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Submitted by EskimoPress 1189d ago | article

Hitman vs. Assassin's Creed

Eskimo Press: "There are plenty of games around these days that have you stepping into the shoes of a trained killer and task you with eliminating a valuable target. With the release of Assassin’s Creed 3 upon us, and Hitman: Absolution coming out next month, we take a look at these two franchises and see which one comes out on top in simulating the assassin experience." (Assassin's Creed III, Hitman: Absolution, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

FiLTHY ESKiMO  +   1189d ago
Hitman has always been one of my favorite franchises. I cannot wait fire Absolution.
Irishguy95  +   1189d ago
Hitman is many times superior
Nimblest-Assassin  +   1188d ago
They are very different games as the writer points out

AC is about big open worlds and history. Hell AC3 doesn't have many assassinations, however there are many different types of gameplay in AC

Hitman on the other hand is more focused on the assassinations, and offer smaller areas to explore, but a lot more player choice

If anything the comparison should be hitman to dishonored, and AC to an open world game like red dead
Venox2008  +   1188d ago
hitman yeay
MariaHelFutura  +   1189d ago
Hitman 2 was great and deserves an HD remake, IMO.
Hellsvacancy  +   1189d ago
Dont worry buddy, theres a Hitman HD Collection on the way to consoles

Well, theres a leaked trophy list anyway http://www.computerandvideo...

And alot of retailers have it listed as a December release

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MariaHelFutura  +   1189d ago
I did not know that. That is great news, thanks.
godmoney  +   1189d ago
Never played an Hitman game. Played the first 3 AC games. Not much interested in either right now.
CaptainSheep  +   1189d ago
Agent 47: The original assassin.
r21  +   1189d ago
So you're saying Agent 47 assassinated people before it was cool :P
MattyG  +   1189d ago
What a hipster.
th3n00bg4m3r  +   1189d ago
azshorty2003  +   1189d ago
I don't know how the hell I'm going to finish AC3 before Hitman comes out. I love both franchises and don't want to have to put off playing either.
Hasanhastam  +   1189d ago
Surely hitman
Messor  +   1189d ago
Hitman is definitely the better series.
Ashunderfire86  +   1189d ago
Hitman is the better game, but AC3 is best AC game so far.
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omi25p  +   1188d ago
AC3 has the worst ending and most bugs.
AC2 is the best AC so far.
PhantomTommy  +   1189d ago
The Hitman games give you the freedom do take on the assassinations however you like. The Assassins Creed games smack you on the hand and yell "NO!" if you show any initiative. So yeah, Hitman by a mile.
Abdou23  +   1188d ago
When it comes to Sneaking i will choose 1-Snake, 2-Agent 47.
Everyone else is irrelevant.
OcelotRigz  +   1188d ago
Hitman is shite and when i say shite i mean absolutely brilliant!

One of my favorite game series, just so much fun to play, Dishonored actually kinda reminded of it and made me want it even more, the wait has been way too long for Agent 47 to appear this generation.
AzaziL  +   1188d ago
47 doesn't need to freerun, he just steals your clothes and walks right on by.
MasterD919  +   1188d ago
I bought AC3 and have Hitman: Absolution pre-ordered (since I am a die-hard fan and own all of the prior games).

I recommend both, but definitely Hitman is a crowd pleaser.
47  +   1187d ago
Cant compare the two games really, Assassins Creed has always been more about combat where the Hitman games are all about stealth and planning.

Now as for the protagonist. 47 is unrivaled. I love Altair and Ezio and Connor, but no, there is no stopping 47.

BRING ON ABSOLUTION.....also AC III was incredible.
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