Submitted by Cyrus365 2406d ago | news

Deus Ex was "Kinda Slow" Says Deus Ex 3 Dev

Edge writes: "Deus Ex 3 lead game designer Jean-Francois Dugas has been telling Edge about how the game will differentiate from its predecessors.

In an interview with Edge magazine, published tomorrow, Dugas says the original Deus Ex was "kind of slow". He added, "There weren't enough exciting, memorable moments. It was aimed more towards a simulation rather than a game experience.'" (Deus Ex, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, PC)

thor  +   2406d ago

One of the best things about Deus-Ex was the localised damage. The other thing was the multiple storylines.

Deus-Ex 2 ruined the game by introducing "Universal Ammo" - lame - stripping the game of its localised damage and allowing you to change story path right at the end of the game, no matter what you'd done up to that point.

The next game is going to turn into a generic shooter it seems.
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Captain Tuttle  +   2406d ago
That headline isn't a good sign of this game's direction.
morganfell  +   2406d ago
Absolutely agree. They seem to love ruining these vaunted titles. Sometimes the way they rape these classic games is every bit as bad as Hollywood thinking every movie needs a remake. If you can't properly pay homage to a classic then leave it the hell alone. JC is probably rolling over in his grave right now.
thor  +   2406d ago
Oh yeah speaking of Hollywood remakes this reminds me EXACTLY of a film they remade - The Italian Job.

The original film was a British comedy - it was an hillarious "that'll never work" type film. There was something about the humour that really appealed to me. It had its little quirks everywhere and it's different from most films out there.

Then they remade it. Most of the film didn't even take place in Italy, there was a really serious tone to the film, they threw in love interests and such, and focused on the action. Forgetting what made the original film great, they just thought they'd add in a Mini chase so they could name it after the original film. It was awful.

Deus Ex was a fantastic, original game that had its little quirks everywhere making it different from most games out there.

Deus Ex 3 will focus on the action, forgetting what made the original game great, and will keep a couple of the characters and features so that they can name it after the original game. It's going to be awful.

Here's hoping not, though.
Somnus  +   2406d ago
Eidos has killed one of the greatest games of all time.
Hellsvacancy  +   2406d ago
I really liked the first Deus Ex game
i never played the second 1 and as from wot Thor above me sais i havnt missed much

I forgot about Deus Ex 3 but takin away wot made the original such a great game is a bit of a lame move

But who knows wot they may add

Fingers crossed
slapsta72  +   2406d ago
i thought it had been scientifically proven that Deus-Ex = perfect

please explain Mr. Dugas
Lord Shuhei Yoshida  +   2406d ago
I can't wait to play the next Deus Ex game in the superior version for the PS3.
JCDenton  +   2406d ago
Oh, shut up! :)
thor  +   2406d ago
Lol you just made that account to reply here?
JCDenton  +   2406d ago
No, my account is about 2 years old... ;)
thor  +   2406d ago
So I see ;)
Lord Shuhei Yoshida  +   2406d ago
I actually liked part 2 more than 1 but from the sounds of their development,it looks like they are abandoning the series uniqueness in the hopes of dumbing down the third game.
JCDenton  +   2406d ago
God dammit!

However this might sound, the consoles are to blame for dumbing down great games such as this! That's what happened to the DX:IW, and that's what probably is going to happen to DX3. Those companies does not care or respect old/hardcore fans or franchises, the MONEY is all they care. Just like in the movie industry...
Gumpo  +   2406d ago
Oh great!
Oh no. Project Snowblind 2.
yog-sothot  +   2406d ago
the designer should shut up. Until he brings a game that - at least - equals the amazing first title of the serie, I don't know why his criticism should have more value than the one of average joe
Fux4Bux  +   2406d ago
Translation - "Deus Ex was a unique and amazing game. We want to turn it into a generic shooter because we think that's what the idiot masses want."
NegativeCreep427  +   2406d ago
They better not turn it into a stereo-typical generic shooter franchise
I still own my ps2 copy of Deus Ex and that game totally dropped my jaw multiple times when I first played it. I never knew a FPS with RPG elements could be done so well.

I guess it could be considered as a somewhat "slow" game, but thats what you get when you have a game with such a huge plot and multiple story archs. I loved every second of that game.
Cynical-Gamerzus  +   2405d ago
I loved it
The game was perfect the atmosphere is amazing..
Played it on the Xbox1
MK_Red  +   2405d ago
Another proof that Deus Ex 3 will suck and won't even come close to the disappointing Deus Ex 2 let alone the legendary original Deus Ex.

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