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Submitted by Lavalamp 1218d ago | news

Original Deus Ex Coming To PlayStation 3, Probably As A PS2 Classic

If you’re waiting for the sequel to Deus Ex: Human Revolution pop on to Steam and download Deus Ex, the first game in the series. Oh, you want to play it on a console? Well, here’s some good news then! PlayStation 3 owners, at least in Europe, will be able to replay Eidos’ classic. (Deus Ex, PS3)

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NastyLeftHook0  +   1218d ago
YES!!!!!! deus ex human revolution is one of the best games ever made! cannot wait for this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
PhantomTommy  +   1218d ago
The Ps2 port wasn't exactly great, still it's a good opportunity for Human Revolution fans who missed out on the original.
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NastyLeftHook0  +   1218d ago
how was it not good? i would understand madden 2009 for ps2 vs madden 2009 for ps3 but this no way...
Dark_Overlord  +   1218d ago
The PC version was a lot better, but the PS2 version was a very good port (I own both)
PhantomTommy  +   1218d ago
The (already poor) graphics actually looked worse on Ps2 and the control scheme had to be greatly simplified to work on controllers meaning alot of time is spent in menus rather than the game, It's still one of the best videogames ever made and it sounds like you never played it before so I'm sure you will enjoy the Ps2 version just fine
STONEY4  +   1218d ago
All of the levels in the PS2 version were split into multiple segments with loading screens in between, unlike the PC version which had large seamless levels. The loading times were a bit long too. The segmented design and constant loading screens is definitely the biggest downside, and after playing the PC version, it's hard to go back. The levels are pretty much exactly the same, but having a big seamless area is much more immersive.

Controls were also a bit weird. Graphics were worse. There were also some framerate issues.

Keep in mind though that my first completion of it was on the PS2, and even then I thought it was one of the best games I've ever played.
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Statix  +   1218d ago
I've heard from Deus Ex fans that the graphics are actually IMPROVED (in some ways) on the PS2 port, due to it coming out 2 years later, and the PS2 being newer hardware at the time. The fact that the levels are split up due to RAM constrictions is a big downside, however.
TBM  +   1218d ago
damnit any word if this might make it to the US store? i absolutely love this game.
VileAndVicious  +   1218d ago
never got a chance to play the original Deus ex until it came out on PS2 back in the day. Poor port or not, it was awesome! and the reason I jumped into the entire series.
I actually wish they would do a remake of the original now that human revolution is out.
Dark_Overlord  +   1218d ago
It was a very good port, they had to scale it back for the PS2 (Some areas are much smaller) but other than that it was still great :)
Dark_Overlord  +   1218d ago
I'd love them to do a HD version, maybe even a remake with the DXHR engine :)
SandwichHammock  +   1218d ago
Is human revolution not a prequel to deus ex?
Capt-FuzzyPants  +   1218d ago
No it is. I'm not sure how closely related they are as I haven't played the original but to my understanding HR is a prequel.
SilentNegotiator  +   1218d ago
yeah, and that kind of leads to the funny Bioshock 2 issue....all of the augmentations are 10 times more impressive in the predecessors.
-MD-  +   1218d ago
You can pick it up on Steam for $2 during one of their sales fyi.
soundslike  +   1218d ago
and any premade computer or laptop should run it just fine

I first played it on ps2, but theres not really much reason to play that version these days.
SilentNegotiator  +   1218d ago
My cheap-o 2010 Satellite runs it just fine. Not at TOP settings, but still.
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2pacalypsenow  +   1218d ago
@SilentNegotiator You cant play Deus ex on a 2010 computer with max graphics?
starchild  +   1218d ago
One of the best games ever created. If I didn't already own the PC version (with mods :-) I would definitely get this.
TheModernKamikaze  +   1218d ago
Should I get this? I don't really know about Deus Ex except people like it a lot.
2pacalypsenow  +   1218d ago
Its Deus ex the conspiracy
MrBeatdown  +   1218d ago
I never asked for this.

...

I asked for the PC version in HD.

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