Hitman: Absolution Changes Echo The Mass Effect 3 Controversy, And That Sucks

< id='article_intro_ag'>Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version The "Attack of the Saints" trailer for Hitman: Absolution, featuring a showdown between a squad of scantily clad hit-nuns of Agent 47, triggered a negative uproar in some parts of the gaming world. As you learned in Stephen’s post yesterday, that reaction led to IO Interactive making some changes to the game. The trailer is apparently based on one of the game’s levels, and director Tore Blystad confirms to Eurogamer that the level in question has been slightly reformulated. "We learned from the trailer that we really needed to give these characters some context and some backstory," he explained. "We’re working within the game – within that level – to build these characters up before you meet them. That way you know what you’re getting and you aren’t put off by them." In other words: the hit-nuns are still there, but the game’s exposition will now take added steps to explain their presence and motivations. Read More?