Testers played for six days... still didn't finish
So it should be. Deus Ex took alot longer than that (for me).
I am so utterly sick and tired of games having ridiculously short play-through times, and little-to-no replay value in this current generation. I remember there used to be plenty of reason to re-play many great games from the last few generations, and that was before the advent of any sort of console trophy or achievement system. I'm really happy that they are doing things the right way with the new Deus Ex title. This will be the game that will get me to finally upgrade my aging 8800 GTX card (one of the best graphics cards ever made, IMO). I've pondered getting this on console for the big-screen experience, but I think I'll just buy a new monitor for my PC instead. Deus Ex is a game that I always associate with PC gaming; I'd want it to stay that way.
Sounds promising this game is looking to be amazing!
Right, I'm confused. It says 25 hours but then it says 6 days for 6 hours a day and most still hadn't completed the game, that's 36 hours :S
"The ones that are more casual gamers, who are used to more 'corridor, cut-scene, corridor, cut-scene' type of gameplay - they play it that way for a while. "
Not as long but that's more than decent considering the genre. -End of Line
This is bad, a game over 10 hours makes news.... They shud all be like this
never played the first two but look forward to playing this and catching up with the story
Hopefully it's 25 hours of awesomeness
i think you can pretty much bank on it being 25 hours of GoTY awesomeness. @below: too many games are 10 hours WITH cut scenes. and most of the gameplay is just the developer holding your hand while escorting you to the next movie or scripted event.
exactly, to many games are 10 hours of walking around getting stuck an curbs and rocks. If I wanted to walk around stumbling over things trying to find an important item, for an entire work day, I could get drunk and loose my car keys. Other then that, this game looks incredible. I look forward to see further developments.
Yea. Fallout needs a new engine... ANYWHO. Exploration is fine in a game. You're probably going to do some hefty item searching in this game if you go that route (the fun route)
It's not really that long , though standard these days . But i bet the length was underestimated as usual anyway (besides cvg usually doesnt know what the hell they are saying) . Wouldnt be surprised if it's actually 60 hours in a first thorough play
And being a Deus Ex title, you're guaranteed multiple endings, plus most levels will have a few different ways of doing things, so replay value will be huge.
@distorted_reality What you said is the reason I want this game to be awesome. I love it, when a game is so great, that you don't get bored at all if you play it multiple times, and giving the player different options to finish the missions makes that even more satisfying. Finishing the game without killing a single enemy? Now that's interesting!
At least thats a bit like the original Deus Ex, that went on so long it was more like 2 games. Though the quality of Deus Ex 1 was pretty consistent as well, if they can match that....
Sounds like we could actually have a winner on our hands! This is one of my most anticipated games of the year, can't wait to play it!
Niiiiice. About as long as the first game if not a little bit shorter.
Only certain gamers think thats long for Fps game!
They said it was 30 hour last time. The game is getting shorter! Oh well, as long as it's longer than 8 like the average game nowadays.
They cut out 5 hours of things that wheren't fun. Leaving 100% pure awesome. They cut out the snow level, the watch as a nuke is launched at america level and the RTS level from black ops.
This will keep me busy for while, I can't wait.
If it has alternate endings,all the better
So it will take like 40 hours for me :) Day uno.
25 hours that i'm gonna suck all up and feel permeate ma body and mind. Can't wait.
Wasn't Deus Ex 2 like only 10 hours long? Seemed like it was over before i knew it.
Good to know that I've got alot of gameplay ahead of me.
That's actually the perfect length for a game for me. Short enough to make me want to replay it and long enough to make me feel like I got my moneys worth.
So even if its really 15 hours there are multiple ways to complete the game and multiple endings. So you could easily spend 45+ hours with the game.
Good to hear...
Great to hear can't believe it's been 11 years since I played the original. Feeling old. However, I agree with many of the sentiments here, it is sad that so many games now are 6-10 hours long anymore and people are fine with that. Reviewers just eat it up don't say anything about it so the devs keep taking the lazy way out and making extremely short SP games. Games like the original HL took 20 hours and had great MP as well. Now your lucky to get 8 hours of SP and most of it is on-a-rail shooting. I dunno if because casual gamers don't understand they are being ripped off, but I remember when games went up to 60 I was thinking it better be worth it, and to me most of them have less value then when I paid 50 bucks for a game. I hope devs get the memo that this generation of games have been extremely short.
This looks great, I love how much focus and polish they are putting into seemingly everything. The way you choose a path and playstyle through levels and it appears to have a great storyline and setting. never played the original and this looks great in all respects. Also I may get disagrees but it really isn't appropriate for every game to be 20 hrs+ sp. Short and sweet lends itself to some game worlds better such as ones that run on crack 24/7 á la COD:Blops, but hey that's just my opinion/rant.
25hrs is good. I'd rather 25hrs of more action packed gaming that 40hrs, 10 of which are tedious grinding and looting areas with nothing going on in them. If a single player games is good, I replay it a bunch of times anyway. If at 10+ playthroughs of dead space and at least 6 of fallout 3.
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