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Square Enix revealing new western-developed game today


Which of their western teams will it be though?
Apr 06
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... read
Square Enix bundle

Square Enix is back for another Humble Bundle


But more importantly, this freakin' Sleeping Dogs image
Feb 17
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... read
Hitman movie

Hitman: Agent 47 looks anything but stealthy


Videogame movies, man
Feb 11
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 ... read
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... read feature

Square Enix Steam sale

Raid Square Enix's tomb with this weekend's Steam sale


This sale are sick
Feb 07
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... read
PlayStation Plus

Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut free with PS Plus in December


Injustice on PS4 and Hitman HD Trilogy on PS3, too
Nov 26
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... read
Hitman movie

The new Hitman movie has been delayed further into 2015


Starring Rupert Friend and Zachary Quinto
Oct 17
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... read
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... read feature

Lara Croft

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris receives a Gold Edition


Plenty of extras and retailer-specific DLC
Aug 08
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... read
Hitman Go

Hitman Go gets 15 new levels via a free update


That you can also buy for $0.99
Jul 03
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... read
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. read feature

Hitman: Sniper

Square Enix Montréal announces Hitman: Sniper


Stealthy mobile shooter targets 2014 release
Jun 05
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... read
Hitman

First concept art for IO Interactive's new Hitman


Square Enix Montréal announcing another mobile game soon
May 28
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... read
Murder, simplified
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... read feature

Hitman GO

People are literally dying to play Hitman GO, out today for iOS devices


I used 'literally' correctly, people do die in the game
Apr 17
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 ... read
Hitman

Turn-based Hitman GO comes to iOS next week


Such a neat concept for a spinoff game
Apr 10
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... read
Square to stop sucking?

Bravely Default's success has Square refocusing on 'heavy JRPGs' & 'core' audience


Dr. Square Enix or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the JRPG
Mar 31
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... read
Hitman

First look at Agent 47 in the new Hitman film


It's Homeland's Rupert Friend
Feb 19
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... read
Hitman

The new Hitman game for mobile has surprising potential


IO 'absolutely loved' the concept
Feb 13
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 ... read
New Hitman

New Hitman will have the largest levels yet


And Agent 47's 'magic pockets' are no more
Jan 16
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 ... read
Hitman

Rupert Friend recast as star of the new Hitman film


Timothy Olyphant for life
Jan 10
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... read
Hitman

New missions added to Hitman: Absolution 'Contracts' mode


Well, that was unexpected
Jan 09
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... read
Future of Hitman

Square tells us exactly what's happening with Hitman


There are two projects
Jan 07
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... read
Hitman

Square Enix Montreal's Hitman reportedly canned


Studio is now working on Hitman for mobile
Jan 06
Square Enix Montreal was working on a new Hitman game that was said to be a re-imagining, though we never saw much of anything about the title. It's since been discovered that the project was canceled last year, according to ... read
Square Enix game bundl

Nab four bundled Square Enix games for $15 by day's end


Hitman, Deus Ex, Just Cause 2, Sleeping Dogs
Sep 16
Have you somehow avoided picking up Just Cause 2, Hitman: Absolution, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and Sleeping Dogs for mere pittance? I feel like they've all been below $5 at some point, but if you're still looking to own the... read
Square Enix

Huh? Deus Ex Universe and Hitman Go trademarks found


Good series, odd trademarks
Sep 12
I'm not sure what it is about modern Deus Ex titles and our finding out about them by scouring the internet for trademark listings, but here's yet another. Siliconera has discovered a few of interest from publisher Square Eni... read
PS Plus Update

Runner2, Hitman Absolution joining PS Plus this month


Don't mind if I do!
Aug 05
In tomorrow's PlayStation Plus update, members will be able to download Hitman Absolution for free and save on other PSN titles. There's a big ol' Rayman franchise sale -- including Origins for as low as $5.00 -- plus Es... read
IO focusing on Hitman

IO cancels projects to focus on new Hitman game


Nearly half of IO laid off
Jun 17
When you think of IO Interactive, Hitman comes to mind. Maybe Kane & Lynch or Freedom Fighters as well -- sorry to reopen old wounds -- but the long-running stealth franchise is certainly right up in there. We'l... read
Company's biggest recent releases proved unable to meet targets
Despite each game clearing at least a million sales, Square Enix has revealed Tomb Raider, Hitman: Absolution and Sleeping Dogs all failed to meet their targets. This news comes on the same day the company projected a 13 bill... read feature

Hitman reboot

Hitman movie reboot 'Agent 47' to star Paul Walker


Yes, *that* Paul Walker
Feb 06
It's been an unusually long time since I've been able to use the word "reboot" here, but with the recent Hitman Absolution still fresh on our minds, it's only natural that the term would come up in relation to the popular ste... read






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