Square Enix Montreal
Hitman GO is a mobile, turn-based game in the works at Square Enix Montreal.
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Hitman was getting a mobile and next-gen offshoot courtesy of Square Enix Montreal. According to the LinkedIn profile of senior designer Richard Knight, the game has been assassinated.
Square Enix has made some “strategic changes’ to some of its studio teams, starting with Crystal Dynamics head Darrell Gallagher taking on the role of head of studios in North America, and Europe.
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.
Square Enix Europe has trademared something known as “Hitman: Profession,” immediately triggering speculation this is the name of the project in development at its newly-founded Montreal studio.
Square Enix has announced it’s to open a brand new studio in Montreal alongside the currently-existing Eidos Montreal.
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