Entries in 'hitman' (37)

Io says triple-A Hitman game will 'fulfil core Hitman fantasy'

Io says triple-A Hitman game will 'fulfil core Hitman fantasy'

Keen to dispel recent rumours, Io Interactive has released a number of details concerning its next-gen Hitman game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 1:27PM in News
Square Enix's latest reboot

Square Enix's latest reboot

March 6th 2013, and Square Enix’s UK team were in jubilant spirits.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 16th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
Next-gen Hitman game IS in the works

Next-gen Hitman game IS in the works

Agent 47 lives on and WILL be gracing PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
UPDATED: Next-gen Hitman cancelled, but series lives on

UPDATED: Next-gen Hitman cancelled, but series lives on

The online profile of a developer working on IO’s next-gen Hitman game claims the game has been cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 2:03PM in News

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IO Interactive cuts half of staff, cancels all non-Hitman projects

IO Interactive cuts half of staff, cancels all non-Hitman projects

Square Enix has laid off almost half of the employees at IO Interactive as part of “significant changes” at the studio.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 17th 2013 at 5:21PM in News
Square Enix Europe hit with job losses

Square Enix Europe hit with job losses

Square Enix is making redundancies to its UK and European operation, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 29th 2013 at 2:20PM in News
Over 2m games sold at UK retail last week

Over 2m games sold at UK retail last week

UK retailers sold 2,075,634 games last week, generating over £50m in revenue.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 17th 2012 at 5:41PM in News
Hitman HD Trilogy heads to PS3, Xbox 360 early next year

Hitman HD Trilogy heads to PS3, Xbox 360 early next year

Square Enix has officially revealed the Hitman HD Trilogy bundle, a three-pack of Hitman titles landing on Xbox 360 and PS3 early next year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 14th 2012 at 7:40AM in News

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Video games prices slashed as UK market struggles

Video games prices slashed as UK market struggles

Brand new video games are being sold for less than £20, as publishers and retailers fear a disappointing Christmas.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 13th 2012 at 11:21AM in News
Square Enix pulls controversial Hitman Facebook app

Square Enix pulls controversial Hitman Facebook app

A Hitman: Absolution promotional Facebook app that challenges gamers to kill their friends because of their breast or penis size, has been pulled.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 4th 2012 at 4:51PM in News
UK CHARTS: Black Ops II holds off Hitman Absolution challenge

UK CHARTS: Black Ops II holds off Hitman Absolution challenge

It’s week one numbers may have been down, but a strong second week has seen Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II hold onto the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2012 at 9:52AM in News
MCV digital edition goes free-to-play

MCV digital edition goes free-to-play

This week's MCV is now available to view online – and it is absolutely free.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 1st 2012 at 9:47AM in News

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'Hitman is something to fear this Christmas', warns Square

'Hitman is something to fear this Christmas', warns Square

All eyes may be on Call of Duty, but Square Enix says it’s Hitman that will be the ‘last big game of the year’.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 18th 2012 at 2:10PM in News
Hitman Sniper Challenge: Developers, do you worst

Hitman Sniper Challenge: Developers, do you worst

It's time for the UK's developers to show off how deadly they are as our Hitman Sniper Challenge competition continues.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 12th 2012 at 11:00AM in News
How Square Enix plans to make Hitman: Absolution accessible to all

How Square Enix plans to make Hitman: Absolution accessible to all

How do you appeal to a wide audience AND keep your dedicated brand loyalists happy?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2012 at 1:33PM in News
VIDEO: 18 minutes of Hitman Absolution Contracts gameplay

VIDEO: 18 minutes of Hitman Absolution Contracts gameplay

Square Enix has posted an 18 minute gameplay video for the really quite fantastic looking Hitman: Absolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2012 at 1:26PM in News

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Hitman pre-order bonus could become standalone release

Hitman pre-order bonus could become standalone release

It’s not just one of the greatest pre-order incentives of all time, Hitman Sniper Challenge could also become a game in its own right.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 10th 2012 at 1:11PM in News
Hitman Sniper Challenge: Publishers, bring out your deadliest

Hitman Sniper Challenge: Publishers, bring out your deadliest

You may have a keen aim when it comes to targeted marketing campaigns, but how well do you fare with a sniper rifle?

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 4th 2012 at 4:15PM in News
Hitman Sniper Challenge: Retail league now open

Hitman Sniper Challenge: Retail league now open

Time’s up for our media assassins – now it's your turn, retailers.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 3rd 2012 at 11:00AM in News
Violence against women controversy has altered God of War development

Violence against women controversy has altered God of War development

It’s been one of the hottest subjects in games media in recent weeks, and now the direct consequences of the violence against women debate are being felt.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2012 at 1:36PM in News
First Hitman ad to debut during Euro 2012 final

First Hitman ad to debut during Euro 2012 final

Hitman Absolution will get its first TV ad on Sunday (July 1st), during the European Championship final between Italy and Spain.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 29th 2012 at 12:15PM in News
Io: Only 20% of players will finish Hitman: Absolution

Io: Only 20% of players will finish Hitman: Absolution

Developer Io Interactive predicts that just one in five players will finish the upcoming Hitman: Absolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2012 at 2:06PM in News
Square Enix and MCV on the hunt for UK trade's ultimate assassin

Square Enix and MCV on the hunt for UK trade's ultimate assassin

UK retailers and trade execs, publishers, developers and media will compete for prizes in a bid to find out who is the ultimate assassin in Hitman: Sniper Challenge.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 21st 2012 at 4:30PM in News
E3 2012: IO apologises for Hitman trailer, is "surprised" by response

E3 2012: IO apologises for Hitman trailer, is "surprised" by response

Danish developer IO Interactive has apologised to those who were offended by its recent trailer for Hitman: Absolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2012 at 9:03AM in News
VIDEO: New Hitman trailer is hard to forget

VIDEO: New Hitman trailer is hard to forget

With plenty of hype ahead of its release, the new trailer for Hitman: Absolution had a lot to live up to.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2012 at 1:11PM in News