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Agent 47 is bald because hair was just too difficult

You might've heard the story about Mario wearing overalls and just generally looking the way he does in part because of the limited power of hardware at the time of his creation, but did you know that Agent 47 of Hitman fame also got his ic...

 
 
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Hitman has passed 13 million players

It shouldn't be much longer now before we hear about the next step in IO Interactive's plans for Hitman, but before an inevitable season-two reveal happens, it's worth checking in on how things are going. By last count, Hitman had pulled in...

 
 
 
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Korean rating board helps out Hitman: Sniper Assassin

The Hitman series, barring its temporarily limbo following IO Interactive's exit from Square Enix, has pretty much always been prolific. It was memorable and profitable enough to spawn not one but two films, a rarity in the gaming sphere, o...

 
 
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IO is giving away Hitman's Sapienza level

IO Interactive is offering up a slice of Hitman for a limited time. From now through April 3, you'll be able to score the Hitman Spring Pack containing the game's picturesque location Sapienza for free. To be clear, this isn't a play-for-a...

 
 
 
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Hitman's Paris episode will be free for the holidays

Nothing says holiday cheer like killing people for money! In celebration of the upcoming season, IO Interactive is giving out a "Holiday Pack" from December 15, 2017 until January 5, 2018 for its hit assassination game Hitman. Along with a ...

 
 
 
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Don't expect IO Interactive to try Kane & Lynch again

The two Kane & Lynch games were, on paper, exciting propects. The first, Dead Men, was intended to be a pulse-pounding, squad-based heist thriller, similar to films such as Heat, but was a fumbling, awkward game. The 2010 sequel, Dog Da...

 
 
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IO Interactive confirms a new Hitman game is in the works

Today marked the release of Hitman Game of the Year Edition, which included season one of the critically acclaimed assassin game along with some new content. To commemorate the occasion, developer IO Interactive posted a blog post on their ...

 
 
 
 
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Hitman is starting to get into player-curated contracts

This month's Hitman update schedule is mostly more of the same, but the fact that IO is still finding ways to support the game makes me happy. First up, on August 11, the game will have 10 new Featured Contracts to unravel and another Chall...

 
 
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Agent 47's Hitman origins being adapted into comic series

Agent 47, anti-hero of IO Interactive's popular Hitman games, is to receive his own comic-book series later this year courtesy of publisher Dynamite Entertainment.The series will look into the silent assassin's complex and conspiratorial pa...

 
 
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Hitman's new patch makes Agent 47 a little more professional

Agent 47, consummate professional that he is (here's a video of him kicking a toilet onto someone's head), is always looking to improve. In his line of work, staying alive is a secondary objective right behind efficient killing. Now he's a ...

 
 
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Hitman's Prologue can be yours for free

If you've been dying to try out Hitman, you'll now get the chance to do so without dropping any cash. IO Interactive has announced that the Prologue chapter will be going free to celebrate their newfound independence. You'll be able to grab...

 
 
 
 
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IO has a new batch of content for Hitman this month

I am so down for a second season of Hitman should that come to fruition following Square Enix's decision to "withdraw from the business of [series developer] IO Interactive." In the more immediate and definitely-gonna-happen future, we are ...

 
 
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Hitman may be saved after all

After Square Enix decided to sell off IO Interactive, the future of Hitman lingered in purgatory. Square Enix owns the intellectual property and would continue to do so even without the developer, IO Interactive, around to develop it. ...

 
 
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Hitman developer IO Interactive is laying off employees

Not even two weeks have passed since Square Enix decided to drop IO Interactive, but people are already losing jobs while the company continues searching for a new parent. The Hitman developer posted an update on Twitter, stating ...

 
 
 
 
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IO Interactive is developing a new IP

Best known for the Hitman series, IO Interactive has also developed the Kane & Lynch series, as well as one-off titles like Freedom Fighters and Mini Ninjas. According to a new job posting, the studio is now loo...

 
 




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