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Square Enix announces mobile strategy game Hitman Go

The Hitman series will see its first entry on tablets and smartphones in Hitman Go, Square Enix Montreal announced today. The turn-based strategy game will have players navigating "fixed spaces on a grid" while using familiar tools from the stealth series, such as sniper rifles, Agent 47's Silverba...

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Zachary Quinto signs on for Hitman movie reboot 'Agent 47'

Zachary Quinto has been cast in Fox's upcoming Hitman movie reboot, Agent 47. The report, which comes from Deadline Hollywood, does not mention the role Quinto will play. Zachary Quinto is best known as Spock in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek reboot and its sequel, Star Trek: Into Darkness. Quinto previ...

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Hitman: Contracts emerges from the shadows, stalks Steam

Hitman: Contracts, the third entry in IO Interactive's stealth murder series, is finally available for individual purchase on Steam. Previously the game was only available as part of the Hitman HD Trilogy, which bundled Hitman 2, Hitman: Contracts and Hitman: Blood Money into one convenient wannabe...

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Homeland's Rupert Friend replaces Paul Walker as Agent 47

Rupert Friend will play smooth-top assassin Agent 47 in the second Hitman movie, Variety reports. Paul Walker, who passed away in a car crash on November 30, was first chosen to replace Timothy Olyphant in Agent 47. Rupert Friend is best known for his work as Peter Quinn on the Showtime series H...

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Report: Square Enix Montreal's next-gen Hitman canceled, mobile game in development [update]

The major Hitman game under production at Square Enix Montreal has been canceled, according to a senior game designer's LinkedIn profile. The game was originally announced with the studio's founding in 2012. VideoGamer also notes another employee's LinkedIn profile, which claims the studio is curre...

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Hitman movie rebooted with 'Fast and Furious' Paul Walker

Paul Walker will play Agent 47 – replacing Timothy Olyphant – in an upcoming Hitman movie. While we all desperately try to understand who makes these casting decisions, Deadline reports the movie's title is Agent 47 and will be written by the folks behind A Good Day To Die Hard. First-t...

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Hitman: Absolution trailer focuses on story, actors in goofy mo-cap getups

The Hitman series is known for allowing players to create their own narratives within the sandbox levels, but with Hitman: Absolution, developer IO Interactive has enlisted Hollywood talent like Vivica Fox, Powers Boothe and Shannyn Sossamon to help tell Agent 47's latest story....

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Hitman: Absolution's Agent 47 reminds us of his O.G. status

The Hitman folks probably should've stuck the word "assassin" somewhere in their game title – that way they could avoid embarrassing marketing moments. Take, for instance, the trailer above's insistence that Agent 47 is the "original" assassin. Doesn't his blood-soaked legacy speak for itsel...

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Potential Hitman ARG suggests new announcement is coming in time for E3

Some subtle marketing suggests we'll be hearing about a new Hitman game soon. Well, okay, we have been hearing about it -- Hitman 5 isn't exactly a secret at this point, having been mentioned on IO Interactive resumes and namedropped by a voice actor. But things are heating up yet again, indicati...

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Agent 47 voice actor pleads the 5th on Hitman 5

In an interview with The Liberty Gaming.com, David Bateson, the ice cold voice of Agent 47 in the Hitman games, was reluctant to say much about the mysterious next sequel in the series. "As recently as this year, I even had someone call me up from IO Interactive to ask me to remove the fact that I ...

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