Pikimal: Preparing to be presented with Hitman: Absolution at Square Enix’s PAX demonstration was one of the more intense experiences of the convention. I was ushered into a dark hotel room and seated in a chair. The curtains were closed. The doors were locked. The only light came from the glowing screen of the television, flanked on either side by a pair of stony-faced developers. I was sweating. Was this it? Had all of my jokes about Squeenix finally caught up with me? Were they taking me out once and for all?