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Medieval mouse adventure Ghost of a Tale hits Steam Early Access

Ghost of a Tale has looked captivating for quite some time, and although it still isn't done yet, the gorgeous stealth-centric action-RPG is now playable through Steam Early Access. It's getting there. "While the game's core mechanics are ...   read

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Boot up Hitman this week to find and eliminate Gary Busey

The next limited-time target for players to hunt down in Hitman will be actor Gary "The Wildcard" Busey, as decided by you, Twitter user who chose #KillBusey instead of #KillCole. Are you on some government watch list after casting your vo...   read

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Nab the original Splinter Cell on PC for free

Ubisoft has begun gifting PC games from its back catalog in celebration of its 30th anniversary. This month, the free offering is Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell. You can grab your copy right here and redeem it through Uplay, assuming you can re...   read

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Don't let Hitman's fifth elusive target slip by you in Marrakesh

There's an arms dealer hanging out in Hitman: Marrakesh this weekend that needs Agent 47's attention. They call him The Gunrunner, and he's the fifth elusive target in the episodic game to date. He'll be around through Sunday, July 3 at wh...   read

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Square Enix gives us a long look at the new Deus Ex's gameplay ahead of E3

Well, I haven't "been to Prague" been to Prague, but I have watched this 17-minute Deus Ex: Mankind Divided video. The Czech town serves as the game's hub as Adam Jensen runs around the City 17-like dystopia. As the developer-guided demo n...   read

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Hitman's third Elusive Target goes live tomorrow

Hitman’s third Elusive Target mission goes live tomorrow, Wednesday, June 8, 2016. This time, you have 72 hours to explore Sapienza and take out a prince. The mission will be available from 3pm CEST / 6am PDT / 2pm BST....   read

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Yandere Simulator adds new option for the schoolgirl-killing-averse

Last month, the Hitman-style schoolgirl murder sim Yandere Simulator introduced a new, non-lethal way to eliminate rivals for senpai's attention: snitching. This month's update builds on that by adding an additional non-lethal, this time n...   read

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Review: Hitman: Marrakesh

IO Interactive's Paris and Sapienza maps for the new Hitman have delighted fans and proven the development team knows just how to use Agent 47 -- as a Rube Goldberg trigger. And IO is comfortably in its groove with the third episode, Marrak...   read

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Hitman's third episode is out today

Pack up your speedos and spicy meatballs, the Hitman is leaving coastal Italy for Marrakesh, previously described as, "a maze of alleys, a range of souks that line the medina walls and a fully-fledged shisha café...Just beyond the ...   read

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NIS horror game Yomawari: Night Alone creeps to Vita, PC this October

As horror games are wont to do, Yomawari: Night Alone is launching in October. Here's the game's  premise straight from the developer, Disgaea studio Nippon Ichi Software: A young girl is walking her dog Poro aroun...   read

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Be on the lookout for this congressman in Hitman

How are we going to take out The Congressman? He'll be in Hitman's Sapienza for 48 hours as of today and once he leaves, he won't return. We have to make it count. I'm thinking about coming after him as the hippy, if only for the simple r...   read

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Hitman episode 3

Hitman goes to Marrakesh May 31

The third episode of Hitman, Marrakesh, is coming out May 31. We skulked through the Amalfi Coast of Sapienza already a month ago, Paris a month and a half earlier. In the interim, one of the game's coolest features, Elusive Targets, has fi...   read

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Hitman online event

Hitman's second Elusive Target is set for next weekend

Miss that first Elusive Target in Hitman? Dang. My condolences. Next week will bring about another opportunity, though. IO is planning to let loose the second mark, The Congressman, in Sapienza for 48 hours "at some point" on Friday, May 27...   read

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Did you manage to take out Hitman's first Elusive Target?

Over the weekend, Hitman players had a single chance to hunt down a unique character. Sergei "The Forger" Larin was the first of the game's Elusive Targets -- one-off encounters that go live for a limited time and won't return. There's no s...   read

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Review: Shadwen

Shadwen has a really cool premise: take control of an assassin (also called Shadwen) with a grappling hook and the ability to manipulate time, to sneak through an occupied city with a little orphan girl to take down a despotic king. With th...   read

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Hitman's Elusive Targets missions go live 'at some point' today

Hitman’s Elusive Targets missions are dropping today. Need specifics? Sorry, bro, but we don’t have them. As elusive as its name, all we’ve been told is that the mode will become available “at some point on Friday du...   read

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut is playable on Xbox One

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut and its reworked boss battles are now playable on Xbox One via backward compatibility. The enhanced two-disc Xbox 360 game isn't available for purchase digitally (unlike the original non-Director's C...   read

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Yandere Simulator lets you tattle on schoolgirls you don't want to kill

[Header art by Haryudanto] Sure, Yandere Simulator lets you poison Japanese schoolgirls, but what if the faint of heart or the especially wily want to eliminate potential rivals for senpai's attention without murder? Well, you can tattle. ...   read

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Shadwen has got promise, but is it launching too soon?

Frozenbyte really doesn’t waste any time, does it? Less than a year after Trine 3 was released, the developer is back with timey-wimey stealth game Shadwen. Unfortunately, while it shows promise, maybe Frozenbyte is a bit too eager t...   read

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Dishonored 2

Fallout 4 and Game of Thrones actors join Dishonored 2 cast

Bethesda has revealed the voice cast for upcoming Dishonored 2. While we got the release lowdown yesterday, the voice cast comes via an exclusive reveal in the latest Game Informer. Daredevil’s Vincent D'Onofrio and Rosario ...   read

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Review: Hitman: Sapienza

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 job (professional...   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’...   read

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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'...   read

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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...   read

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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...   read

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