When watching this gameplay teaser, it's important to remember the developer's statement .

While they freely admit to creating early videos and trailers that are more about flash than substance, they keep telling the avid fans and hardcore gamers that Hitman: Absolution will most certainly appeal to them, too.

IO Interactive is simply widening the scope a bit, that's all. Well, take a look at this new gameplay teaser for the upcoming franchise iteration, and tell us what you think…we like the third-person action, but we assume we can be stealthier, yes?