RPGWatch Forums - View Single Post - Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Comments on Invisible War
View Single Post


August 13th, 2011, 09:22
Originally Posted by curious View Post
i should note as many may know anyhow that i've always been a big fan of deus ex 2, especially the story despite the games major flaws.
Same here. For the most part, I really enjoyed IW, even though it faltered in some areas and ultimately didn't even come close to measuring up to the original. It's a shame that it has been unfairly labeled as a colossal failure and its legacy is viewed in such a poor light, when it's only "crime" was simply not being as good as Deus Ex - a game that (in my opinion) is one of the few masterpieces of gaming. I think the negative reception - and this is just an opinion and not a statement of fact, of course - stems from extremely high (and perhaps slightly unrealistic) expectations, given that the bar had been set extremely high by the original. I think these expectations magnified the flaws of IW and made the mistakes of the game seem more egregious then they actually were.
Nerevarine is offline


Nerevarine's Avatar
Keeper of the Watch


Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 1,030
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)