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Topic # 89681 7-Sep-2011 10:44
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So, do I need to buy this game given that I thought the original Deux Ex was amazing, and the 2nd one was terrible?




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  Reply # 518008 7-Sep-2011 10:58
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If you don't mind the 40 seconds of ads that you CAN'T SKIP at the beginning and the boss fights. (Where even if you use non-lethal take downs, the cutscenes show that you've shot him full of bullets)

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  Reply # 518067 7-Sep-2011 12:23
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There is a mod to skip the adverts..

I am enjoying it, much more than mass effect and its ilk.

Would certainly recommend it.

I have played maybe 80% of the way through and have not killed anyone yet. (One guy died, but it was a sudden stop at the bottom that killed him, not me.)

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Disable intro (this stops all the logos loading, you just see a quick wall of text, and then straight to the main menu).
And loads, loads, more.

http://forums.eidosgames.com/showthread.php?t=121245




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  Reply # 518069 7-Sep-2011 12:30
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Looks like the PC version is the way to go in that case, probably not a bad thing given that it's a tad cheaper.




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  Reply # 518074 7-Sep-2011 12:35
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I just a post from Kotaku that DXHR is about DRM :-D Interesting read, made me curious about the game... might check out the PS3 ;-)

http://kotaku.com/5837780/deus-ex-human-revolution-is-a-story-of-technology-morality-and-drm




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  Reply # 518290 7-Sep-2011 21:31
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I p1r4t3dz0r3d it because a) it cost more on steam in NZ than it did in NZ and b) I heard about the ads and c) it had some bullshiit random boss fights that are hard for no reason, so meh.

Funnelly enough, I downloaded the original Deus ex aaages ago and then bought it when it was on steam and then never actually played it. XD.

The same with torchlight..

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  Reply # 518349 8-Sep-2011 06:29
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Its not a bad game except for the boss fights. (I found a cheat for the 1st boss fight). 

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