Try our new beta!Click here
150°
Submitted by BattleTorn 1601d ago | preview

Deus Ex DLC will have a boss fight that does not suck

We absolutely loved Deus Ex: Human Revolution, as is pretty apparent in our reviews for the game (Xbox 360/PS3), but the boss fights really sucked in the game, a fact that everybody agrees upon. They took away from the element of choice the game focused on so much, and they weren’t very well designed either.

DXHR’s upcoming DLC, though, titled Missing Link, will have a boss fight that will not suck, and is being developed in-house, and not being outsourced to Grip Entertainment, unlike the boss fights in the game itself.

“We have a boss battle at the end, but it’s different from the main game boss battles,” the DLC’s producer Marc-Andre Dufort told Eurogamer.

“You can actually not kill the boss. You can do a non lethal takedown on him. And you can kill him from afar. You can even kill him without him seeing you. It’s more of a bigger challenge than a standard boss fight like we have in many games. (Deus Ex: Human Revolution, PS3, Xbox 360)

Attached Video
KonGreat  +   1601d ago
You can't kill him but you can kill him from afar. Huh.
The link doesn't work.....
Perjoss  +   1601d ago
what they mean is you can beat him in a lethal way OR snipe him to death from far as well as (presumably) pumping him full of bullets from close/medium range like current DE:HR bosses.
#1.1 (Edited 1601d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
Solidus187-SCMilk  +   1601d ago
I didnt mind the boss fights in DX HR, there were not too bad and also nothign special.

People complained that you cant knock them out but I felt Jensen should really want to kill all the bosses as they pretty much killed him and made him what he is now. The also killed all the scientists, including his old girlfriend ;).

So even a total nonlethal jensen would want to kill the bosses because they are to dangerous for him to leave alive, unlike the random guards.

I was only about half stealth because I loved to turn the turrets and bots on my enemies after sneaking to the security hub.
BinaryMind  +   1600d ago
I guess that's what they meant by "Missing Link."
Nate-Dog  +   1601d ago
(Just a heads up, link leads to "Page doesn't exist".)
Gigglefist  +   1601d ago
The element of CHOICE. That's what Deus ex is all about. Hopefully, this DLC's boss fight will back that up. I love Deus Ex. I bought their Designer Jeans. I hope for the best.
belal  +   1601d ago
hoping for a brand new deus ex game in about 2 years, this game fucking rocked and right now it's my goty.
rfowler30  +   1601d ago
thank god!!!
Hozi  +   1601d ago
Spoiler Alert! You can actually kill him without him seeing you...?
Tommykrem  +   1601d ago
I've tried one boss fight and I thought it was pretty good. It was unfair and incredibly frustrating at times, but I really missed the feeling of shouting yes at the TV screen when I won.
synchroscheme  +   1601d ago
I take it Eidos actually worked on this boss? Rather than outsourcing?
MysticStrummer  +   1601d ago
I didn't hate the game's bosses. I just thought they were average in an otherwise outstanding experience.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

PlayStation Blogcast 196: Ranger of a Lonely Heart

47m ago - Posted by Justin Massongill on Feb 11, 2016 // SCEA Social Media Manager Subscribe via iTunes... | PS3
40°

Party Hard Coming to Xbox One & Playstation 4

1h ago - tinyBuild Games has announced that their title Party Hard will be coming to the Xbox One and Play... | PS4
Ad

Guess N4G Game of the Year Winners, win a $300 Amazon Gift Card

Now - Also enter for a chance to win a gift card for writing a user blog, writing a user review, or being a top contributor for the month. | Promoted post
40°

Zoras Domain Rendered In Unreal Engine 4

1h ago - It’s starting to become a pretty awesome trend that large portions of the Ocarina of Time are bei... | PC
40°

Etrian Odyssey Untold 2 3DS Review |Otaku Gamers UK

3h ago - Jay from Otaku Gamers UK reviews Etrian Odyssey Untold 2 for 3DS | 3DS
40°

Unravel review | Gamespresso

4h ago - Unravel is a special little game, and not just because it had Mike from Gamespresso seriously con... | PC