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IO Interactive Now An Independent Studio, Retains Hitman Rights
Square Enix announced a couple of weeks ago that it was withdrawing its investment in IO Interactive. This meant that the developer of the popular Hitman series was without a home. Square Enix didn’t rule out the possibility of selling the studio but it has gone a different way, for now. IO Interactive has announced that it has reached an agreement with Square Enix and is once again an independent […]

Hitman Franchise Not Necessarily Ending: Square Enix
It was confirmed earlier this month that new Hitman games had been placed on hold because Square Enix had decided to withdraw its investment from Hitman developer IO Interactive. The future of the much-loved Hitman franchise remains in limbo as Square Enix attends to the business matters. The company says that the sale of Hitman studio IO Interactive doesn’t necessarily mean that this franchise is going to end.

Hitman Season 2 Reportedly Planned As IO Interactive Retains Rights
It was reported recently that new Hitman games were placed on hold as Square Enix has decided to withdraw its investment from Hitman developer IO Interactive. The developer later said that it was looking for new partners that were willing to work with it on this franchise. If a new rumor is believed, IO Interactive has retained the rights to Hitman and that the second season of the current Hitman […]

New Hitman Games Have Been Put On Hold
The Hitman game franchise has been around for a very long time and it has tons of fans across the globe. The last game that was released in this franchise was very well received. However, it may be a while before the next arrives, because new Hitman games have been put on hold. The reason why they’ve been put on hold is because Square Enix has parted ways with Hitman […]


Square Enix To Part Ways With IO Interactive
For many years now, Square Enix and IO Interactive worked together on releasing titles under the Hitman franchise. This is because IO Interactive’s parent company Eidos Interactive was acquired by Square Enix many years ago, and by extension IO Interactive as well. Unfortunately it looks like Square Enix is done with the company.

Hitman: Absolution Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Confirmed
Microsoft is gradually bringing some of the best games that were released for the Xbox 360 over to the Xbox One thanks to the magic of backwards compatibility. We recently saw Grand Theft Auto 4 being added to the list of titles that can now be played on the current-generation console. Make room for one more on that list because it has now been confirmed that Hitman: Absolution can be […]

Hitman January Update Adds Professional Difficulty Level
IO Interactive’s episodic Hitman title has been very well received. The developer continues to push out new updates for this game so the improvements and tweaks keep coming in. It has now announced that the Hitman January update is going to bring a new Professional Difficulty Level. This is going to make the gameplay a bit more challenging for those who really want to push themselves when they step into […]

Hitman HDR Support Arrives Next Week
IO Interactive’s Hitman is an episodic entry to the much-loved franchise and the new game has been very well received. The first season has ended now and the developer continues to roll out a steady stream of Elusive Targets to keep players busy. The next update it will send out is going to bring some visual enhancements particularly for those who have an HDR display. IO Interactive has confirmed that […]

Hitman November Update Takes Unlocked Items Offline
The Hitman season finale may have been released recently but it’s not like the game won’t receive any updates going forward that improve and enhance the experience. The Hitman November update brings a handful of bug fixes, improvements as well as a new feature called offline profile. The profile allows players to take all unlockable items they have earned online with them offline so they have access to their rewards […]

Hitman Season Finale Release Date Confirmed
The first season of the episodic Hitman game by IO Interactive has six episodes five of which have already been released. The developer today confirmed the release date for Episode 6: Hokkaido, this is the finale for Hitman’s first season. In this climactic season finale, Agent 47 is tasked with locating and eliminating two targets in Japan.

Hitman's 11th Elusive Target Arrives October 14th
IO Interactive has confirmed today that the 11th Elusive Target will arrive in Hitman on Friday, October 14th. At 14:00 CEST, the Elusive Target tile will be updated on the Featured Hub in the game and that’s when the contract will be live. Hitman’s 11th Elusive Target is called The Fixer and he will be in Marrakesh for seven days. As is the case with all previous Elusive Target missions, […]

Hitman's 10th Elusive Target Arrives This Friday
Elusive Targets are a great component of the episodic Hitman game and IO Interactive today confirmed when the 10th Elusive Target is going to land. Look out for the next target called The Pharmacist who is going to be in Paris for 7 days starting this Friday. As is the case with all Elusive Target missions in Hitman, you only get one shot at the target and if you miss, […]

Hitman Episode 5 Location And Release Date Announced
IO Interactive’s episodic Hitman game is proceeding nicely. Four episodes have been released so far, bringing tons of exciting missions and additional content. The developer today revealed the Hitman Episode 5 location and release date. The latest episode is set in Colorado, USA and it’s going to be released later this month.

Hitman: The Complete First Season Disc Release Date Confirmed
IO Interactive’s Hitman was initially supposed to get a physical release but it was later converted into an episodic series. This meant that a disc version would be released only when all of the episodes had been released. The studio today confirmed when it’s going to release Hitman: The Complete First Season. It will include all episodes of Season One as well as some additional content.