Hitman 2: Silent Assassin

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Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
Hitman 2-Silent Assassin.jpg
Developer(s) IO Interactive
Publisher(s) Eidos Interactive
Platform(s) GameCube
Release date(s) NA June 19, 2003
EU June 27, 2003
Genre(s) Stealth, Third-person shooter, First-person shooter
Mode(s) Single-player
Input methods GameCube Controller
Compatibility 5Stars5.pngEdit rating: Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
Perfect
GameIDs GHMF4F, GHME4F, GHMD4F, GHMP4F
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Hitman 2: Silent Assassin forces a retired assassin back into action by treason. Visit the dark recesses of the world corrupted by crime, greed, degradation, and dishonor. Your contracts will take you to exotic locations around the globe including Sicily, St. Petersburg, Japan, Malaysia, and India. A diverse arsenal of equipment, from armor-piercing rifles and explosives to chloroform and poison darts, are at your disposal. Stalk and eliminate your targets up close and personal, in either first- or third-person perspectives. You must decide whether to use stealth or aggression, but be careful--you'll have to deal with the consequences.

Emulation Information

Improper GameCube Font

Due to copyright concerns Dolphin is unable to include official GameCube fonts, and instead uses Droid Sans. Unfortunately Droid Sans does not align well with the size/kerning of the official GameCube font, which can cause text to be misplaced, dialogs to display improperly, and other issues due to augmented text sizes.

This can be corrected by including a region appropriate GameCube IPL (i.e. BIOS ROM) under <Dolphin User Folder>/GC/. A GameCube "IPL.bin" can be acquired from a real GameCube using Swiss. Refer issue 8362. GameCube BIOS files used by Dolphin are named "IPL.bin", but may have other titles depending on their source, and should be 2,097,152 bytes in size. One exists for each major GameCube region (JP, NA, EU). The known BIOS CRC32 checksums below can be used to validate files, but variations with other checksums may exist.

NA CRC32 EU CRC32 JP CRC32
6d740ae7

D5E6FEEA

86573808

4F319F43

DD8CAB7C

AD1B7F16

6DAC1F2A

D235E3F9

8BDABBD4

Problems

There are no reported problems with this title.

Enhancements

60Hz PAL

In the PAL-Version the 60Hz mode cannot be activated at startup. Use this Gecko code to force the 60Hz mode.

$60Hz
04023208 38A00005

Configuration

This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Hitman 2: Silent Assassin since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

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2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.

Testing

This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
4.0-4488 Ubuntu 14.04 Intel Core i3-3220 @ 3.3GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Very playable. The only graphical problem I noticed was the images of the buttons used in menus aren't centered right, and cut off the edges only to wrap them around to the other side (hard to explain). Couldn't fix with any settings but it's so minor it doesn't really matter. All cutscenes work, audio works great with HLE except for maybe a crackle or two here or there, and in-game everything plays perfect. Solid 100% except for one dip to 80% in an exceedingly large area. Finished the first three stages with no major issue. Xerxes
5.0-108 Windows 10 Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.8GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 No issues. Needs real text from a bios or ripped fonts. JMC4789

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