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View Poll Results: Which sequel are you most psyched about? (Blatantly ripped from GameFAQ's )
Deus Ex 2: Invisible War 6 33.33%
Half-Life 2 6 33.33%
Halo 2 0 0%
Doom III 0 0%
Duke Nukem Forever 1 5.56%
Other 5 27.78%
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Old 2003-06-17, 04:55
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Deus Ex 2: Invisible War

I've been researching this game since the Half-Life thread, and I think it deserves its own thread as well.

This game seriously 0wns, using a new Ion Storm engine, incorporating alot of elements from Thief III and omg the physics!!!

Seriously though, I'm psyched about seeing alot of returning characters but also because you won't reprise the role as JC, but rather as one of his "prodigy"...

Seriously cool guys...a "must have" game...

Deus Ex 2=

Deus Ex 2: Invisible War (IGN Previews)

Deus Ex 2: Invisble War (Gamers.com Previews)

Deus Ex 2: Invisible War (GameFAQs info)


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Half-Life 2.

(Well, LBA3 of course, but it probably won't come in the near future).
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Duke Nukem Forever.

DN 3D was the only 3D shooter I really enjoyed playing.
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Old 2003-06-17, 13:04
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Old 2003-06-17, 18:04
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Deus ex 2 is my kind of game ^_^

and I want the Longest Journey II to :-]
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Other; LBA3

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besides the fact that we'll need to wait 5 years before a sign of LBA3?
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None of them, im not really into FPS.
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Trust me DF, you will like Deus Ex Oh and it's not really an FPS, more a firstperson scifi RPG.
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DF- think of it as Metroid Prime...but with a dude rather than a chick (although in Deus Ex 2 you can play as a guy or girl).

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I don't know, I'm a little skeptical about DX2. It's more aimed at consoles, so it will be much less complex than DX1 was. There might not even be an inventory, for example. Also the HUD is way simplified. And Ion Storm said it won't be as long as DX1 (which was pretty long and deep, anyhow ).

DX1 might be a little hard to get into (believe me, it took me four times of re-playing the first few missions after continuning) but it's really worth it. It's awesome.
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[B]It's more aimed at consoles, so it will be much less complex than DX1 was. B]
*cough* sterotype *cough*
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Tomb Raider 6, Max Payne 2 and, why not, LBA 3
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Tomb Raider needs to die. I can't believe there are still enough buyers to fund the furthur production of the sequals to that excuse of a game.
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Duke Nukem Forever.
More like Duke Nukem Never. But seriously, out of all the games there I am most looking to HL2 as I loved the first one so much. Also can't wait for Sam & Max Frellance Police. MI5 too.





Oh, yeah, and LBA3.
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alas MI5 isnt in development yet

Sam & Max looks cool though

Im looking forward to TRON 2.0 as well.
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However, the first game had many merits.
The creator left after it, and is currently working on the ""not canceled honest"" Galleon game.
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Tomb Raider needs to die. I can't believe there are still enough buyers to fund the furthur production of the sequals to that excuse of a game.
I know, but anyway, I enjoy the games, and Lara is hoooooot
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WTF are you smoking? The witches from "Wizard of Oz" are more attractive than she is.
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The chick who is playing in her movie[forgot her name] his hot :O
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Tomb Raider needs to die. I can't believe there are still enough buyers to fund the furthur production of the sequals to that excuse of a game.
Tomb Raider games so far indeed are horrible, but I must admit that Angel of Darkness looks like a nice new way of playing Lara Croft...
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I also love those witches j/k
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Angelina is a pr0n st4r that constantly goes inscest on her brother. And in Tomb Raider she looks more Asian than British.
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w00p! Excuse me for reviving this thread but I finished Deus Ex 2 some time ago and I feel like sharing some of my experiences.

I was very skeptical about this game at first. They made the gui/gameplay suitable for consoles: big buttons, little information, simplified menu's and stats. The original Deus Ex was quite RPG-extended with a grid-based inventory, EXP, skills, biomods, etc. The last part is all simplified in Deus Ex 2 as just the biomods, which affect some skills at the same time. You can't walk around with a lot of stuff anymore: there's place for 6 items in your 'toolbelt' for quick access and another 6 in your in inventory. Lockpicks and multitools are combined to just real-multi-multitools.

Ah well. Let's see how it goes.
After playing it for a bit I noticed how soon in the game they pick up the main storyline concept from Deus Ex: three parties/sides/forces to choose from, according to your own ethical vision of a perfect society. Wha, already? Yep, unlike Deus Ex 1 where they became clear only near the end you're confronted with choices between them pretty soon in the game. Some subquests you do for one will cancel subquests from the other party. Don't worry though, you can switch fairly easy between sides whenever you feel like it throughout the game, or just do subquests in the good order and you can do most of them anyway.

The story is, hm, okay. There are a few major plot twists, which either weren't surprising (similar cases used from Deus Ex 1) or just didn't affect me much. Is it shorter than DX1? Yes. But if you play all the subquests throughout the game, it's still pretty extended. By the way, you can choose four endings (becomes clear near the end), I only did one so far, still need to complete the other three.

Graphics. Ooh. I was surprised how heavy this game is. I was able to play it decently in 1024x768 with full options, on a brand new pc with pretty much kickass components. Wha, it looks that pretty then? In some points of view, yes. The environment is pretty cold and dark like DX1 and 3D models don't have highres textures on them. On the other hand, they have pretty detailed bumpmapping, and the lighting is completely dynamical. If you see a lighbulb hanging from a wire and you punch it around a bit, you can see shadows move around everywhere, including objects with holes in it etc. Amazing, just like the HL2 trailers .

Talking about punching objects around: this game has full physics for nearly every object, you can pick up a lot of objects and throw them around freely. This gets even more fun if you get some biomods with upgraded strength: you can pick up large objects and throw them away further. DX2 also inherited the ragdoll-physics from the new Unreal-series, so picking up a body and throwing it around looks incredibly awkward, and if you're a virtual psycho like me, you can have great moments of joy by just throwing bodies against people or hanging them over objects in a funny way. Er, never mind.

Er, so anyway. DX2 has really entertained me for a pretty long time. It's been a while since I played a game fulltime with great compassion like this. I felt coming home from DX1. It's a worthy sequel for one of the most amazing games ever created. Not quite as good, but very decent indeed.

I strongly suggest to only play this game after having played Deus Ex 1. If you finished Deus Ex 1 you'll find the gameplay and interfaces a piece of cake so you can focus on the game and the better things of DX2 (graphics, physics). You'd also miss lots of references and characters from DX1.

So far for this quick rant. I hope you had or will have as much fun with DX2 as I had lately. Anyone else who played it? Lightwing?
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