From the Store entry:
Get your daily fix of Agent 47 with this elegant, strategy-based Hitman game!
Hitman GO is a turn-based strategy game with beautifully rendered diorama-style set pieces. You will strategically navigate fixed spaces on a grid to avoid enemies and take out your target or infiltrate well-guarded locations. You really have to think about each move and all the Hitman tools of the trade you would expect are included; disguises, distractions, sniper rifles and even 47’s iconic Silverballers.
With Hitman GO, you’ll experience:
• Challenging puzzles that put your assassination skills to the test
• Beautiful scale model-style visuals
• Environments with secret passageways and off-limit areas
• Agent 47’s tools of the trade: Distractions, disguises, hiding spots, sniper rifles and even the iconic Silverballers
• Different enemy types with unique and deadly behaviours
• Different ways of completing each level, silently or forcefully
The acid question though, is "Is Hitman GO worth £4, plus in-app purchases on top?" And, even though this isn't normally one of my favourite game genres, I have to report that the game has me hooked and the answer is an unequivocal 'yes'.
The screenshots give a clue as to the production values here, but they don't show off that every view can be panned and rotated, to get a better view. They don't show off that the stereo sound (effects and music) is both varied and atmospheric (hint: wear headphones while playing for best effect) Plus the puzzles and levels are immaculately tiered so as to ramp up the puzzle challenge steadily and slowly. The developers even 'get' that you might get stuck 70% the way through a level pack and allow that to be enough to progress to the next level/scenario.
The 'dioramas' are wonderful too - clear and beautiful. Here's an illustrated walkthrough:
Super stuff. Even if you're not a puzzle freak, like me, the logic of the game and the 'I bet I can crack it this time' addiction sets in and I'd recommend the game. Even if you have to dip into your wallet for a few hint packs, you're still talking about a lot less than £10 for many hours of entertainment. Buy it here in the Store.