Hitman: Absolution News (PS3)

Console bug wiping Hitman: Absolution save data, report users

Posted: 22.11.2012 by Technet2k

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The life of a professional assassin is a tough one, especially when you're tall with a bar code tattooed on your hairless noggin. It's even more tense when your career could get wiped out by a bug.

Users are reporting an extremely unpleasant coding glitch that can see Hitman: Absolution saves corrupted on Xbox 360 and PS3. It's believed to be linked to game crashes during saves.

Next Hitman "out of the house" at Square Enix Montreal, "another take" on 47

Posted: 22.11.2012 by Technet2k

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IO Interactive has just released Hitman: Absolution this week, but a new title in the series is being worked on at the new Square Enix Montreal studio. It'll be like 'Call of Duty with Treyarch and Infinity'.

Game director Tore Blystad says these big IPs take a long time to create just one game, so if you can "work a little bit in parallel" with another studio then it helps. It'll be a "fresh perspective" for 47.

Blystad: Developers 'max out' new hardware within an hour

Posted: 21.11.2012 by Technet2k

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Hitman: Absolution game director Tore Blystad says the next generation of hardware platforms will soon been pushed to their technical limits by developers. It's a "very healthy" fight for resources.

As everyone looks to claw out their share of the system's limitations it "will make people optimize" their contributions to a game's elements. It's "great to get more power," but it's gone quickly.

PlayStation Network content for this week includes Doom Classic Collection

Posted: 20.11.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Sony has announced the releases for this week for the PlayStation 3, and one of the more intriguing entries is Doom Classic Collection, which is casually and briefly mentioned in the PlayStation Network releases. Nothing is known about it save it's Doom and apparently a collection of Doom titles, which already grace Xbox Live Arcade.

Square Enix 'scraps' online pass for Hitman: Absolution

Posted: 19.11.2012 by Technet2k

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Hitman: Absolution releases tomorrow and in case you forgot it has a very interesting Contracts Mode, where players create their own 'missions' to be shared and fought over in league tables.

Square Enix planned to keep it guarded through an online pass system, but has decided to garrotte it and drag his corpse off into the bushes. This means its open to anyone, including you know whos.