In the dystopian future of the year 2052, society slowly spirals into chaos. A lethal virus, the “Gray Death”, ravages the world. The only vaccine, “Ambrosia”, is in such short supply, it is only available to those wealthy enough and deemed “vital to the social order”. With no hope for a cure for the common people, riots occur worldwide and a number of terrorist organizations have formed. As a response, the United Nations has created The United Nations Anti-Terrorist Coalition (UNATCO). You assume the role of JC Denton, a nanotechnologically augmented UNATCO agent. After completing his training, JC gets slowly plunged into the world of augmentations, human misery, and conspiracies, determined to uncover the truth behind the real world order.
Deus Ex is an unquestionable masterpiece of a game. With its excellent blending of genres (RPG and FPS), ambitious and multi-layered storyline, and highly interactive and expansive environments it is a "living legend" among gamers. The level of flexibility in character development allows you to follow your own style of gameplay. Stealth, combat, deception, hacking - whatever works, and there is no “best” choice, only “your choice”. Every new implant you install in your body and every skill you invest in counts (except for swimming!) and opens new possibilities. Find out for yourself why Deus Ex is on all those "Greatest Games of All Time" lists.
Age requirements: ESRB Rating: MATURE with Violence, Animated Violence, Animated Blood. PEGI Rating: 16+ with Violence, Drugs.
Minimum system requirements: Windows XP or Windows Vista, 1 GHz Processor (1.4 GHz recommended), 256MB RAM (512 recommended), 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 9, Mouse, Keyboard.
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Posted on 2012-01-26 07:04:16 by Lambda462:
Deus Ex is a complex First Person RPG developed by Ion Storm and published by Eidos/Square Enix, and you have probably heard of it at some point.
It's a first person RPG with remarkable depth in story, gameplay and mostly RPG mechanics.
You'll be able to play the game as you please; Kill all people, or play stealthy. You can chose to be a great lockpicker, or you can have heavyread more weapons to blow doors open.
There are multiple ways to finish missions; you can find an airduct and sneak in covertly, hack turrets to have them clean the area out for you, or just go in guns blazin'.
The story is also something unforgettable that I wont spoil, but it's deep.
Get it, it's only 10,00$, and for that, this true GOG is worth it.
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Posted on 2012-01-26 07:21:11 by zomgieee:
Deus Ex is in any 'best of' list worth reading. Why ? Let me tell you.
The game rewards intelligence and passive non lethal solutions over simple 'run in and shoot them all' game play.
The first time I played Deus Ex I had to restart after the first mission. The reason? My big brother criticized my ham fisted approach, having left a large body count of 'civilians.' (Saidread more civilians are quite happy to shoot you dead on sight, I might add.) I couldn't bear the shame.
When was the last time a game GUILTED you into starting over ?
The best bit is, you get more experience, and hence better upgrades if you do choose the harder/non violent path.
After the twentieth reload thanks to copping a bullet to the face while trying to 'pacify' an armed civilian with nothing more than a standard police baton, the dark urge will call to pull out a gun.
The fact that you don't want to... Thats Deus Ex.
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Posted on 2012-01-26 07:10:15 by defectivemind:
What else needs to be said about this classic of emergent gameplay. A gritty dystopian cyberpunk setting, a truly enthralling story of international espionage, and gameplay that has to be experienced to be believed.
From the very beginning, you're offered a choice, and that's the theme of game from there on in. Choices abound. Do you take the front door to the stronghold, or doread more you sneak in through the air vent? Are you a run and gunner, or more of a stealth based player? Do you prefer guns, or are you more of a tactical person, turning the enemys tech against themselves?
Choices, choices and more choices. Tightly written and excellently paced, this is the way games should be. If you loved Human Revolution, go back to where it all began and experience the original. You owe it to yourself. (We won't mention the travesty of ...*shudder* Invisible War)
At $9.99, this game is a steal, and the hours of enjoyment you'll get out of it will more than compensate you.
Deus Ex. Gaming Perfection.
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