Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Eidos Montreal

(PC Review) Tomb Raider

(PC Review) Tomb Raider

“Crystal Dynamics has done wonders in rebooting Tomb Raider for a new generation.”

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PC Reviews

Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut detailed, trailer released

Square Enix has released a new trailer for the upcoming Director’s Cut of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, as well as a host of details about the many (many) improvements that are in store. The full details are available below, but some of the highlights include redesigned boss fights, which will feature new map layouts and tweaks to allow for non-violent victories; an improved energy-charging system so augments can be used more frequently; eight hours of director’s commentary; a 45-minute making-of movie; direct play via the GamePad; and the integration of the Missing Link DLC. The downside? It’s not coming out until next year.

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Wii U

Square Enix releases new Thief trailer, Out of the Shadows

Thief fans can now see Garrett back in action with a new trailer from Square Enix. The minute-long video shows Garrett gearing up for and going on a heist. The Eidos Montreal-developed title will see the master thief make his way through many more jewel boxes and trophy cases in a city on the brink of collapse, as the avarice of the rich feeds the growing resentment of the underclass.

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Director’s Cut announced for Wii U

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In the ‘pleasantly surprising news’ category, Square Enix has announced that they will be releasing a Director’s Cut of Eidos Montreal’s action role-playing game Deus Ex: Human Revolution. What should excite Wii U owners the most isn’t the GamePad support for touchscreen hacking and map editing, Miiverse integration, inclusion of the Missing Link DLC, developer commentary, or improved graphics, control, and AI. No, they should be excited about the overhauled boss fights. Not that the other stuff isn’t worth getting excited about, because they should make a great game even better, it’s just that the boss fights were absolutely terrible.

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DLC, Wii U

Eidos Montreal working on new entry in Thief series

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If you’ve been curious as to what Eidos Montreal has been up to since they wrapped up the fantastic Deus Ex: Human Revolution, you now have your answer: Thief. Square Enix has announced that the next entry in the long-dormant Thief series is currently under development at the studio, and that Garrett will be returning as the protagonist, making his way back into gaming after an eight-year absence.

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Tomb Raider now available for 360, PC, and PS3

Grab your cargo pants and your spaghetti strap tee—it’s time to start raiding some tombs. Crystal Dynamic’s Tomb Raider reboot, aptly titled Tomb Raider, is now available for 360, PC, and PS3. The single-player campaign features everything you have come to expect from a Lara Croft adventure, an array of weaponry, including bows and arrows and pistols, iffy zip lines, dangerous fauna, grave-robbing red shirts to take down, and a deadly ancient curse—what? No curse? There’s also a separate multiplayer campaign, courtesy of Eidos Montreal.

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Ultimate Edition released for Mac

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution is now available for OSX. Developed by Eidos Montreal and published by Feral Interactive, Human Revolution follows augmented ex-SWAT officer Adam Jensen as he investigates a global conspiracy. The $49.99 Ultimate Edition includes the original game, the Explosive Mission and Tactical Enhancement DLC packs, The Missing Link mission DLC pack, a 40-page art book, and a making-of DVD that includes 44 minutes of behind-the-scenes development footage.

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PC News

Deus Ex: Human Revolution to get Mac release later this month

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Mac gamers will be able to get to the heart of a global conspiracy as augmented strongman Adam Jensen when Deus Ex: Human Revolution launches for OS X on April 26. Set to be published by Feral Interactive, the $49.99 release will be the Ultimate Edition, which includes the original game, the Explosive Mission and Tactical Enhancement DLC packs, The Missing Link mission DLC pack, a 40-page art book, and a making-of DVD that includes 44 minutes of behind-the-scenes development footage.

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PC News

Deus Ex: Human Revolution now available on Games on Demand

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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.

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Xbox 360 News

(Xbox 360 Review) Deus Ex: Human Revolution – The Missing Link

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“…might not be essential, but it does offer a few solid hours of Deus Ex goodness.”

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DLC, Xbox 360 Reviews