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Review: Hitman: Intro Pack (PS4)

Hitman: Intro Pack (PS4)

Making a killing

When Hitman's release schedule was revealed, a lot of people weren't happy about its episodic nature. Many fans feared that the game would be a massive disappointment akin to the likes of Hitman Absolution, but that is most definitely not the case. On the surface, the Intro Pack may seem a bit steep at its £11.99/$14.99 price –...

News: Get Your First Look at PS4, PS3 JRPG Star Ocean 5 in English Tomorrow

Get Your First Look at PS4, PS3 JRPG Star Ocean 5 in English Tomorrow

Star power

Are we all ready for some more Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness, then? We've known for a while that the game's coming West later this year, but we're yet to see any English media. Fortunately, that's going to change tomorrow, as the title's brand new Twitter account has revealed that the first English trailer is incoming. Now...

News: PlayStation Plus Members Can Try Hitman on PS4 for Free in March

PlayStation Plus Members Can Try Hitman on PS4 for Free in March

Assassin's glee

Hitman's episodic reboot is only a few weeks away at this point, but publisher Square Enix is opening the beta to everyone with a PlayStation Plus membership from 4th March on the PlayStation 4. The online sampler will run over the course of the following weekend, so you'll have plenty of opportunity to get to grips with Agent 47's...

Review: Hitman Go: Definitive Edition (PS4)

Hitman Go: Definitive Edition (PS4)

Dio-drama

For a hit to go off successfully, assassins need to work with clockwork efficiency. Hitman Go: Definitive Edition, the PlayStation 4 and Vita port of Square Enix Montreal's mobile spin-off, takes that idea literally, polishing the shiny scalp of cold-blooded killer Agent 47 like it's made of resin – because, well, in this interpretation...

First Impressions: Hitman PS4 Brings the Franchise Back to Its Golden Years

Hitman PS4 Brings the Franchise Back to Its Golden Years

Our thoughts from the beta

It's safe to say that a lot of people were feeling quite nervous about the annoyingly named Hitman. Its episodic release schedule worried many people, and tensions were high after the disappointing Hitman: Absolution – would Square Enix mess up again? After playing the beta for many hours, however, it seems that...

News: Hitman Go Suits Up on PS4, Vita Next Week

Hitman Go Suits Up on PS4, Vita Next Week

Looking sharp

Critically acclaimed turn-based stealth game Hitman Go is sneaking to the PlayStation 4 and Vita on 23rd February, Square Enix has announced on its blog. In case you haven't heard of the spin-off, it's a strategy game played on a grid-based map in which you have to time your moves to coincide with the movement of the guards. Back...

News: Dragon Quest Heroes II Adds More Familiar Faces

Dragon Quest Heroes II Adds More Familiar Faces

Okay, maybe not that familiar

As you'd expect, Dragon Quest Heroes II is getting numerous new characters added to its colourful cast. We already know of four original warriors that have been thrown into the mix, but six additional personalities from past Dragon Quest titles have been confirmed thanks to a scan from the latest issue of Japanese...

News: Shave Your Hair Ahead of Hitman Beta on PS4

Shave Your Hair Ahead of Hitman Beta on PS4

Slapstick slayin'

With the Hitman beta fast approaching on the PlayStation 4, you've got days left to deal with your hair and stock up on turtle-neck jumpers. The stress test will be available to everyone who pre-orders the game from 12th February, and there's a brief trailer for the online sampler embedded below. The word on the street is that,...

News: Hitman on PS4 Won't Need a Permanent Internet Connection

Hitman on PS4 Won't Need a Permanent Internet Connection

But the beta will

Hitman's upcoming PlayStation 4 beta will require a constant internet connection if you want to take part. The news left many potential players pondering whether the finished game will make a similar demand, but according to VideoGamer, that won't be the case. Publisher Square Enix has told the publication that an internet...

News: Hitman's Beta Whacks PS4 Starting Next Week

Hitman's Beta Whacks PS4 Starting Next Week

PlayStation exclusive contracts seal the deal

Much has been said about Hitman's unorthodox episodic release schedule, but we reckon that – the aforementioned aside – the game's really shaping up great. We were lucky enough to get a behind-the-scenes demo of the assassination sim's Paris stage late last year, and we think that franchise fans...