Post I.T. - Washington Post Technology Blog Frank Ahrens Sara Goo Sam Diaz Mike Musgrove Alan Sipress Yuki Noguchi Post I.T.
Tech Podcast
The Bloggers
Subscribe to this Blog

Hitman: Blood Money and Reservoir Dogs

Accidents happen, but moreso when Agent 47 is in town.

I just finished an interesting meeting where I rigged a barbecue grill to explode the next time somebody uses it, threw somebody off a balcony, and infiltrated a high-security area wearing a chicken suit.

Of course I'm talking about Eidos's next big hit -- literally. Hitman: Blood Money comes out May 31, and I got to play this title featuring the big bald guy.

Unlike previous Hitman games, the missions in this one are intricately linked and your performance in one level dictates how many people will be able to recognize you in future levels.

At the end of each level a newspaper article is generated that describes the hit that you just participated in -- the number of shots fired, type of gun used, and even a picture of the character if enough people saw you and were able to give a description to reporters.

The game should be out for Xbox, PS2, 360 and PC.

Another game that's kind of farther out as far as launch date is Reservoir Dogs, based on the Quentin Tarantino movie. The game features voice talent from several of the actors as well as full 70s soundtrack.


A screen shot from the Reservoir Dogs video game. (Courtesy Eidos Interactive)

There are 10 third-person shooter levels and six driving missions.

The game follows the movie but not exactly -- a lot of events in the movie are not on camera, like the actual bank robbery. The game follows those moments, letting you now what happened when the movie characters were offscreen.

By Bob Greiner  |  May 10, 2006; 1:07 PM ET  | Category:  E3: Game Play
Previous: Study: Games Contributed $18 Billion to U.S. GDP | Next: Into the Cave


Add Post I.T. to Your Site
Stay on top of the latest Post I.T. news! This easy-to-use widget is simple to add to your own Web site and will update every time there's a new installment of Post I.T.
Get This Widget >>


Comments

Please email us to report offensive comments.



The comments to this entry are closed.

 
 

© 2010 The Washington Post Company