FANDOM


HitmanInsignaRecreation Hello 47, we've some business at the wiki.
This article, or a section of this article, does not meet wiki standards. Please improve this article so that it meets our standards.

ICALogoRecreation It's a straightforward assignment, 47.
This article is a stub and is in need of expansion. You can help the Hitman Wiki by expanding it.

Disambig This article is about the video game series. For the 2007 motion picture, see Hitman (movie). For the 2016 release, see HITMAN™.
SeriesLogoContracts

Modified Hitman: Contracts logo

Hitman (usually stylized "HITMAN™") is a series of stealth/shooter combo video games created by Io-Interactive, and published by Square Enix (formerly Eidos Interactive).

The series is based around the life and experiences of a bald contract killer named 47, a genetically enhanced clone, who is superior to any man, and can execute any assassination with flawless talent.

Game Similarities

  • Overlying Theme: All the games take a very dark tone, using elements of horror and dark comedy. Agent 47's ambiguous religious and moral views became a theme starting with Hitman 2: Silent Assassin. All of Agent 47's targets commit dark sins, usually beyond the greed and wrath common in organized crime into sexual and social depravity. The consistent moral of each game is that anyone who leads a life of sin can never find sanctuary—nor can Agent 47, trapped in sin and the only way of life he knows.
  • Gameplay: The player, while encouraged to use stealth, can execute the mission in a variety of ways, making Hitman one of the most diverse story line-sandbox games to the community.
  • Targets: Agent 47's targets are almost never innocent civilians. They are usually crime lords, terrorists, and corrupt officials. Agent 47 is frequently employed by politicians, especially top-tier organizations like the United Nations, to take out some unwanted terrorist or high-danger criminal.
  • Locations: Agent 47 lived and worked most of his life in Europe, but frequently travels across the world. In Hitman: Blood Money, he permanently moves to the United States, only to which he has traveled to places like Japan, Morocco, and Russia to name a few.
  • Finale: At the end of each game, Agent 47 is in some sort of dangerous scenario in which he's up against many enemies, which calls for less traditional stealth and more shooting. These "shoot-outs" usually end with the game's main antagonist being eliminated in a dramatic fashion. This trope ended with Hitman: Absolution.

Characters

Agent 47 (voiced by David Bateson) is an assassin for hire whose intelligence and exceptional skills make him a "Silent Assassin".

Diana Burnwood (originally voiced by Vivienne McKee up to Hitman: Blood Money, Marsha Thomason in Hitman: Absolution, and later by Jane Perry in HITMAN™) is Agent 47's adviser and informant. Both Burnwood and Agent 47 work for a mysterious company called the International Contract Agency, and constantly gives Agent 47 advice and intelligence for his mission.

Games

Main Series

Side Games

Trilogy Packs

  • Hitman Trilogy (Hitman: The Triple Hit Pack or Hitman Triple Pack in Europe) (2007)
    • Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
    • Hitman: Contracts
    • Hitman: Blood Money
  • Hitman: Ultimate Contract (Hitman Collection in Europe) (2009)
    • Hitman: Codename 47
    • Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
    • Hitman: Contracts
    • Hitman: Blood Money
  • Hitman HD Trilogy (2013)
    • Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
    • Hitman: Contracts
    • Hitman: Blood Money
Media of the Hitman series
Main Games Hitman: Codename 47 - Hitman 2: Silent Assassin - Hitman: Contracts - Hitman: Blood Money - Hitman: Absolution - HITMAN™
Other Games Hitman 2 Christmas Game - Hitman: Vegas - Hitman: Sniper Challenge - Hitman: Sniper - Hitman GO
Novels Hitman: Enemy Within - Hitman: Damnation
Films Hitman (2007) - Hitman: Agent 47

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.