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Ever since Hitman: Blood Money was released in 2006, the popular stealth-action series has lain fallow. There have been rumors of a fifth installment in the series, with one report having Batman: Arkham Asylum maker Rocksteady Studios taking over development of the series from franchise creator IO Interactive. More recently, though, an apparent alternate reality game has been offering teaser images that point to an imminent reveal of a new Hitman title.

Today came another indicator that a new installment in the Hitman saga is in the works. Square Enix has filed a trademark application (spotted by Siliconera) for the term "Hitman: Absolution" with the trademark registry for the European Union. The filing was done through Square Enix's British arm, formerly known as Eidos Interactive before the publisher was bought and absorbed by the Japanese company in 2009.
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hell...YEAH. i been praying for a new Hitman game for a long time, please let this be it.

rumours were Christmas 2011 or 2012 from a while back i think. i can wait, just as long as i get confirmation its coming.
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finally, i am in the same boat as you bro, love every hitman and cant wait for a new one, hope they screw it up.
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now if i could just get a rise of nations 2 and not that crappy steampunk stuff i mean *** is with that
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now if i could just get a rise of nations 2 and not that crappy steampunk stuff i mean *** is with that
Yes, YES!!!
 
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Epic games ... especially wearing maid outfits and not looking suspicious at all as a bald man dressed like a female maid .
 
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Thx bro, can't wait.
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Cool Beans, i loved Hitman:Bloodmoney. I can't wait for a new hitman game.
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I would love to hear this confirmed!! Oh as the stage is set our targets will fall in the wondrous lights and sounds of the theatre. I loved bloodmoney's theater mission where you could swap the real gun for the fake one, snipe the second target from the balcony or rig explosives to the chandelier anchor(on the roof) so he gets crushed as he runs down the red carpet towards the stage. Or donning a santa bellhop suit to a VIP cliffside party.
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Do want, but hopefully Square Enix didn't change to much in IO Interactive.
    
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i can wait, just as long as i get confirmation its coming.
That's what she said.

Additionally, WHOOOHOOOOO
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