Entries in 'Hitman: absolution' (20)

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
Tomb Raider misses sales targets; Rogers in contention for board election

Tomb Raider misses sales targets; Rogers in contention for board election

Square Enix’s big console releases are not performing as desired in the West.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2013 at 2:31PM in News
Square Enix and Microsoft toast chart triumphs

Square Enix and Microsoft toast chart triumphs

Square Enix and Microsoft are delighted by their success at UK retail last year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 16th 2013 at 1:27PM in News
Revealed: The UK's Top 20 bestselling games of 2012

Revealed: The UK's Top 20 bestselling games of 2012

Call of Duty: Black Ops II was 2012's biggest selling game of the year at UK retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 4th 2013 at 1:17PM 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
Reviews go live for Hitman: Absolution

Reviews go live for Hitman: Absolution

Square Enix is preparing to release its last big release of the year, and the review embargo for Hitman: Absolution broke overnight, painting a very welcoming picture.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2012 at 9:00AM in News
VIDEO: Hitman Absolution launch trailer arrives, along with first review scores

VIDEO: Hitman Absolution launch trailer arrives, along with first review scores

With just days to go before its November 20th release, Square Enix has released its final launch trailer for Hitman: Absolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 1:12PM in News

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VIDEO: Hitman Absolution is nearly here

VIDEO: Hitman Absolution is nearly here

Square Enix’s Hitman: Absolution is so very close now, and the latest teaser trailer is going to make that wait even more excruciating.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2012 at 1:22PM 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
Read our exclusive interviews with Nintendo, Sony and Rovio in this week's MCV

Read our exclusive interviews with Nintendo, Sony and Rovio in this week's MCV

This week's MCV is now available to download - and it features blockbuster interviews with Nintendo's Shelly Pearce and Sony's entire UK senior management team.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 11th 2012 at 11:03AM 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

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Hitman: Absolution Special Edition announced

Hitman: Absolution Special Edition announced

IO Interactive and Square Enix have revealed a “strictly limited” Deluxe Professional Edition of their upcoming stealth action title Hitman: Absolution.

Lauren Wainwright
by Lauren Wainwright
on Jul 4th 2012 at 10:55AM 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
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
OPINION: Smart Square's shooter surprise

OPINION: Smart Square's shooter surprise

Hitman's hybrid marketing-development tricks like this won’t happen often, but is sure to raise some eyebrows, says Michael French

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 10th 2012 at 2:02PM in News

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Hitman: Absolution release date confirmed for November 20th

Hitman: Absolution release date confirmed for November 20th

Retail is in for a busy November, with Square Enix confirming its Hitman: Absolution will arrive in the midst of the Q4 boom time for games.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 10th 2012 at 2:01PM in News
Hitman targets Top 5 with surprise pre-order attack

Hitman targets Top 5 with surprise pre-order attack

Square Enix thinks its new Hitman: Absolution pre-order deal can help the game become one of 2012's top five game releases

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 10th 2012 at 2:01PM in News
Hitman pre-order incentive is Sniper Challenge game, out next week

Hitman pre-order incentive is Sniper Challenge game, out next week

Gamers will get to play the new Hitman: Absolution as soon as next week thanks to a digital spin-off available to those who pre-order the game.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 10th 2012 at 2:01PM in News
Retail points to September release for Hitman

Retail points to September release for Hitman

Online retailers have listed a September release window for upcoming Square Enix game Hitman: Absolution.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 9th 2012 at 6:34PM in News