Parents' Guide to

Hitman 2: Silent Assassin

By Aaron Lazenby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Very well done, but very brutal -- not for kids.

Game Windows , PlayStation 2 , Xbox 2002
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 13+

Good game, but aging stealth mechanics can be fresturating.

This game is one of the most tame hitman games in the series. Due to its age, the game's violence is not too extreme and the only worry is the sexual themes (are not too easily noticed) present in the game.
age 13+


This game would be perfect for any mature audience.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (8 ):

This is one of the best-designed games of its type. You'll want to spend a lot of time in the game, as the environments are carefully rendered and remarkably interactive. Controls are easy to master yet provide an impressive range of options and control.

But make no mistake -- HITMAN 2: SILENT ASSASSIN is appropriately named, and there is no shortage of graphic violence. The brutality ranges from launching impersonal sniper fire from a distance to up-close strangulation with a wire. Copious amounts of blood paint the walls during gun fights, and depictions of torture, injury to innocents, and the potential to attack police officers all add to the general unseemliness of the game. Parents and children beware.

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