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Hitman episode 2 review
Hitman's first episode was a measured, strong proof of concept: that Hitman works best in large sandboxes with interstitial systems, rather than trying to string what are effectively set-pieces into a linear narrative. The jo...   read

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Crown and Council

Mojang stealth released Crown and Council, its new free strategy game

Yesterday Mojang snuck a casual strategy game onto Steam called Crown and Council. So that's what those tricksy Minecraft-makers have been up to!  On the developer's website, the bajillionaires state that "It’...

 
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Aragami

Teleporting stealth game Twin Souls lives on as Aragami

Oh good! Twin Souls, that Tenchu-inspired undead-assassin game, still exists. It's now known as Aragami, which should help it stand out better, and the footage in this re-reveal trailer is more exciting than what I remember of Lince Works'...

 
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Invisible, Inc.

Klei's superb stealth-strategy game Invisible, Inc. comes to PS4

People know Klei for Don't Starve or Mark of the Ninja or maybe even Shank, but I rarely if ever hear folks casually bring up Invisible, Inc., the studio's turn-based corporate espionage game. Hopefully today's PlayStation 4 port will get i...

 
Next week's Hitman DLC photo
Next week's Hitman DLC

I want to vacay in Hitman's Sapienza

Despite my confident, casual unholstering of the word "vacay," I've never actually taken a vacation, on account of all the poverty. Still, feels good to dream, and Hitman's take on Italy looks downright idyllic. I mean, not the weird bit wi...

 
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Shadwen

Trine developer's new game, Shadwen, sneaks onto PC and PS4 in May

Shadwen is a stealth game that is actually a stealth game. There's no other option. It doesn't subscribe to the Assassin's Creed-style mindset of "Now you've made a mess of things, time to clean it up." If the player is seen even...

 
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Hitman

Hitman's monthly episode cadence isn't set in stone

You probably could have predicted this one. IO Interactive, developer of the new episodic Hitman series, has recently revealed that the monthly schedule of releases is now "subject to change." Whereas it seemed like the episodes were m...

 
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Hitman

The second episode of Hitman has been dated

Hitman may have launched, but it's not done yet! Square Enix will be releasing more episodes down the line to add on to the original Paris level, and next up is Sapienza. The publisher has always targeted an April release date, but now...

 
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Metal Gear Solid PSN sale

PSN sale offers a week of cheap Metal Gear Solid

Oh heck yes Metal Gear Solid VR Missions (PS1) for $3. The PlayStation Network is having a Metal Gear Solid series sale through April 4. It spans PSP, PS Vita, PS3, and PS4 and, well, the series' life on PlayStation. There's even Metal Gear...

 
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Hitman ad campaign

Would you rather kill Gary Busey or Gary Cole?

Well, Hitman is no stranger to out-there advertising strategies. At least this one doesn't allude to a heavy flow. Also, preemptive joke reminder: Gary Coleman died in 2010.

 
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Hitman updates

Hitman adds Contracts as Elusive Targets are pushed into April

The new Hitman is a dope slapstick murder comedy and if you need any more proof, just read on the Hitman blog on adding "The Vampire Magician Challenge Pack," which"features ten new challenges inspired by community activity, all requiring ...

 
Hitman PC Port photo
Hitman PC Port

PC Port Report: Hitman

After a brief beta period, Hitman has released and people seem to be enjoying it! Sure, it's got some weird quirks (why can't I pick up a drink?), but the Hitman feeling is definitely there. I've previously given my impression on ...

 
AKA Death to Spies 3
Playing Alekhine's Gun made me wish it were 2007 again, because if it were 2007, I could, at least, point to it and say "Hey, this game isn't too bad." Unfortunately, living in 2016 makes Alekhine's Gun feel like an...   read

Republique review
This year, American news networks are falling over themselves to empower a blustering demagogue preaching hatred, violence, and bigotry. His words go largely unchallenged because there is money to be made off them. The specta...   read

Deadbolt review

Review: Deadbolt

As someone who was way into Risk of Rain, a tough side-scrolling shooter that only grew tougher as time ticked by, I should have believed its designers when they called their next game "extremely challenging." But after cl...   read

Hitman review

Review: Hitman

Hitman is the funniest game I've played in a while. IO Interfactive's subtitle-free reboot of its long-running assassination franchise is, mostly, side-stepping cinematics full of S&M nuns and returning to the realm of sl...   read

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Deals

Hitman deal: Take a 25 percent hit on the PC version for release week

Update 3/21: The 25% off coupon is gone and replaced with a new 23% off code. See deal below. Today marks the debut for Square Enix's 2016 Hitman. Discounts for the PS4 and Xbox One consoles are pretty much nonexistent at the moment as the ...

 
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Hitman retail disc

Hitman retail release not coming until January 2017

The new Hitman is out and it's good. Or, the first part of the new Hitman -- the "Intro Pack" -- is out. I'll explain. Right now, $15 gets you two prologue/tutorial missions and one giant mission in Paris. Conversely, you can pay the full $...

 
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Hitman

Hitman's newest trailer is in 4K, 360 degrees

Square Enix has launched a snazzy new trailer for Hitman, set to debut on March 11 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It's during a posh fashion show, set to the tune of 4K quality with the option to spin around 360 degrees. The building reminds me ...

 
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Hitman

Hitman's launch trailer is flashy, shows off variety of scenarios

Square Enix is keen to show off what will likely be the last trailer for Hitman until launch, and it does the trick. The sheer amount of different mission parameters are staggering, which won't all arrive at once due to its episodic mo...

 
Styx: Shards of Darkness photo
Styx: Shards of Darkness

These new Styx: Shards of Darkness screenshots sure are colourful

Styx: Master of Shadows was a really great, pure stealth game. Not only that, but as a prequel to Of Orcs and Men it did an excellent job of fleshing out Styx’s character with a surprisingly interesting story. If these new screenshots...

 
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Hitman on PC

Despite wonkiness, Hitman runs alright on PC

I've long adored the Hitman series. Ever since first playing Blood Money, I've wanted more. Well, I guess I ate those words, because we kept getting more and the quality started to dip real hard. I've always been looking for a game to ...

 
Hitman hands-on
Have you ever wondered just how Cueball McFurrowed-Brow became the famously good killing man of the Hitman series' glory years? Of fucking course not, which is why the need to string Hitman: Absolution together into some S&am...   read

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Republique

After over two years since launch, Republique will finally be complete this March

How's this for episodic content? Republique first launched in December of 2013 on iOS, and it's still not fully complete yet. Episode 2 launched five months later, with the third part coming five months after that, and Episode 4 coming over...

 
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Deadbolt

The Risk of Rain team's new game is Deadbolt

Two years ago, I professed my love for Risk of Rain on this site. It ended up becoming one of my favorite roguelikes, right up there with my all-time bestie, Spelunky, and just thinking about it now makes me want to go back for "a few more ...

 
Volume - PS Vita photo
Volume - PS Vita

Volume coming to PlayStation Vita in January

Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell's stealth puzzle game Volume sneaking to PlayStation Vita on January 5, the developer announced today. And if you're planning to pick the game up then, you might want to take advantage of this week's Pl...

 
Republique episode 4 photo
Republique episode 4

Republique finally gets analog controls on PS4

Republique, a stealth game proud of its Metal Gear Solid 4 lineage, was Kickstarted in 2012. It hit iOS in 2013, and then proceeded at a pace of one port per year (2014, Android; 2015, PC) en route to three of five episodes having been rele...

 
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Metal Gear Solid

Not everyone is giving peace a chance in Metal Gear Solid V's race to disarmament

Konami is keeping us updated following its call to disarm all nuclear weapons on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. As at November 29, Xbox 360 is leading the charge with just 35 nukes remaining, with big brother Xbox One hot on its heel...

 
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Republique

Republique gets a PS4 trailer, still isn't done nearly two years after launch

If you're interested in espionage narratives and stealth-based gameplay, Republique may be your huckleberry when it releases next year on PS4, with all five episodes bundled together. I enjoyed what I've played of the initial few sinc...

 
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Yandere Simulator

Read erotic manga to up your seduction game in Yandere Simulator

It's been a bit since we checked in on Yandere Simulator, the Hitman-like stealth game "about stalking a boy and secretly eliminating any girl who seems interested in him, while maintaining the image of an innocent schoolgirl." Last ti...

 

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