Agent 47 has been through a lot. Over the course of two decades, this strange figure of a man has traveled from the Romanian laboratory where it was designed for a globetrotting assassination journey. Hitman 3 marks the end of IO Interactive’s World of Assassination trilogy, and we’ve been fortunate enough to be able to play much of the game’s conclusion. Whether you’re a staunch fan of the series or someone who just loves throwing rubber ducks at the guards, we’ve got something for you in our extensive 14 page cover story. It’s based on hours of work on three of the game’s six levels, plus in-depth interviews with some of the talented developers who made it all possible.
We’ve got tons of information on some of Hitman 3’s new levels, including an explosive opening in Dubai worthy of a summer blockbuster, as well as a methodically-paced murder mystery in England, where you can actually investigate and solve. a case. There’s a lot to unbox, so be prepared to set aside some time for this massive feature.
Agent 47’s adventure isn’t the only thing coming to an end. We’re nearing the end of 2020 (good riddance!), And we take a deep look at the year and the games it brought. Along with presenting our list of the 10 best games of 2020, we break down the big events that have unfolded over the past 12 months. There was a lot to deal with, from console launches to the obvious global effects of COVID-19, and associate editor Blake Hester outlines the highlights in a four-page feature. It ended with a massive recap of the best and brightest games of the year, broken down by categories to the best of the genre and highlighted selections that appeal to games that have personally resonated. Game Informer editors. And finally, we’ve got our list of the top 10 traditional editors, so you can see how our picks line up – or not – with your own personal favorites.
This is in addition to other features, such as Liana Ruppert’s take on the technology behind The Medium by Bloober Team; A roundup of the best table games of the year by Matt Miller; and Blake Hester’s interview with Paul WS Anderson on the movie Monster Hunter. And, of course, Hitman 3’s issue is filled with game previews, reviews, and other exclusive information you won’t find anywhere else.
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