The lights are on
Square Enix Montréal has announced its new Hitman title coming to mobile devices. Before you get too concerned about unresponsive touch-screen controls in a traditional title, we have some good news. This Hitman game is designed to take advantage of mobile’s strengths.
Hitman GO is a strategy title, but instead of using the more realistic graphics of Hitman: Absolution, Square Enix Montréal is opting for a diorama aesthetic. Imagine Agent 47 plotting out his missions and you’ll get an idea of what the title is going to be.
All of the hallmark Hitman elements are in play, though. You’ll have access to disguises, distractions, and of course, 47’s iconic Silverballer guns. We don’t have a lot of details yet, but the studio promises we won’t have to wait long for the next update. For more on IO Interactive's next main-series Hitman game, check out our recent coverage.
Our TakeDeus Ex: The Fall was a flop for me because it tried to recreate a console/PC experience on mobile. Hitman GO looks like a smart, creative, and aesthetically appealing take on the franchise that provides a unique experience. I look forward to learning more.