Go Behind the Scenes at IO Interactive With An Uncut Retrospective on the Development of the Award-Winning HITMAN: ABSOLUTION
IO Interactive A/S, a Square Enix studio, today announced the launch of HITMAN ABSOLUTION ®: FULL DISCLOSURE, an iOS® app which presents an uncut retrospective of the award-winning and critically acclaimed HITMAN: ABSOLUTION® as told by the people closest to its development.
HITMAN ABSOLUTION: FULL DISCLOSURE shows a side of game development that is rarely seen in such uncompromising and unrestricted detail. The app shines a light on more than 250 images and 25 videos that show the discarded concepts, abandoned ideas, early prototype videos and creative exploration that helped to craft HITMAN: ABSOLUTION. The majority of the content has never been seen outside of IO Interactive and is taken directly from the production folders by the development team, who provide an on-going narrative for each of the 40 individual sections.
“We’re coming full circle here by going back to some of the very earliest ideas and concepts that came out of our explorations and I’m really happy that we get to show this content,” said Tore Blystad, Game Director on HITMAN: ABSOLUTION. “We made a conscious decision to dig out a wide selection of things from the data vaults and I think fans will get a real treat here.”
The app is available for Apple iPad® through the Apple App Store℠ and costs $1.99 / £1.19 / €1.59.
About HITMAN: ABSOLUTION®
HITMAN: ABSOLUTION follows Agent 47™, a cold-blooded assassin, who takes on his most dangerous contract to date. Betrayed by those he once trusted — and now hunted by the police — he suddenly finds himself at the center of a dark conspiracy and must embark on a personal journey through a corrupt and twisted world.
For more information and updates about HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, please visit the official website at: www.Hitman.com.
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 62 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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