Hitman 2 Silent Assassin Trophy Guide. Difficulty: *** A third-person stealth game originally released on sixth-generation consoles in 2002. The Platinum requires three playthroughs, some skills, and getting used to the controls.
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Hitman 2: Silent Assassin HD
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin HD is a third-person stealth game originally released on sixth-generation consoles in 2002, and revamped in HD quality with trophy support for the PlayStation 3 in 2013, and is a sequel to Hitman: Codename 47 released for the PC in 2000. The gameplay is mission-based, in which players are given a set of objectives, often including assassinating several people.
Following the events of the prequel, Agent 47 has faked his death and retired from the assassin business, working as a gardner at a church in Sicily. However, when his mentor Father Vittorio is kidnapped and left with a ransom note, Agent 47 is forced to return to his post as an ICA assassin in order to save his friend.
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin in 2002 received positive reviews, with an average score of 85%, praised for its overall fun and excitement, but criticized for poor AI intelligence.
The 3-star difficulty is for a combination of needing to get used to the controls, requiring at least three full playthroughs, and the skills needed for clearing the game on professional difficulty, which can be quite challenging - particularly if this is your first time playing a Hitman title, or are not using any guides for help.
Expect to spend anywhere between 20-40 hours working on the Platinum, depending on your skills.
Before selecting which difficulty to play on, there are a few trophies to consider. You will need to play on professional mode to unlock the 5 Professional Silent Assassins trophy, as well as the Professional Mode Complete trophy. Also, you will need three playthroughs in order to collect all the weapons for the weapon-related trophies, as well as a few other miscellaneous trophies you have missed during your first (or second) playthrough. Changing the difficulty will reset all your progress, so it's up to you if you prefer to perform your three playthroughs on Normal, then do an extra playthrough on Professional, or simply do all three playthroughs on Professional. It's a matter of time consumption versus frustration.
Regardless which difficulty you select, your main objective should be finding all the weapons. There are a total of 31 firearms, as well as 8 melee weapons, 8 hand guns, 3 machine guns, 2 assault rifles, 3 shotguns, 6 sniper rifles, and some heavy weapons. In order for a weapon to be considered 'found,' you must not only find it, but also keep it with you until the end of the mission. This is one of the reasons for requiring three playthroughs, as you can only carry 2 handed weapons at a time. It's worth following one of the guides under our Links tab to help you with this.
Also, there are a number of kill-related trophies to worry about, which you should also be working on towards your three playthroughs. It should be worth nothing that skinning animals will NOT count towards your trophy - these must be done to humans.
IGN has a Walkthrough here:
And a text-based Walkthrough by Dave:
And part 1 of a video Walkthrough on professional by Zevik:
Vx_S3AN_xV has a fantastic Trophy Guide here, with videos:
And a great Trophy Guide here, by Dr.HelmutMarko:
And a useful Trophy Guide by XniresistX:
And triplejmzu8 has a Trophy Guide here:
A useful Professional Mode Guide, by Dr.HelmutMarko:
Finally, here's a basic Trophy List: