After escaping, he manages to spot the car his prey is fleeing in. He is on foot, with no way to catch up. So he hacks the traffic lights. A dramatic crash causes a pile up at the junction, with the target in the middle of it. A gunfight ensues, with Pearce running to cover behind wrecked cars. After dealing with one of the shooters, he nicks a rifle and goes to town. He makes quick work of the bodyguards, and he makes the kill. As he leaves the scene, more agents are revealed in a map of the city, hinting at multiplayer and co-op.
It's reminiscent of Hitman, especially Blood Money, but with a much greater control over the environment through technology. It shouldn't come as a surprise that members of the Assassin's Creed team are also working on this. I can see a lot of interesting experimentation taking place, anything connected with the city's computer can be turned into a weapon. It wasn't announced for any consoles, and given how good it looks it may very well be a next-gen title. A very promising one.
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