Tag Archives: hitman
Fri, Jun 29, 2012 | 19:32 BST
The first Hitman: Absolution TV ad will air during the European Championship final on Sunday July 1. Set your DVR.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 18:15 BST
IO Interactive’s Tore Blystad has said metrics compiled by the firm have revealed many Hitman: Absolution players won’t see the last level of the game.
Thu, May 31, 2012 | 20:14 BST
Love it or hate it, the Hitman: Absolution trailer released yesterday – full of sexy, female assassins in dom-gear disguised as nuns getting their asses handed to them – caused quite a stir on the Internet. Today, just to give you a bit of added color, we’ve posted the video again but this time, it includes commentary from producer Luke Valentine. Watch it below. Game’s out on November 20 worldwide for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
Fri, May 18, 2012 | 15:14 BST
The residents of Hope, South Dakota sure are accident prone, at least, that’s what the town’s newspaper wants you to think. Or is it agent 47? Regardless, strange things are happening to some of the townsfolk, but they probably deserved it anyway. Check out the latest edition of The Hope Times below, along with a shot of our favorite stealthy man with a penchant for suits. Hitman: Absolution is out November 20.
Wed, May 09, 2012 | 23:07 BST
Various UK retailers are hosting place holders Hitman: Absolution, pegging it for September release – although one retailer doesn’t agree on the date. Zavi and HotUKDeals have all three versions landing on September 17, which is a Monday, while ShopTo has September 24 down as a place holder – which is also a Monday. Square has yet to announce a release window for the title, but it has been expected to land sometime in the fall for quite some time. Thanks, MCV.
Fri, May 04, 2012 | 20:50 BST
Square and IO have sent over two new screenshots for Hitman: Absolution. You’ll be familiar with one of these, as it was posted yesterday in the latest edition of the game’s Hope Times newspaper. Game’s out sometime this year on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. We really wish Square would announce a release date for this – soon.
Thu, May 03, 2012 | 16:52 BST
Square has released a new issue of the Hope Times, and this time, the virtual newspaper is reporting how a “reckless prank” has resulted in the death of one of the town’s inhabitants. Could Agent 47 have had anything to do with it? It looks that way. Have a look below. Hitman: Absolution is out sometime this year on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
Fri, Apr 27, 2012 | 19:52 BST
It’s Friday, and Square has released a new set of Hitman: Absolution screenshots along with a new issue of Hope News times. Looks like the news is full of barbecue goings on and increased train traffic. Wondering what all of this has to do with Agent 47? Join the club. Game’s out sometime this year.
Thu, Apr 19, 2012 | 14:43 BST
IO Interactive has sent over a Hitman: Absolution tease which reveals the first edition of Hope News times, the local newspaper for Hope, South Dakota.
Fri, Apr 13, 2012 | 16:47 BST
Square’s released a video for Hitman: Absolution which finds Agent 47 at a Rosewood Orphanage in Chicago overrun with criminals. Having just killed his handler, Diana Burnwood, he is at the orphanage to fulfill her dying wish – she needed him to find someone for her. It just so happens that the criminals are looking for the same person too. Check it out below. The video was posted on March 15, but we must have missed it. Anyway, the ending is rather cool. Hitman: Absolution is out this year for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.
Fri, Mar 23, 2012 | 01:33 GMT
Square Enix has apparently gone a bit bonkers, as it’s throwing a ridiculous Steam sale. Basically, you can buy any Square Enix or Eidos Interactive game at 50% off, or you can grab the Hit Collection of all the best ones at 76% off. To prepare for the upcoming release of Hitman: Absolution, you can buy the rest of the series at 75% off. See? Bonkers. Have at it.
Thu, Mar 01, 2012 | 19:41 GMT
Gamespot has posted a behind-the-scenes video of the Hitman: Absolution press event at the Sanctum Soho Hotel in London. It’s below. In it, the developers chat about getting the event ready, what it hoped to accomplish with it, it’s aspirations for how the game would be received by those attending, and just how much hard work and love went into the game itself. The video doesn’t just cover the decorations and the prep work – it also includes glimpses of the demonstration shown. It’s worth the watch. Game’s out this year for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
Tue, Feb 21, 2012 | 19:50 GMT
Square Enix has released two new videos for Hitman: Absolution which are part of the “The International Contract Agency Files” video series for the game which introduces its main cast. The first video focuses on Diana Burnwood, who is the “long-time handler” of Agent 47 and the video is also dotted with bits of art from comic artist Ben Oliver. The second video features and interview with Marsha Thomason, who plays Diana in Absolution, which was filmed on the set of the game’s capture sessions in Giant Studios. Game’s out this year for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 | 14:21 GMT
Square Enix has today announced the launch of a new Hitman community portal, known as the Barcode Society. The website will provide the latest news on the franchise, as well as a behind-the-scenes glimpse to those working on the series, insight looks behind the development of AAA games and “cool assets, exclusive competitions and other goodies that you can’t find anywhere else.”
The community launch comes ahead of IO’s Absolution, coming later this year for PS3, 360 and PC. Recent upstart Square Enix Montreal is also working on a Hitman project that’s thought to be for next-gen systems.
Wed, Jan 25, 2012 | 11:41 GMT
Square Enix Europe has trademarked something called Hitman Sniper Challenge, a filing discovered by Siliconera has shown. This is the second such trademark registration in weeks following the discovery of Hitman Profession, leading speculation that particular name was linked to the Hitman title being made as Square Enix Montreal’s debut title.
Square also has IO’s Hitman Absolution, set to launch later this year for PS3, 360 and PC.
Wed, Jan 11, 2012 | 20:13 GMT
Previews for IO Interactive’s Hitman: Absolution have started popping up online, and it looks as though players will be able to choose to be the classic, stealthy Agent 47 or a more gun-happy man in a suit.
Mon, Dec 12, 2011 | 09:51 GMT
IO Interactive released a new Hitman: Absolution trailer during the VGAs pre-show, featuring Agent 47 going into a hospital with guns a’ blazing. You can watch all the carnage for yourself below. Hitman is due in 2012 on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.
Sat, Oct 08, 2011 | 19:44 BST
Hitman: Absolution producer Hakan Abrak has said the game will feature a hardcore difficulty mode for fans of the series, and and it’s a stealth-based mode.
Tue, Jun 21, 2011 | 17:59 BST
Hitman: Absolution’s game director Tore Blystad and gameplay director Christian Eleverdam, have said that when it comes to an open world game, the atmosphere and non-playable characters need to “feel alive.”
Tue, Jun 14, 2011 | 20:10 BST