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This morning, Square Enix initiated a guerilla marketing campaign for something apparently new and murder oriented, slated for release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, with potential ties to Eidos Interactive and confirmed connections to us being super creeped out by the whole thing.It started with the Twi...

February 8th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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PC players who can't wait for a taste of Hitman: Absolution are finally being catered to – the standalone promotional game, "Sniper Challenge," is now available for folks who pre-order Absolution on PC. The game is free (insofar as making a pre-order is "free") from certain retailers across t...

August 1st 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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As the man behind titles such as System Shock, Thief and Deus Ex, it's no surprise Warren Spector has a slightly warped sense of humor. For example, when naming Deus Ex, Spector thought it would be funny to pick a title that some people would be hesitant to pronounce, and he still thinks it's funny...

July 13th 2012 at 6:55pm 0 Comments
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The Hitman folks probably should've stuck the word "assassin" somewhere in their game title – that way they could avoid embarrassing marketing moments. Take, for instance, the trailer above's insistence that Agent 47 is the "original" assassin. Doesn't his blood-soaked legacy speak for itself...

May 2nd 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Rock, Paper, Shotgun collaborated in obtaining responses. The Entertainment Software Association's support of the "Stop Online Piracy Act" has led us to ask every member of the video game industry's lobbying and political group to publicly declare its stance on the bill. The ESA's continu...

January 6th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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If you were capable of watching the E3 2011 Tomb Raider trailer without fully freaking out, well, frankly, we're worried about your health. For the rest of us, Square Enix and Eidos have released a near 15-minute-long "making of" to walk us through all the gory details of its creation.

July 14th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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We've spotted Agent 47, and he's over at the Eidos forums, officially outed in Hitman: Absolution by one Eidos moderator known as "Acid Burn," a la Hackers. There are only two shots, unfortunately, but we've dropped them into a gallery below for your perusal.

June 5th 2011 at 8:16pm 0 Comments