Deus Ex: Human Revolution: A Sequel We Always Wanted

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution: A Sequel We Always Wanted Eleven years ago, now-defunct developer Ion Storm released Deus Ex and made video game history. The original title cast players in the role of JC Denton, a nanotech-augmented agent with the United Nations Anti-Terrorist Coalition (UNATCO) circa 2052. The game's plot is a fusion of classic conspiracy theories and a referendum on what it means to be human. The problems of humanity in 2052—plague, environmental destruction, rampant terrorism—were far enough away in time to be comfortable, but close enough to be unsettling...

Deus Ex: Human Revolution: A Sequel We Always Wanted

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omegadraco replied on Tue, Aug 23 2011 12:44 PM

Can't wait for this piece of art :) I loved the Deus Ex series and it does not look like I will disappointed with this one either.

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timaeus replied on Tue, Aug 23 2011 1:06 PM

Looking forward to getting home so I can play it. Was tempted to stay home, but I'll already be gone 2.5 of the next 4 weeks, so figured it would be bad to skip out just to play.

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LBowen replied on Tue, Aug 23 2011 7:18 PM

This is going to be sweet looking forward to getting this one :) Thanks for the breakdown on the game.

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rrplay replied on Tue, Aug 23 2011 9:48 PM

Looking forward to playing the new version as well. played the other and it was quite bit different from other games at the time.

come to think of it IBuyPower has a Facebook giveaway for 10 keys going on at

http://www.ibuypower.com/info/deus-ex-game-giveaway.aspx

good luck !

 

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AKwyn replied on Thu, Aug 25 2011 12:20 AM

I've played the first Deus Ex game and while I've never completed it, I do like the series in general.

Sad to see that there isn't much difference when using DX11; however, the game does look good in both versions so I don't mind that there isn't much of a difference.

Anyway, great review. Will definitely be buying the game for sure!

 

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Joel H replied on Thu, Aug 25 2011 3:59 PM

Taylor,

There's a difference between the DX11 and DX9 versions in smaller areas--which, to be fair, is where most of the game takes place. The differences are significant enough to periodically notice while playing, without being big enough to make players who opt for DX9 feel cheated. The frame rate between the two is close enough that playing in DX11 doesn't hit performance too hard, which is a nice touch.

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