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The devs describe why the outsourced PC version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution looks and plays like it was designed for the PC first.

After BioWare's hardcore tactical RPG became consolized in Dragon Age II and Crytek's rig-busting shooter lost its oomph in Crysis 2, PC gamers were near catatonic when they learned Eidos-Montreal outsourced the PC version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Not again. Not Deus Ex. Not a console port!

Fear not, Eidos-Montreal tells us in an exclusive interview, making a straight console port of Deus Ex: Human Revolution was never an option, and the studio went to great lengths to co-develop the PC version with partner Nixxes (while getting an added assist from hardware partner AMD). The result, Eidos-Montreal Director of Technology Julien Bouvrais and Nixxes Software Founder and President Jurjen Katsman explain, is an outsourced game that looks and plays like it was designed for the PC first.
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i read that as Eidos nixes software from Deus Ex.

ie, they removed bits from the PC copy of Deus Ex lol
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Sounds good.. I have really high hopes for this game.
    
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wait does that mean this game is AMD optimized :O?
    
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wait does that mean this game is AMD optimized :O?
It appears to support Eyefinity if that is what you mean. So long as it performs well on the hardware around today its ok.. and looks good
    
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wait does that mean this game is AMD optimized :O?
AMD is not in the habit of making there games run like crap on nvidia hardware, unlike say.. nvidia games on AMD hardware..
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AMD is not in the habit of making there games run like crap on nvidia hardware, unlike say.. nvidia games on AMD hardware..
I'm taken back by the news of AMD actually getting optimization and sponsoring on the get-go (Or release) by more developers. I'm starting to see a slow-down in games that feature the Nvidia logo. Whether this is fully true, I'm happy to see AMD getting more popular with multi-platform titles.
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They better not be talking out of their butts. I loved the first game, hated the second, and I'm banking on this one making up for the second game.
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Reminds me of a Borderlands PC interview we had a couple years back. As much as I want this game to be amazing on the PC, it's really hard to take most devs at face value. That being said, Eidos did deliver with Batman: Arkham Asylum on the PC, so I suppose their track record isn't full of garbage. To pre-order and get the free copy of Deus Ex all over again? Perhaps. I still have a bit of time to decide.
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Well... Here's hoping.

But after Dragon Age II and Crysis 2? I'm keeping a healthy dose of skepticism. It's best not to be too hopeful when the PC version isn't the lead platform--and sometimes even when it is.
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