.

Gameplay in Hitman: Contracts is similar to the previous installments. Your job will be to complete several missions which involve assassinating targets all over the world. You can sneak around in disguise to avoid the suspicious guards, or you can instead open fire on everyone you see. When you complete your mission, you're given a rating - from "Mass Murderer" up to the coveted "Silent Assassin". If you manage to complete a mission with a "Silent Assassin" rating, you receive a reward: a special weapon (such as dual sawed-off shotguns), and you can try playing a previously completed mission using one of the special weapons.

Screenshots

Hitman: Contracts Windows You can use a car bomb to kill your target.
Hitman: Contracts Windows Taking the tram to the Commander; hope no one finds out the real soldier is dead.
Hitman: Contracts Windows Little incident
Hitman: Contracts Windows Choking the Commander as he pours a Vodka is the best way to kill him.

Alternate Titles

  • "Hitman: Контракты" -- Russian spelling
  • "Hitman: Kontrakty" -- Polish title
  • "Hitman 3" -- Informal title

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User Reviews

There's nothing quite like a perfect hit, and this game is filled with opportunities to pull them off Windows Bet (634)
Be a bald mass murderer!!! Xbox lado (28)

The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Windows May 12, 2004 84 out of 100 84
GameStar (Germany) Windows May, 2004 81 out of 100 81
GameSpy Xbox Apr 24, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot Xbox Apr 20, 2004 7.6 out of 10 76
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Apr 30, 2004 15 out of 20 75
Gamezine PlayStation 2 May 20, 2004 15 out of 20 75
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 30, 2004 15 out of 20 75
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Jun, 2004 7.25 out of 10 72
Super Play Xbox May, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Aug, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

Levels

A large majority of the levels in Hitman: Contracts are simply remakes of the levels from Hitman: Codename 47. Almost all of the major missions from the original game have been remade in Contracts, the only major levels that weren't remade were the Columbia mission where you assassinate Pablo Ochoa, and the deathmatch-style final confrontation in the Asylum (both of these levels were very action-oriented, and were probably deemed inappropriate given the Hitman series later focused on more crafty, less rambo-ish gameplay).

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