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Hitman: Blood Money Reprisal Revealed For Switch And Mobile

IO Interactive and developer Feral Interactive have announced Hitman: Blood Money Reprisal, a revamped version of the 2006 stealth classic. The game will head to mobile devices this fall, and a…

October 4, 2023 | 09:29 EDT

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Hitman And James Bond Developer IO Interactive Opens New UK Studio

IO Interactive has announced that it's opened a new studio in Brighton in the UK. The new studio will contribute towards work on IO's new James Bond game, which remains untitled as yet, together with…

July 6, 2023 | 08:46 EDT

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Hitman 3 Renamed "World Of Assassination," Granting 1 & 2

IO Interactive has announced that some pretty big changes are coming to Hitman 3. The game is being renamed Hitman: World of Assassination, and you'll also now get Hitman and Hitman 2 for free as…

January 3, 2023 | 10:51 EST

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Hitman 3 Invites You To Celebrate The Holidays With Murder

It's the most wonderful time of the year. I am, of course, referring to the Hitman 3 winter roadmap, which IO Interactive has just released. It contains plenty of festive mayhem, as you'd expect,…

December 1, 2022 | 08:55 EST

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Hitman 3 November Roadmap Features Limited Time Reworked Marrakesh

Marrakesh is back, as the Hitman 3 November roadmap has been revealed, showcasing a limited-time rework of Marrakesh where players will complete a "bonus mission" straight out of Hitman 1.  In the…

November 2, 2022 | 03:31 EDT

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Hitman 3: Freelancer Release Date Goes Rogue Until January

We now have a new Hitman 3: Freelancer release date: January 26th, 2023. This is the second time the mode has been delayed, with the first being back in May. According to IO Interactive, this delay…

October 4, 2022 | 11:19 EDT

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Hitman 3: Freelancer Delayed and New Roadmap Revealed

Hitman 3 keeps on chugging, although for Hitman fans the news revealed today isn't the greatest. This is because Hitman 3: Freelancer, which has been billed as "the next evolution of Hitman" has been…

May 5, 2022 | 09:54 EDT

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Hitman 3 March 2022 Roadmap Details Arcade Contracts Changes

The Hitman 3 March 2022 Roadmap has been revealed, revealing some changes to Arcade Contracts and detailing the latest playable content for this month. Hitman 3, as the name implies, is the third…

March 3, 2022 | 03:53 EST

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Hitman 3 Year 2 & Steam Release Trigger Fan Backlash

The Hitman 3 Year 2 and Steam release have just started, bringing with it a massive patch, VR support for the PC version, and the entire trilogy joining Game Pass. However, things have gone off on…

January 21, 2022 | 10:23 EST

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Hitman 3 Year 2 Plans Include VR, Steam, Map, And More

IO Interactive has revealed some of its plans for Hitman 3 Year 2. They include a Steam release for the game, ray tracing functionality, and two new game modes. There's also a new map in the works…

January 13, 2022 | 09:52 EST

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Hitman 3 Drives IO Interactive's Strongest Year Yet

Hitman developer IO Interactive has reported its strongest financial year to date. According to the studio, this success is driven by strong sales of Hitman 3, as well as many players returning to…

October 11, 2021 | 09:48 EDT

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Hitman: Game of the Year Edition Removed from GOG, Apology Issued

DRM-free game retailer GOG has announced that it has removed Hitman: Game of the Year Edition from its storefront due to customer complaints about its inclusion of online-only features. The Hitman …

October 8, 2021 | 12:12 EDT

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Hitman: Game of the Year Edition GOG Review Bomb Underway Due to DRM Disagreement

A Hitman: Game of the Year Edition GOG Review Bomb is currently underway over claims that the game includes DRM on what is ostensibly a DRM-free storefront. The 2016 version of Hitman was very…

September 24, 2021 | 03:10 EDT

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Hitman 3: Seven Deadly Sins is a 7-Part Expansion With Sinful Rewards

Hitman 3: Seven Deadly Sins is a 7-part premium expansion that will delve deep into the mind of Agent 47. It will be released over time as seven content packs, with each content pack focusing on a…

March 24, 2021 | 11:01 EDT

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Hitman 3 Guide - Mendoza Winery Challenges

Hitman 3's Mendoza mission, "The Farewell," takes place at a gorgeous winery in Argentina. It features two targets, the vineyard's owner Don Yates and the socialite Tamara Videl, both of which have…

February 9, 2021 | 02:25 EST

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Hitman 3 Guide - How to Find & Use the Scrap Sword

The Scrap Sword is a unique weapon which can be found during the Berlin mission in Hitman 3. It is a rusted melee weapon which can help Agent 47 let out his inner Road Warrior (from the Mad Max film…

February 9, 2021 | 02:27 EST

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Hitman 3 Guide - How to Unlock the Secret Ending

In Hitman 3's final mission location, the Carpathian Mountains, Agent 47 must fight his way through a train filled with Providence agents in order to take out The Constant, Arthur Edwards. This…

February 9, 2021 | 02:33 EST

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Hitman 3 Guide - All Safe & Key Pad Codes

Hitman's Agent 47 is a man who always gets his mark. When he decides to take down a target, absolutely nothing will stand in the augmented assassin's way - and that includes a locked door. The…

February 9, 2021 | 02:39 EST

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Hitman 3 Roadmap for February Includes Featured Contracts, New Escalations

IO Interactive has released their February Hitman 3 roadmap, along with its first content update that includes Featured Contracts and new Escalations. The Featured Contracts come from MinnMax and…

February 4, 2021 | 09:46 EST

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10 Weird (& Awesome) Kills in Hitman 3

Hitman 3 recently "hit" the market, and it wouldn't be a Hitman game if everyone's favorite smooth-headed assassin wasn't taking out his targets in the most bizarre of ways? Sure, you can shoot…

January 31, 2021 | 12:00 EST

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Hitman 3 Review

Hitman has always been one of the most underrated franchises in gaming. That’s not a massive surprise considering its stealth focus and slower pace, but besides Hitman Absolution, every single game…

January 23, 2021 | 01:00 EST

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Hitman 3 Dartmoor Guide - Means Motive and Opportunity Mission Story

Agent 47 visits misty, rainy Dartmoor with the goal of eliminating Alexa Carlisle, one of the high-ranking members of Providence. However, Hitman 3's Dartmoor location offers a unique gameplay change…

January 22, 2021 | 08:56 EST

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Hitman 3

The third and final installment in the World of Assassination trilogy, Hitman 3 puts you once again in the shoes of Agent 47 as he travels the world one final time. Featuring six diverse missions…

January 23, 2021 | 12:39 EST

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Hitman 3 Dubai tips and secrets

Agent 47's first mission in Hitman 3 brings him to a location aptly referred to as being "On Top of the World" - the massively tall Sceptre tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. There, he is to…

January 20, 2021 | 06:16 EST

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Hitman 3 How the Mighty Fall Guide

Hitman 3's Agent 47 has two targets to take down in Dubai: the Providence higher-ups Marcus Stuyvesant and Carl Ingram. While there are lots of different ways to assassinate the two men, why not take…

January 20, 2021 | 05:47 EST

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Hitman 3 Guide - How to Eliminate Dubai Targets

Agent 47's first mission in Hitman 3, "On Top of the World," takes place in the Sceptre, the world's tallest building located in the luxurious city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The agent is…

January 20, 2021 | 05:36 EST

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[Updated] Hitman 3 PC Players Won't Have to Pay Again for Hitman 2 Levels After All

[1/18/21 - 9:05 AM] IO Interactive and Tim Sweeney, the founder of Epic Games, have both confirmed that PC players will not be required to pay in order to import locations from Hitman 1 and 2 into…

January 15, 2021 | 12:23 EST

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IO Interactive Reveals All 6 Hitman 3 Locations

IO Interactive has revealed all 6 new Hitman 3 locations. Agent 47's travels will take him across 3 different continents and conclude the narrative begun in 2016's Hitman. As part of his journey, 47…

January 11, 2021 | 11:28 EST

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Hitman 3 Will Be An Epic Games Exclusive

IO Interactive has made a new announcement for Hitman 3, the finale to their World of Assassination trilogy. For PC Players, Hitman 3 will be an Epic Games Store exclusive, meaning that at launch,…

August 20, 2020 | 11:34 EDT

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Hitman 3 Announces a New VR Mode

The second game shown today at Sony's State of Play presentation is Hitman 3, which showcased a new VR mode. Players will be able to step into the shoes of Agent 47 and play through the entire…

August 6, 2020 | 04:30 EDT

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Hitman 3 Launches January 2021

IO Interactive has announced the launch window for the upcoming Hitman 3. You'll be able to get your hands on the game in January next year. It's coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One,…

June 26, 2020 | 09:33 EDT

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Hitman 3 Concludes a Thrilling Trilogy on PS5

The next-gen offerings in The Future of Gaming have been pretty great so far and one of these new games will bring an epic conclusion to a trilogy: Hitman 3. A bunch of men with guns follow Agent 47…

June 11, 2020 | 04:57 EDT

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Hitman 2 October Roadmap Features Spooky Surprise

Hitman 2 is still getting fun new content. IO Interactive has released the October roadmap for the game, and it shows off what the next batch of new and returning content will be. It starts on…

October 3, 2019 | 03:29 EDT

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Explore The Maldives In Haven Island, Coming To Hitman 2 September 24th

IO Interactive has revealed Hitman 2's next DLC location. Haven Island is a tropical resort in the Maldives and it's coming to the game on September 24th. The warm beaches and tropical climate of…

September 21, 2019 | 01:30 EDT

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Hitman 2 September Roadmap Shows Off New Map, Targets

Today IO Interactive has announced the September roadmap for Hitman 2, giving players another month of new contracts, maps, and tools to use. The first bit of content actually started yesterday,…

September 6, 2019 | 05:58 EDT

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Hitman 2 July Roadmap Released

IO Interactive has released its Hitman 2 roadmap for July. The roadmap includes new challenges, a legacy target, Escalation Contracts, and more. This month, the studio is working on the theme of…

July 4, 2019 | 10:00 EDT

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IO Interactive Reveals New Content Coming To Hitman 2 In May

IO Interactive has laid out its May roadmap for Hitman 2. New content coming to the game includes new targets, contracts, and more. First up, it's the return of Sean Bean as Elusive Target "The…

May 4, 2019 | 02:40 EDT


Hitman 2: Miami Pack Released - Includes The Undying Elusive Target Mission

On the same day that IO Games brought its April Update live, it launched its first Hitman 2 DLC pack to get a jump start on May’s content plans. The Hitman 2: Miami Pack is available starting April…

May 1, 2019 | 12:55 EDT


Hitman 2 Update Significantly Beefs Up Ghost Mode

The April 30, 2019 launch of the April Update for Hitman 2 (our review) supports Ghost Mode fans with a variety of new tricks and tactics as well as a new map. Balance changes and a new costume…

May 1, 2019 | 12:23 EDT

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IO Lays Out Hitman 2 Update Road Map for 2019

Developer IO Interactive announced its plans in 2019 for the stealth-action game Hitman 2. By the end of the year, expect three more maps to join the game, each coming with their own extra goodies.…

April 12, 2019 | 07:37 EDT

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Twitter Bans User Who Tweeted About Killing Sean Bean In HITMAN 2

Sean Bean dying is old hat at this point and his addition as the first Elusive Target for HITMAN 2 was pretty funny in its own way. What's much less funny is that Twitter has banned a user who wrote…

November 22, 2018 | 04:00 EST

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Hitman 2 Review

Hitman 2 adheres to the “more and better” approach to sequel design. It builds on the excellent foundation of 2016’s Hitman, refining the systems and visuals to be sharper than ever. Likewise, the…

November 15, 2018 | 01:30 EST

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Sean Bean Is Set To Be First Elusive Target In HITMAN 2

HITMAN 2's first Elusive Target has been announced via a press release from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and it's quite the interesting guy: Sean Bean. Well, not actually Sean Bean, but he…

October 17, 2018 | 11:39 EDT

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HITMAN 2 Introduces Competitive 1v1 Ghost Mode

HITMAN 2 has recently announced Ghost Mode, a brand new 1v1 game mode introducing a competitive multiplayer game type for the first time in the series' history. Ghost Mode is a competitive showcase…

October 15, 2018 | 12:45 EDT

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Hitman 2's Sniper Assassin Mode Has Me Psyched

The Hitman games have been purely a solo sandbox experience, known for their dynamic and interesting ways to take out your targets. The games have always rewarded creativity and covert operations,…

July 3, 2018 | 12:00 EDT

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Hitman 2

Hitman 2 is the direct sequel to IO Interactive's 2016 release Hitman. Hitman has a long history of games starting in 2000 and Hitman 2 will be the 7th console release for IO Interactive. Hitman 2016…

June 7, 2018 | 04:48 EDT

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WB Games PrE3 2018 Day 2 - Hitman 2 Coming This November

IO Interactive officially pulls the curtain back on Hitman 2. The game is a direct sequel to the 2016 version of Hitman and will be a full-blown release instead of the episodic content of the…

June 7, 2018 | 02:46 EDT


Hitman 2 Accidentally Leaked, Will be Published by Warner Bros.

Last night, another game was accidentally leaked out onto the internet a few days before E3 officially begins. This time it was Hitman 2, with a logo for the game released to the internet on Warner…

June 5, 2018 | 11:02 EDT