An action-adventure stealth game developed by IO Interactive and published by Square Enix on November 20, 2012. It is the fifth installment of the Hitman series, and continues the story from the previous game - Hitman: Blood Money.

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Why is Hitman: Absolution causing a BSOD?

I have been playing Hitman: Absolution for quite some time now, and have begun coming across a problem. After playing for at least half an hour, I get the blue screen of death with the error ...
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What is “Hitman: Sniper Challenge”?

I recently bought Hitman: Absolution on Steam and noticed that I got 2 new games: Hitman: Absolution and also some other game called "Hitman: Sniper Challenge". What is this "Hitman: Sniper ...
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What is the name of the song in the intro to Dexter's Industries?

In the intro movie to Dexter's Factory you see a snake biting a dog and 47 is driving through the desert to the factory What is the name and artist for this song?
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Can you complete Hitman: Absolution without negative points?

I'm new to the game and I don't understand one thing. I know that you can subdue someone and hide the body, so it will balance the negative effect of subduing and positive effect of hiding, but are ...
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How can I view the techniques (unlocked and yet-to-be-unlocked) in Hitman: Absolution (on the PC)?

I'm playing Absolution, and I get a notification when I unlock a new technique. However, I can't figure out what the technique does unless I look it up online, and I can't find a list of all the ...
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New content available at the Safe House?

I just logged in to Hitman: Absolution and got a message saying "New content downloaded from server. You can find it at the Safe House." I've only played the single player campaign so far, I haven't ...
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How do the Silent Assassin requirements work?

In Hitman: Absolution, certain actions earn you bonus points. These bonuses add points to your score. Based on your score at the end of the mission, you are given a ranking, on a scale from Agent to ...
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Can I kidnap Lenny while dressed as a Hitman WITHOUT starting an orgy of violence?

I've arrived in Hope, South Dakota, and murdered the first three Cougars. Afterward, while I was exploring the garage to see if there was anything interesting or useful, I accidentally opened the ...
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Why do I keep immediately failing the shooting contest?

Why do I keep getting an "Objective Failed" message with Lily during the shooting contest, sometimes even without having fired a single shot?
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What elements of the world reset when I respawn at a checkpoint?

So I murdered a cop for his uniform the other day. I had planned to use it to infiltrate a strip club and murder the owner, but on the way, I realized that I'd be better off dressed as a bouncer. ...
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What do you get by finding all the weapons and items on a level? [duplicate]

On the summary screen of each level, the game tells you which weapons/items you found in the level. What sort of reward do I get for finding all of them for any given level? I have checked to make ...
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How long do enemies stay cautious?

So I screwed up and alerted the guards. They came looking for me and fortunately I am a master of hiding, so they didn't find me. Now when this happens, guards' status changes from hunting to ...
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How can I tell what level of difficulty I've completed on a given mission?

In Hitman Absolution, where do I look, or how can I tell which missions have been completed on a particular difficulty level? I played some missions on professional difficulty, and some on normal, but ...
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Should I play other Hitman games before playing Hitman: Absolution? [closed]

So... I just got Hitman: Absolution for PS3. I have started playing a few missions, but I feel like I am missing something. Do I feel like I am missing something because I haven't played the other ...
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How Can I Maximize My Score?

Coming from Hitman: Blood Money, the new score system has thrown me a bit off guard. I understand a stealthy "professional" approach to missions will result in a better score in general, but what are ...
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Do disguises that cover your head or face make you less likely or be less quickly detected? Any effects caused by a head or face-covering disguise?

I asked this question, because I remember (might be wrong though) that in Hitman: Blood Money, NPCs could be on the lookout for a "bald man", depending on certain player actions reported by a witness. ...
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What factors affect the speed that instinct goes down? If there are more NPCs that notice you go past them, will it go down faster?

What factors affect the speed that instinct goes down when used to go past NPCs dressed in the same clothes? If there are more NPCs that notice you go past them, will it go down faster?
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Why did 47 cut the back of his head?

After the first mission, we see 47 cutting the skin on the back of his head, where the barcode tattoo is. I assumed he was trying to remove the tattoo (which would be an incredibly smart move, adding ...
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I hid a body in a container, but I really need the body's clothes — How do I get the clothes?

So, I hid a body in a container. But then I realized that I needed this guy's clothes. How do I get the clothes of a body I already put in a container? The container where I hid the body is full ...
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In Normal Mode How Can I Boost My Instinct?

In Hitman:Absolution, I am currently playing the mission Part 1: Terminus. I am playing in Normal mode. AFAIK Normal mode does not regenerate Instinct. I have to rely on other sources for that. In my ...
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Can I get the Absolution trophy via level select if I didn't start on Professional difficulty?

The last trophy I need for Hitman Absolution is the golden "Absolution" trophy, rewarded for completing the game on any Professional difficulty. Difficulty's are divided in two groups: Enhanced ...
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How can I knock out a person instead of killing them?

Sometimes it is more convenient or beneficial to incapacitate a person rather than letting them go about their business. Sometimes that person is a civilian, which means killing them incurs a massive ...
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Do I need to pick up every single thing?

After I finished the first mission, a list of objects appeared, the ones I had taken (including those I've discarded) were highlighted, the rest were grayed out. Am I going to be somehow rewarded for ...
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Do challenges provide any rewards?

At the beginning of a mission, one is presented with a set of challenges which may be completed. Aside from the satisfaction, does completing them provide any tangible benefit?
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Is it better to knock enemies out or to murder them?

Some interactions, such as grabbing an enemy from behind cover, allow you the choice of either killing the enemy or knocking them out, and you can always put a bullet in an unconscious enemy's head. ...
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Should I kill or avoid enemies, given the opportunity?

In Hitman: Absolution, you can often choose to kill or avoid enemies. There are indirect benefits to both killing (one less pair of eyes to avoid) and sneaking (conserving precious dumpster capacity), ...