Action Hitman: Absolution (). Action, Adventure, Crime | Video game released 20 November · Hitman: Absolution Poster Want to See This Summer? Buzzing comedies such as The Spy Who Dumped Me await you in our Summer Movie Guide. Check in for all the info you need. See our Summer Movie Guide. Hitman: Absolution is a stealth video game developed by IO Interactive and published by Square Enix. It is the fifth installment in the Hitman series, and runs on IO Interactive's proprietary Glacier 2 game engine. Before release, the developers stated that Absolution would be easier to play and more accessible, while still.