Hitman: Absolution News (PC)

Fast and Furious actor cast as Agent 47 in new Hitman film

Posted: 06.02.2013 by Technet2k

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Hollywood is taking on the Hitman franchise again with 20th Century FOX behind the endeavour. There'll be no Timothy Olyphant as the bald assassin this time, as the lead role is recast in this reboot.

Instead the spotlight will be gleaming off the shiny head of a certain Fast and Furious star. Director Aleksander Bach will be helming the picture, with previous experience in, erm, commercials.

Square Enix in ¥5.7bn loss, due to "increasingly difficult" console market

Posted: 05.02.2013 by Technet2k

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Publisher Square Enix has posted a ¥5.7bn loss for the nine-month period ending December 31st, 2012. This is despite video game sales increasing from ¥95.7bn to ¥102.7bn.

This fiscal year has so far seen Hitman: Absolution, Sleeping Dogs and Final Fantasy XIII-2. Square still holds out hope for their end of year report, as Tomb Raider releases in early March.

UK chart led by FIFA 13, top five titles enjoy encore

Posted: 14.01.2013 by Technet2k

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EA Sports' FIFA 13 has kept itself atop the UK all format chart for the sixth week, and its second time in 2013. The top five titles in fact haven't changed, leaving Far Cry 2 in second place.

Ubisoft's island shooter is followed by Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 in third, Hitman: Absolution fourth and Need for Speed: Most Wanted fifth. Just Dance 4 bopped it around Halo 4 taking sixth.

Fifth week for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 atop UK chart

Posted: 17.12.2012 by Technet2k

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Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has just enjoyed its fifth consecutive week leading the UK all format chart, matching LEGO Batman 2 for number of weeks at the top spot in 2012.

Hitman: Absolution makes a surprising climb to second, while FIFA 13 keeps dribbling third for its sixth consecutive week. Halo 4, Need for Speed and LEGO LOTRO keep their posts.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Far Cry 3, FIFA 13 frozen atop UK chart

Posted: 10.12.2012 by Technet2k

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Huddled together for warmth in the tundra that is the December month of UK retail sales; Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Far Cry 3, FIFA 13 all remain frozen in place 1st, 2nd and 3rd for another week.

Just Dance 4 is up 4th, while Assassin's Creed 3 is also in for a repeat performance 5th. Hitman: Absolution is now garrotting 6th, with Halo 4 7th and NFS: Most Wanted 8th.