Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Random Shots: Considering A Trip To Detroit

  • It's time for another lame gamer admission: I never played Deus Ex. It didn't interest me at the time and it has not aged gracefully. So when Deus Ex: Human Revolution was announce, I shugged and did not thing about it again. That was until this week.

  • Giant Bomb livestreamed their Quick Look of the game yesterday. Damn, this game is beautiful. The near future setting is fascinating to me. I just want to crawl into that world and explore.

  • And if that wasn't enough, I saw that Blue Kae was on Steam playing last night while I was writing a blog post. No fair! It probably won't be soon, but someday I'll be buying a ticket to the dark future.


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9 comments:

  1. Heh.

    I have the same history as you, I never played either of the previous games and paid very little attention to DX3 until it came out and I saw everyone talking it up. That's one of the great things about digital distribution though: I got home from work last night, bought it on Steam, and then went and watched Alphas on the DVR while it downloaded.

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  2. I'm going to buy this game for the 360. Tonight, methinks.

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  3. @ Blue Kae - Sounds good to me. I'm still debating platform, though.

    @ MMOGC - Even more jealous now. I'll have to get it sooner or later, right?

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  4. If you've got a good PC do that, if not get the 360 version. Or 360 if you absopositively must have the achievement points.

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  5. I played both previous DX games, The first one is absolutely brilliant. The second one isn't quite as good, but better than it's reputation would suggest imo. I liked it enough to play through twice if I recall correctly. I think I'm going with the 360 version as well. I know this is insane to some, but I generally prefer to play most games on a console if it's an option.

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  6. I feel my console is getting neglected, which is why I'm going with the 360 version, and so far I haven't heard of any game breaking glitches for all platforms.

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  7. DXHR is pretty awesome. As for Detroit, well I think the US should just give that city to Canada.

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  8. @ Blue Kae - Not really into the achievements, but I do like playing on a 55" TV. :)

    @ Yeebo - I'm with you. Consoles make up for a lot of headaches.

    @ MMOGC - Poor 360. You'd better show it some love. And buy Bastion while you're at it. :)

    @ Jayedub - Ha ha ha! I don't know. I'd hate to think about a cyberpunk Canada.

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  9. I moved my 360 from the living room to my office more than a year ago, so it uses the same 24" monitor as my PC. Sucks to have a smaller screen, but it's great not to have to schedule my gaming against my wife's TV schedule.

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