Deus Ex Human Revolution
Fun Action game with mild RPG elements
I loved this hidden gem! It was packed with a lot of cool features where you can customize your character to achieve unique gameplay. The graphics are very superb and the story line is very unique! I have no idea how this game went under the radar, but it really is worth the play.
Great, unique game.
One of the only if only game that is a stealth role playing game. This style is perfect for rpg gamers and the gamer who enjoys the ocassional good stealth game. Combine these two and you get a fun, thoughtful experience.
The graphics are great though some of the character models are a bit dated compared to games of 2012-2013. Moreover, the art style is perfect a well thought out world that stands out in an over crowded wasteland or fantasy market. Steampunk design is what the game is going after and nails it pretty much all of the time.
Onto the gameplay, I play as adam jensen a worker at sariff industries a company that is advanced in terms of augmentations which is what some people have chosen to have done to them (New arms and legs and or brain, lungs, that can increase a person in mental and physical strength). These upgrades come in handy if your playing stealth though run n gun is acceptable I've found it isn't neccisarily as rewarding as stealth.
The only cons is that the boss battles take away all stealth elements and force Jensen into a one on one face to face to the death battle. In all other situations I didn't have to kill any one and had a choice in every detail of the hub worlds. Complaints aside an interesting game that is worth your time.
One of My Favorite Games
I had seen this title numerous times in the used section and had picked up to look at a bunch of times. I finally decided to get it when they were having a used games promotion, and I started to play it as soon as I got home. I wished I had picked it up sooner. Deus Ex: Human Revolution has the right blend of strategy and shooting. The plot is interesting and makes you wonder a little about where technology is going. I personally love Adam Jensen, as you get to make him your own character through augmentation upgrades and game decisions. He's a beautiful character in the sense of how awesome his cybernetic augmentations look graphically. This is the perfect game if you're looking for something where you make decisions that effect the outcome of the game without being overwhelmed with so many different choices. There are some interesting weapons (crossbow, lazer rifle) and the environments are interactive (you can throw a copy machine, to name something). I actually decided to purchase the Augmented Edition of this game after I finished playing through. Can't wait to play it again and work on being more stealthy (got into a lot of shooting in my first play through).
Bad controls, mediocre graphics, bad storyline and... bad controls. Maps aren't so hot either.
Played this for all of an hour before i put it back and played something else.
Its more than just a first person shooter
The game was great. I normally don't play first person shooters. Closest I got to that was the Mass Effect Trilogy. In this case, I couldn't find a good science fiction type of RPG and so, based on very high reviews from fellow gamers, I gave this game a try. You have the first person element when running around and when standing in the open fighting or shooting. When you take cover though, you can see him hiding and sliding along walls and obstacles, peeking out with the crosshairs, or when he engages in up close combat you get the nice mini cut scenes of him taking down enemies. Seriously, a fabulous game. Nicely done. My wife is not interested in gaming in any way but tonight, a few hours before I finished it, she sat next to me and just happened to catch some action and a couple of cut scenes. I explained the story to her and she actually liked what she heard and saw. She was interested. This was a breakthrough. The ending of the game was perhaps the best ending I've ever experienced in a game. I really liked the ending, it brings you down for a nice soft landing and lets you think about your choices as you watch. Really really nice job. At the low price of $15 for a used game, its a steal. The graphics and gameplay were very good, not all buggy or glitchy, things always worked. Worth every penny. A fabulous sic-fi RPG with an excellent, and i mean excellent story.
Human revolution blends an intelligent rpg experience with adventurous first person shooter gunplay. The choices you make in this game matter and the ability to choose between a path of stealth or one of guns a blazing is really well done. This game is unique and it could have really been near perfect if only the graphics were better, combat were a bit smoother, and that weird orange glow did not permeate through the whole game environment. Besides some mishaps the game is good and worth spending some cash on if you enjoy RPGs.
This game is good depending on you
The loading is slow and you have a small bag space. Its hard to level up and when you do you can only unlock one perk at a time. You die extremely easy also. Other than that it has fantastic graphics and great gameplay. You can change the story to the way you want it so it has a really long lasting appeal.
Having never played any of the Deus Ex games before I wasn't sure what to expect. This game blew my socks off. It kind of reminded me of Mass effect and metal gear combined. I loved the stealth aspect of it. It also had a solid story and level up process. I really hope they make another one soon. If you're looking for a game to play grab a copy of this. You won't regret it.
What's amazing about Deus Ex is you can be completely stealth oriented or a brutally upfront gunslinger. You can take the time to prepare for any mission by completing side missions or you can try your luck and hope you find what you need along the way. The game allows you to collect enough firepower to devastate the bosses if you take the time to search the cities. On the topic of cities: I was surprised how much room there was to roam, but I wish there was more of an open world feel. I am impressed with this game and would recommend it to my friends.
Beautiful, but not much depth.
Everything about this game is beautifully crafted except the size. There are tons of modifications and playing styles, but the action zones are relatively linear and the "cities" are little more than twisting collections of hallways. I love Deus Ex and I appreciate every title in the franchise. Unfortunately, that also comes with the realization that each game has its own unique flaw(s). In this one, you can sneak and/or assault in a variety of incredibly fun and smooth ways, you can install some pretty wicked modifications, and you have to confront some serious decisions with heavy consequences, but you're limited in where and when you do those things. I found the stealth aspect of this game to be surprisingly fun; I usually run and gun, but here I found myself having fun sneaking around and pulling bodies into ventilation shafts. I wanted more energy, especially with sneak attacks (one whole bar!), but I think it was kept low to keep it from breaking the game. GameStop needs a "Story" or "Narrative" rating bar above, because the story and writing in this game is so much better than most other games–ME3, Halo, and Gears dialog writing is a joke compared to this. The story and serious decision-making in Dragon Age 1 and 2 still don't really compare. Some of the storylines in Skyrim, ME3, and Knights of the Old Republic (yep!) come close.