Don't hit me, I'll hit me
Worse rated video game movie ever?
Awful Adam Sandler tax dodge Pixels flirted with a 0% positive reviews yield on film aggregate Rotten Tomatoes last month, but eventually stumbled all the way up to a more respectable 16% positive rating.
So obviously these t...
And the response to Absolution
"Hitman is 15 years old," IO Interactive head Hannes Seifert said. "That's a long time. Tastes change. It's time to get back to Hitman." That was Seifert's explanation for why the next game in the series has forgone a su...
'Sizable chunk' playable at launch
Amidst the rush of E3, I missed hearing about IO Interactive's unusual release plan for Hitman. In a Q&A today, the studio reiterated some of those points and highlighted new details.
To recap: "What we release on Decembe...
Content updates through 2016
Square Enix announced something of a reboot for the Hitman series this week. It's just called Hitman and is coming December 8.
It won't be finished then, though. It will be $60. There will be "no DLC or microtransactions."
Not a mobile game!
"Good to have you back."
IO Interactive debuted a first look at its new Hitman during Sony's E3 2015 press conference. Somewhat of a different vibe, at least from the trailer, but that's still Agent 47. Boy, just l...
Ahead of Square Enix press conference
Looks like Square Enix got hit with a leak ahead of its press conference tomorrow. Over on Twitter, @beaconvg posted a screen capture of a listing on the Russian PlayStation Store for a new Hitman slated for this year.
You can see it run through Google Translate below.
Get ready, take aim...
Square Enix Montréal has unleashed its latest mobile offering, Hitman: Sniper.
As the title implies, Agent 47's latest adventure spans a series of scoped assassination missions.
I've been playing through a handful of&n...
Which of their western teams will it be though?
Don't we all just love a little bit of mystery with our game reveals? Well, according to the official Square Enix Twitter account there's a new western developed Square Enix game being revealed today and it's going to involve...
But more importantly, this freakin' Sleeping Dogs image
As a "half-baked concoction full of lofty ideas that don't quite mesh well together topped with a fedora," Murdered: Soul Suspect seemed like the kind of game I'd only get around to trying because of a bundle. It's in the Squ...
Videogame movies, man
The tone of this trailer for Hitman: Agent 47 matches my playstyle for the game series, which is to go in quietly only to screw up repeatedly and end up having to trade bullets with everyone.
While I could have done without ...
Hurry, hurry, step right up
UPDATE: Due to me having car trouble and not being able to update this till now, the contest has been arbitrarily and retroactively extended to 1:08 PM EST. Any entries before this time now qualify for prizes. Isn't this...
This sale are sick
This weekend's Square Enix Publisher Weekend sale has some ridiculous deals. Some of my childhood favorites that I didn't even know made it to PC are on there, including the whole Legacy of Kain series.
Here's some of the hig...
Injustice on PS4 and Hitman HD Trilogy on PS3, too
A whole new audience is about to experience the delightful oddities of Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut (PS3) once it joins PlayStation Plus. They don't know what they're in for, Zach.
Hitman HD Trilogy (PS3), which inc...
Starring Rupert Friend and Zachary Quinto
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Hitman movie has been pushed back six months, and will now debut on August 28th, 2015. No reason was given for the delay, but perhaps the studio is working on a marketing strategy...
Win a part in Hitman: Sniper and eat poutine!
Destructoid is teaming up with Square Enix Montréal and Unity to throw a Hitman: Sniper PAX Prime 2014 party!
You'll have a chance to play Hitman: Sniper before its release and compete in a high score contest whe...
Plenty of extras and retailer-specific DLC
Square Enix has just announced a "Gold Edition" of the upcoming Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris that includes a bevy of extras that Tomb Raider fans will want to pay attention to.
The Gold Edition comes rocking a three-in...
That you can also buy for $0.99
Hitman Go was a pretty fantastic use of the license for the mobile market, and now the game is adding 15 new levels to its repertoire. An update called Airport Box has dropped, which adds a new mode, moving walkways, and...
A fun, simple little game in the Hitman universe
Square hasn’t been afraid to use the Hitman IP in fun and creative ways. Hitman GO was a critical success for doing something unique, and while Hitman Sniper isn’t on that same scale, it is still at least a ton of fun.
Stealthy mobile shooter targets 2014 release
Hitman: Sniper is coming to mobile and tablet devices later this year, Square Enix Montréal announced today.
It's a free-to-play competitive experience revolving around replayable assassination missions. Play...
Square Enix Montréal announcing another mobile game soon
IO Interactive has shared concept art for its next Hitman game for consoles and PC, viewable below in high resolution. The image is set in Central Europe and that building is "larger than any location in Hitman Absolution," a...
Agent 47's steely gaze and austere demeanor are far too threatening to be properly translated to a stoic board game piece. That, and given the nature of the Hitman series revolving around stealth and murderous intent, a mobil...
I used 'literally' correctly, people do die in the game
Hitman GO launches today, a puzzle game via Square Enix Montréal that's available on iOS devices for $4.99. An Android version is on its way as well, so calm down. They didn't forget about you.
Karsten Lund, creative ...
Such a neat concept for a spinoff game
Square Enix Montréal's turn-based strategy title Hitman GO looks like a decent excursion while we wait for the next major franchise installment from IO Interactive. It's coming real soon -- first to iOS devices on Apri...
Dr. Square Enix or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the JRPG
Square Enix will work on its next global releases, "without focusing too much on the ‘global’ aspect," president Yosuke Matsuda told Nikkei Trendy. "For example, in the past, when we developed console games with a...
It's Homeland's Rupert Friend
2007's Hitman movie wasn't awful. In fact, I'd be willing to believe that people were even fans of the adaptation. But there's certainly plenty of room for improvement and here's hoping Agent 47 delivers where the prior movie...
IO 'absolutely loved' the concept
There are two Hitman games in development that we know about: one is a full-fledged PC and console title from IO Interactive, the other is a mobile project in the works at Square Enix Montréal. Hitman GO, a turn-based ...
And Agent 47's 'magic pockets' are no more
IO Interactive is working on the next major installment of Hitman and today the studio shared a few details about the game. Most notably, it'll feature Agent 47 "at the prime of his career" and open-ended sandbox levels that ...
Timothy Olyphant for life
A second film based on the Hitman franchise was all set to debut with Paul Walker, until his untimely passing in November of 2013. Despite that, Variety reports that the movie is still moving forward, reca...
Well, that was unexpected
Though Hitman: Absolution has been out for over a year, new missions for the title have been added to the game's "Contracts" mode with seemingly no warning whatsoever. New missions have launched on all three platforms th...
There are two projects
Yesterday, there was a report that sort of confused Hitman fans everywhere. People thought projects were canceled, and the franchise was in jeopardy, but here's the real rub straight from Square Enix.
Apparently, the ini...