HITMAN Elusive Target Number 12 Is Revealed

The latest elusive target for Agent 47 is revealed. It's time to start hunting down the Identity Thief. To give all prospective agents a little more information, a short briefing video is also provided.

Posted 3 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 5 comments

HITMAN's 11th Elusive Target Arrives This Weekend

Though the episodic assassination thriller HITMAN will be concluding its regularly-scheduled episodes at the end of this month, the live content shows no sign of stopping with another Elusive Target available starting tomorrow.

Posted 10 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

HITMAN's Season Finale Dated and Detailed

Agent 47 bids adieu to the first episodic season of HITMAN, which will culminate at the end of this month with a finale set in Hokkaido, Japan. The story concludes with an intriguing final mission entitled "Situs Inversus."

Posted 12 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

XBL Content Roundup: September 30th, 2016

Due to my attendance at EGX, we weren't able to publish a store update last week. As such, this week's store update includes two weeks of content and we're keeping it brief again.

Posted 23 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

TA@EGX 2016: HITMAN Sneak Peek at Episode 5

Torben Ellert and Travis Barbour talk us through some of their visions for the newest title in the franchise, answer some questions from the audience, and give us a sneak peek of the upcoming fifth episode.

Posted 28 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

HITMAN Teases Agent 47's Upcoming Trip To Colorado

IO Interactive and Square Enix have released a teaser trailer for the upcoming "Episde Five - Colorado" in HITMAN, where Agent 47 must infiltrate a private militia training camp to find and eliminate four targets.

Posted 29 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

HITMAN Welcomes Elusive Target #10 and the Latest Reward

It's hard to believe we're already at the 10th Elusive Target in HITMAN. For those of you who have been diligently removing these individuals from the planet, you'll also get a new suit as a reward for 10x successful targets.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 8 comments

HITMAN's Colorado Episode Dated and Detailed

Agent 47's fans would follow him anywhere. Episode Five, set in Colorado, might not be too far from home for his North American fan base. Expect the next episode at the end of this month.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 16 comments

A Video Game Renaissance

History always repeats itself, and gaming is no different. With new ideas and a reinvigorated desire to experience classic gameplay in modern games, we're in a Renaissance. Where will we go from here?

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 86 comments

TA Podcast: Battlefield 1 Beta, Hue, Professional Farmer 17 and Much More

Before we get into the content of this week's episode of the TrueAchievements Podcast, I'd like to say a massive thank you to everyone that tuned in during August and contributed with comments, suggestions and questions.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 11 comments

HITMAN: The Complete First Season Dated for Retail

When HITMAN's structure was first announced, there were many players waiting until all the episodes were out so they could judge whether or not the game was worthy of a purchase. That time approaches, HITMAN fans!

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 22 comments

This Week's HITMAN Elusive Target Looks To Be The Most Elusive Yet

This week's HITMAN Elusive Target is encoded; hopefully the lines of gibberish we've been given mean something to you. We don't know his or her name or their location, but they are arriving on August 26th.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

XBL Content Roundup: August 19th, 2016

Racing fans will be pleased this week with the release of the latest F1 title and Valentino Rossi finally reaching North America. At least there are no delistings.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

HITMAN Episode 4: Bangkok Dated and Detailed

It's been a while since we had a new HITMAN location. Last month, the summer bonus episode took us back to two familiar locations, Sapienza and Marrakesh. Now it's time to get on a plane to Bangkok.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

HITMAN Elusive Target #8 Arrives Friday, Fun Facts About the Busey Contract

How do you top a contract to assassinate Gary Busey? You probably don't, but Io-Interactive is trudging on with their live Elusive Target series nonetheless. On Friday you'll need to kill The Broker and retrieve the Ivory White.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

You've Got Seven Days to Assassinate Gary Busey in HITMAN

You voted for it; now it's happening -- Gary Busey is arriving as the seventh Elusive Target this Thursday in HITMAN. Get ready, assassins. You've got a full week to take down The Wildcard.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments

HITMAN App Live In Time to Take Down the Next Elusive Target

Apparently too many of you are having an easy time with the live Elusive Targets. How do I know? Because this week developer Io-Interactive is adding a twist... or rather, a twin. The Twin arrives this Friday in HITMAN.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

The Gunrunner Elusive Target Arrives Friday in HITMAN

If you've been following HITMAN's live events, tomorrow, Friday, July 1st, will mark the fifth Elusive Target mission for the episodic assassination title. Get ready to take down The Gunrunner.

Posted 4 months ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Torben Ellert From Io-Interactive Talks HITMAN

Io-Interactive's Torben Ellert talks about the episodic experience, the summer episodes and the craziest assassination he's ever seen in a fan video. It's well worth a watch if you're enjoying the new HITMAN.

Posted 4 months ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Fourth HITMAN Elusive Target Available Today at E3 Start Time, Rewards Announced

Your fourth Elusive Target contract will become available today, Wednesday June 14th, at precisely the time the E3 conference starts. Seems a bit rude for fans hoping to catch some of the E3 coverage.

Posted 4 months ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Summer Bonus Episode Coming to HITMAN Next Month

IO Interactive has confirmed a special Summer Bonus Episode for HITMAN, that will be available on July 19th. The Summer Bonus Episode will give players access to two new ICA missions.

Posted 4 months ago by Lexley Ford, 9 comments

Third HITMAN Elusive Target to Arrive Wednesday, June 8th in Sapienza

Though the first two Elusive Targets were conveniently available on weekends, developer Io Interactive is testing players' commitment by planting the next one smack in the middle of the week. Will you succeed or fail?

Posted 4 months ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

XBL Content Roundup: June 3rd, 2016

Welcome to the new look XBL Content Roundup. It was two weeks in the making but we got there in the end. Be sure to tell us what you think!

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 30 comments

HITMAN Developers Continue Talking Freedom in the Second of a Three Part Series

In this, the second of the three part series, Lead Game Designer Jesper Hylling, Principal Level Designer Jacob Mikkelsen, and Studio Creative Director Christian Elverdam continue their discussion on freedom.

Posted 4 months ago by Lexley Ford, 1 comment

HITMAN Developers Talk Freedom in the First of a Three Part Series

The creative minds behind HITMAN sit down and discuss the freedom of approach in the IO Interactive developed stealth shooter.

Posted 4 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

Patch Notes and New Video for Today's HITMAN "Episode 3: Marrakesh"

HITMAN continues its monthly launch schedule with "Episode 3: Marrakesh" releasing today. Check out a new video and the official patch notes to celebrate the occasion.

Posted 5 months ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

HITMAN Episode 3 Coming Next Week

He's been to the capital of France as well as the fictional city of Sapienza. Now Agent 47 takes his fish-out-of-water globetrotting self to the Moroccan city of Marrakesh. A lot has been said about HITMAN's episodic format, but to their credit, IO Interactive has so far delivered on the one locatio

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 11 comments

HITMAN Elusive Target Statistics and New Escalation Contract, Episode 3 Spoils Coming Soon

Last weekend marked the first Elusive Target spotting in Square Enix and IO Interactive's HITMAN. Sergei Larin "The Forger" was the first of these slippery persons of interest. He was only available in game for mere hours before fading away, never to be seen again. If players failed their assassinat

Posted 5 months ago by Kelly Packard, 13 comments

Square Enix Begins to Plan for E3

They may not be holding a keynote presentation, but Square Enix still has a significant presence at E3. This year will not be an exception. With just over three weeks to go until the biggest gaming conference of the year begins, the publisher has detailed what we can expect from them during the even

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 29 comments

XBL Content Roundup: May 13th, 2016

Due to the size of this roundup, we've put some of the larger sections in spoiler tags. Click on the spoilers to see the full list. Pre-Orders Anima: Gate of Memories Size: 4.71 GB Price: US$19.99 / £15.99 / €19.99 / AU$26.95 Release date: June 3rd worldw

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 21 comments

First Elusive Target Arrives Friday, May 13th in HITMAN

No minimap location, limited intel, a time limit and if you die, there are no second chances - these are the rules for engaging the "Elusive Target" in HITMAN. These special targets only appear for 48 hours and when they're gone, they're gone. Square Enix has announced the first Elusive Tar

Posted 5 months ago by Kelly Packard, 15 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: April 26th, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold focuses very much on the Assassin's Creed series with every single console entry so far discounted, though unfortunately this does not also extend to DLC in most cases. There are other offerings too, including a "Captain America: Civil War" tie-in, EA sports discoun

Posted 6 months ago by Chewie, 66 comments

Performance Boosting HITMAN Patch Coming April 25th, More "Sapienza" Details

Developer IO Interactive has gradually been hyping up Episode 2 of their episodic HITMAN game. First they released screenshots, then the launch trailer. Now they've moved onto phase three: patch notes. On April 25th, the day before "Sapienza" launches, there will be a mandatory patch that w

Posted 6 months ago by Kelly Packard, 13 comments

HITMAN Episode Two Launch Trailer

With Episode Two right around the corner, a new launch trailer has been released for the upcoming Sapienza location for HITMAN. The beautiful, sun-drenched coastal town of Sapienza is full of new challenges and packed with opportunities for the creative assassin to explore. Your main t

Posted 6 months ago by Donyea Cooley-White, 13 comments

New Eye Candy for the Next Episode of HITMAN: "Sapienza"

Agent 47's episodic journey in HITMAN won't be continued until April 26th, but Square Enix has released four stunning screenshots to tide fans over in the meantime. Though the first episode was set in the very real city of Paris, France, the second installment will take the veteran assassin

Posted 6 months ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Hitman Update Fixes Performance, Adds Vampire Magician Challenge Pack

A vampire magician outfit would seem to really stretch the definition of 'disguise', but that's exactly the sort of thing HITMAN has gone and done. A new patch for the hiding-in-plain-sight title addresses load times, incorrect leaderboard information, and several other areas. Check out the full pat

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 7 comments


After suffering a delay, which pushed its release into 2016, and changes to its release format causing both confusion and outrage in equal measure, Agent 47 has finally returned to do what he does best in HITMAN, albeit in bite-size chunks. No matter how you choose to pay for the title, be it the fu

Posted 7 months ago by Lexley Ford, 14 comments

Why the Hate for Episodic Games?

If there is one thing that was pretty consistent throughout the buildup to March 11th, it was that you, the community, thought that HITMAN should not be an episodic title. A lot of players will be waiting to start the game until later this year, after the final episode has been released. Unsurprisin

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 118 comments

XBL Content Roundup: March 11th, 2016

link hidden Pre-Orders Organic Panic Size: 1.78 GB Price: US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99 Release date: April 1st in North America and Europe Organic Panic is a super-kooky platformer with totally destructible envvironments and dynamic

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 36 comments

Learn About Elusive Targets in New HITMAN Dev Diary

Another HITMAN developer diary has been released as Io-Interactive Lead Online Designer Torben Ellert and Online Game Designer Filip Lange-Nielsen talk about the new live feature known as "Elusive targets". Find out exactly what they are, how they work and how they affect gameplay in the new video:<

Posted 7 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 8 comments

Three More HITMAN Videos

Last week, there was a new HITMAN trailer - albeit one that focused on Agent 47's past. The week before that, we saw some developer diaries from IO Interactive. This week, we have both! First up, the "Season Premiere" trailer, which showcases Paris from the first episode, as well as the fic

Posted 7 months ago by Andy Mills, 10 comments

Celebrate Agent 47's Greatest Hits in New Hitman Trailer

When you've been in any industry for a long time, it's usually because you've found great success. That success can be found in any area of expertise, like musicianship, acting, or in Agent 47's case, assassination. You have to be good at your job to find that longevity. Agent 47 has had many, many

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 6 comments

Three HITMAN Developer Diaries

Level design is an important aspect in any game. In a series such as Hitman where players are encouraged to interact with as much of a level as possible, it has an added importance. In this series of videos for the upcoming HITMAN, two level designers at IO Interactive - Jacob Mikkelsen and Marta La

Posted 8 months ago by Andy Mills, 17 comments

HITMAN Pre-order Details

Now that the full details of the upcoming episodic espionage adventure, HITMAN have been released, players are now capable of getting their pre-order in. Either the ‘Intro Pack’ or the ‘Full Experien

Posted 8 months ago by Fierce, 10 comments

Hitman Devs Talk More About Their Protagonist

Agent 47 famously makes several wardrobe changes throughout the series. Sometimes he's a waiter with a tainted mixed drink. Sometimes he's a stage actor with the wrong prop. Sometimes he's even Santa

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 8 comments

Hitman Devs Examine Agent 47's Psyche

"What is it like to build a game around a silent assassin that doesn't seem to change so much?" That's the opening question of the new developer diary video from HITMAN's IO Interactive. Agent 47 has

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 9 comments

Hitman Becomes A Fully Episodic AAA Release

HITMAN has undergone a couple of revisions during its development. We previously reported on Io Interactive's decision to have a $35 entry tier or a $60 full experience version. To muddy the waters f

Posted 9 months ago by Joseph C, 94 comments

New HITMAN Trailer Released

The first time we saw gameplay of the upcoming HITMAN, the mission was set in Paris. Now at Paris Games Week, developers IO Interactive have released another trailer, this time set in the fictional I

Posted 1 year ago by Andy Mills, 11 comments

See How E3 2015 Fans Reacted To HITMAN

It's been a while now since the excitement of E3 2015 took over the gaming world. Developer IO Interactive still had some content from the event as they have released a new video showcasing fan react

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 12 comments

TA@EGX - 47 Minutes With Hitman

While Square Enix were present at EGX, their only playable title was Just Cause 3. However, that didn't stop them doing presentations on a couple of other titles, one of which was HITMAN. The best bi

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments