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REPORT: Deus Ex on hiatus for the foreseeable future

It may be some time before we see another Deus Ex game, according to the latest report from Eurogamer, as it seems publisher Square Enix has put the franchise on hold while it concentrates on its recently announced multi-game Marvel collaboration. This isn’t the first time the series will have …

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Deus Ex: Breach and VR Experience now free on Steam

Square Enix and Eidos Montreal have announced that Deus Ex: Breach and the Deus Ex: Mankind Divided VR Experience are now available to download for free on Steam. Breach was originally included as a separate game mode in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, focusing on short, sharp stealth speed runs in …

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Eidos Montreal on living up to Human Revolution with Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Since it started working on the Deus Ex franchise, developer Eidos Montreal has been under a great deal of pressure. For 2011’s Human Revolution, it was under scrutiny to prove its game could live up to the quality and depth of the original Deus Ex. And now, having proven itself …

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Deus Ex brand director defends ‘Augs Lives Matters’

Square Enix’s upcoming Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has stoked the fire once again by drawing on another controversial topic in its marketing. A little over a year ago the game was dragged into controversy over its use of the term ‘Mechanical Apartheid’ in its positioning of a future where mankind …

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided live action trailer puts the politics into augmentation

A new live action trailer for Square Enix’s Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has emphasized the political drama that will underpin the in-game action. The premise is thus: Mankind is now heavily invested in augmentation, allowing for medical treatments and enhancements that take people beyond humanity’s usual limitations. However, these advances …

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Square Enix abandons Deus Ex: Mankind Divided ‘augmented pre-order’ scheme

The vocal criticism of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided’s tiered pre-order scheme has led to its cancellation. The ‘Augmented’ pre-order system was revealed last month, leading to a fierce backlash. Many were unhappy that in forcing customers to choose between pre-order gifts, certain content would remain inaccessible to all but those …

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Hip to be Square: US and EU boss Phil Rogers on the publisher’s huge line-up

It’s an all-star line-up from Square Enix over the next six months, with the return of Tomb Raider, Just Cause, Hitman and Deus Ex. We speak with Europe and Americas CEO Phil Rogers about managing expectations in a perpetually changing games industry It feels like Square Enix is in a …

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided gets release date, tiered pre-order reward system

Square Enix has accompanied the announcement of the Deus Ex: Mankind Divided release date with the announcement of a tiered pre-order system. The game itself will be released on February 23rd, although it might arrive a little earlier depending on what happens between now and release. That’s because an earlier …

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Deus Ex writer addresses ‘mechanical apartheid’ upset

‘Mechanical apartheid’ was one of the terms that cropped up in the E3 2015 promotion of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, causing corners of the internet to erupt in anger. Some were clearly unhappy that a specific period of brutal human suffering could be used in a manner perceivably similar to …

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VIDEO – SQUARE ENIX: Deus Ex Mankind Divided gameplay footage shown, confirmed for early 2016 release date

The first gameplay footage of the upcoming Deus Ex Mankind Divided was shown at Square Enix’s E3 media briefing. In addition, developer Eids Montreal confirmed that the game would be coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC in ‘early’ 2016. Eidos Montreal also emphasised that choices will have more an …

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