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Hitman GO 'Airport Box' now available

By Steve Watts, Jul 03, 2014 6:55am PDT

Hitman GO has received an update, giving access to the "Airport Box." It includes new stages, smarter guards, and new mechanics for Agent 47.

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Hitman: Sniper announced for mobile

By Steve Watts, Jun 05, 2014 8:00am PDT

Square Enix Montreal announced Hitman: Sniper, a competitive free-to-play game coming to mobile devices.

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Next Hitman concept art shared, but not coming to E3

By Steve Watts, May 29, 2014 2:30pm PDT

IO Interactive showed off the first concept art for the next Hitman game, as a way to soften the blow that it won't be coming to E3 this year.

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"I would so much like IO Interactive to not do Hitman games for awhile. I want them to explore ..."

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Hitman GO preview: Agent 47 goes tabletop

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 14, 2014 10:00am PDT

Perhaps one of the biggest surprises of PAX East was Hitman GO, a made-for-mobile game from Square Enix that turns Agent 47's stealth-murdering into a turn-based tabletop game. It's absolutely adorable.

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"this looks weird. not sure how i feel about it yet. ill say cautiously optimistic. anything ..."

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Hitman GO hits iOS on April 17 for $4.99

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2014 11:30am PDT

Hitman GO, the turn-based mobile strategy game based on the assassin series, is coming to iOS on April 17 for $4.99. An Android version is coming shortly after.

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Xbox Games with Gold: Hitman Absolution & Deadlight in April

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 31, 2014 10:00am PDT

Microsoft has revealed its "Games with Gold" freebies for April, which will have you murdering men in the shadows and surviving the undead. Coming...

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Hitman GO announced as mobile turn-based strategy game

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 13, 2014 1:30pm PST

The next main entry in the Hitman series remains on track, but Square Enix taking a slight detour with Hitman GO, a turn-based strategy game that's being designed for mobile devices.

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"Diorama style art is a fresh new idea! Not sure about the game play. It seems to overlap with ..."

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Next Hitman to feature larger sandbox levels, Contracts mode returning

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2014 8:00am PST

IO Interactive has started to tease out details of its current Hitman project, writing an open letter to fans with bits of plot, the gameplay vision, and the return of Contracts mode.

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"Yes, please! Blood Money is one of the greatest games of the last decade. It's one of those ..."

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Hitman recast for upcoming film, after Paul Walker's death

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 09, 2014 4:00pm PST

In addition to Fast & Furious 7, Paul Walker was set to star in the next Hitman movie. However, his recent death cast some doubt on whether the...

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Hitman: Absolution gets three new contracts today

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 08, 2014 3:15pm PST

It's not every day new content just magically shows up for a game that's more than a year old. For some reason, 2012's Hitman: Absolution has been updated today with new contracts for every platform.

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"The issues he raised were more than enough to turn me off to the game. Watching that video and ..."

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Square Enix Montreal's Hitman game canned in favor of mobile game, designer says [updated]

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 06, 2014 12:00pm PST

The Hitman franchise was supposed to be annualized, with alternating duties between Square Enix Montreal and IO Interactive. However, those plans have been put to rest.

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"I was just thinking that this doesn't necessarily mean IO aren't working on a sequel themselves, ..."

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Agent 47 was homeless in axed Hitman: Absolution concept

By Steve Watts, Sep 11, 2013 9:15am PDT

IO Interactive shares some discarded concepts for Hitman: Absolution, including one that had Agent 47 on a revenge mission, and another that had him falling into homelessness.

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Hollywood sees hope for future video game movie adaptations

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 20, 2013 12:15pm PDT

Video game movies have often ranged from disappointing to terrible, but a Comic-Con panel is optimistic that these adaptations are about to see a jump in quality.

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"His point was around characters like in Hitman. If you play the game as Stealthy as possible, ..."

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IO Interactive lays off half of team, studio shifting to Hitman-only focus

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2013 11:55am PDT

Hitman: Absolution studio IO Interactive has suffered layoffs to nearly half of its staff, as Square Enix has decided to switch the studio to focus purely on Hitman titles.

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"That's unfortunate :( It makes me sad to see Square blaming them and the Tomb Raider teams for ..."

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Hitman: Sniper Challenge now free-to-play on PC

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2013 10:15am PDT

Hitman: Sniper Challenge and Gyromancer have been added to Square Enix's free-to-play Core Online service, the company announced today.

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"Oh, wow. I should've read the news to the end before posting. What. The. Fuck. oO"

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