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Hitman: HD Trilogy Confirmed for Release in 2013

Square Enix took this morning to announce Hitman: HD Trilogy. The publisher has confirmed the trilogy is headed to North America for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on January 29th, 2013, while Europe and PAL territories will see it on February 1st.

This HD trifecta of goodness will contain Hitman 2: Silent AssassinHitman: Contracts, and Hitman: Blood Money. Square Enix also announced it will cost $39.99, though Amazon has quite the deal. For the same price, you can get the Premium Edition, which will include a 22-page art book that contains never-before-seen reinterpretations of the three Hitman games included in the trilogy. I can’t wait to see Agent 47’s bald head all HD-ified in Blood MoneyCan’t wait.

Check the press release right below.

SQUARE ENIX, INC. AND IO INTERACTIVE ANNOUNCE
HITMAN HD: TRILOGY
Lethal Combo of Classic Hitman Games Available January 29, 2013 for $39.99

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 13, 2012) – Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, and IO Interactive A/S, a Square Enix studio, today announced HITMAN HD: TRILOGY, a deadly combination of games including Hitman Contracts, Hitman 2: Silent Assassin and Hitman Blood Money. Players will experience more than 40 intense missions across three classic Hitman games, all presented in glorious HD. HITMAN HD: TRILOGY will be released for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for $39.99 in North America.

The HITMAN HD: TRILOGY is scheduled for release in North America on January 29, 2013 and across Europe and PAL territories on February 1, 2013 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Xbox 360. HITMAN: TRILOGY is rated M for Mature. Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings. For more information and updates, please visit the official website at:www.hitman.com.

About the Hitman franchise:
The creation of IO Interactive™, the Hitman franchise got its start in 2000 with the release of Hitman: Codename 47 for PC. It has become an award-winning, multi-million selling videogame franchise. Agent 47, the games’ iconic central character, is a genetically enhanced clone, engineered into a highly skilled assassin. The franchise has boasted videogames, a major motion picture, books, comics, merchandise collectibles and amassed a voracious global fan base. Agent 47 celebrates his long awaited comeback with HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, now available across North America, Europe and PAL territories for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

About IO Interactive
IO Interactive, a Square Enix Studio, is the creative force behind some of the most talked-about multiplatform videogames to emerge in the last decade. Starting with the praised and ground-breaking Hitman series, IO Interactive has since developed the cult classic “Freedom Fighters”, the controversial “Kane & Lynch” series and the adorable “Mini-Ninjas”. Dedication to creating original IP and unforgettable characters and experiences are the hallmarks of IO Interactive.

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 97 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 57 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.

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at www.square-enix.com/na.

Related Links
HITMAN: SNIPER CHALLENGE Official website: www.HitmanSniper.com
HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Homepage: www.Hitman.com
HITMAN: ABSOLUTION Official Facebook® page: www.facebook.com/Hitman
Join the HITMAN community: www.barcode-society.com



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