|Platform PS3, 360, Win||Publisher Square Enix||Developer Eidos Montreal||Release Date 08/23/2011|
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By Owen S. Good on Mar 29, 2014 03.29.14
More than two years since it was first teased, the Deus Ex: Human Revolution fan film launched earlier this week on YouTube. Running 12 minutes, it features the kind of production values and special effects one might expect from a commercial work. Human Revolution — Deus Ex is written, directed, produced and edited by Moe Charif, who also plays Adam Jensen in the film. Though it borrows characters from the 2011 game by Square Enix, the movie is not a straight adaptation of the game's plot. An official movie adaptation of the Deus Ex series is in the works, to be directed by Scott Derrickson (The Exorcism of Emily Rose) and co-written by C. Robert Cargill.
By Ben Kuchera on Jan 28, 2014 01.28.14
They were to open sealed PC copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, remove the coupon that offered a free digital version of the game, throw it away, and then sell those copies as new after resealing the boxes. Later that day GameStop removed the game from store shelves entirely. The result was Square Enix releasing a statement that supported GameStop’s ability to sell, or not sell, anything it wanted. The stores were given copies of the game without the coupon, and life went on. The message was clear and unmistakable however: If you mess with GameStop’s ability to sell a game, or if you think you can use their stores to even indirectly promote a digital service, the retailer has no problems with punching you in the virtual throat. It will be awhile before the digital stores are...
By Jenna Pitcher on Jan 20, 2014 01.20.14
Eidos Montreal released the official minimum and recommended system requirements for the Windows PC version of Thief on its official community blog. According to the post, the developer worked with Nixxes to optimize Thief for PC, a Dutch game development studio who was also involved with the PC versions of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Tomb Raider. The requirements are as follows: Minimum System Requirements OS: Windows Vista with platform updateCPU: High-performance dual core CPU or quad core CPURAM: 4 GBGraphics Card: AMD Radeon 4800 series / Nvidia GTS 250DirectX: DirectX 10HDD/SSD: 20 GB Recommended Specs OS: Windows 7 or 8CPU: AMD FX 8000 series or better / Intel i7 Quad Core CPU RAM: 4+ GBGraphics Card: AMD Radeon HD / R9 series or better / Nvidia GTX 660 series or betterD...
By Emily Gera on Oct 28, 2013 10.28.13
Voice Actor Elias Toufexis, known best for his role as Deux Ex: Human Revolution lead Adam Jensen, was fired from the starring role in Far Cry 3 as Ubisoft worried gamers would confuse both protagonists, Toufexis said during the MCM Comic Con in London. Toufexis worked on Far Cry 3 for two years while recording the voice of Jason Brody until the 2011 release of Deus Ex: Human Revolution when Ubisoft feared the voices between characters were too similar. According to Toufexis, the distinctive nature of his voice has "lost me jobs." "In fact, I shouldn't say this, but there's a game called Far Cry 3, which I'm sure you guys know, where I had played Jason Brody," said Toufexis. "I played him for two years, did the voice and when Deus Ex came out they replaced me because they were...
By Jenna Pitcher on Oct 13, 2013 10.13.13
PC players who already own Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be able "augment" their copy with the game's Director's Cut at a heavily discounted price, Phil Elliott, head of community at Square Enix Europe announced on the Square Enix blog. Owners of Deus Ex and Missing Link DLC can grab the Director's Cut for $4.99. (£3.49/€3.99). Those who don't own the game can purchase the Director's Cut for $19.99 (£12.99/€19.99) and players who own the game without DLC can buy it for $9.99 (£6.99/€7.99). The upgrade offer only applies to the Steam version of the stealth game. "Pretty straightforward, and that means that if you did invest in Human Revolution in the past, we're not trying to stitch you up with the Director's Cut, m'kay?" Elliott wrote. In development for 18 months, Deus...
By Dave Tach on Oct 02, 2013 10.02.13
Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Director's Cut, the expanded and remastered stealth action game, is set for an Oct. 22 release, David Anfossi announced today on the Eidos Montreal Community site. The Director's Cut will be available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U and Windows PC and will be released in PAL regions on Oct. 25. "Over the last 18 months, the team has been working very hard on the development of the Director's Cut," Anfossi wrote. "With this edition, we gave the team the envious task of pushing the boundaries of innovation and creativity to explore something we believe will become a big part of the future of the franchise, the second screen experience. When the game launches, players will have the opportunity to experience Human Revolution in a new and unique way...
By Samit Sarkar on Aug 22, 2013 08.22.13
The upcoming director's cut of Eidos Montreal's Deus Ex: Human Revolution won't be a full-price $60 retail game, a representative for publisher Square Enix told Joystiq. "We haven't announced prices, but it won't be a full launch price," said a public relations manager for the company. "It won't be $60." As Joystiq points out, that's in line with the listed prices at Amazon, Best Buy and GameStop — all of which have the Wii U version at $49.99, and the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions at $29.99. Square Enix has yet to announce a release date; the PR rep said the Director's Cut will be released "soon." Square Enix originally announced the Director's Cut on Wii U in March. During E3, the publisher said it would also be released on Xbox 360, PS3, Windows PC and Mac. Deus Ex:...
By Alexa Ray Corriea on Jul 02, 2013 07.02.13
A profile of Don Mattrick on Fast Company reports he left Microsoft ahead of a "massive" reorganization. One of Ubisoft's services has been hacked. Klei Entertainment's next game is turn-based tactical adventure Incognita. We explore the plight of Middle Eastern game developers and the real-life science between BioShock Infinite, The Last of Us and Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Report: Don Mattrick left for Zynga ahead of 'massive' Microsoft reorganization Ubisoft website hacked, usernames and encrypted passwords exposed Incognita is Klei's next 'turn-based tactical espionage' game How Middle Eastern studios are overcoming game development challenges Mad science: developers turn to science to build a better apocalypse
By John Funk on Jun 12, 2013 06.12.13
By Megan Farokhmanesh on Jun 09, 2013 06.09.13
Windows PC users can pick up 26 different titles, including BioShock Infinite, Torchlight 2 and XCOM: Enemy Unknown, for a discount through GameFly's Digital Summer Sale. Sale prices range from as low as $4.99 on digital editions of titles such as Dungeonland and Deus Ex: Human Revolution, to BioShock Infinite for $34.99. Users will need Steam to play purchased games. Check out the full sale list for all the included deals. Dealzon's June coupon, which is good for a 20 percent discount, can also be stacked on top of GameFly's sale. The sale ends Monday, June 10.