After teases from IO Interactive and a trademark filing, Square Enix officially announced Hitman Absolution. Agent 47 returns, but this time for a personal journey that throws him into the center of a conspiracy. In Hitman Absolution, Agent 47 will be hunted by the police after he is betrayed by those close to him.
Game director Tore Blystad says Hitman Absolution will be "both a familiar and yet significantly different experience from other Hitman games." Square Enix promises new features, but are saving those details for E3.
Hitman Absolution will be shown behind closed doors at the show. IO Interactive plan to release Hitman Absolution next year on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.