Hitman Absolution on track for 2012

Hitman Absolution coming in 2012Following on the recent trailer for the upcoming Hitman Absolution, some new details have emerged concerning Agent 47′s next mission.

IO Interactive’s 5th instalment of the popular Hitman series will be built from the ground up with Glacier 2, a completely new gaming engine. According to a press release from Square Enix, Absolution will be ”familiar and yet significantly different from other Hitman games.”

For the first time we are taking Agent 47 on a personal journey which allows us to explore other parts of the Hitman® fantasy,” said Tore Blystad, game director, IO Interactive. “This is both a familiar and yet significantly different experience from other Hitman games; something our silent assassins will relish, as will all those new to the Hitman world.

For the lucky few, Hitman Absolution will be showcased (invitation only) at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles from June 7–9.

Absolution is slated for a 2012 release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.

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