The original Deus Ex games revolutionized the FPS and RPG genre by blending them seamlessly together. With the third installment announced, we share our thoughts and concerns how free will worked, and hopefully will still work in the upcoming game.
Having never played or heard of the series before, i've just glimpsed a youtube video of DE1, i'm interested in this game by meerly the E3 trailer
DE1 's old skool but it still tops most games made todasy, i never got round to playin the second but hav wanted the 3rd ever since i knew of its existnence Im MEGA lookin 4ward 2 it aswel as Fallout: Vegas and Rage, ALL day 1 buys
Fallout: NV and Deus Ex. HR are the two games Im hyping the most tbh since I have a soft spot for FPS/RPG's, especially good one's. Lets hope this is basically Deus Ex 1 with better controls, graphics and bigger!!! the system was perfect!
I haven't played any of these either, but like you, I'm interested.
Yeah the original Deus Ex is a pretty spectacular and amazing game (it's also where I ganked my avatar from). It was basically one of the very first FPS/RPG combo games ever made. The sheer fact of the matter, was that every aspect of the game was amazing. Some might say it was the "Uncharted 2" of ten years ago. And interestingly enough, prior to Uncharted 2's release, I'm pretty sure that Deus Ex held the title of "most GOTY awards". And in many ways, rightfully so. It managed to provide a long, amazing, and in depth story with plot twists and conspiracies that were surprising and not too "over-the-top", all of which you were able to alter based on your actions and choices. It changed traditional health in shooters and RPGs with a new damage system which actually affected your and your enemy's capabilities depending on what limbs were hurt and what you were trying to do. It provided a massive and versatile amount of graphic resolutions, audio options, modding ability, and much more so that it actually withstood the test of time for years past what other games did, and at the time it made it easily playable even to those with less than stellar PC specs. And to be honest, I could go on for hours about it's innovations, really :P. Now the sequel, DE: Invisible War... well it's not so much amazing as it is bland, buggy, problematic, etc. It's not that it was a terrible or awful game, but it had a myriad of issues that kept the game from attaining a level even close to the original. Not the least of which included the fact that they changed away from using all different ammo types to making you use only one kind of ammo for every gun. I am very hopeful of Deus Ex: Human Revolution. I've got my concerns with the health regen system they are using instead of the damage system from the other two games. I think that the game looks astounding, and that the premise of it is EXACTLY what we need more of in games today. A strong story, optional paths of gameplay, and more cyber-punk! heh, well that last one may be just my personal preference, that and I would really like to see more FPS/RPGs out there. Anyway, that's my thoughts and opinion. Sorry for the rant.
don't forget multiple endings and very deep customization of your character and very deep conversation options. I always remember the computer you talk to(can't remember its name) that claimed people just want to be judged by a higher power and it would eventually be recognized as that higher power and be akin to a god to people(along those lines), the depth of the reasoning and thought provoking conversations in Deus Ex really stood out for me.. Need to dust off the old copy and play it again.
Now the dilemna is whether to get this for PC or the consoles? Played the original on the PC, but, now I'm wondering whether the third installment is more suited for the consoles. Either way, as long as they don't skimp on the details that made Deus Ex the classic that it is, I think we'll have the game we've all been waiting for, these past 10 years.
That E3 trailer was awesome. I'm definitely interested.
DX1 is one of my favorite games ever, but DX2 was about as devolved as it could possibly get. It had 1 type of ammo that was universal for all weapons. DX1 had multiple ammo types for all guns among other things. I think dx3 will be somewhere between1 and 2. I still enjoyed dx 2, even though it was nowhere near 1. I will still enjoy this im sure. I hope the new one has skill points AND the augs. DX1 will make me buy this game nomatter what, so I hope its great.
Deus Ex will forever be known as a ground-breaking title; no ifs, ands, or buts about it.
If anyone is looking for a great sci-fi, film-noir detective story you'll find it in Deus Ex. The universe is so rich, in character and history, that you can't stop playing. One thing people forget to mention is the game's music. Probably the best video game soundtrack ever.
I just hope the game will be as good as the other two.
But the original is a fucking classic.
there'll never be a game as timeless as the original.
Yea I already pre-ordered this baby
cant wait for this game!
I will have to get this one for my BF for christmas...it looks like a game he will enjoy
Now, that's a great girlfriend.
I fell in love with the original. I sincerely hope this can live up to it.
this sounds amazing...and the graphics are great!!!!
I have to admit...I've never played the original two...but I'm definitely planning on it since they're going for a good price on steam.
i missed the first... after reading the article i think i need to go check it out.
My guess is that a lot of gamers nowadays haven't played Deus Ex and will therefore have nothing to compare this to. I think Eidos is hoping for this to be the case actually.
I'm going to bet that the fans come out of the woodwork and bash the title when it releases.
From what I've seen they've already started.
the first game will spoil you, it will make you look at other games and see them as something lesser
I really hope that this is good.
The original is definitely a classic, but I'm looking forward to giving this one a shot.
me 2 and it has also made me want a blade runner hd remake hopefully it makes up for the 2nd game but a bit worried its going to be more shooter based due to the regain health.
I think it would be cool, since this is a prequel, to remake the original after this ones out for a bit. epic.
Another "we want this, we don't want that" article? No thanks!
Looks interesting. I'm sure my hubby and son would love it but you always wonder about it living up to the other ones.
Let's hope it's more like the first and less like the second.
I have no doubt the new Deus Ex will be good. But will it be as good as the original? Hell no. Much like BioShock, the original Deus Ex has been so built up in the minds of gamers it's going to be impossible for any sequel to really ever measure up.
The trailer looks amazing.
I would be amazed if they made this one better then the first. But thats very doubtful. However the third installment will be awesome nonetheless
Deus Ex, but i just started replaying the original last weekend, and now i'm looking forward to this new one. it's crazy how many mechanics/features the original Deus Ex had that are JUST NOW making their way into current shooter/rpgs. games like Fallout 3, Borderlands, even Modern Warfare and the like owe a lot to Deus Ex. great game. and eerily pertinent narrative wise. i always thought it was crazy that in the game, the Twin Towers were destroyed by Terrorist attacks, and this game released well before 9/11.
and I will say it again: Deus Ex is one of the best games EVER, and its one of my top games EVER. if Human Revolution has the basics that made Deus Ex (loads of options, strategically flexible levels and endings and tons of loot) then it will probably be one of 2011 GoTY contenders. however, thats a big IF. Invisible War was a let down of epic proportions (after the 1st, it felt like Deus Ex shooting mechanics only game) lets hope this one matches the first more closely than the second. as for regenerating health, I don't mind, thats the least of my concerns.
Definately my most anticipated game of 2011! And there's so many good titles coming out...Bulletstorm, Infamous 2, MGS:R, Crysis 2, Rage..my wife is going to hate me!...lol!
Can't wait for this. Really hope I don't need to upgrade my PC too much...
argh, the secound one was such a snooz, I lost interest in the entire franchise, but the first one still is one of my all time favourite so I don't care where they go now, it can only surprise me.
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