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Next Hitman will miss E3 2014, first concept art shown

Hitman developer IO Interactive has released the first piece of concept art from its first, along with some initial details and an admission that the game will not be shown at E3 2014 next month.

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IO revealed the art over on the official Hitman site, and wrote, "We’ve seen a lot of people talking about what we might be bringing to E3 this year. We know the worst thing is to hope for something that doesn’t turn up; so we wanted to let you know that our next Hitman is going to be under wraps for a bit longer.

"We’re focusing all of our time and efforts into creating the best possible Hitman game. That’s our number one priority and we don’t want to divert valuable resources to show something before it’s ready."

On what you see above, the studio continued, "The good news is we’re making great progress with building exotic and expansive locations for the new game. To give you an idea of what we’re aiming for, here’s the first piece of concept art from the game.

"This location is set in Central Europe and you’ll be able to explore the entire building you see in the image, inside and out. For a sense of scale, the building on its own is larger than any location in Hitman Absolution.

"As we move through the year, we’ll have some details to share with you and we’ll keep you posted right here on the blog. We will only lift the lid on the game once we feel we’re ready to."

What are you hoping for from the new Hitman game? Let us know below.

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