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Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Microsoft has rolled out the next batch of Xbox 360 titles for Xbox One. The backward compatibility list grows by 16 today, with Braid, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Halo: Reach, Iron Brigade, and Portal: Still Alive joining the library. The full list is below. To let Microsoft know which titles you would like to be added to future updates, head over to Xbox.UserVoice.com.
Square Enix is celebrating Deus Ex’s 15th anniversary with a fan-created mod for the original Deus Ex. Released in 2000 by Caustic Creative, Revision updates the environments and the soundtrack. As the original is required, Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition (and Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut) is available on Steam for 80% off as part of a promo that begins today and runs through October 16. Revision is also available to download for free through Steam.
Square Enix had a very Final Fantasy-heavy E3 showing, with news about Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, new media from Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster, and the reveal that Final Fantasy Versus XIII is now Final Fantasy XV. The studio also had surprises in store, including the announcement that Deus Ex: Human Revolution: Director’s Cut is going multiplatform and that the next entry in the Kingdom Hearts series is well underway.
Agent 47 is getting in touch with his conspiratorial side today with the launch of Deus Ex-themed DLC for Hitman: Absolution. Not only will Agent 47 be able to sport some futuristic duds with the Deus Ex Suit download, but he will also be able to pack Jensen’s favorite pistol with the Zenith Gun pack. Alas, the good Agent still won’t be able to hack into turrets.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution, released last August for the 360, PC and PS3, is now available digitally for the 360 through Games on Demand. The $29.99/2400 MS Point shooter-RPG from Edios Montreal sees cybernetically augmented strong man Adam Jensen trying to unravel a global conspiracy. Players will be able to hack, talk, or blast their way through encounters as they level up and enhance Jensen’s augments.