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Rumor: RockSteady working on Hitman 5

Tuesday, 11th August 2009 23:02 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Actor Mark Sloan has posted on his resume that he has provided motion capture for Hitman 5 which is supposedly being developed by Rocksteady Studios.

This is really the first we have heard about RockSteady working on the game, and other than Variety reporting back in June that a sequel to the Hitman film will “contain story elements from Hitman 5″ and out “in late 2010″, Eidos has not uttered a peep.

Mark this down as the psychotic delusions of an actor until we hear different.

Ok, we’re sure he’s not making it up or in need of medication, but still, we’ll contact Eidos and see if we can find out more.

Thanks, Joystiq.

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14 Comments

  1. Hunam

    Why would IO pass it off after they finally nailed the formula?

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Stephany Nunneley

    Supposedly because it is busy with Mini Ninjas and Kane & Lynch 2

    #2 5 years ago
  3. absolutezero

    D: Kane and Lynch was awful…

    URG Its going to be UE3 is’nt it. Oh fucking God they’ll remove all the fun from the series aswell. Movie tie in Jesus.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Johnny Cullen

    IO should can K&L2 and do Freedom Fighters 2.

    Innit.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Hunam

    K&L was a half decent shooter, I didn’t like Freedom Fighters at all though.

    Hitman is where it’s at. Mini Ninja’s does look top though.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. humanfish

    I remember RockSteady talking about using their own dedicated in house MoCap studio to capture everything for Batman AA, maybe they are sharing resources with a fellow Eidos company. Having said that, are Rocksteady in any way linked to Eidos apart from them publishing Batman?

    #6 5 years ago
  7. No_PUDding

    :o

    /lowers standards

    Yeah Batman and Fallout 3 were great. I have high hopes for this….

    /raises standards

    :(

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Hitman….meh.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Hunam

    @6

    Nope, they are independent, doesn’t mean they can’t work with/for Eidos with outsourcing etc.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Phoenixblight

    Only a track record of two games and Batman is one of them, just have to cross my fingers…

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Blerk

    What’s Fallout 3 got to do with anything, Pud?

    #11 5 years ago
  12. pleasant_cabbage

    I dunno why they thought Mark Sloan would be good for the main character’s role.
    /groans

    #12 5 years ago
  13. TheDifficult3rdAlbum

    Well, Rocksteady are part owned by Eidos and they have an in-house motion capture facility that they make available to other companies who can rent it out.

    There’s no reason why IO/Eidos would not use Rocksteady’s facilities to MoCap a UK-based actor for a Hitman game developed by IO.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Phoenixblight

    No Rocksteady is independent look on their home page and Eidos is dead its now Square’s company along with I/O Square owns them when they signed the dotted line for Eidos.

    #14 5 years ago

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