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More info on new Hitman game this year, says IO

IO Interactive have been awfully quiet about the new Hitman game, but it sounds like it’ll be breaking cover and revealing itself before long.

By Tim McDonald | 12 Jan 2015 | 1

No Hitman at E3, IO Interactive confirms

IO Interactive has put rumours of a Hitman appearance at E3 to bed with a new blog post about the next game in the series.

By Peter Parrish | 28 May 2014 | Comments Off

Hitman: Contracts makes an appearance on Steam

Hitman: Contracts has finally – finally – appeared on Steam.
The third game in the Hitman series has been completely unavailable via digital distribution for quite some time, due to a licensing issue with one of the songs used in the game.

By Tim McDonald | 21 Jan 2014 | 3

IO gives details on next Hitman game, actually sounds good

In an open letter to the community, IO Interactive have offered some details of the next game in the Hitman series – being developed for PC and “next-gen consoles”, which I’m guessing means “current-gen consoles”, since they’re out – and it actually sounds rather good.

By Tim McDonald | 16 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Hitman: Absolution updated with platform-exclusive contracts

For absolutely (Absolution-ly?) no reason that I can tell, Hitman: Absolution has just been updated with a new contract on each system.

By Tim McDonald | 9 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

IO Interactive cancels all projects except Hitman, half of the staff laid off

IO Interactive is feeling the pinch of Square Enix’s new-found caution towards Western-developed titles, as it was confirmed today that the Danish developer has had to lay off half of its staff.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

IO Interactive “looking at” patch for Hitman Absolution’s disguise system

A post from an IO Interactive community manager in Eidos’ Hitman: Absolution forums confirms that the developers are considering changes to the way the game handles disguises; specifically, the range at which enemies can detect Agent 47 when he’s dressed like one of them.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Nov 2012 | 9

Hitman: Absolution Review

Hitman: Absolution is a game that will polarise Hitman fans. The series has been on hiatus for more than six years, a period of time equivalent to the release window of every other game in the Hitman catalogue.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2012 | 3

Hitman: Absolution trailer shows the Ultimate Assassin

It’s not long now until Agent 47 struts his stuff once again in the next Hitman game.

By Paul Younger | 9 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Latest Hitman: Absolution trailer questions your ethics

A new trailer for Hitman: Absolution, shown at the ‘Golden Joystick’ awards last night and destined for eyeballs across the land, has some questions about the ethics of your in-game actions.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Hitman: Absolution [Preview] – The glory of the kill

Playing through the opening few missions of Hitman: Absolution one thing is clear, this is a game best played by those ready and eager to celebrate the glory that comes from a precise, perfect kill.

By John Robertson | 6 Oct 2012 | 1

Hitman Absolution’s fine art of murder [Video]

It’s been a trailer-filled day in the news, with offerings from SimCity, XCOM, Dishonored and Assassin’s Creed 3.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Hitman Absolution’s ‘Contracts’ mode explained in 18 minutes [Video]

‘Contracts’ mode may have seemed a little confusing when it was first announced for Hitman Absolution, and text didn’t necessarily seem to be the best way to put the concept across.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Cowboys & Aliens’ Keith Carradine revealed in new Hitman: Absolution trailer

The latest trailer for Hitman: Absolution has been released, revealing that Hollywood actor Keith Carradine is voicing the character of “villainous” Blake Dexter.

By John Robertson | 7 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Hitman Absolution aims to be tough as nails with ‘Contracts’ mode [Interview]

It’s annoying being an assassin sometimes… I imagine. You like killing people so much that you’ve dedicated your life to it, but you can only kill who you’re told.

By John Robertson | 23 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Hitman Absolution’s ‘Contracts’ mode changes game ‘dramatically’, is ‘ludicrously’ hard

Hitman Absolution will feature a new mode for the series entitled ‘Contracts’.

By John Robertson | 23 Aug 2012 | 1

Hitman: Absolution has an intriguing ‘Contracts’ multiplayer mode

A new way of playing Hitman: Absolution was revealed today by I/O Interactive, and for the longest while I couldn’t properly figure out how it worked.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

See “Streets of Hope” turn to despair in Hitman Absolution [Video]

IO Interactive has released a 17 minute narrated walkthrough of the “Streets of Hope” level from Hitman Absolution, first shown off at E3 2012.

By Peter Parrish | 12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off