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Square Enix registers new Deus Ex and Hitman trademarks

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There's doings afoot. Square Enix has filed the paperwork to register more trademarks for Eidos properties Deus Ex and Hitman. Their names are open to significant interpretation to our delight/despair.

Hitman Sniper for instance sounds like a continuation of the surprising hit (get it?) that Sniper Challenge proved, which was just fancy marketing for Hitman: Absolution.

Square Enix adds Hitman: Sniper Challenge and Gyromancer to Core Online

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Core Online is Square Enix's free-to-play platform, which currently has Tomb Raider Underworld, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, Mini Ninjas and Hitman: Blood Money. Now two more join the list.

Hitman: Sniper Challenge and Bejeweled-like RPG Gyromancer are the latest additions. These can be played through the browser for up to 20 minutes per day, with advertisements.

Hitman: Sniper Challenge dev considering standalone title

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Hitman: Sniper Challenge may be the most effective pre-order bonus of all time. Used to promote the upcoming release of Hitman: Absolution, IO Interactive has expressed an interest in making a standalone title for the game.

PS3 to receive Hitman HD Collection

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An Italian retailer lists Hitman 2: Silent Assassin, Hitman 3: Contracts and Hitman: Blood Money as part of a Hitman HD Collection for the PlayStation 3. It's out this October 15th, they say.

Those three Hitman titles are the 2nd, 3rd and 4th in the franchise. Hitman: Absolution releases November 20th. Are Eidos and Square Enix preparing a HD bundle for the bald guy?

20th November date for Hitman: Absolution, Sniper Challenge confirmed

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Square Enix today confirmed the development of Hitman: Sniper Challenge, a standalone title that will be made available for free to those who pre-order a copy of Hitman: Absolution on the 15th May.

It will be released on the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, although a PC version won't be available until 1st August on Steam.

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