2007’s Hitman was not a very good movie, for a number of reasons. But instead of moving forward on a sequel to the movie, as was in the works for a long while, Fox has instead decided that they’re going to reboot and start over. No objections here!
But wait, there is most certainly more. Hopes for a better adaptation of the popular game series will be instantly put to the test by word that Paul Walker, star of the Fast and Furious franchise and Into the Blue, will be playing Agent 47 this time around, and that the movie itself will be titled Agent 47 as well.
A new series of gameplay trailers is on the way for the fifth game in the Hitman franchise, titled Hitman: Absolution.
The first of these trailers, which will all be completely composed of actual gameplay footage, re-introduces us to an old friend: Agent 47. It basically shows off the many options you’ll have as the iconic serial-coded assassin on your way to completing whatever mission you happen to be doing, and just how brutal things can get if you’re not in the mood do things cleanly.
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Fitting to its premise, Hitman: Absolution had a very stealthy E3 2011 presence. Some “behind closed doors” demo work and Square Enix had a small group of lucky individuals raving about how great the game looks.
Despite staying in the shadows for the most part, the team that’s FINALLY making a new Hitman game (instead of another horrible Kane & Lynch) didn’t want to leave the rest of us empty handed. They brought with them a few details about the game, as well as a brand new cinematic trailer.
You can see the new cinematic trailer below, followed by an interview with some details about the game, which will be released sometime in 2012.