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Thursday, July 28, 2011
Deus Ex done
The Human Revolution will soon be televised. Square Enix today announced that Eidos Montreal's Deus Ex: Human Revolution for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC has completed development and will be ready for its previously announced August 23 North American and August 26 European retail debuts.
Deus Ex will be available in two versions: The regular $60 edition and a $70 Augmented Edition. The latter will include premium packaging for the game, a 40-page art book, a DVD with behind-the-scenes features, and a motion graphic novel included on a bonus disc. Players who preorder the game will get a new mission--complete with a cameo from original Deus Ex protagonist JC Denton--as well as in-game assists in the form of a grenade launcher, explosives, and an automatic lock pick.
Eidos Montreal has said it wants to stay true to the spirit of the original Deus Ex, allowing players to choose their own approach to each level. Depending on the augmentations players choose, they can go through each part of the game with a focus on combat, stealth, hacking, or even social interactions. For more on the game, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.