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  • Summary: After unending war with metastreumonic Force, the powerful organisation Secreta Secretorum that you belong to is finally ready to undermine the head-strong federation, despite an intense struggle for power. A dark and mysterious universe (inspired by Blade Runner, Ghost in the shell andAfter unending war with metastreumonic Force, the powerful organisation Secreta Secretorum that you belong to is finally ready to undermine the head-strong federation, despite an intense struggle for power. A dark and mysterious universe (inspired by Blade Runner, Ghost in the shell and Warhammer 40K) for hours of original gameplay thanks to 10 physical and psychic skills, 14 cybernetic and upgradable implants, along with an integrated R&D system, all serving a delicate scenario where conspiracy, horror and treason rule. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 22
  2. Negative: 5 out of 22
  1. Aug 13, 2011
    80
    Taking into account the small development group and the price, I'm hard-pressed not to recommend this game as a must-have.
  2. Aug 15, 2011
    80
    It's tough, it's overwhelming, and it'll break your brain, but E.Y.E is also one of the most creatively successful, conceptually lavish, mentally arresting games released in a long, long time.
  3. Oct 10, 2011
    80
    If you're bored of all those standard issue FPS games, E.Y.E. is definitely worth trying. Don't mistake this indie cyberpunk FPS for Deus Ex imitation, for it surely isn't. It has fresh ideas, vast well-designed levels, wide array of nice weapons, cybernetic skills and PSI powers and an interesting plot. The game is almost too ambitious for its own good, which makes it cumbersome at times and hard to approach. It has also some minor bugs yet to be squashed. But even with its flaws E.Y.E. is something very unique. [Oct 2011]
  4. Sep 20, 2011
    60
    An open-based action RPG where cyberpunk, Dune, Equilibrium and online grindcore meet each other, and they miss almost everything you would call 'user friendly' – to get the local rules and learn them properly often takes hours of frustrating gameplay. However, if you put your time in it and embrace yourselves with patience, you'll get rewarded with unmatched experience of the old school gaming.
  5. Aug 14, 2011
    55
    I'm sure there are people who will find E.Y.E: Divine Cybermancy a very enjoyable title, maybe because of its complexity, its being "old school" in an always more console oriented PC market. The fact is this game suffers from so many shortcomings that it's really hard to recommend to anyone.
  6. Aug 30, 2011
    50
    E.Y.E. Divine Cybermancy is the classic wasted opportunity due to the lack of resources and an insane ambition to try to cook too many meals onto the same kitchen's fire. The right dimension of this game should be that of a free mod: at 20 Euros, Steam 'shelves' are stuffed with commercial products much more worthy than this one.
  7. Sep 13, 2011
    38
    EYE's lack of inspiration is matched only by its ineptitude. [Nov 2011, p.68]

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  1. Positive: 41 out of 69
  2. Negative: 17 out of 69
  1. Aug 15, 2011
    10
    This is a rare indie gem. If you like Sci-Fi, FPS, RPGs and huge open levels then this game is for you. Though it's built on the older SourceThis is a rare indie gem. If you like Sci-Fi, FPS, RPGs and huge open levels then this game is for you. Though it's built on the older Source engine, the game world is simply stunning. What sucks you in is the atmosphere. It's truly a unique game world and will leave you wanting to explore the levels thoroughly. The RPG system is very deep. You can play your character in many different way depending on what build you like. Hacking, stealth, melee, sniper, assault style, ninja style, PSI abilities, cyber implants. The list goes on and on and on. One thing that stands out about EYE is that you can advance your character via both single & multiplayer. The coop is fantastic. The devs keep in good contact via the Steam forum for EYE and have vowed to patch and support their popular new game. This will be the best $20 you spent on a game in a long time! Expand
  2. Aug 19, 2014
    10
    Makes me want to become a homosexual and do meth.

    This FPS deserves a reboot or remake, the content and gameplay is incredibly well made
    Makes me want to become a homosexual and do meth.

    This FPS deserves a reboot or remake, the content and gameplay is incredibly well made and executed.
    The fish AI is out of this world (take that call of duty)
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  3. Nov 6, 2012
    9
    It's not perfect, but it's a great game. It's harder than your average FPS, it's much darker and the plot needs to be paid attention to if theIt's not perfect, but it's a great game. It's harder than your average FPS, it's much darker and the plot needs to be paid attention to if the player intends to understand what's going on. It is notorious that it's low budget, from the lack of voice acting in dialogues and the cheap looking menus, but all things considered it has lots of customization options, a lot of replayability (especially if you didn't get the true ending), and missions can be completed in many many different ways. And it has coop on top of that. Expand
  4. Jun 24, 2012
    7
    First of all I want to say that the devs have done really good job patching up this game. There are many reviews here that complain about itsFirst of all I want to say that the devs have done really good job patching up this game. There are many reviews here that complain about its bugginess, but in its current state it has less bugs than most modern games. In fact I haven't encountered even one. This game has some incredible atmosphere, it sort of reminds me of Deus Ex and Metro 2033. I'm not good at pointing out the positive sides, all I can say is that this game is well worth the money if you can just overcome its flaws. Hacking is boring, story is a mess, translation is bad, enemies spawn everywhere you can't see and can spot you from 500m away, melee feels clunky and you have to around A LOT. Inventory system also sort of forces you to use only one weapon because you can't carry enough ammo otherwise. Expand
  5. Jan 30, 2012
    6
    This game has got lots of potential. The lore, the idea, the setting, even the role-playing system is beautiful. However, most of that is goneThis game has got lots of potential. The lore, the idea, the setting, even the role-playing system is beautiful. However, most of that is gone once you finally realize this is a game you'll work hard to understand.

    The font of the text is ridiculously small. And you can't even see it on a white background! Essentially you'll have to constantly make your way towards the screen to read it. This isn't so hurting to the story as the fact that the English is almost non-existent. Eventually you will stop caring for the plot.

    Enemies will spawn endlessly. At this moment immersion is gone as you put them down one by one and have no sense of achievement from any kill - two more will replace the guy anyways! There's no save option. You could be doing a mission for an extremely long time before you're done with it and if you quit your game, you'll have to restart it! So in conclusion, try this game out for some fun and if you're able to comprehend with some of the mechanics and have patience, but if not, don't approach it.
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  6. Dec 30, 2011
    5
    E.Y.E. is a mixture of very good and very bad, so it scores a 5 for me. The concept is very good, though not unique. You get RPG elements ofE.Y.E. is a mixture of very good and very bad, so it scores a 5 for me. The concept is very good, though not unique. You get RPG elements of character progression and customization that are quite nice and diverse, and you get a mixture of occult and technology, which few other games offer (Clive Barker's Jericho is another). The mood is a strange brew of horror and dystopia that's well supported by an alien dialog and quirky soundtrack and it really works. The ranged weapons are very satisfying to use, being both precise and powerful. It feels right to kill someone with a single bullet instead of with a barrage that would shred an elephant. This was on the right track to becoming a very good shooter, but... the bad: It is very unstable. Performing simple things, like navigating the menus, forced me to reboot Windows 7. And I mean "big red button" shutdown, not a clean exit. I own a truckload of indie games and Source games and not one of the others does this. The interface is overly convoluted and frankly, unpleasant to use. It gets in the way of the game. Finally, the lack of polish, makes it feel more like a mod than a stand-alone game. A "version 2" of this game, with a streamlined interface and the bugs removed, is sorely needed to make it a viable contender in the shooter space. In its present state, it's a fun curiosity if you can get it on sale, but it isn't likely to make it to many people's favorites list. Expand
  7. Nov 27, 2011
    0
    I tried liking this game, but I just can't. It has too many flaws. A buggy stealth system, enemies that constantly know where you are onceI tried liking this game, but I just can't. It has too many flaws. A buggy stealth system, enemies that constantly know where you are once they've seen you and no explanation for the custom system they implemented. You can do research, augment parts of your body similarly to Deus Ex, hack nearby turrets, people with cybernetic brains(which is everyone) and steal from ATM machines. But nothing is explained to you. You have to figure it all out yourself.

    It might seem fun at first, but after the first couple of times about 10 enemies swarm on you, it really gets frustrating. It's easy to see why there is so little online action for this game. Everyone but the most hard-core RPG lovers will abandon this game after the first level or 2.
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