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Hitman 3 players have figured out how to beat the Dubai level in record time. PC Gamer spotted two impressive nine-second finishes by Wreak and Der_Lauch_Linus, both of which were recorded on They have since been beaten by Goron, who managed to beat the level in eight seconds.

The targets can be taken out at the very beginning of the level. It isn’t clear whether the developer intended this, but it could be an homage to Hideo Kojima. DSOG noted that Metal Gear Solid 3 had such a scenario. Speedruns are nothing new, but it is rare when they’re achieved solely by skill as opposed to a glitch or developer exploit.

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Peter Brosdahl

As a child of the 70’s I was part of the many who became enthralled by the video arcade invasion of the 1980’s. Saving money from various odd jobs I purchased my first computer from a friend of my...

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  1. That’s like the D&D night that gets cut short.. “And so hero’s you’ll never…” “I cast weird make a will save.” “Oh alright I got a 24.” “Ok says here you failed the save, you died… ” “Wait… let me read that…” “hummm… ok… so who wants to watch a movie?”

  2. I remember those days. Never piss off the DM unless it’s your goal to end it quick.

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