IO Interactive have release patch v1.0.438.0 for Hitman: Absolution, which should download automatically through Steam. The patch fixes a number of configuration issues which prevented some users from even launching the game, as well as issues where Sniper Challenge unlocks…
By Bennett Ring on November 23, 2012 at 4:45 pm
Hitman: Absolution promises it all: blockbuster graphics, a compelling storyline, bringing the best of the series together into one next-gen package. However, as Bennett Ring discovers, the truth is that Absolution is a huge break with tradition — and many loyal fans may find themselves displeased.
By Toby McCasker on October 8, 2012 at 1:55 pm
So what’s it like to be a grim-hearted killing machine for hire? The premise of IO Interactive’s Hitman games is a complex and sinister answer to this fantasy, but there’s one obvious suggestion at hand: You’d probably need to be quiet about it.
Up until now, the emphasis has been very assuredly on stealth. Stealth, as you might’ve noticed, is not a gameplay mechanic that’s anywhere near as in fashion as it was during the formative years of Sam Fisher and PSX-era Solid Snake. IO are cluey guys. They know this. They also know that no one would give a crap about Hitman if it weren’t for an impressive legion of bedroom bodybaggers attuned to its particular brand of mark-the-target-and-make-it-happen.