Communiqué officiel :

COPENHAGEN (May 10, 2011) - IO Interactive A/S, part of Square Enix
Europe, is pleased to announce HITMAN® ABSOLUTION™, a new game for the
Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft,
PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Windows PC.

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 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

Showcasing IO Interactive's new proprietary Glacier 2™ technology, the
game has been built from the ground up. Boasting a cinematic story,
distinctive art direction and highly original game design, HITMAN
ABSOLUTION combines much-loved classic gameplay with completely new
features never seen before in the Hitman franchise.

HITMAN ABSOLUTION will be showcased by invitation only at the upcoming
Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles from June 7-9.

HITMAN ABSOLUTION is not yet rated. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at for more information about ratings.

For more information and updates about HITMAN ABSOLUTION, please visit the official website: