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Somewhere within the A.I.-powered mind of a target is a kindling of what tomorrow brings; a spark filled with aspirations that will soon come to fruition. Goals to achieve, a life to live. That is, until a bald, bar-coded assassin ends those thoughts by slipping a thin fiber wire around his neck....

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Agent 47 comes a-knockin' next week and, well, for starters ... don't open that door. He's not there for a chat. Along with the above launch trailer, feel free to check out our hour-long stream of the game for a better sense of Hitman: Absolution from a safe distance....

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Conan O'Brien is barely even interested in games, but Hitman: Absolution seems to tick his boxes. Maybe it's the mulching, or having a barcode on the back of his bald head, or just the emphasis on eco-friendly body-storage....

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Agent 47 is aided by several systems in Hitman: Absolution, including a handy radar, health meters, and a limited "Instinct" feature that highlights crucial information in the environment. But in the game's most difficult setting, dubbed "Purist," these elements have been turned off. Want to see ...

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We got it wrong last week when we guessed the next drop in the bucket full of trailers for Hitman: Absolution would be the game's launch trailer for November 20. Square Enix couldn't hold that long; here's Agent 47's ICA file....

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I've watched my targets, memorized their movements, and exploited the shortest windows of opportunity to achieve my goal of a silent kill. As Agent 47, the returning killer-for-hire in IO-Interactive's Hitman: Absolution, I've spent more time planning than I have executing. Being methodical in your...

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Here's the fine print on Hitman: Absolution's contracts mode, delivered in an 18-minute video. Developer IO Interactive considers contracts a very important component of Absolution, giving the mode co-billing with the game's single-player on the title menu....

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The latest trailer for Hitman: Absolution features an emotionally disconnected narrator taking us through Agent 47's weaponry options. The 'sitting ducks' metaphor at the start is almost poetic, but soon enough we're down and dirty with guns, more guns, guns with silencers, some swords, some expl...

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David Bateson will reprise the role of Agent 47 in Hitman Absolution, after it was revealed last year that IO Interactive dropped the long-serving voice actor. Square Enix confirmed the news yesterday, shortly after the above video of Bateson announcing his return found its way online. The video wa...

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