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Former IO Interactive Devs Release New Trailer for Echo

Former IO Interactive Devs Release New Trailer for Echo

Former IO Interactive developers revealed a new trailer their upcoming game, Echo. Ultra Ultra, a game studio composed of former IO interactive developers, released a trailer for their upcoming game along with...
Square Enix May Include Hitman Rights in IO Sale

Square Enix May Include Hitman Rights in IO Sale

Following the release of a published transcription of Square Enix’s May 11, 2017 financial briefing, more information has been dropped on the break up between the publisher of Final Fantasy and...
Io-Interactive Reveals Studio Layoffs

Io-Interactive Announces Studio Layoffs

Io-Interactive, the studio behind the Hitman and Kane and Lynch franchises announced the studio will be restructuring. In a tweet from the studio’s official Twitter handle, Io-Interactive revealed they will be parting...
Square-Enix Parting Ways With Hitman Developer Io-Interactive

Square-Enix Parting Ways With Hitman Developer IO Interactive

In an unexpected move, Square-Enix will be selling off Hitman developer, IO Interactive, or shut down if a buyer can not be found. In a note that comes out of the Square...
Hitman Episode 5 Infiltrates Colorado, Launches Sept 27th

Hitman Episode 5 Infiltrates Colorado, Launches Sept 27th

IO Interactive's Hitman reboot has proven a tremendously successful addition to the classic franchise. Originally published this past March by Square Enix, the game started out on a strong footing, and...
Hitman: Episode 4 - Bangkok (pS4) Review 1

Hitman: Episode 4 – Bangkok (PS4) Review

Hitman continues to impress me, now that the irksome technical issues have been addressed and the game isn’t quitting on me every three minutes. After the abomination that was Absolution, the...
Hitman's Full Season Coming to Retail in January

Hitman’s Full Season Coming to Retail in January

Square Enix and IO Interactive have announced that Hitman's full season will be available at retail on January 31st of next year. The physical edition of the game, called Hitman: The Complete...
Hitman (2016): Episode One (PS4) Review

Hitman (2016): Episode One (PS4) Review

2016 will be remembered as a particularly auspicious year for the Hitman franchise. The burden has never been greater on steadfast developer, IO Interactive, to produce a new Hitman game that...
Videogame Crime Shouldn’t be Glamorized - 2015-11-10 13:49:29

Videogame Crime Shouldn’t be Glamorized

In most videogames, violent crime is a good thing. Whether they’re bank robbers or just plain murderers, criminals are portrayed as anti-heroes we’re meant to root for. Though the odd title...
First Concept from new Hitman game releasde - 2014-05-28 08:53:02

First Concept from new Hitman game releasde

If your like me and enjoy the Hitman series, you may have been wondering what was up with the development of the franchise. Well it seems it will be missing E3...
Hitman Dev Lays Off Employees, Cancels Projects - 2013-06-17 17:50:30

Hitman Dev Lays Off Employees, Cancels Projects

Hitman: Absolution developer IO Interactive has laid off half of its employees and cancelling multiple projects, in what is to be described as “significant changes” to its business tactic. A Square Enix...
New teaser trailer confirms Hitman: Absolution 1

New teaser trailer confirms Hitman: Absolution

Square Enix and IO Interactive will have more information at E3.   There’s still a month to go until E3, but one new game has already been revealed. Then again, it’s not as...