The Hitman series has long been the gold standard for this type of gameplay, culminating in the stellar 2006 installment Blood Money. Well, after a long hiatus, Agent 47 is finally back. Hitman: Absolution, released in November 2012, maintains some long-standing elements from the series, but forges ahead into a new direction in areas of gameplay and narrative. Do these changes enhance the Hitman experience we’ve come to know and love, or is it hit and miss? Read on to find out.