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  • Blog Post: Hitman Ditches Confusing Release Model Entirely, Now Fully Episodic

    Square Enix is dumping Hitman’s confusing and controversial release scheme entirely. After news that pre-orders had been canceled emerged yesterday, the company announced today that the upcoming title will now be released in a traditional episodic format. Release is still on track for March 11... More
  • Blog Post: Hitman Pre-Purchases Canceled On PlayStation Store Due To Significant Configuration Changes

    If you pre-purchased Square Enix’s upcoming Hitman on the PlayStation Store, you’ve likely found that your pre-order has been canceled. The publisher says not to worry, and you’ll be able to re-initiate your pre-order soon. We contacted Square Enix about the issue and the company got... More
  • Blog Post: Don't Miss Out On Square Enix's Humble Bundle, Featuring Life Is Strange And Tomb Raider Games

    Square Enix has its own humble bundle available right now, featuring Life is Strange and various Tomb Raider games. All you need to pay is a dollar or more, and you can unlock: The Last Remnant, Life is Strange Episode 1, Tomb Raider 1,2,3, and Murdered Soul Suspect. Other tiers give you access to the... More
  • Blog Post: Hitman Is Now Coming At Two Different Price Points On March 11, 2016

    Following the Hitman E3 announcement, Square Enix and IO Interactive faced significant confusion about just what players would be getting for their $60 purchase . Today, the publisher and studio are clearly detailing how and when you can play, as well as what you can expect in terms of content when it... More
  • Blog Post: Hitman Has Been Delayed Until March 2016, Release Format Adjusted

    IO Interactive’s return to the Hitman universe is going to take a few months longer. The developer and publisher Square Enix have announced a delay out of 2015. IO says that the extra time will allow for more content in the initial release. Hitman will be released digital-first, as IO plans to... More
  • Blog Post: The Hitman: Agent 47 Film Is Sitting At A Miserable 4 Percent On Rotten Tomatoes

    Critics didn’t love Timothy Olyphant’s ( Justified ) turn playing Agent 47 in 2007’s take on IO Interactive’s Hitman series. But that film got glowing reviews compared to the imminent release of Hitman: Agent 47 , starring Rupert Friend ( Homeland ). We’ve learned not to... More
  • Blog Post: Agent 47 Is A Real Sneak In New Hitman Gameplay Trailer

    Yesterday, IO-Interactive introduced us to the newest chapter in its acclaimed assassination/stealth series, but now we have a better idea of how this relaunched series will actually play. Hitman drops players into a live and continually expanding world of assassination. This means that the world will... More
  • Blog Post: [Trailer Added] Square Enix Confirms New Hitman For Console And PC

    Update: Square Enix confirmed that Hitman is returning. The title will have a PlayStation-exclusive beta, and six assassination missions only available on that platform. Sony mentioned a digital-first release, but it wasn't clear if that was a lead-up experience or if the game itself will be issued... More
  • Blog Post: Hitman: Agent 47 Movie Pushed To August 2015

    Originally meant to release in February, Fox's new Hitman film adaptation has been pushed back six months. According to Hollywood Reporter , the push is related to extra time needed to complete special effect shots for the film. This isn't the first hurdle the film has had to clear. Paul Walker... More
  • Blog Post: First Look At Rupert Friend In Hitman: Agent 47 Film

    Homeland star Rupert Friend is playing Agent 47 in 20th Century Fox upcoming Hitman movie. He’s got a bald head and a slick suit, so he’s already doing as good of a job as Timothy Olyphant from the 2007 adaptation. Hitman: Agent 47 has had a troubled development history. Late star Paul Walker... More
  • Blog Post: Humble Square Enix Bundle Offers 16 Games For Cheap

    Humble Bundle has partnered with a new publisher, Square Enix, to bundle a collection of games all in the name of charity. You can pay a minimum of a $1 to grab Thief Gold, Daikatana, Mini Ninjas, Anachronox, Hitman: Codename 47, and Hitman 2: Silent Assassin. If you pay over the average amount (currently... More
  • Blog Post: IO Interactive Pulls Trigger On New Hitman Art, Sneaks Past E3

    IO Interactive has posted an update on the next console Hitman title. The good news is that there is some new art. The bad news is that we won’t be seeing the title at E3 in a couple of weeks. The latest image (above, click to enlarge) is a city in Central Europe. “We’re making great... More
  • Blog Post: This Week In Mobile: Hitman, Card Based Fighting Games, And More

    This week's mobile game linesup is very diverse and hold some real promise – especially Hitman: Go, Yomi, and Unpossible. Let's get to it. Unpossible Developer: Acceleroto Platform: iOS Price: $1.99 Like a combination between Super Hexagon and F-Zero GX, Unpossible tests how far you can... More
  • Blog Post: Hitman GO Brings Diorama Style Assassination To Mobile Devices

    Square Enix Montréal has announced its new Hitman title coming to mobile devices. Before you get too concerned about unresponsive touch-screen controls in a traditional title, we have some good news. This Hitman game is designed to take advantage of mobile’s strengths. Hitman GO is a strategy... More
  • Blog Post: Zachary Quinto Signs On For Hitman Film

    Actor Zachary Quinto, best known for his work as Sylar in the television series Heroes and Spock in the recent J.J. Abram's Star Trek films, just sign on to star in the upcoming Hitman film, based on IO Interactive's game series, tentatively titled Agent 47 . This film has already had a tumultuous... More
  • Blog Post: Hitman Devs Reveal First Info On New Game

    There's been some confusion about the fate of the Hitman series, and developer IO Interactive has released a statement that clears a few things up. In the open letter to fans, the studio explains that they're hard at work on the next AAA installment and provided some tantalizing details about... More
  • Blog Post: Agent 47 Recast For Upcoming Hitman Reboot Film Following Paul Walker's Death

    Back in February of last year , it was announced that Paul Walker would be taking on the role of Agent 47 in a Hitman reboot film. After his untimely death in November, the role had to be recast and a new Hitman has been announced. Rupert Friend, best known for playing Peter Quinn on the Showtime show... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Report: Hitman Project Canceled

    Update: Square Enix has provided us with a statement about the current state of the Hitman franchise, which points to Hitman being alive and well at least in some form at Square Enix Montreal. "There's a bit of confusion around the Hitman projects currently in development at Square Enix owned... More
  • Blog Post: Square Enix Holding Large Thanksgiving Sale For Its Games

    Square Enix is holding a huge sale on its website, featuring a huge majority of its library in both physical and digital download forms. Games like Hitman, Deus Ex, Just Cause, Risen, Sleeping Dogs, Star Ocean, Thief, Tomb Raider, Kingdom Hearts, and many others have all been marked down. Even older... More
  • Blog Post: Square Enix Outlines New Development Approach

    Square Enix released the contents of a briefing held two weeks ago, and amid some internal turmoil , it appears as though the company is changing the way it approaches big-budget development. The shake-up isn't exactly a surprise; new Square Enix president Yosuke Matsude promised to re-evaluate how... More
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