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IO Interactive A/S, a Square Enix studio, presents the HITMAN®: HD TRILOGY launch trailer. Experience for the first time ever the classic and critically acclaimed games: HITMAN 2: SILENT ASSASSIN, HITMAN: CONTRACTS and HITMAN: BLOOD MONEY, unified in one deadly HD-Collection for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

HITMAN: HD TRILOGY also includes HITMAN®: SNIPER CHALLENGE™, the stand-alone sniper experience given to those who pre-ordered HITMAN: ABSOLUTION. Items unlocked in this version of the HITMAN: SNIPER CHALLENGE are not transferable to any other game.

HITMAN: HD TRILOGY is scheduled for release in North America on January 29, 2013 and across Europe and PAL territories on February 1, 2013 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Xbox 360.

Related Links

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Homepage:                     www.Hitman.com

THE INTERNATIONAL CONTRACT AGENCY:                   ica.hitman.com

FACEBOOK                                                                                        www.facebook.com/Hitman

WHO IS 47                                                                                         www.whois47.com

 

YT-LINKS:

UK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k40ba1k5XIs

LONDON (January 18, 2013) – IO Interactive A/S, a Square Enix studio, presents the first official screenshots from the soon to be released HITMAN: HD TRILOGY. Experience for the first time ever the classic and critically acclaimed games: HITMAN 2: SILENT ASSASSIN, HITMAN: CONTRACTS and HITMAN: BLOOD MONEY, unified in one deadly HD-Collection for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Watch out for the launch trailer, hitting the web on Monday, January 28th!   

HITMAN HD: TRILOGY is scheduled for release in North America on January 29, 2013 and across Europe and PAL territories on February 1, 2013 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Xbox 360. HITMAN®: TRILOGY is rated PEGI 18. Please visit the PEGI website for more information about ratings.

Related Links        HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Homepage:   www.Hitman.com   

THE INTERNATIONAL CONTRACT AGENCY:         ica.hitman.com        FACEBOOK    www.facebook.com/Hitman

SQUARE ENIX, INC. AND IO INTERACTIVE ANNOUNCE  HITMAN: HD TRILOGY

Lethal Combo of Classic Hitman Games Available Febuary 1, 2012

London (December 13, 2012) – IO Interactive A/S, a Square Enix studio today announced HITMAN: HD TRILOGY. Experience for the first time ever the classic and critically acclaimed games: HITMAN 2: SILENT ASSASSIN, HITMAN: CONTRACTS and HITMAN: BLOOD MONEY, unified in one deadly HD-Collection for PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

For the very first time experience over forty incredible missions across three classic Hitman Games, all presented in glorious HD. Whether you’re a long-time fan or new to the franchise, this is the opportunity to take on the contracts that defined the series and fully established Agent 47 not only as a pop culture icon, but also as the World’s Ultimate Assassin.

The HITMAN: HD TRILOGY is scheduled for release in Europe and across PAL territories on February 1 and in North America on January 29, 2013 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Xbox 360.

About the Hitman franchise:

The creation of IO Interactive™, the Hitman franchise got its start in 2000 with the release of Hitman: Codename 47 for PC. It has become an award-winning, multi-million selling videogame franchise. Agent 47, the games’ iconic central character, is a genetically enhanced clone, engineered into a highly skilled assassin. The franchise has boasted videogames, a major motion picture, books, comics, merchandise collectibles and amassed a voracious global fan base. Agent 47 celebrates his long awaited comeback with HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, now available across North America, Europe and PAL territories for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

 

About IO Interactive

IO Interactive, a Square Enix Studio, is the creative force behind some of the most talked-about multiplatform videogames to emerge in the last decade. Starting with the praised and ground-breaking Hitman series, IO Interactive has since developed the cult classic “Freedom Fighters”, the controversial “Kane & Lynch" series and the adorable "Mini-Ninjas". Dedication to creating original IP and unforgettable characters and experiences are the hallmarks of IO Interactive.

 

About Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 57 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

 

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com

 

Related Links

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Homepage:                    http://www.Hitman.com

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Facebook® page:          http://www.facebook.com/Hitman

Join the HITMAN community:                                                     http://ICA.Hitman.com

 

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION © 2012 Square Enix, Ltd.  All rights reserved. HITMAN, HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, AGENT 47, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, FINAL FANTASY, IO INTERACTIVE, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of Square Enix Group. “PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

 

SQUARE ENIX AND IO INTERACTIVE ANNOUNCE THE RETURN OF THE ORIGINAL ASSASSIN

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION AVAILABLE NOW

 LONDON (Nov. 20, 2012) – Square Enix and IO Interactive today announces that HITMAN®: ABSOLUTION™ is now available for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

London (November 16, 2012) – IO Interactive A/S, a Square Enix studio, presents the launch trailer for HITMAN: ABSOLUTION. Powered by IO INTERACTIVE'S new proprietary GLACIER 2™ technology, HITMAN: ABSOLUTION delivers a cinematic experience in a living breathing world, where player choice is paramount.  Experience unique disguise gameplay, improvised weapons and a myriad ways to take out a target. CONTRACTS, introduces a new and innovative online mode which allows gamers to create and share their own custom hit challenges within the game. Choose a level, pick your targets, weapons and the rules of assassination. Compete with your friends and challenge the world. Tweet! http://bit.ly/QLfrug

Pre-order now to get access to HITMAN: SNIPER CHALLENGE, an exclusive standalone sniper experience and carry over unlocks and upgrades into HITMAN: ABSOLUTION.

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION is scheduled for release across North America, Europe and PAL territories on November 20, 2012 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

Related Links

HITMAN: SNIPER CHALLENGE Official Homepage:        www.hitmansniper.com    HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Homepage:                    www.Hitman.com  

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Facebook® page:          www.facebook.com/Hitman   Join the HITMAN community:                                         www.barcode-society.com

Follow HITMAN on Twitter:                                             www.twitter.com/Hitman   YT-Link  PEGI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wq5xRd07L4w&feature=g-upl

 

INTRODUCING: LIVING BREATHING WORLD

London (November 02, 2012) – IO Interactive A/S, a Square Enix studio, presents “INTRODUCING: LIVING BREATHING WORLD,” the sixth gameplay trailer in the original INTRODUCING series. Regardless of what play style you adopt, you will enjoy a unique playthrough experience as you enjoy the rich variation in a living breathing world. A world filled with incredibly intelligent characters all displaying richly detailed synthetic life, where everyone you meet may well have a bigger part to play in Hitman: Absolution.

Created entirely from original gameplay moments, INTRODUCING is dedicated to show the richness, depth and possibilities surrounding the living and breathing world of HITMAN®: ABSOLUTION™ - powered by IO INTERACTIVE’S new proprietary  GLACIER 2™ technology.

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION is scheduled for release across North America, Europe and PAL territories on November 20, 2012 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

Related Links

HITMAN: SNIPER CHALLENGE Official Homepage:        www.hitmansniper.com

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Homepage:                    http://www.Hitman.com

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Facebook® page:          http://www.facebook.com/Hitman

Join the HITMAN community:                                         http://www.barcode-society.com

UK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttJF6c9NTqA

THE HOLLYWOOD CAST OF HITMAN: ABSOLUTION

Agent 47                                                 William Mapother (Motion Capture), David Bateson (Voice)

                                                                previous work includes: Lost, Another Earth

Diana Burnwood                                     Marsha Thomason

                                                                previous work includes: Lost, White Collar

Benjamin Travis                                     Powers Boothe

                                                                previous work includes: The Avengers, Deadwood, Sin City

Birdie                                                      Steven Bauer

                                                                previous work includes: Breaking Bad, Scarface

Blake Dexter                                          Keith Carradine

                                                                previous work includes: Cowboys & Aliens, Dexter, Deadwood

Sheriff Clive Skurky                                Jon Gries

                                                                previous work includes: Napoleon Dynamite, Get Shorty

Layla Stockton                                        Traci Lords

                                                                previous work includes: Blade, Underworld

Sanchez                                                   Issac Singleton       

                                                                previous work includes: Planet of the Apes, Pirates of the Caribbean

LaSandra Dixon                                      Vivica A. Fox

                                                                previous work includes: Kill Bill, Batman & Robin, Independence Day

Wade                                                      Larry Cedar

                                                                previous work includes: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Deadwood

Cosmo Faulkner                                      Jonathan Adams

                                                                previous work includes: Bones, 24, Boston Legal, Burn Notice

Jade                                                         Shannyn Sossamon

                                                                previous work includes: 40 Days and 40 Nights, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Victoria                                                   Isabelle Fuhrman

                                                                previous work includes: The Hunger Games, Orphan

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION is scheduled for release across North America, Europe and PAL territories on November 20, 2012 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

    

London (October 19, 2012) – IO Interactive A/S, a Square Enix studio, presents “INTRODUCING: DISGUISES,” the fifth gameplay trailer in the original INTRODUCING series. Wearing disguises allows Agent 47 to infiltrate his surroundings and blend in with the crowd, while waiting for the perfect moment to strike. This truly unique feature can only be found in the HITMAN series and HITMAN: ABSOLUTION will push disguise gameplay above and beyond. 

Created entirely from original gameplay moments, INTRODUCING is dedicated to show the richness, depth and possibilities surrounding the living and breathing world of HITMAN®: ABSOLUTION™ - powered by IO INTERACTIVE’S new proprietary  GLACIER 2™ technology.

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION is scheduled for release across North America, Europe and PAL territories on November 20, 2012 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

Related Links

HITMAN: SNIPER CHALLENGE Official Homepage:  www.hitmansniper.com

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Homepage:                http://www.Hitman.com <http://www.hitman.com/>

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Facebook® page:      http://www.facebook.com/Hitman

Join the HITMAN community:                                         http://www.barcode-society.com

YouTube link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKvyRT1RWNY

LONDON (October 12, 2012) – IO Interactive A/S, a Square Enix studio, presents the first official look at the Deluxe Professional Edition of Hitman: Absolution – available for pre-order now in Europe.

Watch Hitman: Absolution Gameplay Director, Christian Elverdam and Community Coordinator, Travis Barbour as they unbox the limited collector’s edition and take a look at the exclusive 10” Agent 47 statue - only available in the Deluxe Professional Edition -  as well as the 72-page hardcover art book, making of DVD and the Agency Gun Pack DLC.

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION is scheduled for global release on November 20, 2012 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

Please see the video here: http://youtu.be/EqUTucb-BI8

LONDON (October 10, 2012) – IO Interactive A/S, a Square Enix studio, presents a journey into the world of Hitman: Absolution. Go behind-the-scenes as the team from IO Interactive explains what it takes to create immersive story telling in a video game. Watch how the Hitman: Absolution cast talks about the challenges of doing a full performance capture at the famous Giant Studios in Los Angeles and how Powers Boothe needed to invent new smoking techniques for his character Benjamin Travis.

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION is scheduled for release across North America, Europe and PAL territories on November 20, 2012 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

YOUTUBE LINK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6qA8FjbiLA

LONDON (October 4, 2012) – IO Interactive A/S, a Square Enix studio, presents “INTRODUCING: THE KILL”, the fourth gameplay trailer in the original INTRODUCING series, showcasing a sneak peek into the many creative ways to take out targets. Remember, killing is easy - the hard part is getting away with it. Setup accidents or go in guns blazing, Agent 47 can handle and contain any situation.

Created entirely from original gameplay moments, INTRODUCING is dedicated to showing the richness, depth and possibilities surrounding the living and breathing world of HITMAN: ABSOLUTION™ - powered by IO INTERACTIVE’S new proprietary  GLACIER 2™ technology.

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION is scheduled for release across North America, Europe and PAL territories on November 20, 2012 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

View INTRODUCING: THE KILL here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iP6sMgfiTTs

Related Links

HITMAN: SNIPER CHALLENGE Official Homepage:        www.hitmansniper.com

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Homepage:                    http://www.Hitman.com

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Facebook® page:          http://www.facebook.com/Hitman

Join the HITMAN community:                                         http://www.barcode-society.com


CONTRACTS is a new online mode which allows gamers to create and share their own custom hit challenges within the HITMAN: ABSOLUTION game. Players will choose a level, targets, weapons and then set their own rules for completing the contract based on time, style and witnesses. There are no clumsy editors or complicated mechanics to learn; in CONTRACTS you simply play to create. As an asynchronous mode, CONTRACTS allows fans to compete against friends at any time, regardless of whether they are online. HITMAN: ABSOLUTION will also ship with many pre-set CONTRACTS, each designed by the very best assassins at IO Interactive.

HITMAN: ABSOLUTION is scheduled for global release on November 20, 2012 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

 

Please see the playthrough here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3DFiI68JIU

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