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  1. Mar 21, 2017
    8
    This is one of those games that I wished I liked a lot more than I actually did. The world, story, and characters are all very interesting presented very well. But the game itself isn't very good. The gameplay often felt tedious and awkward(especially the bosses). Every location that I traveled to felt somewhat the same and the cities themselves felt really small. The game wasn't optimizedThis is one of those games that I wished I liked a lot more than I actually did. The world, story, and characters are all very interesting presented very well. But the game itself isn't very good. The gameplay often felt tedious and awkward(especially the bosses). Every location that I traveled to felt somewhat the same and the cities themselves felt really small. The game wasn't optimized very well either. Despite it having subpar graphics, I still had frame rate dips frequently despite running on a pretty good setup. Expand
  2. Mar 20, 2017
    2
    Deus EX is my favorite game. Fantastic writing and gameplay.

    Pros

    + Storytelling

    + world

    Cons

    - Dialogue wheel, I prefer to see texts in sentences to select.

    - Inventory management for item combination is terrible.
  3. Feb 13, 2017
    7
    This game is a mix of FPS and stealth where you have to unravel a conspiracy. The positive aspects of this game is the nice cyberpunk art style and the atmosphere. Graphically it's moderate though it got some performance issues as well. The shooting is a bit under par. The 3th person hiding option breaks the immersion but one can just refuse to use that option. However its biggestThis game is a mix of FPS and stealth where you have to unravel a conspiracy. The positive aspects of this game is the nice cyberpunk art style and the atmosphere. Graphically it's moderate though it got some performance issues as well. The shooting is a bit under par. The 3th person hiding option breaks the immersion but one can just refuse to use that option. However its biggest liability is that one gets a cut scene almost every 5 minutes. It slows down any form of pace through a game. Am I playing a video game here or do I watch a movie? Also the load times are too long. Still if it's on a Steam sale you can safely pick this game up. Expand
  4. Dec 21, 2016
    9
    Key: 1 = Poor, 3 = Average, 5 = Great

    Graphics 4
    Audio 5
    Characters 4
    Story 4
    Controls 5
    Intuitiveness 5

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  5. Dec 11, 2016
    10
    One of the best cyberpunk games out there. In fact I think this one the best cyberpunk game since the original Deus Ex which came out in 2000. The gameplay was spectacular and there were very few bugs or glitches that I experienced. Overall I highly recommend this game especially if you are fan of sci-fi like Bladerunner.
  6. Dec 3, 2016
    8
    9, would've been for a more gripping story. 10, would've been if it played through flawlessly. The game mechanics are well developed over the last, everything that was added in features adds to the richness of the game. Even on Give me Deus Ex though, it was easy. The cover system works so well, and there's such a plethora of alternative routes, getting around a formation, zigging your way9, would've been for a more gripping story. 10, would've been if it played through flawlessly. The game mechanics are well developed over the last, everything that was added in features adds to the richness of the game. Even on Give me Deus Ex though, it was easy. The cover system works so well, and there's such a plethora of alternative routes, getting around a formation, zigging your way through a dozen vent shafts, this game was cake. Cake in the kind you still want to eat, but that leaves you feeling a little bored. Still, refreshing, worth a play certainly. If you're being exhaustive about the side missions, playing stealthily, was worth maybe 24 hours of game play. Expand
  7. Dec 3, 2016
    9
    Substantial experience, and 5 playthroughs over the years means a lot. Are you surprised, yes these are the same people that created the abysmal Thief 4, it's hard to believe. The original Deus Ex was actually my very first game, it came free bundled with a new computer but I was not into games so it sat in the drawer for years... now I still play it today! HR is a fantastic throwback.Substantial experience, and 5 playthroughs over the years means a lot. Are you surprised, yes these are the same people that created the abysmal Thief 4, it's hard to believe. The original Deus Ex was actually my very first game, it came free bundled with a new computer but I was not into games so it sat in the drawer for years... now I still play it today! HR is a fantastic throwback. It's not perfect, for example the brutally unfair boss fights, and finding your way around Hengsha... the map is pretty much useless. Still a worthy successor, PC gaming is currently dead and we're all looking for old classics, this is good one. Expand
  8. Nov 25, 2016
    10
    This game is a masterpiece. This is one of the best games ever made imo and if you havn't played it, buy it now. This is one of the few games i would say deserves a 10/10
  9. Sep 9, 2016
    10
    Great game that i didn't really appreciate back in the day. I remember getting it and instantly abandoning it after the first level, because Skyrim blew my mind back then.

    Fast forward at the summer of 2016, waiting for Mankind Divided, and i installed it again, on a much more powerful PC, so i maxed it out. I finally understood why it received so much praise. It is a good game. I
    Great game that i didn't really appreciate back in the day. I remember getting it and instantly abandoning it after the first level, because Skyrim blew my mind back then.

    Fast forward at the summer of 2016, waiting for Mankind Divided, and i installed it again, on a much more powerful PC, so i maxed it out.

    I finally understood why it received so much praise. It is a good game. I won't bother comparing it with the original Deus Ex. The original Deus Ex was a stellar game for 2000 and certainly one of the best of all time, but it is kind of a sacred cow for some people and they think that nothing will ever compare with it. This is B$ of the highest order.

    Human Revolution is a great AAA game, good graphics and music, voice acting and sound. Gunplay seems a little bland compared to more traditional shooters, but this is more of a stealth/exploration game, so it doesn't really matter much.

    The gameplay is very rich, you have many creative ways to accomplish your objectives, and the game gives you total freedom. If you are creative, no playthrough will be the same. The game doesn't really hold your hand though, sometimes you will get lost trying to understand how to proceed.

    I love the RPG elements, they really influence how you tackle the various situations, although you tend to get very overpowered late in the game, and the Typhoon augmentation is really a cheat. All bosses die almost instantly to it.

    The main thing that bothered me the travel times. There is no fast travel, and even though the cities are small, you have to walk from end to end. This is tedious, and it would have been better if it had a fast travel system.

    Other than that, great game, i totally enjoyed it and recommend it. Would have given it a 9, but i am forced to give it a 10 because of the many inaccurate bad reviews.
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  10. Aug 28, 2016
    9
    Here is the thing. This game is freaking awesome. But...I'm playing on pc and the weapon is constantly being engaged. I holster my weapon ever 10 seconds. it just engages every few seconds. it is super anoying.
  11. Aug 25, 2016
    3
    dx1 was and still is one of the best games i have ever played and was replayed by me over 5 times...amazing game

    how anyone can compare this game positively to dx1 is amazing to me....i was so bored by this game i couldn't even make it to the 3rd level...after 2 attempts a year apart..boring story generic combat BORING PLOT, i was anything but impressed with this game...system shock
    dx1 was and still is one of the best games i have ever played and was replayed by me over 5 times...amazing game

    how anyone can compare this game positively to dx1 is amazing to me....i was so bored by this game i couldn't even make it to the 3rd level...after 2 attempts a year apart..boring story generic combat BORING PLOT, i was anything but impressed with this game...system shock 2..dx1...those were GREAT games...go back and play them again if you need to be reminded of what made them so good
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  12. Aug 23, 2016
    10
    Great game. It follows the story of Deus Ex Human Revolution.

    I liked Human Revolution and this game really developes the story in a great manner.

    Furthermore Deus Ex is a great Cyberpunk universe, with a "Dark reality".

    And this reality could really become ours one day!
  13. Aug 22, 2016
    7
    Got this game because of Mankind Divided. I wanted to familiarize myself with Deus Ex and understand the story. Was kind of disappointed considering all the praise the Deus Ex games get. Becomes repetitive after a while, the look and design of each level are all copy and paste. Barely any variety when it comes to mission. The side quests are weak, the extra praxis points are not worth itGot this game because of Mankind Divided. I wanted to familiarize myself with Deus Ex and understand the story. Was kind of disappointed considering all the praise the Deus Ex games get. Becomes repetitive after a while, the look and design of each level are all copy and paste. Barely any variety when it comes to mission. The side quests are weak, the extra praxis points are not worth it all. I did appreciate the freedom of approach in missions though. Expand
  14. Jul 28, 2016
    9
    Deus Ex Human Revolution is honestly the prefect prequel to the original Deus Ex.

    After being disappointed in Deus Ex: Invisible War, I was real hesitant to try this game out. But I don't regret playing this game, this game does follow with the traditional gameplay style of Deus Ex and as well as the story progress as far as comparisons go which is a big bonus due to how much I love
    Deus Ex Human Revolution is honestly the prefect prequel to the original Deus Ex.

    After being disappointed in Deus Ex: Invisible War, I was real hesitant to try this game out. But I don't regret playing this game, this game does follow with the traditional gameplay style of Deus Ex and as well as the story progress as far as comparisons go which is a big bonus due to how much I love Deus Ex. But Human Revolution had it's own moments which stand out. Firstly they had new augmentations, and these augments are amazing, going from Icarus landing system to stealth based augments. The new augments were a great touch. Gameplay mechanics were a lot better than in Deus Ex, with a new cover system (it's not as good as Splinter Cell conviction but it does has a good cover system.) some controls are weird (like aiming down the sight with the middle mouse button.) tolerable controls but it feels really weird and wonky which actually screwed me up a bunch of times forgetting to aim down with the middle mouse button. To be honest I don't know what they were trying with the middle mouse button here.

    Story progresses really well in HR, mostly because it's well paced and there is side missions to do, but not too much that it draws away from the story. And also you can explore in Hub Worlds (through story progression only sadly... instead of anytime visiting hub worlds to finish side missions.) But there is enough content to get yourself entertained. Main story is amazing too, it feels like just like the original deus ex with all the illuminati, the augmentations and the cyberpunk feeling. and you really start to appreciate every single bit of the game. From reading the emails to news reports and just listening to the npc rant about augmentations or praise augments or other topics so that you feel immersed into the environment and you have a feel for what's going on. Very few games does this efficiently and Human revolution is a prime example of this.

    Overall I tried to play a completionist playthrough but sadly I couldn't get enough but I have clocked in over 50 hours on my first play through with trying to get the max possible praxis kits. And after playing I was sad that it was over but this leaves me a chance to wait for Mankind Divided to come out in August. As I stated that deus ex human revolution is the prefect prequel to deus ex and I cannot wait to continue the tale of Adam Jensen in August.
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  15. Jul 22, 2016
    7
    As I always start with flaws here's the time to point out some. First off, cities, they are definitely to small, despite the fact the protagonist has opportunity to appear in two, it took me 20 minutes each to know where everything has its place. Second of all, Eidos is the creator of Hitman franchise, bearing that in mind I'll risk saying that sneaking is pretty average here, not toAs I always start with flaws here's the time to point out some. First off, cities, they are definitely to small, despite the fact the protagonist has opportunity to appear in two, it took me 20 minutes each to know where everything has its place. Second of all, Eidos is the creator of Hitman franchise, bearing that in mind I'll risk saying that sneaking is pretty average here, not to mention weirdly suspicious guards at every corner with reflex action like a snake. Limited dialog options (there's no many of those in general) as well as few side quest each city are not the strong sides of the game, nonetheless it's easily to be played over 20h. Let's stop here tho. Be that as it may it's also hella entertaining, I love sneaking and I had plenty of fun avoiding shooting as well as killing guards, the main character is charismatic and interesting and completing ongoing quest - very satisfying. Can't wait for Mankind Divided. Expand
  16. Jul 21, 2016
    9
    Deus Ex Human Revolution
    Gameplay Freedom
    Deus ex is a first person stealth / shooter game, and I say slash because neither of these 2 are forced. Deus ex was clearly designed with stealth in mind… This is a game where you play as a man who is critically injured early on in the game and wakes up augmented… This essentially means he’s part robot… These augmentations give you way
    Deus Ex Human Revolution
    Gameplay Freedom
    Deus ex is a first person stealth / shooter game, and I say slash because neither of these 2 are forced.
    Deus ex was clearly designed with stealth in mind…
    This is a game where you play as a man who is critically injured early on in the game and wakes up augmented…
    This essentially means he’s part robot…
    These augmentations give you way points on the screen, energy and can be upgraded as you play. Through an xp system to eventually be able to hack higher leveled security panels, be immune to poison gas, have more energy among many other things…
    There are also stealth augments if you choose to play this game stealthily…
    Everything about Deus Ex is so greatly designed…
    You can sneak around cover perfectly, climb through vents to pass patrolling guards…you can create your own cover by moving objects... you can sneak up behind enemies to either put them asleep or take them out for good, one being louder than the other, as well as hide their bodies to not alert everyone..
    You can play through the entire game without killing anyone…
    This game is also greatly designed for aggressive players like me
    so you have the option to play the game as a 3rd person shooter like I did as enemies do all carry weapons and ammo…
    This gives such a great feeling of freedom to truly tackle the game in any way you desire unlike other games that promise this but never truly deliver…
    its delivered here…
    You can peak over cover, and there is a variety of heavy, combat, and compact weapons, all with their own unique feel to them…
    All of this gameplay freedom sounds great but it’s not even the best part of the game…
    Deus Ex Human Revolution is hands down one of the most fleshed out games I’ve played period…
    There are side missions to complete…. Conversations to be had to convince a character to allow you to go inside a building for example, or to prevent a suicide… and not only are there conversations for you as the player, but the characters that inhabit this world all have conversations going on as well…
    Some seemingly random, I never heard the same line of dialog twice, bringing so much life into this world…
    you’ll hear characters on the streets of the handful of cities you visit asking for directions and the locals making fun of them because of the location they ask for… you’ll hear guards and janitors talk about work…
    it’s really perfectly done and other developers need to take note…
    The only downside to this game is ultimately the story…
    It’s the typical bad guys wanting to use technology for bad things story..
    It never really kept my intention or kept me pushing forward, luckily the gameplay is good enough to carry the game on its own.
    I give Deus Ex Human Revolution
    an 8.5/10
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  17. Jun 22, 2016
    7
    I played the original Deus Ex long after it's original release and to this day, I feel like it's impact may have been lost on me as a result. But it felt like a game far ahead of it's time, when compared to other first-person games of the era. In that way alone, Human Revolution does not stand out, as it lives in an age of many decent action-RPGs. Still, it's an incredibly stylish game.I played the original Deus Ex long after it's original release and to this day, I feel like it's impact may have been lost on me as a result. But it felt like a game far ahead of it's time, when compared to other first-person games of the era. In that way alone, Human Revolution does not stand out, as it lives in an age of many decent action-RPGs. Still, it's an incredibly stylish game. Adam Jensen is a smooth operator and a great character to play, and there's many ways through a given situation, and you're rewarded for exploring, doing side missions and generally trying to think outside of "pull trigger, receive experience." That said, the boss fights felt very underwhelming and the entire last few hours were a mess, especially the "ending." I feel like Edios Montreal were damned from the start, as making a prequel to a game like Deus Ex means that the game necessarily ends on a low note, and doesn't leave one with a lot of satisfaction. But getting there? That's the good part. Expand
  18. Jun 18, 2016
    3
    After not gaming any for several years, I've been catching up a little, using MC as a general guide to what's worth playing. Been having a blast, of course -- lots of great stuff I've missed -- but this is the first one that really baffles me. A score of NINETY?? HOLY MOLEY this game is a complete drag. The bad sound, the clumsy graphics, *hideous* color schemes and visual clutter, dumbAfter not gaming any for several years, I've been catching up a little, using MC as a general guide to what's worth playing. Been having a blast, of course -- lots of great stuff I've missed -- but this is the first one that really baffles me. A score of NINETY?? HOLY MOLEY this game is a complete drag. The bad sound, the clumsy graphics, *hideous* color schemes and visual clutter, dumb dialogue, the endless moving and stacking of featureless cardboard boxes to climb and reveal air vents (WTF, devs?), ridiculous "hacking" mini-game that makes Mass Effect 2 hacking seem wildly fun by comparison, generic storyline....the list goes on and on. Far Cry 1 was more fun than this, and prettier to look at. For F's sake, reviewers! Being a sentimental fan of the original Deus Ex is fine, but find some balls and call this the mind-numbingly dull disappointment it is. Expand
  19. Jun 11, 2016
    10
    One of the best games ever! perfect story perfect gameplay and the graphics are good.The only bad things are the forced boss fights.But you can easily beat them using the enviroment or shooting them at the head.
  20. Jun 1, 2016
    8
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  21. May 27, 2016
    8
    Che cosa rimane di Deus Ex HR una volta finito? Innanzitutto la sensazione che dà il PROGETTARE l'attraversamento di un ambiente: lo studio del percorso dei nemici, dei tempi che intercorrono tra quando il soldato di sentinella comincia a camminare, si volta per guardarsi indietro, e si rigira per fare qualche altro passo. L'adrenalina nell'aprire il portello del condotto ed infilarsiChe cosa rimane di Deus Ex HR una volta finito? Innanzitutto la sensazione che dà il PROGETTARE l'attraversamento di un ambiente: lo studio del percorso dei nemici, dei tempi che intercorrono tra quando il soldato di sentinella comincia a camminare, si volta per guardarsi indietro, e si rigira per fare qualche altro passo. L'adrenalina nell'aprire il portello del condotto ed infilarsi all'interno un istante prima di essere avvistato. La soddisfazione nell'eseguire un doppio atterramento non letale, dopo essere riuscito a strisciare, non visto, in mezzo a due guardie. La consapevolezza di aver intrapreso, ancora una volta, il percorso secondario, di aver attraversato la finestra sul retro, di aver scelto la strada meno ovvia. Bisogna notare, comunque, che alle volte queste sensazioni sono solo illusorie (ovvero, le strade secondarie sono messe lì per essere trovate e sfruttate). Perchè Deus Ex HR NON si merita un 10, o un 9? Per via di un insieme di scenari, soprattutto nella prima metà di gioco, ripetitivi (uffici, scrivanie, computer), non aiutati da una scelta dei colori che uniforma gli ambienti anche nei casi in cui ci si spinge in vicoli suburbani o perfino in fognature, o piattaforme in mezzo all'oceano. Anche il gameplay non è vicino alla perfezione, in particolare lo shooting (seppure sia secondario, data la natura del gioco che predilige evitare uno scontro piuttosto che vincerlo). Non ispirati alcuni dialoghi, probabilmente indeboliti dal doppiaggio in italiano (avrei dovuto giocarlo in lingua originale, con sottotitoli). Resta comunque un grande gioco, un buon RPG,ed uno dei migliori stealth a cui abbia giocato. Expand
  22. May 24, 2016
    9
    Played this when it released. Definitely a 9 or 9.5. I don't give games 10's since nothing is perfect, but this one is outstanding. Never was fortunate to have a nice computer when the original Deus Ex released, so I'm glad I was able to play this.
  23. Apr 14, 2016
    6
    Not too bad, but becomes tedious as the game wears on.

    My first complaint is that I find pure stealth play very frustrating. It seems unclear to me what works and what doesn't. And many hours spent with my finger over the quick save/reload buttons didn't change anything. That could be me. But the stealth play just doesn't feel smooth and rewarding, like in say, Thief: The Dark Project.
    Not too bad, but becomes tedious as the game wears on.

    My first complaint is that I find pure stealth play very frustrating. It seems unclear to me what works and what doesn't. And many hours spent with my finger over the quick save/reload buttons didn't change anything. That could be me. But the stealth play just doesn't feel smooth and rewarding, like in say, Thief: The Dark Project.

    There's so much reading material in this game, and so little of it is at all interesting. I really enjoyed reading the datapads in the original game. Not so here. Pity, because hacking is pretty fun, but the only reward is XP. So it feels gamey when I just hack every damn thing to get the xp, with no real motivation.

    I didn't really care about the story. By the end I was just playing to finish. I think it was going for some kind of profound moral dilemma, but I found the ending pretty yawn inducing. I did not care to explore the other endings. I always felt somehow as though the interesting part of the story was happening somewhere else, as though the game suggested something interesting was taking place in the world, but didn't really expose me to it. All I got was drab offices to shoot people in, or to scuttle about ventilation ducts in

    The characters are distinctly drab for the most part, a couple of them are okay. David Sarif is pretty memorable as the roguish cyber don with dubious morals. But mostly, there's no chance of feeling anything for any of them, or being interested in their plights. I can't remember what the girlfriend was called.

    The most fun I had was around the time that my early augmentations started kicking in, galavanting around Detroit nabbing bent cops and screwing with augmented street gangs and stuff. A more fun game might have focused more on street level cybercop stuff, and we could forget about the lame grand conspiracy stuff offered here.

    Levels feel rather cramped and labyrinthine. I found navigating pretty annoying. They also feel pretty linear.

    Obviously, nowhere near as good as the original game. But it captures a lot of the vibe. In fact, the game world feels quite slavishly based on the original Deus Ex's style. I'm not sure if that's a good or bad thing. It's a very well realized homage.
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  24. Apr 13, 2016
    10
    Lo Bueno:Atrapante, Genial!. Las Horas pasan muy rápido con este bien logrado juego. Admito que me lo compré sin saber nada de él, pero que ha sido una sorpresa y un agrado jugarlo.
    Si esperas un shooter puro este juego no va con ese tinte. Mezclado con estrategia, rol, acción y el famoso pero para mí, poco experimentado mundo de los juegos con "Stealth Mode".
    La jugabilidad del juego es
    Lo Bueno:Atrapante, Genial!. Las Horas pasan muy rápido con este bien logrado juego. Admito que me lo compré sin saber nada de él, pero que ha sido una sorpresa y un agrado jugarlo.
    Si esperas un shooter puro este juego no va con ese tinte. Mezclado con estrategia, rol, acción y el famoso pero para mí, poco experimentado mundo de los juegos con "Stealth Mode".
    La jugabilidad del juego es lo que más atrapa, la estética es muy buena también y el sistema de pirateo es complejo y a la vez muy entretenido.
    Lo Malo: Algunos bugs, pero aceptables
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  25. Jan 8, 2016
    9
    High quality game!
    Cyberpunk grim-future nerdgasm, adult theme, fun stealth section, well written dialogues (and dialogues actually have impacts on mission and side quest) , side quest mission are not boring, good rpg aspect, cool visual style, interesting world to explore, fun combat sequence, cool bosses. Buy it...it won't disappoint.
  26. Dec 27, 2015
    8
    You play robo cop in a rpg, if robo cop had his voiced mixed with Christian Bale's Batman. Deus Ex had a drawn out story but was solid writing all the way through. Plenty of times I thought I was finished the game when it would throw me right back into something else. Plenty of skills to unlock to add to the uniqueness of your character as you either ninja or Rambo through warehouses andYou play robo cop in a rpg, if robo cop had his voiced mixed with Christian Bale's Batman. Deus Ex had a drawn out story but was solid writing all the way through. Plenty of times I thought I was finished the game when it would throw me right back into something else. Plenty of skills to unlock to add to the uniqueness of your character as you either ninja or Rambo through warehouses and research stations.
    Parts of the story could have been removed as they felt more as filler. Overall the game was about 23 hours long and they could have made it into 20 and still had a impressive story.
    Gameplay offered the choice of guns blazing or merciful saint, I often found myself trying not to spill blood...which ended in me unloading a hail of gunfire.
    When playing Deus Ex I would highly recommend using a keyboard rather then a game pad. The controls on the gamepad felt clunky and unorganized compared to the keyboard.
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  27. Dec 13, 2015
    7
    This wasn't the successor we wanted. It's not a bad game, but it's not a substantial step-up from the first Deus-Ex. The graphics are substantially better, obvsly. But the game world is basically the same size. You'll go to Hong Kong, for example, and there's not substantially more to explore than there was in the first DX. The game just wasn't that big, basically. It's not an open worldThis wasn't the successor we wanted. It's not a bad game, but it's not a substantial step-up from the first Deus-Ex. The graphics are substantially better, obvsly. But the game world is basically the same size. You'll go to Hong Kong, for example, and there's not substantially more to explore than there was in the first DX. The game just wasn't that big, basically. It's not an open world game, which is fine. But when I'm lead by the nose from location to location, I want to at least feel mildly overwhelmed by the expanse laying before me. In DX:HR, I felt more like I just entered a COD stage.

    The augmentation system is alright, I guess. It's been a while since I played this game, so I don't recall exactly how I felt about that at the time. All I know is that it didn't stand out in my mind as either good or bad. I guess I was pretty apathetic towards it.

    I'll give the game credit for the strategy aspect - it really did present you with multiple opportunities to negotiate any given obstacle. If you were good at hacking, for example, you could alter the turrets/robots to attack your foes. Or maybe stealth was your bag, and you opted to shimmy past all the bad guys. Or maybe you just straight-up went in guns-blazing. Whatever the case, you really could contour the game to suit your play style.

    The absolute worse aspect of the game, however, was the boss battles. There were a few of these thrown into the mix, and they srsly detracted from the experience. For one thing, they were extremely difficult. Also, if you didn't possess the necessary resources to overcome your foe, then you were pretty much out of luck. Basically, you had to download a third party mod that allowed you to cheat your way through the encounter. Pretty lame, tbh.
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  28. Dec 1, 2015
    10
    Ufffffffffffff this game is very very very GOOD .
  29. Nov 20, 2015
    3
    Story is average at best. The final morale monologue is silly. Action based combat is ok, the sneaky way is super benevolent, guards have like 60degree to see you so you can sneak almost directly in front of them. It gets very fast repetitive. The small city hubs are a joke.
  30. Nov 16, 2015
    6
    The world this game is in is lush and beautiful, Believable near future setting. The presentation in general is very very nice, Jensen's executions have special mention.

    Two big issues however: Firstly the AI in it is utterly moronic, they can just be lured out and shot. Stacks of bodies and they keep throwing themselves blind around corners for you to kill them. Secondly Adam
    The world this game is in is lush and beautiful, Believable near future setting. The presentation in general is very very nice, Jensen's executions have special mention.

    Two big issues however:

    Firstly the AI in it is utterly moronic, they can just be lured out and shot. Stacks of bodies and they keep throwing themselves blind around corners for you to kill them.

    Secondly Adam Jensen is the most obnoxious main character I've encountered in recent years. He's essentially the technological Messiah and has been reborn into probably the single most powerful fighting human being on the planet yet all he can say is "I DIDN'T ASK FOR THIS..." Utterly miserable!
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  31. Nov 15, 2015
    6
    I tried really hard to like this game. I really did. Ultimately though the experience just wasn't worth it. And its not so much that there was anything particularly bad (apart from one thing which was awful), it was the stack-up of a million little things that made this game unbearable to play.

    The good of it was that it was a stealth game. You could avoid combat in almost every
    I tried really hard to like this game. I really did. Ultimately though the experience just wasn't worth it. And its not so much that there was anything particularly bad (apart from one thing which was awful), it was the stack-up of a million little things that made this game unbearable to play.

    The good of it was that it was a stealth game. You could avoid combat in almost every scenario with enough time and cunning. The stealth and cover system were basically well done. I can't really complain. The weapons were unique and varied, each one with its own personal flavor and the inclusion of nonlethal weapons was also a nice touch. The game's atmosphere was also well done and well maintained. I had a real sense of investment in the story and when things started turning new directions it actually managed to play with my emotions.

    But that is also where the game started falling apart. Atmosphere is broken by the simple ugliness of the game as the graphics are crap and the animations are the second worst known to video games, edged out for last only by Elder Scrolls and Fallout games. Everyone animates like C3PO from Star Wars and apparently have nutcracker jaws. Really disappointing for such a big budget game. The character models are also garbage, having completely unrealistic proportions. On the note of graphics, was it necessary to make the cutscenes prerendered? They were not any better in quality than the 3d engine's graphics and the change was always unwarranted and awkward.

    On the note of atmostphere breaking things, I always loved how the smallest most obscure objects managed to hide Adam's bulk. I am pretty sure you can't hide from someone who is literally looking over your shoulder. In that regard the stealth was really forgiving but on other occasions it wasn't. Can I please dispatch people 1 half of a nanosecond after they have spotted me without the entire galaxy being put on alert? No? Well as long as I am asking for things, can I have a sniper rifle scope that is bigger than 4 pixels on my screen (3 of which i should add are completely obscured by fancy guilding and golden pixels)? Ahh, I see that's a no as well.

    As would also the answer to my requests for thermal vision to detect invisible enemies (we can see through walls but can't see infrared, wtf mate?), more sidequests, boss fights where the bosses don't get cheapshot attacks and that actually make use of the mechanics other than shooting (bosses are uncessarily tough, they can already one shot anyways), bosses which are explained as to why they hate me, and a story that doesn't have more "PSYCH!" plot-twist moments and ambiguity than any game I've seen to date.

    You know what? That was actually all tolerable. The iffy mechanics, bad graphics, hard-to-follow story, the horsecrap boss fights - all that I can live with. The thing that ultimately broke this game for me was the ending, which to give you a taste is actually impossible to spoil because it reveals, resolves, and explains literally nothing. Its just a voice-over of Adam talking about how great he is for his final decision.

    So Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Good because I felt invested and it was kinda fun stealthy gameplay. Bad because literally everything else. And compeltely bollocks ending.
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  32. Nov 11, 2015
    10
    t's like magic, guys. Time disappears when this game and I are together, and I never want it to end strongly recommend the game, because of the great atmosphere, story and interactive choices
  33. Nov 6, 2015
    9
    The characters look like ass
    The weapons have really unnatural movements during firing
    The pre-animated cutscene is absolutely cancer Mandatory boss FIGHTs are counter to the philosophy of Deus Ex - Player Freedom Diverse customization options Freedom to complete missions Compelling plot and philosophical presentation Like Yahtzee said, this is an action game with RPG elements,
    The characters look like ass
    The weapons have really unnatural movements during firing
    The pre-animated cutscene is absolutely cancer
    Mandatory boss FIGHTs are counter to the philosophy of Deus Ex - Player Freedom

    Diverse customization options
    Freedom to complete missions
    Compelling plot and philosophical presentation

    Like Yahtzee said, this is an action game with RPG elements, but it is a competent RPG, and the action part is not too shabby as well. Could've been better here and there, but also could've been far far worse. Looking forward to Mankind Divided.
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  34. Oct 29, 2015
    3
    Awkward controls and game play. Weakling protagonist creats a lot frustration. Uncommon difficulty setting not favorable to play at early stage. Waste of money and time.
  35. Oct 1, 2015
    8
    Deus Ex: Human Revolution brings back the thrilling but brilliant feeling of the first game, with the ultimate freedom in gameplay, excellent level designs and amazing graphics.
  36. Sep 24, 2015
    8
    Nice game, managed to give the feelimg of the first deus ex, a worthy addition to the series. Although I prefer the first games scenario and gameplay. The only thing I disliked was the city designs. Really hard to find your way and the streets felt lifeless and empty.
  37. Aug 30, 2015
    1
    Bad and ugly game.
    Junk gamplay and hacking mini"games".
    Bad voices. Weak animations and characters cliché..cliché...clichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichécliché Hát ez valami ultraszar. Hozza a square enix formulat. Iszonyat gyatra szinkron (mintha papírról olvasná egy utcárol behívott akárki). Fos karakter animáció, műanyag
    Bad and ugly game.
    Junk gamplay and hacking mini"games".
    Bad voices.
    Weak animations and characters
    cliché..cliché...clichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichéclichécliché

    Hát ez valami ultraszar.
    Hozza a square enix formulat.
    Iszonyat gyatra szinkron (mintha papírról olvasná egy utcárol behívott akárki).
    Fos karakter animáció, műanyag karakterek.
    Steril gagyi grafika.
    Szar pályatervezés.
    Minden le van betonozva.
    Retek rossz hacking mini "game".
    Béna fegyverek.
    Unalmas játémenet.
    Fos videók és unalomig ismételet z kategóriás mozi és játék klisé hegyek.
    Marketing game.
    Megvett újágírok lefizetése mert a sonynak akkor meg volt pénze.

    Szar, unalmas, ronda, béna square enix-es fostartály...
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  38. Aug 26, 2015
    7
    As a huge fan of the original I approached this version of Deus Ex the same way that I had with Invisible war.... this is not made by Ion Storm and it cannot live up to the legend. Suffice to say I was not far from the truth. This game is nowhere near the original when it comes to the sheer scale of the story and gameplay but .... and that is a BIG BUT: THIS GAME IS GREAT.

    Let me start
    As a huge fan of the original I approached this version of Deus Ex the same way that I had with Invisible war.... this is not made by Ion Storm and it cannot live up to the legend. Suffice to say I was not far from the truth. This game is nowhere near the original when it comes to the sheer scale of the story and gameplay but .... and that is a BIG BUT: THIS GAME IS GREAT.

    Let me start at the beginning. DEHR is a console port that had issues to begin with. It suffered from the Splinter Cell / Hitman fanboy influence but fortunately the guys in Montreal kept that to a minimum and gave us a solid game worthy of the Deus Ex name. The combat is a bit clunky and the sneaking could use a few touches here and there when it comes to sound detection.... yeah I could knock over a barrel and the guards would not even turn around. And the items are a bit ordinary. In the first DE you got this feeling of urgency where everyone is ill and terrorists threaten the survival of ... well everyone. HR however keeps things personal to the point where you are chasing your "EX-Girlfriends" killers. That didn't really help me get pulled in.... never liked that princess saving story line in mario so I don't see why it should be in DEHR.
    All that aside I had a tone of fun playing it and I don't see why anyone else would not. Things to note, long loading times, drops in frame rate in the vanilla version, low textures, clunky controls and that 3rd person cover mechanic does not belong in DEHR.
    The good parts: Lots of exploration, sneaking and stunning, lots of different approaches to the same situation and a good play time of 28 hours.

    If you like your games immersive and romantic then this is your kind of game. It loves itself and the care the developers took to make it shows. If you are a cold heart-ed gun shooting, soldier loving gamer then this is not your bag.

    Refer to Deus EX and Deus EX Invisible War.
    JC Denton lives forever.
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  39. Aug 4, 2015
    3
    Interesting concept with dull clichéd characters and storyline and awful combat.

    The stealth is laughable, but still more satisfying than the awful gunplay. The bosses can all be defeated with a couple of boom booms even on the hardest difficulty. I'm not sure why so many people are insane over these games, it plays like a lesser Mass Effect, and also similar to Mass Effect has the
    Interesting concept with dull clichéd characters and storyline and awful combat.

    The stealth is laughable, but still more satisfying than the awful gunplay. The bosses can all be defeated with a couple of boom booms even on the hardest difficulty.

    I'm not sure why so many people are insane over these games, it plays like a lesser Mass Effect, and also similar to Mass Effect has the illusion of choice just to end up at an unsatisfying ending.
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  40. Jul 14, 2015
    7
    The developers have done a quality game. But could do better. Game, in my opinion, not enough scale, is too short, especially when compared to the first Deus Ex. The game does not look like a remake. This is a prequel. Too much time has passed since the first Deus Ex, thirteen years. Many have forgotten the Deus Ex universe and cyberpunk. But certainly pleased reference to the first part:The developers have done a quality game. But could do better. Game, in my opinion, not enough scale, is too short, especially when compared to the first Deus Ex. The game does not look like a remake. This is a prequel. Too much time has passed since the first Deus Ex, thirteen years. Many have forgotten the Deus Ex universe and cyberpunk. But certainly pleased reference to the first part: the Illuminati, Bob Page, basketball ball... and even a yellow submarine. Nonlinear storyline is interesting. Another interesting game world itself, in which the fashion for cybernetic implants change human society. The graphics engine is old, but produces an acceptable picture, and still manages to slow down even at the top-end machines. All in all a good game. Expand
  41. Jun 29, 2015
    7
    - Good: Soundtrack, Some cool locations and quests, Setting
    - Mixed: Exploration, Gameplay, Characters, Story
    - Bad: ---

    Didnt pulled me, but still pretty good if u like Cyberpunk games.
  42. Jun 23, 2015
    10
    amazing game. i loved every aspect of this game. You can go in guns blazing, or sneak your way through or a bit of both. the story and plot was really good and satisfying. Also, the soundtrack list by Michael McCann is one of my favorite soundtrack list ever.
  43. Jun 1, 2015
    6
    Human Revolution for me was a game of wasted potential, the concept of being able to modify your body is brilliant and could have had far more interesting options than it did. Some of the environments were quite dull and often felt very similar to each other. And I didn't like how at the end of the game you literally just choose between 3 options.

    That said playing as a Stealthy
    Human Revolution for me was a game of wasted potential, the concept of being able to modify your body is brilliant and could have had far more interesting options than it did. Some of the environments were quite dull and often felt very similar to each other. And I didn't like how at the end of the game you literally just choose between 3 options.

    That said playing as a Stealthy character is brilliant, taking guards out or sneaking past can be extremely satisfying. The problem is that in Boss fights you are at a huge disadvantage. All in all I liked Human revolution I just felt so much more could have been done and really should have, the games just above average in my opinion.
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  44. May 22, 2015
    10
    Beautiful and inspiring visuals, fantastic soundtrack, solid gameplay, relevant themes, Jensen's grumpy voice and you can punch the crap out of that guy with spiky hair, who dances like a dunce. This game has everything for an unforgettable experience and a worthy successor to the original.
  45. Apr 9, 2015
    9
    Absolutely amazing. Soundtrack is just 10/10, story is great and it's non linear! I highly recommend, one of my favourites, atmosphere is perfect, i can't wait for Mankind Divided.
  46. Apr 8, 2015
    9
    I loved the original Deus Ex back in the day, so I was looking forward to playing this game. And I have to say that the new game did not disappoint. Everything you'd want from a Deus Ex game can be found here. An interesting story, cities to explore, augmentations, side quests, multiple branching paths offering you more possibilities in order to deal with various situations, as well asI loved the original Deus Ex back in the day, so I was looking forward to playing this game. And I have to say that the new game did not disappoint. Everything you'd want from a Deus Ex game can be found here. An interesting story, cities to explore, augmentations, side quests, multiple branching paths offering you more possibilities in order to deal with various situations, as well as the traditional mix of stealth, action and RPG elements.

    Superb level design, great story and characters, very good stealth system (you can "stick" to barriers and move between them unnoticed) are also not missing. In general, I had a feeling that you get more EXP for choosing the stealth route, so that's what I did and I had loads of fun with this game. It can, however, be also played in an action manner and I believe that you will not be disappointed either.

    The augmentations range from hacking (which in itself is a fun little mini game that makes it actually interesting to hack into things), stealth abilities, conversational upgrade to e. g. having a bomb-like attack. So, a variety is definitely present and most of the abilities are useful enough so that you want to try them out.

    So, why didn't this game receive a 10 from me? For two reasons in particular:
    - The bosses in this game force you to kill them and if you focus on a stealth character, it makes the boss fight very hard, as you have to first gather equipment and ammo while avoiding the boss attacks. Because non-upgraded weapons are sort of weak, you will spend a lot of time frustratingly trying to kill certain bosses.
    Note that this was fixed in the Director's Cut version, where you have the option to beat bosses by hacking, using stealth etc.

    - The ending does not take into account the decisions you've made during the game and you get to choose at the absolute end of the game which is in my opinion a bad decision.
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  47. Mar 14, 2015
    7
    I was really tense to play this game. In the beginning, you feel like it is really good! It seems to have a great story, the game play is a lot of fun and the dialogues are maybe not so good as in Mass Effect, but still feel fine. After a while, the game starts to feel quite repetive however. Its ok for the money I bought it, but I would not like to pay the full price for it.
  48. Feb 26, 2015
    6
    A great game, but it doesn't deserve 'Deus Ex' in the title because of casual gameplay and poor level design as well as bad design choices.

    Maybe, it could have turned out to be a good game if they had forgot about consoles, remastered edition, non-gamers, and CoD players.
  49. Feb 23, 2015
    1
    Having played the original Deus Ex when it came out and spent hours-n-hours-n-hours on it ...

    This is just awful. Seems like I have to use every key on my keyboard to get through this thing. The "crouch behind a box and try to maneuver around it to shoot a dude 8 times before he falls" got old so fast. Mechanics and controls were pitiful, resembling Xbox-tard-console crap. Why is
    Having played the original Deus Ex when it came out and spent hours-n-hours-n-hours on it ...

    This is just awful. Seems like I have to use every key on my keyboard to get through this thing. The "crouch behind a box and try to maneuver around it to shoot a dude 8 times before he falls" got old so fast. Mechanics and controls were pitiful, resembling Xbox-tard-console crap. Why is everything yellow? Can you overdo placing highlighted objects any more than this? Doubtful. Press a combination for six keys just to switch weapons or eat a soy packet? Pause for two minutes while your character goes thru the (completely predictable and always boring) cut scenes? Memorize thirty different key combos to assess and use your inventory? Just terrible all the way around. Bought it on steam for six bucks and felt overcharged by four. Run far from this one. JC Denton is rolling in his grave.
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  50. Jan 29, 2015
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. This game is AMAZING, I normally am NOT a fan of FPS, the only exceptions are the BioShock series and the Fallout series, but Deus Ex Machina had me on the edge of my seat the ENTIRE GAME! Fallout is one of my favorite games and Deus Ex Machina BLEW FALLOUT AWAY! Somehow even the Side Quests felt urgent and even when you're in the same area, it feels way different because there are different characters and different place are open, the Hong Kong skyline WAS AMAZING! FALLOUT TAKE NOTES FROM THIS ENTIRE GAME!!! Expand
  51. Jan 11, 2015
    6
    I completed DE:HR Directors Cut in 29.5 hours.

    I don't like the colour tint on everything. The only word to describe the graphics is flat, (excluding cut-scenes). The sound and the feel of the guns is not AAA, it's B grade. My biggest complaint though is, it's so slow. Sometimes you are just plodding around and nothing is getting done. Then it moves along a little, and you get that PC
    I completed DE:HR Directors Cut in 29.5 hours.

    I don't like the colour tint on everything. The only word to describe the graphics is flat, (excluding cut-scenes). The sound and the feel of the guns is not AAA, it's B grade. My biggest complaint though is, it's so slow. Sometimes you are just plodding around and nothing is getting done. Then it moves along a little, and you get that PC game rush. Not over-whelming or brilliant; just oh that moves along, that was almost ok, this is nearly good. Followed by another hour of nothing really happening.

    I bet this game has my highest number of time starting it up, because I do ten to thirty minutes get bored and close down. It's so boring sometimes that I have bought and played The Evil Within twice, while playing DE:HR.

    Probably my equal biggest gripe though, is getting lost. The maps are quite big. They are often in two halves and linked by a loading screen. You'll get a task, struggle like hell to find and get to it even with a waypoint. Then you'll struggle unbelievably to get back to base. Only to get another task and sent back again. Finding it second time is just as confusing.

    Hacking, always hacking. Last mission I must have hacked seventy terminals. It's not really entertainment. If I had more sense I would give up. I have Alien Isolation downloaded and waiting. I have the new Wolfenstein. Eight new games waiting for me. Only I want to get unfinished games out of the way first.

    Final complaint being last but not least. This game is full of areas with alarms. Wah wah wah wah wah wah wah wah wah wah! On and on until you find a panel to switch it off. I mean probabaly 1/5 of the game I was listening to a klaxon in repeat cycle.

    Really it's a strong 64% rating. Consider this, it makes you sit through ten minutes of credits for an un-interesting and very short cut scene after. That's a perfect example of the attitude of the whole game.
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  52. Jan 6, 2015
    10
    Game of the decade, certainly. Just a year after and I'm very sure that nothing is going to contend this game for that title. Great story, gameplay, stealth, you do what you want to do. Another plus is that Elias Toufexis has an incredibly unique and awesome voice, you get to listen to that the whole game!
  53. Dec 19, 2014
    7
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Just thought I'd add my 50 bob's worth and....... pow!! Firstly did they use Thunderbirds for the character's motion capture that was poor. Next .. what is with Jensen's voice, it was just so ..... ...... ..... boring, flat, one tone and just simply no emotion. Also considering the fact he just lost the love of his life yeh think the designers may have added something along the lines of a sad face :( . I ended up spacing through about 30% of the game because of the flat line dialogue and ruined what could have been a more imersive experience..that's my moan out of the way. Game play I have to admit was fun simply put. Storyline was interesting(Illuminati, whats not to like), but I felt it was a little stretched out chucking in the side quests and some pointless and predictive exploration to elongate an obvious short storyline.. just felt like there were some things missing. Graphics interior and exterior were nice and clear, though a little to sharp, could have softened and rounded some edges. Expand
  54. Dec 8, 2014
    9
    I remember one of the most fun moments this game gave me; hacking a gun turret and allowing me to pick up that gun turrent and carry it throughout the level with that thing shooting everything that was hostile around me. It was crazy fun. I won't repeat most of the good things that have already been said but suffice to say, this an experience to remember. A game that lets you go through itI remember one of the most fun moments this game gave me; hacking a gun turret and allowing me to pick up that gun turrent and carry it throughout the level with that thing shooting everything that was hostile around me. It was crazy fun. I won't repeat most of the good things that have already been said but suffice to say, this an experience to remember. A game that lets you go through it in so many ways, trying them all becomes an obsession. This game also has brilliant writing, dialogue and story. Talking without thought to characters can deny you access to so many things permanently and fail missions or just cause funny problems. What can I say, after so many years, a worthy successor at last! Expand
  55. Dec 1, 2014
    10
    As someone who thoroughly enjoyed and completed the original Deus Ex back in 2000, this one was definitely a must. I had bought the first release of Deus Ex: HR (DEHR) and the DLC, but didn't have the time to play it. When they released the Director's Cut which contained the DLC, improvements and fixes, I upgraded and am finally playing this.

    It's an absolutely superb game. It's one of
    As someone who thoroughly enjoyed and completed the original Deus Ex back in 2000, this one was definitely a must. I had bought the first release of Deus Ex: HR (DEHR) and the DLC, but didn't have the time to play it. When they released the Director's Cut which contained the DLC, improvements and fixes, I upgraded and am finally playing this.

    It's an absolutely superb game. It's one of those rare occasions, where they did the original game justice, didn't dumb it down, but rather improved on the gameplay and graphics given the 13 years or so in between. The story is intriguing, and it is definitely one of those games that will suck you in and will keep things interesting. For instance, I absolutely do not mind revisiting a location, or combing every inch just to not miss a particular gadget, credit chip or other goodies. There are also a ton of different paths and even if the game tells you this, I will reiterate it again at this point: Think out of the box! The most direct path rarely works best. Not because you can't use it, but because it is usually the most difficult way.

    An all-out assault will only do one thing: Antagonize entire factions and make you literally hide at every turn. It is far more fun to use the stealth approach and leave a location without so much as having raised any suspicion. You will also get the opportunity to augment your character with all kinds of bio-synthetic technology. Word of advice: Improving the hacking and cloaking abilities will make your life a lot easier throughout the game!

    DEHR perfectly combines RPG and FPS elements, requires you to think while solving certain (security) puzzles, and there are choices to make that can affect the outcome of a situation and/or the potential reward. And, again, do look around. If you cannot get past a hack, somewhere there will be a PDA containing the code.

    A brief note also on performance issues; I had them, too. It's not so much a frame rate drop, than a stutter, as if your computer is trying to load more data. Since there are no texture pop-ins, it's not a performance issue as such though. There are guides with a number of registry fixes which seem to have worked for some people, but not for me. My solution was to run the game at my monitor's native resolution. I found by chance that the game was auto set to 1920x1080 which is fine, except my screen's native resolution is 2048x1152. Once set to that, even on all settings maxed out, no more stuttering.

    So, in conclusion, even if you do not know the original Deus Ex (I would strongly recommend you play it just for the sake of having played one of the best games of all time, despite the somewhat dated looks), this game is worth it. You are given a mission, how you approach it, is your call. If you want to go in with weapons blazing (providing your have the ammo for it), do so, if you want to go stealth, do that. Combine both approaches, sure. Trust me, it's going to be a great and memorable journey.

    For me, personally, it sits right up there with the likes of Mass Effect and Splinter Cell. Truly epic.
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  56. Nov 12, 2014
    10
    Ahhhh yesss. Now that's the game I love. Cyberpunk climate where you can almost smell the street itself. Great character progression and very interesting plot that keeps your attention for the whole game. There was not a single moment where I could feel like being bored by the game progression. Combat is versatile. You can either go and deal with everything rambo style or you can do itAhhhh yesss. Now that's the game I love. Cyberpunk climate where you can almost smell the street itself. Great character progression and very interesting plot that keeps your attention for the whole game. There was not a single moment where I could feel like being bored by the game progression. Combat is versatile. You can either go and deal with everything rambo style or you can do it silently or even diplomatically or even by making up a smart intrigue. You really will never get bored in this aspect of the game. What is more the dialogue options are very well done and are juast as versatile as combat it. Graphics is good and music fits in perfectly. Also the game is very well optimized.

    I have just a one element that felt a bit weird - a bit like out of the game and that is boss fight. What makes it weird is the fact that if you make your character progression in other way then you might have VERY SERIOUS problems beating the boss.

    Overall that is the kind of game I like and I hope for another sequel in the franchise.
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  57. Oct 29, 2014
    8
    I'm a big fan of the Deus Ex games, the first one is a masterpiece, the second one was enjoyable, both had great atmosphere. But this one is missing something. It seems to have strayed away from that classic Deus Ex atmosphere. I stopped playing it half way through and continued with it months later.

    I'm not saying it's a bad game, they are some very enjoyable areas and the game is very
    I'm a big fan of the Deus Ex games, the first one is a masterpiece, the second one was enjoyable, both had great atmosphere. But this one is missing something. It seems to have strayed away from that classic Deus Ex atmosphere. I stopped playing it half way through and continued with it months later.

    I'm not saying it's a bad game, they are some very enjoyable areas and the game is very polished, excellent graphics, but I found some areas and missions to be a bit stale, the locations and layout and characters are not quite up to par with the previous games. The first few levels were the better ones.

    But that is just my opinion, it's still a decent game never the less.
    If you are a fan of Deus Ex it's worth a look.

    85/100
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  58. Oct 23, 2014
    10
    Master mother ****ing piece. So much is done right in this game its really hard to nail one any one thing that I love the most about it. The music, the gameplay the story every thing just shines bright as hell!
  59. Oct 22, 2014
    10
    Played this game at least 6 times to date. Visuals are stunning, the music really creates a sense of atmosphere and gameplay is polished. One of the best games of it's generation.
  60. Oct 15, 2014
    10
    This is simply one of the best single player games I'v ever played. You like sneaking around the guards? You'll love this. You like marking in and murdering everyone? You'll love this. You like collecting clues and solving puzzles? You'll love this. You like coming back and discovering new solutions to the same scenario on your second play through? You'll love this. It is great. 10/10
  61. Oct 5, 2014
    0
    People ask me why I hate paying for games. This game is why.

    This game is an endless source of frustration. Spend minutes scoping out the guards and lining up perfect shots and what do you get? A bullet hole in the cover instead of a dead or knocked out guard. This ridiculously serious design flaw makes the game unplayable. The fact that this game is getting good reviews shows just
    People ask me why I hate paying for games. This game is why.

    This game is an endless source of frustration. Spend minutes scoping out the guards and lining up perfect shots and what do you get? A bullet hole in the cover instead of a dead or knocked out guard.

    This ridiculously serious design flaw makes the game unplayable. The fact that this game is getting good reviews shows just how stupid the average gamer is, not proof that it is a good game.
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  62. Sep 28, 2014
    7
    Good game, but there are some bad things.. AI is so stupid, handgun is more precise than sniper, good weapons arrive when the game is almost over. Many unskippable scenes...
  63. Sep 12, 2014
    8
    good fun game with many different ways to play it. plot and dialogue are decent and voice-acting while not spectacular is better than many other games out there. the stealth elements are fun and challenging and while it is possible to play as a pure run and gun fps, the game does 'punish' you a little for that (you generally get less points for outright kills than stealth kills andgood fun game with many different ways to play it. plot and dialogue are decent and voice-acting while not spectacular is better than many other games out there. the stealth elements are fun and challenging and while it is possible to play as a pure run and gun fps, the game does 'punish' you a little for that (you generally get less points for outright kills than stealth kills and knockouts). the augmentations are fun and mostly relevant and the skill progression and planning a build is fun. generally a good game which should be picked up when it goes on sale. Expand
  64. Sep 10, 2014
    9
    Deus ex human revolution had me grinning ear to ear the whole way through. I loved the feeling of being a badass but at the same time while I was a killer cyborg with many different toys I still felt like a normal man who can be taken down by someone with a gun or a pack of punks. This is my favorite stealth game of all time. While I did not like the way that taking the good guy route wasDeus ex human revolution had me grinning ear to ear the whole way through. I loved the feeling of being a badass but at the same time while I was a killer cyborg with many different toys I still felt like a normal man who can be taken down by someone with a gun or a pack of punks. This is my favorite stealth game of all time. While I did not like the way that taking the good guy route was actually easier as I felt that being evil in various situations such as killing guys with my blades would be faster and easier. But it punished me if I did whip my blades out and it is much faster just to tap on a guys shoulder and deck him in the face rather than bringing out my cyberware. Overall amazing game and is a must buy for RPGs fans and stealth fans alike. Expand
  65. Sep 8, 2014
    8
    Deus Ex does so many things so well, but I don't think I can say that it does any one thing excellently. The gameplay design is great: yes, you have the choice to be a hacker, a fighter, a negotiator, etc., which is awesome, but they don't make all of the routes seem enjoyable. For example, I put a decent number of points into my hacking skills, which certainly opened a few doors (literalDeus Ex does so many things so well, but I don't think I can say that it does any one thing excellently. The gameplay design is great: yes, you have the choice to be a hacker, a fighter, a negotiator, etc., which is awesome, but they don't make all of the routes seem enjoyable. For example, I put a decent number of points into my hacking skills, which certainly opened a few doors (literal and figurative) for me here and there, but I found myself wishing I had chosen a route that didn't involve so much of a simple minigame. Hacking my way to victory by being able to play a little game started sounding pretty boring, so I finished up the game by shooting my way through more and more situations.

    Another example: the storyline. The ideas and themes here rival any science fiction literature or film that I've ever seen, but I found that I was slightly disappointed by the level to which they were developed. The story is good, but it could have been excellent.

    Even though the game has its weaknesses, I ended up enjoying this game far more than I had expected. I found the stealth to be very enjoyable, even though I've never liked stealth-based games before. I recommend this game to sci-fi buffs and hardcore gamers alike.
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  66. Aug 28, 2014
    8
    A very good game. The gameplay is very good and stays true to the original's. The story may not be as deep as the first game but this is still worth getting definitely.
  67. Aug 23, 2014
    7
    Well Deus ex: human revolution on pc, great game. I really go for stories with my games and deus ex does well. Great flow and leveling system, one thing is stores sell really **** things you pretty much find yourself buy only proxy kits at stores. Great music too btw I really liked the soundtrack even downloaded it. I want to note this game is pretty much as stealth only game, you canWell Deus ex: human revolution on pc, great game. I really go for stories with my games and deus ex does well. Great flow and leveling system, one thing is stores sell really **** things you pretty much find yourself buy only proxy kits at stores. Great music too btw I really liked the soundtrack even downloaded it. I want to note this game is pretty much as stealth only game, you can run and gun but the difficulty being as hard as it is (a good thing I like hard games, even played on hardest setting) pretty much makes you play stealth and silent. Now a bad thing that really gets this game to drop in rating, not only is the combat just okay but the game can be PAINFULLY boring at some point. The beginning is good, but parts of the middle (a good 7 hours) I couldn't even stay awake it was boring as **** That being said the length of this game is great, its around 40 hours (i completed it in 39.) and for the price (19$ on steam) I almost feel bad paying so low. Also should not people that love realistic future this is a must buy for those people.

    In the end im glad I played this game and could see myself doing another playthrough a few months down the line.
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  68. Aug 16, 2014
    2
    what can i say, another average game milking prior success. don't bother playing unless your a fan of mediocrity. I do not know how this game has so many good reviews.
  69. Aug 7, 2014
    9
    Awesome stealth action RPG, with a very smart, well written and interesting story. The game has a great art style and near future aesthetic, but the graphics are disappointing even by the standards of 2011.
  70. Aug 5, 2014
    9
    As a die-hard fan of Deus Ex, considering it the best game of all time, I was more than worried what will they do with this and how will they tarnish the Deus Ex name, but I'm extremely relieved that this is really good. Of course it's not that level of ultimate masterpiece that the original Deus Ex was back in 2000, but considering this day and age and how games tend to be, HumanAs a die-hard fan of Deus Ex, considering it the best game of all time, I was more than worried what will they do with this and how will they tarnish the Deus Ex name, but I'm extremely relieved that this is really good. Of course it's not that level of ultimate masterpiece that the original Deus Ex was back in 2000, but considering this day and age and how games tend to be, Human Revolution is a fantastic game. There is still a great deal of cyber atmosphere here, even the music is pretty good, I liked the story and even the gameplay. I must admit that I probably enjoyed Human Revolution more than the Invisible War. It's no match for the original Deus Ex, nothing is and nothing ever will probably, but this is liekly as good as it gets. One point down for those terrible terrible boss fights. 9/10 Expand
  71. Aug 2, 2014
    9
    After watching the original Human Revolution E3 trailer at least 40 times, in some ways the game fell short of the imaginations that trailer invoked. But falling short still left an extremely polished game. For all its options, the gameplay usually feels linear and controlled, though for a story-driven game that is understandable. The story is spectacular, though it sets such a highAfter watching the original Human Revolution E3 trailer at least 40 times, in some ways the game fell short of the imaginations that trailer invoked. But falling short still left an extremely polished game. For all its options, the gameplay usually feels linear and controlled, though for a story-driven game that is understandable. The story is spectacular, though it sets such a high bar for itself that when it occasionally dips to normal quality it feels a little disappointing. The boss fights felt a little contrived and forced into the storyline. Human Revolution has one of the best soundtracks I've ever heard. The music, story, and visuals form one of the most unforgettable.ambiances I've experienced in a game. Some people are criticizing the stealth, role playing, and action elements. Yet the cited "superior" examples are usually games that focus on just one of those three elements and contain less story. The success of Human Revolution is in seamlessly merging all of those elements together. Expand
  72. Jul 28, 2014
    10
    Beautiful, terrifying, tragic and delicately human.
    Eidos had something to teach and tell us, a warning, and Deus Ex HR did it perfectly. A must have title and experience.
    One of the greatest experiences in the history of virtual entertainment. It raises questions about our race, individuals and business that I think we all need to ask ourselves as we plummet into the 21st century -
    Beautiful, terrifying, tragic and delicately human.
    Eidos had something to teach and tell us, a warning, and Deus Ex HR did it perfectly. A must have title and experience.

    One of the greatest experiences in the history of virtual entertainment. It raises questions about our race, individuals and business that I think we all need to ask ourselves as we plummet into the 21st century - and it does it's predecessors proud. I don't think any fan of the original Deus Ex can complain about Human Revolution - it is a wonderful game.

    I never rate anything with a 10, but I couldnt find a reason not to with Deus Ex HR. As for the 0 rating a few weeks before mine - the only people that would not appreciate the sheer brilliance of this game are mindless drones with no heart, Deus Ex Human Revolution is an evocative and touching rollercoaster ride of emotion.
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  73. Jul 21, 2014
    9
    Think Deus ex with modern graphics, but with a more streamlined gameplay, RPG & customisation options than the original its still worthy successor to the masterpiece original and a worthy addition to the Deus Ex series and for those who been fiending for Deus Ex this is a great fix.
  74. Jul 18, 2014
    8
    This game is excellent. However, you do have to muscle through the early stages, which might make you doubt your purchase. Keep at it, because the game quickly turns a corner into greatness.

    As with many PC games, you'll see complaints about some ugly graphics that were outdated even in the year of the game's release, and they're not wrong. The sky boxes are almost fascinatingly ugly,
    This game is excellent. However, you do have to muscle through the early stages, which might make you doubt your purchase. Keep at it, because the game quickly turns a corner into greatness.

    As with many PC games, you'll see complaints about some ugly graphics that were outdated even in the year of the game's release, and they're not wrong. The sky boxes are almost fascinatingly ugly, with extremely low resolution and low colour textures smeared across the heavens like the dawn of Minecraft. Some models show clear signs of being animated by some kind of b-team, and make jerky movements like mannequins. However, as with so many games, your brain quickly accepts this initially odd world and works around it.

    What matters is the game itself, and it's a treat for stealth fans, especially if you buy the Director's Cut with the extra missions. It also handles shooting well, and the upgrades to Adam's cybernetic form are good bait to ensure that you willingly stay in character and work as a good-guy detective. There are opportunities to think creatively and feel like you did the right thing, with a little extra planning and effort.

    At first I thought I'd just be following along with Adam's story, thinking it would be impossible to empathise with his rather unpleasant surface facets, but by the end I'd become a lot more invested in the outcome. It stayed with me for a long time afterwards, and I'll look forward to a sequel. Otherwise, I'll happily play DE:HR again one day.
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  75. Jul 15, 2014
    0
    I say, without any form of exaggeration, Deus Ex: Human Revolution is easily the worst video game I have ever played. I have played MANY bad games, some of which can scarcely be called "games", in my life, but every game I have played in my life, even those I have hated, have one thing in common that Human Revolution lacks: None of these games have caused me actual physical pain throughI say, without any form of exaggeration, Deus Ex: Human Revolution is easily the worst video game I have ever played. I have played MANY bad games, some of which can scarcely be called "games", in my life, but every game I have played in my life, even those I have hated, have one thing in common that Human Revolution lacks: None of these games have caused me actual physical pain through their game design as Human Revolution has.

    The game's art designer made decision to wash the entire game in a monochromatic "piss" yellow filter to cover his poor art assets and self inserting his own face onto the main character. This filter forces my eyes to attempt to separate yellow (a color that on its own is harsh on the human eye) from a slightly different yellow, a very stressful and irritating process that makes the game unplayable for me. How this was never realized during testing and before release is beyond me.

    Even the mods that "fix" this problem do little more than make the harsh lighting white, not yellow. While white lighting is much less annoying than yellow is, attempting to seperate objects in the truly monochromatic environment (what is called "monochromatic" tends to have two colors, white and black, that contrast nicely and easily let you see objects, and greyscale even lets you make out detail in items)

    I STRONGLY recommend against paying for this game, or playing it even if you don't have to pay for it. The physical pain aspect means that I could not even accept playing it even if I were payed to do so. This game should NEVER have been released in the state it was, and to actually charge money to fix this problem, as the developers have done, is just disgusting.
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  76. Jul 12, 2014
    5
    The whole "you can choose not to be lethal thing," let's just call it what it is. It's the developers being too lazy to come up with convincing bad guys with convincing motivation that the player will actually want to shoot. So instead it tries to guilt-trip you for killing a virtual video game person, and tries to use that guilt to convince you that you owe it something, and thus shouldThe whole "you can choose not to be lethal thing," let's just call it what it is. It's the developers being too lazy to come up with convincing bad guys with convincing motivation that the player will actually want to shoot. So instead it tries to guilt-trip you for killing a virtual video game person, and tries to use that guilt to convince you that you owe it something, and thus should keep playing and give it a good review. That's prettymuch the entire game

    The persuasion sequences, while I'm a fan of them in theory, I didn't like their implementation in this game. The characters all act like whiny teenage drama queens and bear no resemblance to real people.

    Overall, a game shouldn't try to make up for being mediocre by being smooth and easy to play. I don't like games because they're smooth and easy to get through, I like them because they're fun and interesting. When a game is genuinely fun and interesting, it doesn't have to be all that smooth and user-friendly just to get you to continue playing. That shouldn't be your main motivation or even your secondary or tertiary motivation, and it's certainly nothing for a game to be proud of. The meat is in the content, and Deus Ex is lacking
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  77. Jun 27, 2014
    10
    Wow, what a game. Better plot/story than 95% of sci-fi movies. SCORE 92/100.

    Gripping and realistic story to the end, extremely immersive gameplay and RPG progression. MANY different ways to complete each micro and macro objective, from true ghost to stealthy assassin to rambo. The game rewards exploration and different styles well. You will forget many movies and TV shows years from
    Wow, what a game. Better plot/story than 95% of sci-fi movies. SCORE 92/100.

    Gripping and realistic story to the end, extremely immersive gameplay and RPG progression. MANY different ways to complete each micro and macro objective, from true ghost to stealthy assassin to rambo. The game rewards exploration and different styles well.

    You will forget many movies and TV shows years from now, but you won't forget the story here, especially if much of it becomes true.
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  78. Jun 10, 2014
    10
    having played all the others, DX: HR got me hooked from the UI, all the way to the end. It was a game needed for those who have sophisticated palate on games and the real world. In other words, it was also frustrating if you needed more out the game in general (on hacking and AI ) game seemed short compared to the vast choices within it. OVERALL its a game that has ingenuity and passes thehaving played all the others, DX: HR got me hooked from the UI, all the way to the end. It was a game needed for those who have sophisticated palate on games and the real world. In other words, it was also frustrating if you needed more out the game in general (on hacking and AI ) game seemed short compared to the vast choices within it. OVERALL its a game that has ingenuity and passes the low bar of COD like games of mindless shooting and not so accurate weaponry. Expand
  79. Jun 4, 2014
    9
    This is one of the best stealth games that I have ever played it even beats Splinter Cell imo thanks to it's great storytelling and consistent shooting mechanics. It is also fun to play without focusing too much on stealth but the game is made for stealth because there are many hidden areas to discover using stealth methods and it is almost crucial in some moments stay hidden. The graphicsThis is one of the best stealth games that I have ever played it even beats Splinter Cell imo thanks to it's great storytelling and consistent shooting mechanics. It is also fun to play without focusing too much on stealth but the game is made for stealth because there are many hidden areas to discover using stealth methods and it is almost crucial in some moments stay hidden. The graphics and the level design is well designed imo and suits the future sci-fi setting of the game. I also like the features of upgrading augmentations which is very useful for better stealth or crucial for reaching hidden areas but also very important to have for boss fights. And also the music soundtrack was very enjoyable and it suited perfectly with the atmosphere of the game. I highly recommend this game and I really hope they make an remake with a sequel because the setting and story of this game is actually a prologue of the older games in Deus Ex franchise which is odd because you often have it in a chronological order but this game is actually the first in terms of setting but I hope they make a remake or something of the older games with better graphics, and hopefully more interesting features. Because this game needs to have a sequel. I highly recommend this game to all because it is a great game! Expand
  80. Jun 3, 2014
    6
    The game is reminiscent of Mass Effect but not half as good. It was mostly aggravating. Always low on ammo and energy while the the bad guys had a never ending supply. Navigating the maps was a pain in the ass as well with their multi freaking levels. The developer could have taken a clue from Dead Space with some way of pointing out the correct direction. I spent 20 minutes at oneThe game is reminiscent of Mass Effect but not half as good. It was mostly aggravating. Always low on ammo and energy while the the bad guys had a never ending supply. Navigating the maps was a pain in the ass as well with their multi freaking levels. The developer could have taken a clue from Dead Space with some way of pointing out the correct direction. I spent 20 minutes at one point trying to locate my destination. I was above it and below it but never could find a way TOO it. At that point I deleted the damned game. It was beyond tedious traversing huge areas. Finally, the load times after being killed, and transitioning areas was beyond annoying. It took forever watching that circle go 'round and 'round and 'round. Wait for the bargain bin. Can't believe that there are so many positive reviews. Folks must be hard up for entertainment, only this game was barely entertaining. Expand
  81. May 31, 2014
    8
    Deus Ex: Human Revolution

    -To say I'm amazed by this game is a complete understatement. It combines a clever story that twists and turns at every corner with a Splinter Cell-like stealth system and to top it all of: Augmentations, the games very own unique selling point. -Deus Ex: HR follows the story of Adam Jensen, the Head of Security at Sarif Industries, one of the biggest
    Deus Ex: Human Revolution

    -To say I'm amazed by this game is a complete understatement. It combines a clever story that twists and turns at every corner with a Splinter Cell-like stealth system and to top it all of: Augmentations, the games very own unique selling point.

    -Deus Ex: HR follows the story of Adam Jensen, the Head of Security at Sarif Industries, one of the biggest BioTechnology companies in the world. Oh, and did I mention it's set in the future? No? Well you can look forward to seeing the beautiful futuristic cities of Montreal, Detroit, Singapore and Hengsha (Shanghai to some) try to deal with the ever-growing issue of an increasing population whilst a group of conspiracists plots the fall of augmentation companies like Sarif Industries.

    -The unique RPG system allows the player to fine-tune Adam in order to suit your combat preferences. Do you prefer going in quite? Then upgrade Adam's cloak augmentation using Praxis Kits (pieces of software that can be bought, earned or found in game) or are you more of a fan of guerrilla warfare? So be it! Why not try using the Typhoon Explosive System augmentation, to say it can kill a few guards is being too kind.

    -Another great thing that the developers, Eidos Montreal, have taken into account is replayability, because Deus Ex missions feature very broad maps with numerous entrance and exit points it allows the player a lot of choice. Meaning, no two playthroughs are the same.

    Graphics: 8-10
    Jaw-dropping graphics for 2011. The yellowish-black colour scheme adds to the games adrenalin fuelled atmosphere.

    Creativity: 10/10
    As I said before, the game allows the player to tweak Adam to meet their demands as well as providing multiple options to complete each mission. Very few games I know do this.

    New user friendly: 7/10
    Don't really have an opinion on this but the game did make it hard for me during my first playthrough but all it takes is a but of clever thinking.

    Replayability: 10/10
    No two playthroughs are the same. Simple as that.

    Overall Score: 8.2/10
    An absolute masterpiece. One of my favourite games ever.

    TSarcher.
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  82. May 18, 2014
    8
    Excellent stealth, there are plenty of ways to achieve an objective in each mission, a decent number of side missions, but there a some problems like sub-par graphics (especially facial animation) and the boss fights which puts to waste any stealth augmentations that you purchased with praxis points(if you played stealthily)(stealth is generally the easier way to go in missions on theExcellent stealth, there are plenty of ways to achieve an objective in each mission, a decent number of side missions, but there a some problems like sub-par graphics (especially facial animation) and the boss fights which puts to waste any stealth augmentations that you purchased with praxis points(if you played stealthily)(stealth is generally the easier way to go in missions on the harder difficulty modes) as it forces the player to a non-stealth play style and that coupled with the bosses being able to knock you out quite easily ruins the experience quite a bit, also the separate animation that plays out when you do a lethal or non lethal take down breaks the general flow of the game.
    You have a reasonable amount of freedom when it comes to conversations with NPC essential to the story line with some choices having major consequences on how you play out the mission making it enticing to play the game again and have things play out in a different way, which adds to awesome amount of freedom choice you already have with your play style(stealth assault or even a hybrid of the 2) and the freedom to choose the augmentations to suit your play style.
    Human revolution also has a really good plot even though at times it becomes unrealistic.
    Deus Ex: Human Revolution is an utterly enjoyable game regardless of the cons that i have mentioned as the freedom of choice presented in the game outweigh the cons and make it a total blast to play through
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  83. May 7, 2014
    9
    I almost never start a review like this, but .... Anyone that gave this game less than a 6 probably shouldn't be on the internet.

    Its done lovingly and with deep respect for the original. Its not close to as good as the original, but its a great game both on its own merits and as a sequel. DX1 was a sublime moment in open-ended gameplay. Both as an individual title and for the
    I almost never start a review like this, but .... Anyone that gave this game less than a 6 probably shouldn't be on the internet.

    Its done lovingly and with deep respect for the original. Its not close to as good as the original, but its a great game both on its own merits and as a sequel.

    DX1 was a sublime moment in open-ended gameplay. Both as an individual title and for the entire industry. This follows in the same vein with unfortunate console limitations. Anyone that wants to truly understand the travesty that the console generation has caused, need only see the limits imposed on this game by the hardware architecture of the aging consoles.

    It's atmospheric as hell and provides that suspension of disbelief that is required for a game like this to work. I STILL say everyone should play DX1 THEN play this. But, if you cannot tolerate older graphics or gameplay more complicated than something by Bioware, you should play this game.
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  84. Apr 26, 2014
    10
    Amazing game, would recommend it to anyone, easily one of the best RPG's you will ever play. The game is so multilateral in how you can approach something its astounding, you can go through the entire game without killing/harming a single person via stealth if you so choose, or you can kill each and every single person, or anything you can think of in between.

    The story is extremely
    Amazing game, would recommend it to anyone, easily one of the best RPG's you will ever play. The game is so multilateral in how you can approach something its astounding, you can go through the entire game without killing/harming a single person via stealth if you so choose, or you can kill each and every single person, or anything you can think of in between.

    The story is extremely engrossing and the melding of stealth/hacking/shooting/augments/cover all into one make it great, it also has a reasonable large choice of guns and a huge selection of upgrades for all of them, as well as the augment differences making it have large replay ability due to the different ways to approach tasks.
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  85. Apr 22, 2014
    9
    Deus Ex: HR is a fantastic game. I liked it much more than I thought I would.

    The story is pretty good except that they don’t do a good enough of selling the main conflict. I don’t see the big deal about being a cyborg. It certainly beats being dead, which is what the main character would be w/out augment technology. Also, all of the multiple endings fell flat for me. They are basically
    Deus Ex: HR is a fantastic game. I liked it much more than I thought I would.

    The story is pretty good except that they don’t do a good enough of selling the main conflict. I don’t see the big deal about being a cyborg. It certainly beats being dead, which is what the main character would be w/out augment technology. Also, all of the multiple endings fell flat for me. They are basically FMV stock footage with narration about what happened.

    Everything else is spot on, though: graphics, music, voice acting, and especially gameplay. Some people criticize Deus Ex: HR b/c they think there are too many upgrades available and you can max out too many stats. I say those people need to get over themselves. If they’re so hardcore they can either not collect the upgrades (many of which are optional) or simply not apply them.

    Games like this make me wonder how & why people are still playing Metal Gear Solid. This has actual, real stealth-based gameplay and figuring out ways to knock out or kill people and hide their bodies is part of the fun. Controls are tight and movement is fluid, unlike in MGS games. It’s hard for me to imagine anyone having a bad time playing this game.
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  86. Mar 26, 2014
    9
    Theirs a few games that mid way through the first 4 hours of play will utterly dazzle you with solid gameplay and story. It even fools you into an almost sandbox feel, seeing the many ways of handling each mission.
    I hate stealth games, it broke me into wanting to play stealth. For the first time i enjoyed stealth.
    Graphic 9
    gameplay 9
    story 9
  87. Feb 27, 2014
    0
    I say, without any form of exaggeration, Deus Ex: Human Revolution is easily the worst video game I have ever played. I have played MANY bad games, some of which can scarcely be called "games", in my life, but every game I have played in my life, even those I have hated, have one thing in common that Human Revolution lacks: None of these games have caused me actual physical pain throughI say, without any form of exaggeration, Deus Ex: Human Revolution is easily the worst video game I have ever played. I have played MANY bad games, some of which can scarcely be called "games", in my life, but every game I have played in my life, even those I have hated, have one thing in common that Human Revolution lacks: None of these games have caused me actual physical pain through their game design as Human Revolution has.

    The game's art designer made decision to wash the entire game in a monochromatic "piss" yellow filter to cover his poor art assets and self inserting his own face onto the main character. This filter forces my eyes to attempt to separate yellow (a color that on its own is harsh on the human eye) from a slightly different yellow, a very stressful and irritating process that makes the game unplayable for me. How this was never realized during testing and before release is beyond me.

    Even the mods that "fix" this problem do little more than make the harsh lighting white, not yellow. While white lighting is much less annoying than yellow is, attempting to seperate objects in the truly monochromatic environment (what is called "monochromatic" tends to have two colors, white and black, that contrast nicely and easily let you see objects, and greyscale even lets you make out detail in items)

    I STRONGLY recommend against paying for this game, or playing it even if you don't have to pay for it. The physical pain aspect means that I could not even accept playing it even if I were payed to do so. This game should NEVER have been released in the state it was, and to actually charge money to fix this problem, as the developers have done, is just disgusting.
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  88. Feb 25, 2014
    10
    One of my favorite games, incredible characters, world and cyberpunk atmosphere of the dark future. The endings are brilliant, because each time you are not sure which one you'll have to choose. I have completed it twice and I'm not sure that it's over) I guess, I'm gonna get Director's Cut for better Deus Ex experience. And yeah, I fell in love to Adam Jensen :33
  89. Feb 19, 2014
    0
    The style and visuals of this game are absolutely amazing.
    But the multiple 'open' areas of the game fall short, since it's just corridors with some microscopical roads and cars with a skybox.
    At the beginning, the stealth is really nice. Being able to take on situations differently. But there comes a moment where the amount of possible routes are over the top, and a lot of times, I
    The style and visuals of this game are absolutely amazing.
    But the multiple 'open' areas of the game fall short, since it's just corridors with some microscopical roads and cars with a skybox.

    At the beginning, the stealth is really nice. Being able to take on situations differently. But there comes a moment where the amount of possible routes are over the top, and a lot of times, I ended up hacking a door which leads back to the street, or following a sewer that led me away from where I wanted to go.

    In some parts of the game, they put you in a room with SOOO many guards, cameras and robots that it becomes funny. To the point where it's ironic if you were able to pass through it. In these moments you'll be forced a lot into combat. (unless you reload your save file 50 times over till you ace it) Where it's 1 vs 5-15 with a real limited amount of ammo.

    >>>SPOILER AHEAD
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  90. Jan 22, 2014
    10
    Highest on my best games ever list. It has a bunch of minor issues as others pointed out, but the characters, the story telling and the multiple ways to solve problems are things rarely seen in any game ever. OTOH, if you like your story easy to grasp and your characters clear cut good or bad, this game is not for you.
  91. sft
    Jan 19, 2014
    8
    A sneaky business

    It might be possible to run-and-gun your way through DEHR but to do so would be to miss the point of the game. DEHR is all about stealth, hacking, persuasion, and cautious combat. And it does all this very well. There’s also a fully realised story that has much more depth than most games. It’s also worth noting the soundtrack, which is very atmospheric throughout (and
    A sneaky business

    It might be possible to run-and-gun your way through DEHR but to do so would be to miss the point of the game. DEHR is all about stealth, hacking, persuasion, and cautious combat. And it does all this very well. There’s also a fully realised story that has much more depth than most games. It’s also worth noting the soundtrack, which is very atmospheric throughout (and somewhat redolent of Blade Runner at times). The visuals are a mixed bag, however, with impressive environments but often disappointing character models and animation. And the colour palette is rather muted and bland. The worst aspect of the game, however, is the inventory, which is bafflingly annoying: it rather pointlessly forces you to shuffle things around in order to fit all the items in. I really don’t see the point of this as it adds nothing to the game. There is also no real variation in the environments visited during the game; it’s basically one urban landscape after another. These may seem like minor criticisms but when combined they were enough to dampen my enjoyment a little. But having said all that DEHR does what it sets out to do so well that I can forgive it’s few flaws.
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  92. Jan 10, 2014
    9
    Very close to perfection. This is, quite possibly, the best stealth action game, I have EVER PLAYED!!! It was worth sixty dollars. The game rewards you for doing things stealthily, all though it is not required. Several ways to play, multiple weapons, to choose from. Upgrading weapons and your character are good features. Combines rpg elements with shooter and stealth elements, flawlessly.Very close to perfection. This is, quite possibly, the best stealth action game, I have EVER PLAYED!!! It was worth sixty dollars. The game rewards you for doing things stealthily, all though it is not required. Several ways to play, multiple weapons, to choose from. Upgrading weapons and your character are good features. Combines rpg elements with shooter and stealth elements, flawlessly. The only reason it is not perfect is that the game worlds are a bit small and I feel the game could have been a lot longer with more side quests. Great game Expand
  93. Dec 29, 2013
    9
    Truly a worthy adversary towards other futuristic themed video games. Deus Ex Human Revolution is a fine example of a well thought out game that takes advantage of the player's intelligence to pass through levels. The story is incredible immersive and complete with full dialogue for the full experience. Players are able to make decisions that will impact the environment while progressingTruly a worthy adversary towards other futuristic themed video games. Deus Ex Human Revolution is a fine example of a well thought out game that takes advantage of the player's intelligence to pass through levels. The story is incredible immersive and complete with full dialogue for the full experience. Players are able to make decisions that will impact the environment while progressing through the story. A fine example of an incredible game that will last for decades. Expand
  94. Dec 24, 2013
    10
    This is truly a masterpiece.
    The RPG elements plus the different ways to approach a mission plus the graphics and gameplay make this game a superb experience.
    Highly Recommended
  95. Dec 16, 2013
    5
    I didn't particularly care for this version of Deus Ex. I absolutely loved the first one and I even some what enjoyed the second, granted it was nowhere near the masterpiece the original was, I still found it enjoyable. However, Human Revolution, for me, is just plain boring and uninspired. The hacking aspect is annoying, weapons and abilities feel bland and uninspired and the voiceI didn't particularly care for this version of Deus Ex. I absolutely loved the first one and I even some what enjoyed the second, granted it was nowhere near the masterpiece the original was, I still found it enjoyable. However, Human Revolution, for me, is just plain boring and uninspired. The hacking aspect is annoying, weapons and abilities feel bland and uninspired and the voice acting, graphics and overall feel of the game are just lousy. I typically do not bash on a game for graphics if the core of the game is amazing..something this one is not.

    I am only halfway through the game at this point and it's become a chore to even boot it up, there have been times I've stared at the load/continue screen for a moment and say to myself..forget it and close the game and play something else...it's just boring and I have no excitement or desire to play most times. I am fortunate I only paid $7.50 for it on Steam, if I had paid $50+ I would have been really peeved.
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  96. Dec 16, 2013
    8
    An extremely enjoyable and well polished fps with great skill sets and stealth options.
    Many ways you can play this as well as numerous side quests.

    Well worth a look.
  97. Nov 27, 2013
    9
    In Deus Ex Human Revolution you play as Adam Jensen, and must uncover the truth behind conspiracies and twists in a future Detroit. This future is not only beautiful, but also rich and interesting, and as the plot progresses you will become more and more involved with the game. There are many missions available to the player (some that are required to advance in the story, others that areIn Deus Ex Human Revolution you play as Adam Jensen, and must uncover the truth behind conspiracies and twists in a future Detroit. This future is not only beautiful, but also rich and interesting, and as the plot progresses you will become more and more involved with the game. There are many missions available to the player (some that are required to advance in the story, others that are entirely optional), and the game gives you a lot of freedom on how to decide to finish them. You can talk to the right people and manipulate them to make everything easier, go straight to the point by engaging enemies in combat, silently take them out one by one, or evade them completely. To help make things a little easier, there are many different upgrades available for you and your weapons, and you'll want them. As you advance through the game, you'll not only face more difficult missions with increasingly numbers of stronger enemies, but also boss battles. These boss battles can be frustrating, and they feel terribly out of place. Unlike the rest of the game, there is no freedom here. All you can do is grab the best weapons you've got, shoot, and run.

    Overall, this is a great, memorable game, and no boss battle can change that.

    Good Points: Variety, beautiful game world, great characters
    Bad Points: Boss battles
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  98. Nov 20, 2013
    0
    This game epitomises how marketing can fool people into thinking that a game worth nothing more than a zero is worth a 10.
    Obviously the people that gave this a 10 are either console players who have not played good games in their lives or just plain idiots, who got fooled by the marketing and pretty trailer.
    The graphics are terrible, the game play felt stiff, old and just annoying, the
    This game epitomises how marketing can fool people into thinking that a game worth nothing more than a zero is worth a 10.
    Obviously the people that gave this a 10 are either console players who have not played good games in their lives or just plain idiots, who got fooled by the marketing and pretty trailer.
    The graphics are terrible, the game play felt stiff, old and just annoying, the voice acting is terrible, the story is boring and everything about this game is terrible.
    Luckily I did not buy this game, otherwise I would have come here and gave it a 10 just to convince myself that I did not waste the money.
    After 1 hour of playing, I closed the game and un-installed it.
    Please do not buy this piece of shiit. If you feel like you have to buy it and play it, then download it from torrent websites, the installation process is very easy.
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  99. Nov 18, 2013
    10
    The best game that allows to use different paths and skills to resolve a problem. An amazing story, excellent gameplay and cool cinematics. The side quests are very interesting, and the exploration of all the city allows to learn about the universe of Deus Ex. 100% Recommended!!!
  100. Nov 16, 2013
    3
    So I was enjoying my quiet peace time when suddenly a wild review pops out showing Deus Ex: Human Revolution has a 90 score on Metacritic. WTF, that can't be right?? So I click on the link to see what it is that these people saw that I missed...
    Amazing graphics? You mean all those flat textures, bad lighting and weirdly unalive faces? Mediocre at best really...
    The mechanics where
    So I was enjoying my quiet peace time when suddenly a wild review pops out showing Deus Ex: Human Revolution has a 90 score on Metacritic. WTF, that can't be right?? So I click on the link to see what it is that these people saw that I missed...
    Amazing graphics? You mean all those flat textures, bad lighting and weirdly unalive faces? Mediocre at best really...
    The mechanics where terrible!! It had the fluidity of bread dough going through a sif. The controls where ok, but the act and reactions of everything where horrible, including animations that seemed to have nothing to do with what was actually happening to that NPC.
    Performance issues! Your telling me that I can run Crysis perfectly but I should lag on this piece of crap that I won't even rank in the same decade of graphical quality?
    I'll admit the only part I'll give this game some points is that the story wasn't too bad, quite cool actually, but it didn't pull me in and make me feel invested in the characters like some other games in the past have.
    It felt too me too much like a failed attempt at copying other titles that did what they did much better... And i know the original Deus Ex predated all these games, but then it only means they haven caught up with the times.
    The stealthy and augmented capability fighting was way better in crysis.
    Oh and then you have the bugs.
    Honestly I'm just baffled... I mean come on...
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  101. Aug 23, 2011
    10
    When I began playing this game I had my doubts being such a big fan of the original. Now, 5 hours into the game I have been able to dig deep into the core and see what play "Human Revolution" is truly like, and it is good. I feel like they captured the original perfectly. From the moment you begin playing HR you realize this REALLY is the new Deus Ex, not some cheap knock of made to makeWhen I began playing this game I had my doubts being such a big fan of the original. Now, 5 hours into the game I have been able to dig deep into the core and see what play "Human Revolution" is truly like, and it is good. I feel like they captured the original perfectly. From the moment you begin playing HR you realize this REALLY is the new Deus Ex, not some cheap knock of made to make money. The cover system really enhanced the way I was able to go through levels. The tiny details made me feel like I was not only killing and knocking out bad guys, but actually uncovering secrets I wasn't supposed to know. If you are a fan of the original or FPS games in general, I *highly* recommend this game.

    You might ask if this game actually deserves a perfect score. The reason I gave it one is because it does everything a game should, immerses you into a world and allows you to connect with the characters. The action is unyielding and exciting, while the story is better then most movies. This game deserves the 10 I gave it because it delivered on the promise of giving me a new game in the series just as good as the original.
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Metascore
90

Universal acclaim - based on 52 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 52 out of 52
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 52
  3. Negative: 0 out of 52
  1. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Oct 30, 2011
    100
    There are only a few games this year we suggest to 16-yrs old gamers and their fathers together. Human Revolution for sure is a Game of the Year nominee. [Oct 2011]
  2. 90
    So despite the odds being stacked against it, Eidos Montreal accomplished the impossible and brought us a Deus Ex in the true sense of the word, probably the best one that we could have hoped for considering the current "requirements" for being commercially successful nowadays.
  3. Pelit (Finland)
    Oct 10, 2011
    94
    A worthy successor to one of the greatest games ever. It offers a lot of choice on many levels and feels like an RPG from years past - in a very good way. One of the best, if not the best game of 2011. [Oct 2011]