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Hitman is now a fully episodic AAA title

The new Hitman title will now be released in an episodic format, where each new location and its subsequent missions, will be add gradually into the game. This basically means that when the game is released, it will only include one location out of a total of six. On March 11, gamers will be able to purchase the Hitman Intro...

Hitman new trailer goes on vacation in Sapienza, Italy

Welcome to Sapienza, Italy - a fictional city with beautiful beaches, medieval churches, luxurious mansions and killers for hire. I kow what you are thinking: this seems like the perfect vacation spot for Agent 47 and his trusty sniper rifle. IO Interactive thinks so too, and our bald assassin will indeed visit Sapienza in the upcoming Hitman reboot. However, as the trailer above...

Hitman delayed to 2016 with new release model

IO Interactive has decided to push back the release of the new Hitman title to March of 2016. Apparently that wasn't as easy decision to make, but the studio did list a few good reasons. "It's safe to say HITMAN is the biggest venture we've ever undertaken at Io-Interactive," reads the official statement from the studio. "Not just in terms of...

Hitman stops the show in this video walkthrough

IO Interactive has released a 15-minute long video walkthrough for Hitman. The video takes Agent 47 through the Showstopper level - the same level we briefly saw in the game's gameplay trailer, but also takes the opportunity to go over some of the core elements in the game. Going after Victor Novikov, a Russian oligarch and the leader of an international spy...

Hitman returns to the world of wet work

A big reveal during the Sony press conference was a full trailer for a new Hitman game coming out later this year. This new Hitman will return to a more Blood Money style and aims to fix some of the more annoying flaws of the prior incarnation, Hitman: Absolution. In the trailer are some new characters while some sort of...

New-gen Hitman first concpet art revealed

IO Interactive has published the first piece concept art from the next Hitman game, just to let us know the game is still in active development despite the long silence. The studio also said the new-gen Hitman will not make an appearance in this year's E3, since it is not quite ready to be revealed to the public. Sorry about...

Next Hitman game gets first details, will feature open, non-linear levels

IO Interactive has revealed the first details about the next game in the Hitman franchise. The details were published in an open latter to fans on the official Hitman website. "In the next game you will experience a globetrotting Agent 47 at the prime of his career," reads the open letter. "The apex predator stalking his prey across the world,...

Next-gen Hitman not canceled, Square Enix Montreal working on a mobile title

Despite what malicious rumors around the internet are suggesting, the next-gen Hitman title is not canceled; it is still very much alive at IO Interactive. Square Enix has sent over a statement in hopes of clearing some of the confusion: "There's a bit of confusion around the Hitman projects currently in development at Square Enix owned studios and so we wanted...

Hitman Absolution review: The original assassin is back on top

The original assassin is back in Hitman: Absolution, bringing along his familiar tools-of-the-trade: open-ended missions, trial-and-error gameplay and inventive killing methods. The combination of stealth and action is, as always, a bitter-sweet mixture of triumph and frustration that makes the series what it is (that and murdering people). Absolution does sacrifice some of its trademark elements in favor of...

Hitman HD Trilogy announced, first screenshots available

Sqaure Enix has officially announced the Hitman HD Trilogy, a "deadly combination of games" that includes Hitman 2: Silent Assassin, Hitman: Contracts (which is a sort of re-release of the original Hitman game) and Hitman: Blood Money. The collection is set to release for the Xbox 360 and PS3 on January 29 in North America (for $39.99) and on February 1...

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