Conclusion: Hitman Blood Money takes just about everything that made the previous games and expands upon it, starting with a brand new graphics engine that looks great on every platform, then offering new ways and new tools with which to kill your targets, new ways to cover it up, and a system that in the end is more intuitive and accessible than before, if also a bit easier.
Excerpt: It is one thing to be the hunter. What happens when you become the hunted? Find out in another great addition to the Hitman series in Hitman: Blood Money . The graphics are sharper and cleaner, which is to be expected as it is built on a new engine. The look is solid and the animations are crisper, adding to an overall improved look of the game. Sound is one area I would like to see more attention paid to in stealth games.
Excerpt: On the surface Hitman: Blood Money is unquestionably an action game. It features Agent 47 - a hard as nails bald lead character - an assortment of deadly weapons and an excessive amount of blood. If played on one of the lowest difficulty settings this action game façade can hold steady throughout the entire game, with brute force and plenty of spent ammo being pretty much all you need to progress from mission to mission.
Excerpt: , it's also had a significant impact on the rest of the gaming world as well. We see more fully realized and complex elements of stealth in everything from straight-up action to platforming to even RPGs; sneaking about to complete your objective is rapidly becoming a more utilized method of gaming.
Conclusion: Blood Money is, in every way, the best Hitman game IO Interactive has made yet. The missions are more open and the noteriety and upgrades systems give you more reason to go back and play through the missions again. Just ignore that feeling of deja vu.