Agent 47 has always been about business, killing anyone who dares cross his path and the latest trailer released by IO interactive cements that fact tenfold. It opens with a wounded Hitman tending to his wounds, while a gang of latex clad nuns make their way to him. Now these aren’t the kind you’ll find in a church and it’s pretty clear their aim is to introduce him to the Maker. Agent 47 of course has his own plans and effortlessly takes down the lot of them in a brutal fashion.


This trailer has kicked up quite a bit of controversy as people seem to be offended by the fact that Agent 47 is now killing women. By their definition, Agent 47 should just lay down his weapons and die just because a psychotic bunch of the fairer sex have come to kill him. Right?

Nuns with guns

Nuns with guns

For all those who don't know, Hitman: Absolution is the latest entry in the Hitman series of games and will release in India by the 20th of November for the Xbox360, PS3 and PC. Pre-ordering the game right now will get you access to a standalone sniping game, called the Hitman: Sniper Challenge immediately across both Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. If you go in for the PC version, you’ll have to wait till the 1st of August, which is when Sniper Challenge will be available on Steam. Here's a quick description:

From a balcony overlooking a roof-top party, you are tasked with taking out Richard Strong, Jr., CEO of Stallion Armaments, along with his entire staff of bodyguards. Skilled players will capitalize on score multipliers, discover secret extras, unlock equipment upgrades, and marvel at the many creative ways one can discretely dispose of a body while they work to fulfill their contract in the most efficient way possible.

Publish date: May 31, 2012 12:32 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 10:24 pm

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