updated 12:25 am EDT, Fri May 16, 2014
Feral Interactive's Hitman: Absolution - Elite Edition now available for Mac
Feral Interactive has announced Thursday that its stealth-action game Hitman: Absolution Elite Edition is now available for Mac. Players navigate the game as Agent 47, a genetically-engineered assassin who is on the run from previous employers, and seeks to protect a young girl from the criminal world. The Elite Edition features all previously-released additional content for Hitman Absolution, including "Sniper Challenge," a standalone mission where players use sharp-shooting abilities to execute long-range hits.
The latest edition also include the "Contracts" mission-creation mode, which consists of story mode levels. Players can now assassinate targets of their choice by any means, and challenge others by sharing contracts online. Priced at $30 on the App Store, Hitman: Absolution Elite Edition is also available directly from Feral Interactive, as well as Steam.
Wizards of the Coast files lawsuit against Cryptozoic Entertainment for intellectual property rights infringement
Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, filed a lawsuit against Cyptozoic Entertainment on Thursday, citing willful infringement of intellectual property rights. The lawsuit pertains to the alleged cloning of Wizard of the Coast's tabletop collectable trading card game, Magic: The Gathering, and its digital expressions, Magic Online and the Magic: The Gathering Duels of the Planeswalkers franchise, in the form of Cryptozoic's digital trading card game, Hex: Shards of Fate. According to Hasbro's Senior Vice President and General Counsel Barbara Finigan, the company "[...]attempted to resolve this issue, but Cryptozoic was unwilling to settle the matter." The suit includes claims for copyright, patent and trade dress infringement.