Square Enix Montreal News


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.


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.


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.


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

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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.


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

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Next Hitman will have Square Enix Montreal's own spin

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 22, 2012 11:00am PST

Hitman creator IO Interactive is moving onto something new after Hitman: Absolution, with the series continuing at Square Enix's new Montreal studio. But how will this crazy arrangement work, and who will shape the future of Hitman? IO has answered a few questions.


"This wasn't a terrible game by any account, but it lacked the luster of freedom in the missions ..."

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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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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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