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Hitman GO received a score of 4/5 from Joystiq, which stated that it was an amazing debut for Square Enix Montreal.
“Hitman GO is a brilliant and refreshingly innovative puzzle game,” Pocket Gamer said, awarding the game 4 out of 5 stars and the silver award.
“Hitman GO is a wonderful minimalist take on the series’ main ideas,” says Polygon, awarding the game a score of 4/5.
Hitman GO is “a brilliant and intelligent method of adapting a much-loved series to a mobile platform,” according to Pocket Lint, who gave the game five out of five stars.
The turn-based puzzle game Hitman GO features exquisitely detailed set pieces designed in the style of dioramas. You will have to evade adversaries and navigate fixed places on a grid strategically in order to eliminate your target or penetrate locations that are strongly guarded. You have to put a lot of thought into each move, and all of the tools of the trade that you would expect from a Hitman game are there, including disguises, distractions, sniper rifles, and even 47’s famous Silverballers.
You’ll get to experience all of the following with Hitman GO:
• Challenging puzzles that put your assassination skills to the test; • Beautiful visuals in the form of scale models; • Environments with hidden passageways and off-limits sections; • Multiple playable characters with unique abilities; Tools of the trade for Agent 47, including distractions, disguises, hiding spots, sniper rifles, and even the infamous Silverballers; a variety of adversary types, each with their own distinct and lethal behaviours; a variety of methods for completing each level, including sneaking up on enemies or using brute force;