Entries in 'hitman' (15)

Freshly independent Io strips Denuvo from Hitman

Freshly independent Io strips Denuvo from Hitman

Developer Io Interactive has updated the PC version of Hitman to remove its DRM.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2017 at 10:30AM in News
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IO Interactive announce independence from Square Enix, with full control over Hitman IP

Following its split with publisher Square Enix, IO Interactive has announced that not only has it now gone fully independent, but it's also obtained complete control of the Hitman ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 16th 2017 at 1:36PM in News
Io is dropping Hitman's episodic model

Io is dropping Hitman's episodic model

Amidst a very uncertain backdrop, Io Interactive stealth game Hitman is dropping its episodic sales model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2017 at 9:28AM in News
"There was a lot of skepticism, as we were doing something new": IO on Hitman's episodic move

"There was a lot of skepticism, as we were doing something new": IO on Hitman's episodic move

At E3 2015, IO and Square Enix revealed a new entry in its Hitman series. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 30th 2017 at 1:54PM in News

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Margin Makers: Guide to Hitman merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Hitman merchandise

When developer IO Interactive announced that Hitman was going episodic, it came as something of a surprise.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 27th 2017 at 1:45PM in News
MCV's Review of the Year - Part 2: Games of 2016

MCV's Review of the Year - Part 2: Games of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year.

on Dec 14th 2016 at 12:00PM in News
Hitman developer IO opens new studio

Hitman developer IO opens new studio

IO Interactive has moved to a new studio in Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 10th 2016 at 1:00PM in News
Hitman's episodic release has proved the sceptics wrong, Io believes

Hitman's episodic release has proved the sceptics wrong, Io believes

The decision to stray from the established triple-A pricing model and try something different has ultimately paid off, the developers of Hitman have said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2016 at 10:53AM in News

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Division director Barnard joins Hitman dev IO

Division director Barnard joins Hitman dev IO

Ryan Barnard, the game director of Ubisoft’s most recent smash hit The Division, has departed the company and moved to the makers of Hitman, IO Interactive.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 18th 2016 at 2:32PM in News
The Chuckle Brothers playing Hitman pretty much wins the internet

The Chuckle Brothers playing Hitman pretty much wins the internet

Deciding what marketing stunts to cover or not to cover can be somewhat difficult.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2016 at 2:24PM in News
Hitman's physical release pushed back to 2017

Hitman's physical release pushed back to 2017

The physical version of Square Enix’s new Hitman won’t be released until next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2016 at 2:54PM in News
Hitman beta open for PlayStation Plus subscribers next week

Hitman beta open for PlayStation Plus subscribers next week

An open beta for Square Enix’s next Hitman game will be released for some PS4 owners next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2016 at 1:14PM in News

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'Episodic model widens audience for triple-A games', Hitman dev says

'Episodic model widens audience for triple-A games', Hitman dev says

More triple-A games should consider adopting an episode release model if they wish to capture a wider audience, the chief of IO Interactive has argued.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 11th 2016 at 1:22PM in News
Hitman's release plan has changed again, is now fully episodic

Hitman's release plan has changed again, is now fully episodic

The pricing and release schedule for Square Enix’s Hitman have undergone some more alterations.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2016 at 12:22PM in News
'Configuration change' leads to Hitman pre-order cancellations

'Configuration change' leads to Hitman pre-order cancellations

PS4 owners who had pre-ordered the digital version of Square Enix’s Hitman have had their orders cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 9:57AM in News