Summary: Eidos is on a roll this year. First they brought the Tomb Raider franchise back from the dead and now Hitman gets a much needed facelift. Blood Money has all of the things that made the Hitman series great to begin with but makes everything more accessible, gives you a lot more to do, and coats...
Excerpt: Blood Money is the fourth part of this stealth-series and for me the first Hitman game I actually got to check out. Luckily the game doesn’t need and knowledge of the previous parts so that both newcomers and experienced virtual hired assassins immediately feel at home.
Excerpt: Hitman is a unique series in a genre that we are quite frankly sick and tired of and one of the few stealth games that we have any significant time for. The newest game- Hitman: Blood Money is more of the same but remains as one of the more interesting games in a now generally insipid genre.
Excerpt: I agree with Andrew that Blood Money feels different from past Hitman games, and not always for the better, but I don't agree that it relies less on stealth. Depending on one's perspective, stealth is more important in Blood Money than ever before.
Excerpt: Hitman Blood Money is a curious animal. On the one hand, it's got a decent plot, fun and open-ended gameplay, and interesting missions. On the other, there's the somewhat iffy hit-detection, over-detailed models, and a reliance on stock models to populate levels.
Summary: Hitman: Blood Money isn’t all that difficult; you should be able to have it completed within a week or so of consistent playing. Its graphics are well above par, its gameplay is first-rate, and it’s story hooks you in.
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.