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DescriptionThe perfect hitman, Agent 47, tries to distance himself from his violent past and becomes a humble church gardener. But he is tricked into returning to his trade when his friend, a priest, gets kidnapped by an Italian mafioso. Hitman 2: Silent Assassin is a third-person stealth game. As a titular hitman, you have to complete a number of missions all over the world. Each mission generally involves assassinating someone, and possibly fulfilling a couple of other objectives.
Typically, your target will be protected by numerous guards. While there's a large arsenal of weapons available to you - ranging from stealthy weapons such as a garrote or a silenced pistol, up to machine guns and sniper rifles - your main weapon will be stealth. Agent 47 can sneak around to remain undetected, and he can disguise himself in clothes from killed or stunned guards.
The guards aren't completely stupid, however, as they will investigate suspicious noises, and they'll react if they see you waving around a gun. They'll get suspicious if they see you running around, raise alarm upon finding a corpse, and if you hang in a disguise around them too long, they'll eventually realize you're not one of their buddies.
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin brings something new to the series: depending on your stealthiness, you are given a rating upon completing a mission. Going trigger-happy on everyone will result in being called a "Mass Murderer", while only the most patient and skilled players will manage to receive the "Silent Assassin" rating, which generally involves stealthily eliminating the target without raising any suspicion.
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- "Hitman 2: Бесшумный убийца" -- Russian spelling
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- 3D Engine: Glacier
- Games with Dopefish
- Hitman series
- PlayStation 2 Greatest Hits releases
- PlayStation 2 Platinum Range releases
- Setting: Indian
|Great Shooter Game||Boris Stovich (29)||unrated|
|Ups the ante on first (or third) person sneakers...excellent!||Lucas Schippers (59)||unrated|
The Press Says
|games xtreme||Oct 14, 2002||9.6 out of 10||96|
|Gamer's Pulse||Nov 19, 2002||47 out of 50||94|
|Game Over Online||Nov 30, 1999||92 out of 100||92|
|GameSpy||Nov 05, 2002||90 out of 100||90|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Nov 27, 2002||90|
|GameZone||Oct 25, 2002||8.9 out of 10||89|
|GamePro (US)||Oct 04, 2002||4 out of 5||80|
|Game industry News (GiN)||2002||80|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Dec 10, 2003||8 out of 10||80|
|Netjak||Oct 21, 2002||7.1 out of 10||71|
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TriviaIn the first St. Petersburg mission, there is a building called "Zaitsev Building". It was obviously named after the famous soviet sniper Vasily Zaitsev (immortalised in the movie "Enemy at the Gates“). Quite fitting, if you think about progress of the misson ...
Related Web Sites
- Hitman 2 -- Official Site
- Wikipedia: Hitman 2: Silent Assassin -- Information about Hitman 2: Silent Assassin at Wikipedia
POMAH (31067) added Hitman 2: Silent Assassin (PlayStation 2) on Oct 04, 2002
Jacob Andersen, Tobias Biehl, Svend Christensen, Peter Fleckenstein, Thor Frølich, Henrik Hansen, Rasmus Kjær, Peter von Linstow, Jesper Kieler Petersen, Mads Prahm, Thomas StormAnimators: