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Hitman: Absolution's Purist Mode to be unlocked from the off

Posted: 03.09.2012 by Nakerman

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IO Interactive has responded to the call of fans by ensuring Hitman: Absolution's Purist Mode will be available to play straight away.

Hitman: Absolution dumped regenerating health

Posted: 01.09.2012 by JonahFalcon

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In the latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine, IO Interactive’s director Tore Blystad revealed that the early build of Hitman: Absolution was to have regenerating health, but a design decision was made to drop it.

Eidos release 'Introducing Contracts' trailer for Hitman: Absolution

Posted: 22.08.2012 by Technet2k

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The multiplayer feature for Hitman: Absolution revolves around player created 'Contracts' that challenge others to take out a set number of targets in any given level throughout the game.

It was born out of how fans of Hitman would compare and brag about their playthroughs. Now a trailer from dev IO better explains the concept to competitive gamers.

GamesCom 2012: Multiplayer 'Contracts' in Hitman: Absolution

Posted: 14.08.2012 by Technet2k

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IO Interactive has revealed a multiplayer feature for Hitman: Absolution where a player can select any three targets on a given level to be taken out and challenge others to beat their time.

The studio is calling this asynchronous online challenge 'Contracts' with contenders awarded money for doing so. Have 47 bump off three targets with a certain weapon then upload the 'Contract'.

Square Enix Q1 down ¥2bn, "sizable pipeline of content under development" Poll

Posted: 07.08.2012 by Technet2k

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The first three months of this fiscal year for Square Enix aren't the hottest as they suffer a net loss of ¥2bn, with net sales up just 1.6% year-on-year to ¥24.9bn. Last year Q1 profitted ¥690m.

A weak release schedule was the root of the fiscal trouble. Square reports Dragon Quest Monsters: Terry's Wonderland 3D as being one of the top earners. The rest of this fiscal is loaded.