Hitman Series News


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."


"Is the name exciting in itself? That's not necessarily the name of Square Enix Montreal's ..."

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Hitman: Profession trademark registered

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 26, 2011 7:00am PST

Did you know there are two Hitman games in the works? How will Square Enix "expand the vision for the Hitman franchise"? A trademark may give us hints.


"Haha everyone walking around trying to act normal when they know everyone else IS an assassin."

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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.


"dont take the trailers as any indication of gameplay, they never are."

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IO Interactive working on new IP after Hitman

By Xav de Matos, Dec 01, 2011 6:30pm PST

Developer IO Interactive will focus on a new intellectual property following the release of Hitman: Absolution in 2012, studio head Niels Jorgensen has revealed.


"I hate that 1. As soon as I saw the window I knew someone was going to crash through it and 2. ..."

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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.


"Which went about the Same as Kane and Lynch. IO makes Hitman games, everyone loves them but says ..."

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Hitman: Absolution video teases gameplay, shoot-out

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2011 7:15am PDT

Square Enix and IO Interactive have shown off a short gameplay teaser in preparation for a full uncut playthrough of the stage releasing tomorrow.


"Just watched this at lunch, HOLLY SHIT, must have, that was awesome, I really like the direction ..."

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Hitman: Absolution has stealth-focused 'hardcore' mode

By Xav de Matos, Oct 07, 2011 4:15pm PDT

Hitman: Absolution producer Hakan Abrak has revealed that the upcoming return of Agent 47 will feature a hardcore difficulty mode.


"Honestly I'm just hoping they still remember how to make a good game after the whole Kane & ..."

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