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Hitman developer IO opens new studio

IO Interactive has movedto a new studio in Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen. The Hitman developer describes this new office, which features an on-site motion capture studio, as ‘open, bright and ultra-modern’. Table-football tournaments and arcade machines are also amongst the perks, the firm revealed. IO also unveiled a new, fully adaptable …

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Hitman delayed until March 2016

IO has announced that it will be delaying its latest Hitman title until March of next year. On its official website, the developer said that this has been done so that more content can be included with the game’s initial launch. This new Hitman game was being launched digitally, with …

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Award-winning mobile game 80 Days sets sail for PC later this month

Hit iOS and Android title 80 Days is coming to PC and Mac in an expanded and revamped form. Inspired by the iconic Jules Verne novel Around The World In Eighty Days (rather than the god-awful 2004 Steve Coogan/Jackie Chan movie effort), from which it takes its moniker, 80 Days …

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Next-gen Hitman game IS in the works

Agent 47 lives on and WILL be gracing PS4 and Xbox One. It was reported yesterday the Square Enix’s next-gen Hitman project had been cancelled and that the IP would in future be focusing on smartphones. This, however, is not the case. There’s a bit of confusion around the Hitman …

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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. In a statement passed on toMCV, a spokesperson for the studio said the Denmark-based company was moving toward a sole focus on the Hitman franchise, and as a result …

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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. Developer IO Interactive told MCV the success of Sniper Challenge has been ‘crazy’. And the mode has even influenced what it is doing within Absolution. People …

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