Square Enix are teasing an upcoming announcement surrounding their third-person shooter, Hitman Absolution. Scheduled for May 10th, the details are shrouded in mystery, with @Hitman suggesting on Twitter that you do not want to miss this "major" announcement.
The news included this tantalizing image of Agent 47 standing on a rooftop with a sniper rifle in his hands, looking out over the city:
But what could it be? Thanks to AGB, we think we've got the answer - a special, downloadable game called Hitman Sniper Challenge that will be made available to people who pre-order Hitman Absolution from select retailers:
The flyer above, which comes from a source in the US, lists Gamestop as the retail partner. We were sent a press release for this news from Square Enix, which suggests a similar deal will be made available here, however until the announcement is made, detailed information (such as which retailers will be involved in New Zealand) is not available.