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Deus Ex Mankind Divided reviewDeus Ex: Mankind Divided

2017-02-08 19:31 provenance:未知 sentiment: comments(0

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So much butthurt in the comments. The story is terrible..This isnt the first site that mentions it. An in a Deus Ex yes, story matters. The first game which most of the butthurts never played was incredible, not only because of the back then revolutionary gameplay but also because of the story. So yeah, entertaining but lackin 3/5. Justified. Come at me nboys.

Each side mission in the game is numbered: SM01, SM02 and so on. When they jump from SM03 to SM07, Im left with a disappointment, wondering how I missed missions 4-6. I wish quest-givers were more obvious to find, as Im having fun in everything I do.

Side missions are only discovered by speaking to people, ones with tasks to give differentiated by actually having a name the rest are defined as citizen or by another synonym. However, unless you run up to every person, taking names, side missions can ll by the wayside despite every intention to see them all.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided could and should have been amazing. All the ingredients were there: an intriguing premise, engaging and mature narrative themes, solid gameplay foundations and a beautiful look. However, the rushed plot, nonsensical conclusion, under-developed characters and continued shortcomings in combat mean this is a title which ils to live up to its potential.

Square has clearly learnt nothing from their mistakes.

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Unfortunately, beyond the first chapter, what started as a slow and considered development of an intriguing story becomes a clumsy and hurried sprint to an unnatural finish.

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While the cover mechanic is great, with the press of a button allowing Adam to seamlessly move from point to point, much like in Ubisofts The Division, it still isnt enough to keep you out of trouble.

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However, its strange that, as you say, its about the only negative review so r for this game. Maybe not click-bait but definitely odd :)


OS: Windows 10 64-Bit

Hey, remember its only one persons opinion and shouldnt be taken as the definitive review.

It helps that each person you speak to delivers dialogue in such a passionate shion that you want to engage in their stories. Coupled with Deus Exs constantly-grey morality, knowing that you hold in your hands these peoples futures, interactions, especially ones where you use Adams social tools to try and get a read on their emotions, are incredibly engaging.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided had the potential to be one of 2016s greats, to stand out from an already packed crowd and be amazing. After playing the opening chapter at preview I was frothing at the mouth with anticipation, excited by all the themes it presented and the plot it could deliver. However, despite moments of brilliance, Mankind Divided ils to live up to its opening promise.

Available on PS4, Xbox One and PC (version tested)

This site is a ing joke lmao see the HDD minimum requirements 30GB then the recommended is 45GB. IGN gave this game 9.2/10

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Switching in-and-out of Adams cloaked mode to move from cover-to-cover, jumping through windows and crawling inches away from agents who, should they spot me, will bring the entirety of my run through this enormous complex to an abrupt and explosive halt. There is a tangible tension to every movement I make, and its thoroughly enjoyable.

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GPU: Nvidia Geforce GTX 970 4GB/ AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB

Once the fireworks begin, youll feel like its 2011 all over again, as Mankind Divideds shooting sections are also plagued by the same issues as its predecessor. While there have been some improvements, it simply cant offer a shooting experience on par with its stealth. Youll find yourself the victim of frustrating deaths as enemies overwhelm you, kamikaze-running toward your position. The aggressive AI simply brings to light the ct that Jensen lacks the speed and fluidity to either take out his opponents or flee from them and take minimal damage on the way.

He does have a point though. I had the same issue with HR. If youve managed to mostly avoid combat until late in the game, and then they suddenly expect you to excel in it, thats bad. Youre not very miliar with the tools and abilities then.

In my preview, I talked about how well Mankind Divided presented its key themes within the opening chapter. The mechanical apartheid where augmented humans have become a subclass of civilisation, bringing a society already tense after The Incident to the brink of civil war seeps into every interaction. Its tantalising. My opening hours are spent exploring every side mission I can find.

Its a shame the story is such a disappointment, because when Mankind Divided shines, its incredible. The game is truly at its best when neck-deep in espionage, with Jensen infiltrating his way into the heart of enemy territory.

However, Deus Exs combat continues to lag behind in terms of quality for a number of reasons. Firstly movement can at times be clunky and uncoordinated. Moving Adam around the world feels like youre controlling something that is almost human. Failing to grab onto ledges, random jumps which il, and having to crouch before jumping into small crevices in order to stop him leaping right and giving enemies an eyeful. Its all very messy.

Lmao I like how all you no-named review sites are trying to vote a game low just so people will click on your sht

I was really hoping that this would be the title Id spend most of the year playing, a game that could outshine many of the incredible games to come. Unfortunately, in the rush to get it to stores, many of Mankind Divideds diamonds remain firmly entrenched in the rough.

Why is the minimum spec for HDD 45GB but the recommended spec is 30GB? Thats got to be wrong, right?

Its funny, the single most accurate review of this game, without the mindless rose-tinted glasses, is the one whose comment section a bunch of gormless nbois rush to spew their inane vitriol on.

Mankind Divided is also surprisingly short. I was expecting the whole experience to last well over 40 hours, but was done in under 20, including doing every side mission I could find.

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It maintains all of the gameplay qualities and ults of Human Revolution, but the flaws are masked by an initially intriguing storyline. However, when the plot lls to pieces, then comes to an end at a bizarre moment, all of those ults become glaring.

You seem like the type of guy who enjoys paying $60 for a game with unfinished story plus $30 for a DLC that will make it right. If you think this review is wrong, you can at least write a few paragraphs about whats wrong with it...

OS: Windows 7 64-Bit

Is it really under 20 hours to do everything?

Also, theyre laser-accurate. Popping out from cover to get some shots off will almost certainly result in a significant amount of damage being taken. Unless you have the Titan aug or unlocked other defensive ones, its grossly unir. If youve been building a particular, non-violent type of Jensen up to this point, youre toast when the game thrusts conflict upon you.

CPU: Intel Core i3 2100 3.1 GHz/AMD FX 4-

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Many of the criticisms leveled at this game are precisely the same criticisms that were leveled at its predecessor and have clearly still not been addressed.

With supplementary stories as detailed and enjoyable as the main campaign, my opening run through Prague and Golem was exhilarating. Im discovering how well thought out and structured the entire hub world is, working my way from story to story, playing detective and incredibly grey moral choices. My only complaint is that Prague is, at times, too immersive for its own good.

After you head out of Prague, and into the other locations in Mankind Divided, everything feels hurried. Characters are introduced then ll by the wayside, only to return at the crux of the story as a crucial figure with very little justification. Others make bizarre moral choices which feel completely unjustified, primarily because their morals and motivations arent adequately explored.

So if you upgrade your character with stealth augmentations, you wont be very good in non-stealthy gunfights? Well, thats a surprise!!

Thats truly disappointing. Ill wait until next summer and pick this up

GPU: Nvidia Geforce GTX 660/ AMD Radeon HD 7870

Thats what I thought, they will up story which is nr.1 importance for Deus Ex, it was never about the graphics,but they invest in graphics because they get more money out of dumb people who upgrade every year, but again like all the games that come out these days have plots like Fallout 4, DA Inquisition,Rise of the Tomb Raider, great gameplay, but they all were worse than their predecessors storywise. Soon we will get Deus Ex and be disappointed, then game like Mass Effect Andromeda will disappoint me yet again, but hey all these game creators let feminists and lgbtqfuks into their story writing and more and more rely on denuvo to cover up their games for money grab and usually release games later on pc, first on consoles,so no one can pirate or reveal that its a money grab, No Mans Sky didnt have anti-piracy so no one bought it because they tried pirated version and shut it down after 15 minutes of playing.


HDD: 45 GB

Breach, the games additional mode which sees you take the role of a hacker infiltrating a VR subnet to obtain information, is a fine addition to the main game, if entirely throwaway. Again its at its best when allowing you to work stealthily, but when forced to engage in conflict, Deus Exs deep-rooted mechanical flaws become glaring. Also, the ct that youre working against the clock means the clunky movement becomes a real problem. Trying to shave seconds off your time is difficult when your avatar refuses to jump and grab onto a ledge.

Or, as was seen in Human Revolution before they fixed it, you were forced to play lethally despite having built your character for stealth.

The story continues to build in a clumsy shion right up until the end, which is so abrupt that I hurled a barrage of swears at the screen. The game essentially ends halfway through the second act. Imagine The Dark Knight (spoilers) rolling its credits after Batman rescues Harvey Dent from The Joker thats basically where Mankind Divided decides to bring down the curtain. Also, Eidos answers the leftover questions in the cheapest way possible: via a boring news video clip in a closing cutscene. Its shockingly bad.

Unless you have the Titan aug or unlocked other defensive ones, its grossly unir. If youve been building a particular, non-violent type of Jensen up to this point, youre toast when the game thrusts conflict upon you.

HDD: 55 GB

for half the price.


At one point I had to sneak into a large industrial estate. The myriad ways I could manoeuvre around the building all dictated by which augs I had chosen to pimp Adam with was astounding.

Lmao I like how all your no-named review sites are trying to vote a game low just so people will click on your

Why is it that so many vocal gamers are content with mediocre games? Sign of the times, perhaps, but a sign of some bizarre cognitive bias for certain.

CPU: Intel Core i7 3770K 4-Core 3.2 GHz/AMD FX 8350

Hacking wall terminals, crawling through vents and stealthily (and non-lethally) taking out enemies along the way to my target is Deus Ex at its best. Its something which was great in Human Revolution and continues to be great here.


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