There's barely more than a month to go until Hitman: Absolution assassinates all your free time, so it's time to delve into the game's storytelling with another dev diary from the team at IO Interactive.

There's no doubt that crafting a video game story is a daunting task, especially in the modern age—performance capture is a costly and time-consuming endeavor. It's definitely worth it, though.

Are you looking forward to more of Agent 47's shadowy exploits?