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Hitman 2 demo .. gone

You could have taken the new stealth action game for a spin, if you'd been faster

Last night a playable demo for Hitman 2: The Silent Assassin leaked out onto the world wide web, giving punters the chance to take the stealth action sequel for a spin. Unfortunately it seems that the demo (which had been taken from the cover disc of PC Gamer magazine in the US) was released by mistake, and (as many people will already have discovered) it suffers from some pretty serious hardware support issues amongst other problems. As a result Eidos have now requested that we withdraw the demo. On the bright side, the publisher is promising us a newer, more stable build some time within the next two weeks. Now there's something to look forward to... Related Feature - Hitman 2 screenshots