Free games aren't always good games, but every once in a while you can get both in one. Even better, sometimes paid games become free, at least for a short time. If you've been hankering for a discounted mobile title to play, you're in luck. Hitman Sniper, Square Enix's popular mobile game from the Hitman franchise, is now free for a limited time on the Play Store.
Square Enix is always in the news on Android Police for good reason. The publisher has been actively releasing (or re-releasing) games on our favorite platform, even recently going as far as to commit to a mobile-first strategy. That's the case with Hitman: Sniper, a game developed specifically for touchscreens and available on Android and iOS starting today.
Sniper takes a different approach from its predecessor, Hitman GO. Gone is the turn-based strategy gameplay, and you're instead in Montenegro, standing in a fixed position in the shoes of Agent 47 who gets handed a series of contracts that he has to execute as subtly and inconspicuously as possible.
Square Enix's Deus Ex: The Fall was a major entry in the Deus Ex franchise tailored for touchscreen devices. It may not have the complexity of its console brethren, but it made a very valiant effort. Now the company has announced Hitman Go, but this time, the mobile version of the game is going to be quite a bit different from the AAA one being developed for televisions. You see, Hitman Go is going to be a turn-based strategy game. No, I'm not judging. I'm just surprised.
Don't get me wrong, there's potential here. Stealth-based games have an inherent element of strategy in them.