Tag Archives: hitman
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 | 20:41 GMT
Square Enix Japan has registered a trademark for Guns & Souls in Europe. Dug up by Siliconera, other trademarks found by the site include: Hitman: International Contract Agency and Hitman: ICA. The site wonders if the Hitman trademarks have anything to do with the Hitman game Square Enix Montreal is working on. They could also be trademarks for apps or mobile games. As far as Guns & Souls is concerned, we’ve no idea.
Wed, Dec 05, 2012 | 02:48 GMT
Square Enix has apologized over a Hitman: Absolution promotion in which people could put hits out on their Facebook friends for a myriad of reasons ranging from having less than ample female/male attributes to being a ginger.
Sat, Dec 01, 2012 | 15:28 GMT
Hitman: Absolution has been given a patch on PC, which will auto-start once the player logs into Steam. The patch fixes issues seen on specific configurations which caused the game to not start up, and Sniper Challenge Unlocks not carrying over into the game, Once the patch is applied, the game will receive the unlocks. The patch also addresses the issue negative scoring, however, newly accomplished positive scores will be needed to erase the incorrectly remembered negatives. There’s more through the changelog over on Gamers Hell.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 13:57 GMT
Sat, Nov 17, 2012 | 14:44 GMT
Hitman: Absolution Contracts mode won’t require players to have an online pass for users in North America.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 17:48 BST
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 03:04 BST
The first Hitman game to be developed outside of Denmark will throw out some of the franchise’s “holy cows” while retaining its “core DNA” and brining in some entirely new ideas, according to former IO Interactive staffer turned Square Enix Montreal game director Karsten Lund.
Wed, Oct 10, 2012 | 13:39 BST
Sun, Oct 07, 2012 | 22:19 BST
Hitman: Absolution will contain five difficulty levels, as IO Interactive has been telling us for quite some time; however, the details for each level have just now been, well, detailed in full. Hit up the break to figure out which one suits your playstyle the best.
Thu, Oct 04, 2012 | 13:13 BST
Hitman: Absolution has a new trailer available for you to gawk at called: The Kill Mode. Basically, it shows you various ways to off someone using the environment. Case in point: a dancer at a club gets a disco ball to the head, and some poor fella in what appears to be a lab coat gets set alight. Nice. Watch it below.
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 | 18:19 BST
Hitman: Absolution shots have landed in our laps, and they show a very industrious Agent 47 doing all sorts of jobs.
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 | 17:24 BST
Hitman: Absolution is now available for pre-purchase on Steam, and if you drop cash early, you’ll save 10% off the total cost of the game. You’ll also gain instant access to the Sniper Challenge campaign. Hitman: Absolution is out on November 20.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 14:07 BST
Hitman: Absolution contains a villain by the name of Blake Dexter, who is not only a twisted and formidable foe, but he is played by actor Keith Carradine in the game. Dexter is the cowboy hat wearing fella who pretty much runs the town of Hope, North Dakota in a shady manner. Think of him as the town’s Brad Wesley from Road House and you get the idea. Check out his ICA File video below. Hitman: Absolution is scheduled for release across North America, Europe and PAL territories on November 20 on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 | 16:49 BST
The Hitman: Absolution level with the sexy, PVC-clad nuns has been tweaked after the controversy the trailer depicting the level caused earlier in this summer.
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | 14:44 BST
Hitman: Absolution features asynchronous multiplayer, according to an announcement from IO Interactive at gamescom. Called Contracts, players can create their own scenarios, can pick out three characters on a level, choose the weapons, and challenge other players to “contract”. The faster the hits are made, the more money made. Weekly contracts will be added by the developer and earned money allows new scenarios with weapons and disguises. The mode is playable at gamescom and a video of the new mode will be released tomorrow. Thanks, Joystiq.
Wed, Aug 01, 2012 | 14:23 BST
IO Interactive has announced the launch of the Hitman: Sniper Challenge for PC users, which is a sniper experience available to play the moment Hitman: Absolution is pre-ordered. PS3 and Xbox 360 users have already had their chance in the spotlight, now it’s time for PC users to start scoring. The PC version of Hitman: Absolution will be shown for the gamescom later this month.
Sat, Jul 28, 2012 | 21:18 BST
Hitman: Absolution director Tore Blystad has said killing Agent 47′s handler Diana Burnwood was a “really big,” and “tough” decision for the team to make and it required a lot of going back and forth.
Thu, Jul 12, 2012 | 20:01 BST
IO Interactive has released The Streets of Hope E3 demo for Hitman: Absolution. The 17-minute demo provides a deeper look into the game, and features voice commentary by game director Tore Blystad and Travis Barbour, who works on the community team at IO Interactive. During the demo, you will see Agent 47 trying to kidnap Lenny “the limp” Dexter, who may know the whereabouts of Victoria, who 47 swore to protect as a dying wish from friend Diana Burnwood. In order to get to “the limp”, the 47 will need to take out Lenny’s gang “The Cougars” first.
Thu, Jul 05, 2012 | 16:42 BST
IO Interactive has released two new Hitman: Absolution videos. The first is the third video from the ICA files series which covers the background of the assassins called: The Saints. The second, is a video interview with actress Vivica Fox who provides the voice for the leader of The Saints. Hitman is out in November.
Fri, Jun 29, 2012 | 21:51 BST
Oh no: another citizen of Hope North Dakota has met his maker. Or has he? Whatever the case, Tyler Colvin has gone missing and the police need your help finding him. I bet if they looked under the brackish water of a certain swimming pool they may just find him. See if you can solve his strange disappearance yourself through the screens below. Hitman: Absolution is out on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 in November.