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    Deus Ex: Human Revolution

    Game » consists of 17 releases. Released Aug 23, 2011

    Human Revolution is the third game in the Deus Ex series, a prequel where players take control of augmented security officer Adam Jensen, and investigate attacks against Sarif Industries, a leader in augmentation technology.

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    This Revolution WILL be Televised 0

    This is not a review I ever expected to be writing. The original Deus Ex was a game far ahead of its time; it still holds up today if you're willing to overlook the graphics and some general awkwardness. I've heard it called the greatest game ever made and, while I wouldn't go that far, I could easily put it in the top three. Which is why its sequel, Deus Ex: Invisible War, was such a disappointment to me and many others. I could spend pages explaining why but I'll limit myself to saying I thoug...

    12 out of 13 found this review helpful.

    What Alpha Protocol tried to be 0

    Deus Ex Revolution is a prequel to one of the most celebrated first-person-shooters in gaming history. The original Deus Ex redefined the genre by adding deep RPG gameplay elements into a solid futuristic shooter. Over a decade after the original, Eidos Montreal decided to revive the game for modern gamers. Does Revolution deliver the goods?  To give a straight answer... yes it does... in a big way. The Augmented Edition of the game comes with some extras.  Deus Ex takes place in a ...

    7 out of 8 found this review helpful.

    A great addon with a few missing links. 5

    It has only been two months since the release of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Eidos Montreal has been hard at work cooking it's first DLC, The Missing Link. It doesn't reinvent the game, nor does it fix any of the bigger issues Human Revolution had but if you are looking for more Deux Ex, you have come to the right place.The story picks up as a stowaway Adam Jensen is discovered on-board a ship leaving Hengsha en route to an unknown location. Stripped of all his gear and with his augmentations ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

    Doing a classic justice 0

    I had very little experience with the Deus Ex franchise coming into Human Revolution, and yet I was more than a little skeptical about its effort to revive a nearly decade old franchise. Fortunately my fears were unfounded, as Deus Ex: Human Revolution stays true to what makes the franchise unique while also applying the proper updates to successfully drag it into the modern era. The result is pretty rad.Let’s get this out of the way first- Human Revolution has a laundry list of unfortunate blem...

    6 out of 8 found this review helpful.

    Despite Some Rough Edges, This Revolution Is Worth Taking Part In 15

    The original Deus Ex, released back in 2000, is considered by some to be one of the best RPG’s of the last generation. It offered a level of choice in how players accomplished their goals that was groundbreaking at the time, which allowed for a lot of flexibility in how it was played. The newly released prequel to the original game, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, promises to maintain that level of choice while crafting it’s own identity and updating the gameplay for modern players. While some of its...

    22 out of 41 found this review helpful.

    The future is brighter than it seems 0

    Story:The story of Deus Ex: Human Revolution takes place in 2030s Detroit/Shanghai, and gives an image of a grim future run by private corporations that fight for market and world domination. You find yourself in the shoes of Adam Jensen, the chief of security at a prominent cybernetics company called Sarif Industries. At the beginning of the game, the labs at Sarif get attacked by unknown forces, leaving many scientists dead and Adam on the verge of death. It is then that he is given his implan...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    Great? Certainly. But a revolution? Not quite. 0

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution is unlike most games you may have played in the last few years. Part shooter, part RPG and decidedly stealth heavy, here is a game that sometimes struggles to find its identity while other times completely nails it. Fortunately the latter occurs far more often then the former. But before I go any further let me say that I have never completed the original Deus Ex nor have i played any similar titles with a blend of shooting and RPG in recent times unless one considers B...

    10 out of 17 found this review helpful.

    Deus Ex Human Revolution Review 0

    Having not played the original well loved Deus Ex, or it’s not so well loved sequel, I was unsure of what to expect from Deus Ex Human Revolution. I am familiar with the cyber punk genre thanks to the Ghost in the Shell series and tech noir classic Bladerunner, and the many trailers for DEHR gave me high hopes for this uneasy yet eagerly anticipated prequel. I am happy to say that those high hopes were not thwarted, Deus Ex Human Revolution is good, very good.One of the games strongest point is ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    Viva La Human Revolution! 0

    This game aside my knowledge of the Deus Ex universe is fairly minimal. At least once a year I tend to start up the first game, play through the Liberty Island opening and stop not long after that. I don't know why I stop there. I don't think the game is bad at all. But I do. I rented Invisible War once. Didn't have it long enough to make a lot of progress, but from what I'd played I didn't think it as bad as many others did. Even with fairly minimal experience with it, I'd take the origi...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    Deus Surprise: One of the best stealth games I've played. 0

    It's been a long time coming for "Deus Ex: Human Revolution".  I've been waiting for this game for what seems like ages, ever since it was first announced in 2009.   And while the Deus Ex series has been dormant since 2004's "Invisible War", the biggest surprise here is that this Deus Ex trumps the skeptics, and creates easily the best stealth action title I've played this side of Metal Gear Solid.   Deus Ex primary started out as a PC series, releasing in 2000.  It combined first person shooter...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.


    Cyberpunk Badass (You) Throws a Concussion Grenade into a Room Full of Guards and then You Get in There and Tase and Augment Their Beat Asses to the FloorThe GameIt's the dream video game that we all constantly experience in our sleep. It slips in and out as a distant thought, bringing a semblance of joy to our insignificant lives, before facing the reality of modern society once more.But wait!Dream no more.Hope no more, for hope has come and hope has physically assembled itself into an entertai...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    A Surprising Success 0

    As an avid gamer during the 90s, I was more than excited upon the release of Eidos' epic game Deus Ex in 2000. Having lived through and loved the highs of Quake and Half Life, I was excited for the notion of a more cerebral FPS. I fully believe that the original Deus Ex delivered on all of its promises, and was an amazing showcase of what first person games should be like.Unfortunately, my excitement for its sequel, Deus Ex: Invisible War, was less than palpable after having played through it. I...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    Cyberpunk Perfected 3

    Human Revolution is the much anticipated third installment to the award winning Deus Ex first person role playing series. Players take the role of Adam Jensen, an ex special weapons agent, as he is plunged into a grim world that is infested with organized crime and unsupervised human augmentation. Jensen himself becomes the recipient of such practices after a black ops team kills a team of scientists he was hired to protect; leaves him badly injured. He awakens to find himself augmented with the...

    10 out of 19 found this review helpful.

    Patience is a Virtue in the Latest Deus Ex 3

    Deus Ex is one of those rare games that can either be as deep or as shallow as you want. It all depends on how you decide to approach its subject matter and how invested you choose to become in its mature narrative.On the surface you're getting a FPS/stealth hybrid with a sprinkling of RPG elements thrown in for good measure. Even though guns are prevalent, combat is not always the optimal choice. You wouldn't play Metal Gear Solid as a straight-up shooter even though it has guns; the same is tr...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.

    Cyberpunk's Finest Game 0

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution is more or less a "true" sequel to the original Deus Ex game created by Eidos back in 2000, even though this one is actually a prequel. The original game, which I have not yet played as of this writing, is considered one of the best PC games of all time. It was then followed up by a sequel, Invisible War, which was almost universally considered a massive disappointment. This entry is a far better game than I anticipated; it succeeds on almost every front and manages to ...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.

    Deus Ex Solid 2

    I'm going to keep this short & sweet ^__^  PLUS +   Varsity of game play Guns/Fisticuffs/Stealth it's up to you how to approach the missions Detailed to Environments the little things like random clutter on the ground etc. like a bottle on the ground in the corner of a alleyway pointless yes but still cool more or less Character Animation is clean some of the best I've seenHigh Replay Value non liner experience throughout the campaign that will never be the same The hacking mini-game on comp...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.

    What makes us human? 0

    Deus Ex is one of the most acclaimed gaming series around, and the time between each one is so sparse that expectations become increasingly high as we wait for the new entry to be released. Developer Eidos Montreal with the backing of Square Enix has not only crafted a respectable sequel, but has made one of the best games around. Deus Ex: HR is a prequel to the original Deus Ex game. Human Revolution takes place in the year 2027, which is about 20 years before the events of the original Deus ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    They Could Have Done So Much More... 0

    Variety is strangely the basis and necessity for Deus Ex: Human Revolution's format. What the game sets out to achieve is in fact achieved, but at the cost of creativity for every level following the first. It sticks to the concept set out initially, but doesn't try to alter those roots in enough interesting ways. What's left is a solid game. The problem? It could have been among the greatest of all-time.NarrativeDeus Ex: Human Revolution follows a setting that is a cross between worlds found in...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    Eidos bring back Deus Ex in style 0

    In 2000, Ion Storm released the sci-fi RPG Deus Ex, it gained universal acclaim for its highly varied gameplay and deep storyline, packed with conspiracy and intrigue. It is still remembered today as one of the greatest games of all time. Now, over a decade since the first Deus Ex game, and with new developer Eidos Montreal at the helm, does Deus Ex: Human Revolution live up to the legacy set by the original?Set in 2027, Human Revolution sees you playing as Adam Jensen, an ex-SWAT cop for Detroi...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution Review 0

    The Deus Ex franchise finally reappears and it is time to take on the mantle of Jansen, an ex-cop, now security for Sarif Industries. It all starts one night when you are about to escort a scientist, and love interest to go talk of the discovery that she thinks will revolutionize augmentations in humans. That's when it goes all wrong and the building comes under attack. You have to fight your way through to try to rescue not only that scientist but many others before it is too late. Not to give ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    Great game 0

    I'm about 20 hours into Deus Ex: Human Revolution and I've got to say that I'm very impressed.  It has an immersive story that keeps you engaged, and mostly interesting side quests that aren't simple "go get this item for me".    There are some drawbacks to the game as I've found that this is one of those rare titles that makes me feel a little nauseous to to the movement of the main character.  The bouncing up and down while he walks bothers me.  Don't get me wrong, it certainly looks realistic...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    A transhumanist masterpiece. 0

    After several weeks with no reviews - I'm taking a look at Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Gameplay Footage by: J2JonJeremyAs far as when I'll do my discussion of "Transhumanist Cyberpunk" - well, that will be on my blog, and I'd like to see if I can set up a guest appearance from another internet reviewer first - just so I can get some additional examples of similar works from some knowledgeable people....

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    Click Here for Free Male Augmentation Tips! 0

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution is the third and latest entry in the Deus Ex franchise, a series of first-person action role-playing games set in a dystopian future full of sunglass-wearing cyborgs. For those of you new to the series, here’s a helpful little timeline:2000. The original Deus Ex comes out, giving PC gamers and cyberpunk fans an innovative new gaming experience, which keeps them occupied while people with actual lives are off drinking Budweiser and dancing to Thong Song by Sisqó.2011 (Th...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    An Intelligent Game For Those Who Want Choice 0

    Gruff-voiced protagonist, Adam Jensen.The original Deus Ex, released for the PC in 2000, is commonly considered to be one of the most ground-breaking action-adventure games ever developed. Famed for its cyberpunk thematics and giving players a variety of different ways to overcome challenges, it blew away reviewers and players alike. Deus Ex: Human Revolution acts as a prequel to the highly acclaimed original, proudly reviving the spirit of its predecessor in both its world and its gameplay, and...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    One of very few 0

    Well just like most of the people that frequent this site I was jumping up and down with anticipation for this game to finally show up.I enjoyed playing both of the previous Deus Ex games in the past, but now that I am 27 the way I approach computer games has differed. Gone are the days where I could sit in front of my TV levelling up my character oblivious as the world around me continued on.Now a computer game has to earn my time, it has to make me want to come back and choose it over anything...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    Lives Up to the Deus Ex Name 0

    I got introduced to the Deus Ex universe through promotional information shortly before the original game came out, but didn’t get a chance to play until Invisible War came out.  I actually ended up playing Invisible War before the original Deus Ex, so Human Revolution as a prequel continued by trend of going back in time.  I was hoping to find my favorite parts from the first two entries in the series present in Human Revolution, and also wondered how they were going to use 10 years newer...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    Jensen's back for more augmented ass-kicking 0

    Adam Jensen is back in a newer, and much better looking, Deus Ex. In this Cyberpunk actiongame, Sarif Industries is attacked, and Adam Jensen is the man to find out what's going on.With his lover taken, his workplace ruined, and every second person trying to kill him, Jensengoes to great lengths (Literally. From Detroit to Shanghai kind of lengths) to solve this mystery.This isall well and good to read, but I found that when I was playing, the story was much more difficultto follow. I saw a dot ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    A Bleak But Beautiful Revolution 1

    -Reviewers Note: This review is concerning the PC version of the game. I have no experience, nor do I plan to have any, with the console versions.The name Deus Ex conjures many titles and memories in the mind of gamers. One of those lofty titles is, "Best Game of All-Time". So when Deus Ex: Human Revolution was announced, it was hard for many people to feel that anything could be as good as its predecessor. While it was virtually impossible for any sequel to Deus Ex to come close to the greatnes...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    A western RPG worth playing 0

    I'd heard and read quite a bit about the original Deus Ex, but never actually played it, so I went into Deus Ex - Human Revolution with no real expectations, just a hope that it could live up to it's extremely cool announcement trailer. Thankfully, it did that and more. Human Revolution does what a lot of RPGs set out to do, but few actually accomplish, and that's have a legitimately meaningful story. It's not just a dramatic tale of government corruption, warring international corporations and...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    An amazing SF adventure 0

    I'd like to preface this review with a confession:I have not played the original Deus Ex.I've certainly been meaning to since I received a copy f the game not too long ago, but life has a bad habit of getting in the way of things, especially video games. Deus Ex: Human Revolution is a prequel to the 2000 game and, from what I've picked up from the community, mighty big shoes to fill. When Deus Ex was released, it was met with critical acclaim and has remained one of the most popular PC games of ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    Overpraised 0

    I pity Invisible War. The original Deus Ex was elevated, fairly, to such heights that future attempts would inevitably fall short. So I, like many, took the disappointment and bowed out of the franchise.But how is it that this game resurrects anything? It's just more expensive mediocrity. It isn't even a triumph of style or technology, like LA Noire, far and away the most overrated overpriced bore of this year. Deus Ex continues the deeply fucking disconcerting trend of developers slapping toget...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.


    I started playing this bad boy last night - I never played the original Deus Ex, it was released a year or so before I had a good enough computer for it and also it was kind of a sleeper hit, it didn't get a lot of press until later on, in part due to the depth and complexity of the RPG mechanics. When I got around to it a couple of years ago the graphics were so dated and the mechanics so obtuse I had no idea what I was doing, so I dicked around with it briefly then let it fall by the wayside.S...

    3 out of 8 found this review helpful.

    The future is bright, the future is gold 4

    Playing Deus Ex: Human Revolution, we can't help but wonder what augmentations we'd like to have if they we're on offer. Adam Jensen's retractable arm blades would be high on the list (handy for chopping onions), along with his ballistic Typhoon ability (good for erm, mowing the lawn?) and then we have to stop to consider for a moment, the ethics of such a thing. A prequel to the first Deus Ex, Human Revolution takes place in 2027, a year not that far removed from where we are now and thus it's...

    6 out of 22 found this review helpful.

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution: Augments A-plenty, Uses Mandatory 0

    Dues Ex, a game published in 2000, was a game that earned itself a status as a cult sci-fi game of epic proportions. Its sequel, Invisible War, earned its share of hatred and beat downs. So, of course, we ended up getting a prequel, and boy oh boy…this idea hasn’t aged well. Don’t get me wrong, despite the excellent setting and cyberpunk ideas Deus Ex is routed in mediocrity from the get-go. You play as Adam Jensen, disgraced former SWAT cop and head of security at Serif Industries, a company ...

    2 out of 6 found this review helpful.

    Deus Ex's intricate mechanics are expertly framed by its story. 0

    The original Deus Ex is still to this very day considered to be one of the finest action/rpg's of all time and with good reason -- it successfully told a poignant, well-realized story, merged stealth and combat mechanics and showered the player with a ton of choices, which added a ton of depth and variety to the proceedings. It's been a long time coming but the next-gen offering in the Deus Ex series --dubbed Human Revolution-- is finally here and it's without question one...

    2 out of 6 found this review helpful.

    Masterful Execution 0

    This game has it all. stealth, action, RPG, adventure, a decent story, beautiful graphics, and great atmosphere.  To me, this is the first game of the year contender of 2011 and its set the bar very high. At one point in the game after playing for a few hours, I sort of came to a bit of a wall. With the upgrades I had chosen and the abilities I was granted, I felt a bit stuck and I decided to play the first few hours again. Normally this would have been a true negative because I would have been ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    Performance Enhancement 3

    Hey, check it, transhumanism! I think Deus Ex: Human Revolution is trying to be an ominous prophecy of the dangerous melding of flesh and machine. The thing is that I don’t know if that’s so much a future thing than a present thing. We’re already being augmented with laser eye surgery, replacement limbs, Taylor Lautner’s hair and other things that cannot be considered natural in any way, shape or form. Are mechanical 2-foot arms concealing 6-foot blades that much more unethical than Tiger...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

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    2 out of 7 found this review helpful.

    Deus Ex's intricate mechanics are expertly framed by its story 0

    The original Deus Ex is still to this very day considered to be one of the finest action/rpg's of all time and with good reason -- it successfully told a poignant, well-realized story, merged stealth and combat mechanics and showered the player with a ton of choices, which added a ton of depth and variety to the proceedings. It's been a long time coming but the next-gen offering in the Deus Ex series --dubbed Human Revolution-- is finally here and it's without question one of the most ambitious ...

    1 out of 7 found this review helpful.

    Deus Ex Human Revolution Review: Thank Deus for me 0

    Deus Ex Human Revolution is a prequel to the original Deus Ex from 2000. The world presented in this game is extremely attractive and reminiscent of a near future with a heavy cyberpunk and blade runner like aesthetic to its visuals. The story of the game revolves around the increasing spread of augmenting humans by implanting them with robotic upgrades. There are themes brought into this including philosophy, morality and regulation as elements of society are opposed to the increasing numbers o...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

    Fun yet ultimately flawed 0

    There's not much left to be said about Human Revolution that you may not have already gleaned from pre release hype.  With that said, Deus Ex: Human Revolution is largely worth much of the praise heaped up on it.  It's beautiful, if a bit (okay almost totally) brown, the AI doesn't seem to have evolved much over similar games of yester-generation.  The augmentations really allow you to chisel out your very own character, and the morality system isn't as arbitrary as other games.  My biggest issu...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

    One of the most deep and fun games you'll ever play 0

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution is a prequel to the critically acclaimed original Deus Ex and the first game in the series since 2003's Invisible War. Set in the near future, Human Revolution takes place in a world where human augmentation is beginning to become very popular and create some controversy. Some people want restrictions on it or to have it banned completely and others support this technology. The story follows Adam Jensen on his quest to find out who was responsible for an attack on Sarif...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

    This is not the end of the world, but you can see it from here. 0

    Deus ex: Human Revolution is a fantastic game. Part stealth, action and FPS with corporate espionage and a wonderful and convincing world which draws you in and is as much believable as it is forseeable. The science fiction is quite a leap from the world we live in, however everything is grounded in relatively solid current scientific developments. The corporate espionage, twists and turns and global jetsetting put James Bond to shame, but it's done in a way that feels authentic and fits the sto...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

    So close. 0

    When I watched Adam Jensen become the futuristic Million Dollar man, I believed he would be the scariest thing for enemies when he appeared. Not so much. Adam is a glass cannon, he can not take damage, and if you get cornered with no ammo or takedowns (You are playing wrong) then you have only one choice...become a bullet sponge. But hey! This game's story, awesome upgrades, colourful cast (the characters look like they are having a fit while talking to you at times and at times one or two seem ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

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