Eidos Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, today confirms that Hitman: Blood Money will be released on Xbox 360 to coincide with the release of PC, PS2 and Xbox versions this Spring.
Agent 47's sinister methods of execution are now delivered in High Definition, fully utilising the power of Microsoft's next-generation video game and entertainment system.
Hitman: Blood Money is the latest installment in the notorious assassination series, developed by IO Interactive, and takes killing for money to a whole new level.
"We are thrilled to be able to deliver Hitman: Blood Money on Xbox 360." says Neil Donnell, Executive Producer, "The development team at IO have engineered and developed the game to harness and exploit the latest in graphics and game technology so Xbox 360 is the ideal platform to demonstrate this work in HD. Gamers will be in for a real treat when they get their hands on this game and are able to fulfill their wildest Hitman fantasies."
For further information, please contact:
Gareth Ramsay - UK PR Manager - Eidos Interactive
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8636 3000; firstname.lastname@example.org
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About Xbox and Xbox 360
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About Eidos Interactive Ltd
Eidos Interactive Ltd is part of SCi Entertainment Group Plc (SEG) one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software. Following the acquisition of EIDOS Plc in May 2005, the Group has a valuable combined portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider: Legend, Conflict: Global Storm, Hitman: Blood Money, Championship Manager, Just Cause, Battlestations: Midway, Urban Chaos: Riot Response and the interactive rights to Reservoir Dogs and Highlander.
Io-Interactive was established in September 1998 as a joint venture between Nordisk Film & TV A/S and the game developer Reto-Moto. Based in Copenhagen, Io-Interactive develops advanced 3D computer games for the global market. Using proprietary technologies, Io products are represented on all major platforms. The first title Hitman: Codename 47, a third-person 3D action game, was released in November 2000. With the sequel, Hitman: Silent Assassin was October 2002. The Hitman franchise is now well established as one of the industry's biggest original IPs.