Hitman: Absolution Will Include Hardcore Mode For Veterans

By Darryl Kaye on October 7, 2011, 4:08AM EDT

Following complaints from fans of the Hitman franchise, IO Interactive has announced that they will implement a "hardcore mode" into Hitman: Absolution.

"We will get into more details at a later point [the hardcore mode], but obviously it's linked to the playing style," said Hakan Abrak from IO. "It's more pacify your enemies, be undetected, maybe solve the challenges in a smarter way. That will probably give you a stealth assassin achievement."

The demo that IO showed off at this year's E3 went well away from the franchises' roots, with much more focus on an action-packed encounter.

Source: Eurogamer

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