The new Hitman game can be gruesome, but I think its defining characteristic is a core-deep goofiness. The game currently has just a handful of levels, including two training missions, but what’s there strongly encourages players to use both logic and creativity to achieve their goals. Yes, those goals are to murder people, but it is a video game after all.

In the video above Playboy contributor Phil Hornshaw and I explore some of the funniest ways to kill people in the new Hitman game.

For more, read our interview with Hitman’s art director about the game’s heavily-influenced-by-Kubrick look.

Mike Rougeau is’s Gaming Editor, in charge of all things video games. Follow him on Twitter @RogueCheddar but don’t tell him where the remote explosive is. He’ll find it eventually.