Some of these games went on to become successful. Others were doomed to failure.
The Hitman World of Assassination trilogy is home to some of the best sandbox levels of recent memory, and we rank 15 of the best levels in the series.
The developer is currently busy with Project 007, but will "come back to beloved Agent 47" at some point in the future.
It includes the base game and Hitman 1 and 2 (which will no longer be on sale). Current owners will get the upgrade for free.
Some enemies can be pretty annoying to deal with, and here's a rundown of 15 such enemies.
There's no doubt that stealth games are fantastic, but some of the genre's staple mechanics wouldn't make any sense in real-life.
A new replayable, roguelike mode where players will encounter new NPC types, hidden stashes and much more is coming this Spring.
All three Hitman titles will be available in one collection for current and previous-gen consoles along with Steam and Xbox Game Pass.
Following the removal of Hitman 2016 from GOG, a community manager has took to forums to clear the air on the situation.
Hitman Sniper: The Shadows is a Hitman Sniper game set in an alternative universe, and series protagonist Agent 47 won't be making a return.
"You'll see some development there that's a bit different," says IOI CEO Hakan Abrak.
The developer confirms that alongside Hitman and Project 007, it is also working on a new unannounced IP.
IO Interactive have set up an importing guide for PC players.
"We're processing thousands of players," says IO Interactive.
IO Interactive hopes to be known as more than just the Hitman dev at some point.
Shining lights in a fading genr
Which characters are skilled at dealing death from afar? Check out 15 of them here.
This week we have four games for you to redeem.
Assassinate high-level targets and explore a fantasy cyberpunk world for free starting next week.
This includes all previous Hitman 1 and 2 levels as well.