To celebrate the launch of the Hitman HD Trilogy on 360 and PS3 platforms in North America tomorrow and a few days later in Europe on February 1st, Square-Enix have dropped a launch trailer which gives us our first look at the game in motion. In truth, little has changed visually apart from a higher resolution and seemingly higher framerate, but the graphics really play second-fiddle to all of the murderous [...]
Hitman developer IO Interactive have said to Eurogamer that from this point on, development on subsequent Hitman titles will be carried out according to a two-team cycle. Provisionally, it appears to be a similar approach to how Activision have split coding duties on the Call of Duty franchise with Infinity Ward doing an instalment one year and Tryearch doing an instalment the next. Future Hitman titles are expected to be split between [...]
Seemingly following on from Supergiant‘s and Bastion‘s footsteps, publisher Square Enix announced today that IO Interactive‘s 2009 title Mini Ninjas would soon be making its way onto Google Chrome, playable within the browser. An open beta is to be released soon whereupon people can check out how well a mere internet browser can handle console-grade gaming.
The announcement of a new Hitman title was a welcome one for many, but no footage from the game has been revealed yet. Thankfully, there’s been a big E3 trailer released, and it looks daaaaamned good! Agent 47 makes his way through a house, killing various guards in creative and inventive ways before finally reaching his target: a redheaded woman in the shower. The trailer looks great and is mostly [...]
New Hitman game! Excite! IO Interactive, the developer of the old trilogy starring Agent 47, are working on a new one, with a new engine. These assassin games had you infiltrating a small but open environments, from opera houses to kids’ birthday parties, choosing between various approaches. It’s an interesting concept, that will be interesting to see with new tech and gameplay standards.