Hitman

Hitman rediscovers its agency in this strong start for IO's episodic series.

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Sony sends off PS3 Plus games with Metal Gear Solid 4

UPDATE: 100GB cloud storage for PS Plus members now live.

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Hitman 2 logo pops up on Warner Bros. website

Announcement due later this week.

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There's a Hitman TV series in the works at Hulu

And two more Hitman games in development.

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Hitman: Game of the Year Edition reactivates Elusive Targets

Adds new mini-campaign, contracts and much more.

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Hitman's penultimate Elusive Target launches today

Their identity is a mystery, and one that changes if you restart.

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Play entire first Hitman location for free on PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Developer IO flexes newly bought independence.

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Hitman developer IO Interactive is now an independent studio

And will retain full control of the Hitman IP.

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Hitman is ditching its episodic model in two weeks

"These changes will help us to lay the foundations for our future plans."

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Square Enix willing to give up Hitman rights to ensure series future

But still "negotiating with prospective external investors".

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Layoffs at Hitman developer IO Interactive

No word yet on studio buy-out.

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Meanwhile, Square Enix just reported huge sales and profits

FF15 and Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 do well.

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Square Enix trying to find a buyer for IO, future of Hitman in doubt

"The Company has regrettably decided to withdraw from the business."

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FeatureHow things end

Alexis Kennedy on the progress of progress.

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Hitman is getting an ultra hard Professional difficulty mode next week

Comes with its own mastery track, unique rewards and leaderboards.

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Hitman's next Elusive Target will be live on Friday

UPDATE: Landslide bonus mission revealed in new trailer.

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Hitman to add HDR support this month

Except on older Xbox Ones.

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Huge Hitman update makes unlocks work offline

"We determine who we are by what we do."

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Hitman's latest Elusive Target is now live

The next is scheduled for 28th November.

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Feature'It was a good spot we ended up in. But it was messy getting there'

IO on Hitman's episodic approach, and where next for the series.

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Hitman season finale heads to Hokkaido, Japan

Take your shot at the end of the month.

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Hitman's US episode dated and detailed

UPDATE: New trailer shows rocky horror map in action.

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Hitman's complete first season has a disc-based release date

31st January, with a briefcase of extra content.

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Hitman heads to Bangkok on 16th August

To bump off an indie band frontman.

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Hitman's next Elusive Target lets you kill Gary Busey

Summer Bonus Episode adds two new missions today.

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Hitman's latest Elusive Contract is now live

Runs through the rest of E3.

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Hitman's third Elusive Target premieres on Wednesday

Available for 72 hours, set in Sapienza.

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Here's how Hitman's first Elusive Target went down

Including one of the most creative kills we've seen yet.

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Hitman's one chance forever Elusive Targets coming tomorrow

UPDATE: Goes live at 5pm Fri, only available for 48 hours.

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Hitman episodes may fall behind their monthly schedule

UPDATE: Developer clarifies that new episodes are still on track.

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Hitman's second chapter dated for April

New update adds Vampire Magician Challenge Pack and improved performance.

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It sounds like Hitman's online saves issue is here to stay

Drops game if you go offline "to ensure player-progress of the live content is correct".

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Hitman's permanently failable Elusive Targets delayed

But two new Escalation Contracts are coming each week.

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The Division director joins Hitman developer Io-Interactive

Will lead teams focusing on "gameplay, online and world".

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Hitman's first added mission makes you dress as a vampire magician

Two new Escalation Contracts keep Paris fresh.

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Digital FoundryFace-Off: Hitman

Full three-way comparison of IO Interactive's reboot - plus DirectX 12 tests on PC.

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FeatureIn Play: The trouble with building games to last

Hitman, The Division, and video games' war with time.

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Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Hitman

The final game runs better than the PS4 beta - and there are some unexpected surprises.

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FeatureHitman's episodic structure explained

"You can skip an episode but you will miss out on some of the story elements."

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Hitman (2016) walkthrough and guide

Our handy guide to Square's episodic Hitman revival.

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Watch Hitman recreated in extravagant real-life game

From the studio behind Chatroulette's Real Life First Person Shooter.

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Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Hitman beta on PC

Can PC power past the PS4 version's frame-rate issues?

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PodcastThe Eurogamer Podcast

We talk Overwatch, Firewatch, Homefront and Hitman.

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Digital FoundryPerformance Analysis: Hitman beta on PS4

The reboot's huge levels and NPC count impress - but they come at a cost.

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The Hitman beta goes live tomorrow

Here are a few things worth noting.

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Hitman's PC system requirements revealed

PC beta goes live next week, on PS4 this Friday.

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Hitman is now fully episodic

"We fully acknowledge the decision may frustrate some players."

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Hitman delayed until March 2016

Paris level is six times the size of Absolution's largest stage.

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Don't call the new Hitman an early access game

It's sort of episodic. Sort of.

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Hitman's new features outlined in video

Timed events, locales outlined.

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The next Hitman has a building larger than any location in Hitman Absolution

First concept art released. New mobile title announced soon.