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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘IO Interactive’

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: 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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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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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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Hitman: Absolution “Tools of the Trade” Trailer Released

Square Enix has been releasing plenty of trailers for Hitman: Absolution, mostly ones detailing the various enemies in the game. Today’s new Hitman trailer, though, is about something a little more more important than good-old-boy weapons barons or sexy, leather-clad nuns. The latest trailer delves into the topic of what tools players will use to accomplish their goals in the …

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New Hitman: Absolution ICA File Trailer Released

The run-up to Hitman: Absolution has been packed with content and not a little controversy. Square Enix announced back in May that the game will be released on November 20 and then released some pre-launch DLC for customers who pre-ordered at GameStop. Then came the trailers. More specifically, then came the nuns trailer, which featured tall, leggy women in skimpy …

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Hitman’s Sexy Nuns Get a Background Story

The teaser trailer for Hitman: Absolution that featured sexy nun assassins got the attention of the gaming industry, but not in a good way. Instead of focusing on the sheer ridiculousness of the concept, charges of sexism were thrown around because of the way the nuns were dressed and portrayed. The charges even prompted an apology from game developer IO …

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IO Interactive Apologizes For Hitman/Nun Trailer

Stating a desire to capture the grindhouse theme made popular by the exploitation movies of the past, developers at IO Interactive have apologized for their Hitman: Absolution trailer, which leads this post. Given the apparent sexism contained within the trailer, which features a scantily-clad team of female assassins disguised as nuns, the apology was given to address any offense that …

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Hitman: Absolution Gameplay Footage Revealed

The pre-E3 game reveals are continuing today, and Hitman: Absolution joins Metal Gear Rising, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, and Star Wars 1313 by having teaser footage released before E3 even starts. Perhaps IO Interactive is trying to get discussion of Hitman: Absolution back on track after its recent teaser trailer featuring sexy nuns derailed the conversation into sexism discussions. …

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