Hitman: Absolution

PC, PS3, XB360 / Action / Release: Nov 20, 2012 / ESRB: M

Hitman: Absolution Deluxe Professional Edition announced

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 04, 2012 7:45am PDT

Who wants a weird cartoony 10" statue of Hitman: Absolution star Agent 47? Anyone? Well, if you think of someone who might, let them know that they can get one buy buying the 'Deluxe Professional Edition' of IO Interactive's murder simulator, unveiled today.

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Hitman: Absolution preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 01, 2012 6:00am PDT

Exploring the many ways of killing a man in Hitman Absolution.

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New Hitman trailer shows 47 absolving nuns

By John Keefer, May 30, 2012 6:45am PDT

With a title like Hitman: Absolution, you might expect the game to have some sort of religious undertones, but I expect you weren't expecting these nuns to be delivering it.

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The Hitman will give you absolution on Nov. 20

By John Keefer, May 10, 2012 8:30am PDT

As promised, Square Enix revealed today that Hitman: Absolution will be coming on on Nov. 20.

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Hitman: Sniper Challenge is 'replayable' sniping spin-off

By Andrew Yoon, May 08, 2012 7:30am PDT

A leaked advertisement from an upcoming issue of Game Informer describes Hitman: Sniper Challenge as a downloadable game for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.

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Hitman: Absolution trailer highlights kill options

By Steve Watts, May 02, 2012 11:30am PDT

A new Hitman: Absolution serves as an introduction to Agent 47. He introduces himself the only way he knows how: by murdering dozens of people.

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Hitman Absolution: Professional Edition includes art book, documentary, DLC

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Square Enix has finally revealed the requisite special edition for Hitman: Absolution. Sporting a $20 premium over the standard game, the "Professional Edition" includes a number of bonuses.

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Hitman: Sniper Challenge trademarked

By Steve Watts, Jan 25, 2012 1:45pm PST

Square Enix has trademarked "Hitman: Sniper Challenge," yet another new addition after the mysterious "Hitman: Profession" trademark from last month.

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Hitman: Absolution NPCs have dedicated identities

By Xav de Matos, Jan 23, 2012 3:30pm PST

Enemies in Hitman: Absolution won't be nameless goons like your garden variety stealth (or action, or stealth/action) game.

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Hitman: Absolution focusing on smarter AI

By Steve Watts, Jan 18, 2012 11:15am PST

Hitman: Absolution producer Bakan Abrak outlines some of the improved enemy AI and how Agent 47 can deal with those challenges.

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Hitman: Absolution dev talks simplfying controls

By Steve Watts, Jan 11, 2012 10:30am PST

Hitman: Absolution director Tore Blystad talks about refining the game's controls to make them more intuitive, without removing Agent 47's wealth of murderous options.

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Co-op 'never felt right' for Hitman

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 04, 2012 12:45pm PST

While casually murdering people with your chums is a right old laugh and no mistake, Hitman dev IO has decided that assassination is best enjoyed alone. IO discussed the idea of co-op for several games in the series, but found it "never felt right."

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Most Anticipated of 2012: Jeff's Picks

By Shack Staff, Dec 26, 2011 9:00am PST

The editorial team at Shacknews outlines their most anticipated games of 2012 individually, starting with staff writer and indie expert Jeff Mattas.

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Hitman: Absolution trailer reminds us of the 'original' assassin

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 5:10pm PST

Just before the Spike VGAs kicked off this evening, live in Los Angeles, a new trailer for Hitman: Absolution debuted.

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New Hitman game coming from Square Enix Montreal

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 21, 2011 9:30am PST

Square Enix is opening a new Montreal studio, which will open in 2012 and staff 150 people. The new studio's first project will be a new Hitman game, to release after Hitman Absolution.

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