One must recognise that Agent 47 is a striking fictional character in the world of video games. Followers of the ‘Hitman’ franchise have stepped into his immaculate suit, donned different costumes and eliminated his chosen targets in various ways.

‘Metal Gear Solid’ enthusiasts have opposed when it was announced that longtime veteran voice actor David Hayter would no longer be playing the role of Naked Snake, also known as Big Boss, and his clone, Solid Snake. But ‘Metal...