Human revolution? nah. Rpg/shooter revolution? YES
posted by Sweedie (MOUNT PLEASANT, SC) Aug 22, 2011
Member since Jun 2011
gamers (69%) found this review helpful
This game is from my opinion the best game so far this year.
Ill begin with the graphics which are more than fantastic and you will probably get amazed by everything you see in the beginning. So far the game has not been a little boring for a blink of an eye it has it all, Tactic, shooting, action, great story.
Ill begin with Tactics which is extremely important, its not just you and captain price attacking a base with 100s of russian thugs shooting in all directions except from yours. This is harder than that and you have too use the so called "brain" which i prefer... Here you can hack their systems sneak through their bases, get new information by sneaking and listening too enemies conversation. Wait for enemies, take them out one by one without being detected hiding the dead bodies for guards and this is just a tiny piece of what you can do.
It's 1st person shooter, with a great story I will try to explain without any spoilers. In the beginning you are in an accident and you are the chief of security for a large corporation so they decide to save you at all cost so you can live. The story plays out on emotions and it does so brilliantly, it plays out in the future and its a war coming and this war will be thought in our land, in our homes. Ill keep it simple. The story is a very strong asset to the original l Deus ex game because its so closely tight to the human condition it pulls you right in and you feel emotionally attached. It may though feel like just another normal FPS in the first 30 minutes. But soon it will let you get in in this open world and reveal this conspiracy.
The controls are perfect and the first person shooter experience can definetly compete with games like Call of Dutys, What I love is that every thing you get to do in this game you can do in like 15 different ways, if your character is good in stealth he can use stealth to get in to the room and finish the objective or he might use security Worth buying and renting, 9 of 10 toasts
posted by dewshasaurus (SNOHOMISH, WA) Oct 18, 2011
Member since Sep 2011
gamers (75%) found this review helpful
Was not expecting much from this game could be why I enjoyed it more. The game play is pretty smooth and the AI is challenging, enemies for instance will pin you from both directions if possible to discover your location making creative adaptation on the fly necessary and challenging. Also the hacking minigame you play to open doors is pretty gratifying in it's own rite. A downside to this game though I felt was that the bosses were pretty linear in their strengths; making the boss battles feel rather repetitive. Other than that this game is an immersive covert-action game with decent voice acting especially if you like Steven Segal. I'd buy this game maybe after the price goes down but wouldn't shame myself if I had paid retail value.
gamers (67%) found this review helpful
I am a huge fan of the original Deus Ex and I am glad to say that this game is not only a worthy sequel to the original, but it surpasses it. Everything about this game from the art style, level design, AI, story, and gameplay is all top notch. To me, this is perfect 10, but to anyone who isn't a raging Deus Ex fanboy like myself, the game is at least a good 8 or 9.
In this game you play as Adam Jensen, a head of security at Sarif Industries. Your girlfriend is killed and you are beaten up and left for dead and are forced to get heavily augmented to save your life. Then you vow revenge and go after the people responsible. The story is full of twists and turns and is very immersive. But, I won't spoil anything here.
One of the high points of the Deus Ex series is that you can solve missions any way you see fit. For nearly every mission in the game there are multiple ways of beating it. And there are many augs that allow you to do just that.
From Hacking and Stealth Enhancements. The ability to see or punch through walls. They even have augs where you can jump and run faster or float down like a angel when falling from any height and stun anyone below or crouching down and firing off a hail of bullets that can clear any room.
Also, the game is incredibly immersive and well thought out. So much so that if you see an e-mail on someones computer, you can track down the person who sent it and it will be on their computer as sent mail. And even things minor NPCs or e-mails mention can usually be tracked down.
As for the pros/cons:
Amazing Art Style Great Level Design Good AI Incredibly immersive world Freedom to solve every mission in a variety of ways Radios that play classic Deus Ex music Game plays very smoothly on consoles
Ran into a few very rare glitches(Enemies running into walls and one side quest got glitched)
If you are a fan of the original Deus Ex or just love a good rpg/shooter, you would be a fool not to give this a shot.