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Turn-Based ‘Hitman’ Mobile Game Announced

2012’s Hitman: Absolution was relatively well-received by critics, yet still didn’t live up to Square Enix’s sales expectations. Especially considering the huge marketing push the publisher made for the game. Now Square Enix is giving Hitman the same treatment so many of its other properties have gotten recently. The publisher today announced Hitman GO, an upcoming mobile game based on …

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Hitman HD Trilogy Sneaks Into Retail On January 29

Hitman: Absolution is apparently a hit. Many gamers, however, are experiencing the escapades of Agent 47 for the first time. There’s a lot of backstory that’s lost on them. Square Enix is fixing that with an HD collection. It was announced today that the Hitman HD Trilogy will be launching in the US on February 29 on the PS3 and …

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Hitman/Deus Ex Crossover Add-Ons are on the Way [Trailer]

It’s good that Square Enix isn’t taking Hitman: Absolution too seriously. The silly costumes and over-the-top villains combine to give the game a sense of fun that some other developers seem to have abandoned. Today, Square Enix has released a new silly costume add-on that provides some crossover for the company’s biggest title of last year, Deus Ex: Human Revolution. …

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Hitman: Absolution Launch Trailer Drops the Bass, Of Course

After a dozen trailers covering everything from the weapons to the silly costumes of the game, Square Enix has finally released its final statement on what Hitman: Absolution is trying to be. The launch trailer for the game focuses on the story behind Agent 47’s actions, but manages to pack in the sexy nuns, strippers, and some ultra-violence, including a …

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New Hitman: Absolution Trailer Digs Into 47’s ICA File

Last week’s “Ultimate Assassin” trailer seemed as if it might be the last Hitman: Absolution trailer coming from Square Enix and IO Interactive before the game’s launch trailer. It covered all of the different aspects of the game and introduced the magical Agent 47 “instinct” powers. However, it seems that Square and IO are determined to try and keep Absolution …

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Hitman: Absolution “Ultimate Assassin” Trailer Released

It’s Friday, and that means another Hitman: Absolution trailer has arrived. Today’s trailer – dubbed “Ultimate Assassin” – is the last in Square Enix’s and IO Interactive’s series of trailers that reveal the details of just about every aspect of the game. Previous trailers have mostly focused on what players will be able to do in their role as Agent …

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New Hitman: Absolution Trailer Shows “Living, Breathing World”

Square Enix and IO Interactive today released the latest Hitman: Absolution trailer. This one highlights the non-player characters (NPCs) found in the game, and how they can help Agent 47 eliminate his targets. One of the most difficult things for any game to do is provide believable characters who react to player actions. It’s difficult because it’s not possible for …

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Live-Action Hitman Short is Better Than the Trailers

Now that Assassin’s Creed III has been released, Square Enix and IO Interactive only have Ubisoft’s other fall title, Far Cry 3, to compete with when it comes to setting the record for most trailers and behind-the-scenes shorts released online before a game’s release. In addition to this week’s trailer highlighting the music and dialogue direction in Hitman: Absolution, Square …

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New Hitman: Absolution Trailer Highlights “Dynamic” Audio

Square Enix and IO Interactive want gamers to know every detail of Hitman: Absolution before its release. Already, trailers detailing over-the-top bad guys, varied weapons, assassination methods, and silly costumes have been released. Today’s trailer demonstrates how the audio in Hitman: Absolution will relate to the gameplay. The audio engineers who worked on the game talk a bit about what …

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Hitman: Absolution Cinema Trailer Released

We’re creeping ever closer to the November 20 launch of Hitman: Absolution. Week after week, gamers have been inundated with trailers detailing every aspect of the game. Square Enix and IO Interactive have already gone over many of the game’s baddies, all of the weapons and techniques that players will use to assassinate their targets, and even some of the …

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New Hitman: Absolution Trailer Shows Goofy Disguises

The last trailer Square Enix released for the upcoming Hitman: Absolution showed many of the methods Agent 47 can use to eliminate his targets. Today, the newest Absolution trailer focuses on the methods 47 will use to blend into his surroundings. Disguises have long been a part of the Hitman franchise, but Absolution appears to be taking its costumes over-the-top. …

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New Hitman: Absolution Trailer is Full of Death

Another week is here, and another Hitman: Absolution trailer is here. Fresh off their trailer series featuring the bad guys of the game, Square Enix today released the first in a series of trailers that will show off the options will have while playing as Agent 47. Today’s trailer, seen below is called “Kill Mode” and demonstrates the wide variety …

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