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Posts Tagged IO Interactive


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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’.

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.

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.

12 Jul 2012 | Comments Off