Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

This took rather longer than we thought. But after five entries, and two weeks, I’ve come to my conclusions. You can read the whole saga here, if you’ve not yet caught up, as I chronicle my experience of replaying Deus Ex – a game I’ve always maintained is the Best Game Ever – fifteen years later. Was I wrong? Is it even possible for me to be wrong? Read on.

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

My chronicle of returning to Deus Ex fifteen years later, to see if I’m right when I tell anyone who comes near that it’s the best game ever, is nearing its end. You can read the whole saga here.

In this fifth part I contemplate the significant change in approach in the last third of the game, and then make my choice for the ending.>

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

And so continues my chronicle of returning to Deus Ex fifteen years later, to see if I’m right when I tell anyone who comes near that it’s the best game ever. You can read the whole saga here.

In this fourth edition, I once more fail to save my brother, become increasingly frustrated with the limits of the game’s intelligence, and ponder whether real choice is actually usefully conveyed to the player.>

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

As my re-exploration of Deus Ex continues, I find my memories clashing with the reality of the game, as I try to establish if it’s still the Best Game Ever . You can read the whole saga here. It’s accusing me of crimes I didn’t commit, an in turn, I start committing some crimes.>

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

Here continues my attempt to discover if Deus Ex really is the best game ever, like my brain thinks. Part One is here. Today I yet again struggle to get the game working, then struggle to work within the game. But cheer myself up reading some newspapers.

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

When asked, What is the best game ever? I always give one reply. Deus Ex. Back in the days when my passport still allowed me into PC Gamer Top 100 meetings, I would furiously argue that it should be no. 1, and indeed become furious whenever it did not. While I may pick another name if asked for my favourite game, when it comes to best , I always say Looking Glass/Ion Storm s greatest moment.

But what if I m wrong?>

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Hey everyone!

We are extremely proud and excited to present you today with the announcement trailer for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, which is coming soon on PC. Switch off the lights, turn up the volume and make sure to watch it in full screen and 1080p!

Watch it on the Steam page.

Let us know what you think so far – we're looking forward to reading your comments. Thanks for your support!
Community Announcements - SE_Rossi


Hey everyone!

We are extremely proud and excited to present you today with the announcement trailer for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, which is coming soon on PC. Switch off the lights, turn up the volume and make sure to watch it in full screen and 1080p!

Watch it on the Steam page.

Let us know what you think so far – we're looking forward to reading your comments. Thanks for your support!
Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (RPS)

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has been announced. Adam and Graham decided to activate their social augs and discuss their reasons for being united in excitement for Adam Jensen’s return.>

Graham: Adam, Adam, get this. I have great Deus Expectations>. The title for this (potentially regular?) feature is already paying dividends.

Adam: Oh lord, give me the augmented strength to bear this load.

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Not only was Deus Ex 3 in development at Ion Storm before its closure in 2005, but the studio mocked up six possible narrative arcs for the title. That's according to a presentation delivered by journalist Joe Martin at a recent VideoBrains event. Martin has original design notes for the canned project, as well as short synopses for two of the six optioned storylines.

"The first is about an augmented Black Ops soldier who goes AWOL upon discovering he s been used for dodgy dealings," Martin wrote on his blog. "His handlers find him and threaten him with either court martial or his wife s execution if he doesn t do one final job." According to Martin, this option would have seen missions switch between flashbacks and current day stories.

"The second story begins immediately after the ending for Deus Ex in which you destroy all global communications. In this story you d investigate the collapse and try to save your sister from a cult which arises in the chaos."

Martin has gathered the information as part of a project to save the 'deleted scenes' of iconic video game projects. His post touches on the early design stages of Doom as well, and is well worth a read.

Deus Ex 3 did end up happening in the form of Eidos Montreal's Deus Ex: Human Revolution, but it bears few connections to the teams responsible for the original Deus Ex and its poorly received sequel Invisible War. If the history of games which never eventuated piques your interest, then maybe you'll enjoy these early concept images for the original Deus Ex.
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