IO Interactive

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IO Interactive
Basic Information
Company Type
Subsidiary of Square Enix
Foundation
1998
Parent company
[[Independent (1998-2004)
Eidos Interactive (2004-2009)
Square Enix (2009-present)]]
Product(s)
[[Hitman series
Freedom Fighters
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men
Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days
Mini Ninjas]]
Industry
Computer and video game industry
Owner
[[Square Enix]]

IO Interactive (commonly abbreviated to IOI) is a Danish video game developer currently owned by Square Enix. The company was founded in September 1998 by the Reto-Moto development group. To date their most popular franchise is the critically acclaimed Hitman series. This team is also known for their references to their own games (such as 47 advertising clothes in Freedom Fighters or Kane & Lynch featuring several Hitman references such as a number 47 garage and 47 achievements).

Games[edit | edit source]

Game Release Format
Hitman: Codename 47 2000 Microsoft Windows
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin 2002 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube
Freedom Fighters 2003 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube
Hitman: Contracts 2004 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Hitman: Blood Money 2006 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men 2007 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Mini Ninjas 2009 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii
Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days 2010 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Hitman: 5 (Working Title) late 2011 TBA

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