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I really can't put my finger on the whole debate about Deus Ex' graphics.
Obviously, it didn't bring any groundbreaking graphics to the table, it didn't do some remarkable stuff either.

But what it did, it did wonderfully, the environments are sufficient, some are even gorgeous, the game might not be a runner for the "Best Graphics" award, but what it lacks in eye candy it certainly makes up in the art direction department.

As far as I know, Deus Ex games were never about particularly attractive graphics, they were about engrossing stories which are enticing and engaging.

So far, Deus Ex: HR has delivered on that front admirably well.
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I really can't put my finger on the whole debate about Deus Ex' graphics.
Obviously, it didn't bring any groundbreaking graphics to the table, it didn't do some remarkable stuff either.

But what it did, it did wonderfully, the environments are sufficient, some are even gorgeous, the game might not be a runner for the "Best Graphics" award, but what it lacks in eye candy it certainly makes up in the art direction department.

As far as I know, Deus Ex games were never about particularly attractive graphics, they were about engrossing stories which are enticing and engaging.

So far, Deus Ex: HR has delivered on that front admirably well.

Indeed it was a well thought out and executed properly for what it wanted to do.

If there's a game i can compare it to its like metal gear solid but without the crazy ass conspiracies and loopy plots holes.
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I also think the graphics are good. And the game is amazing! My GOTY (so far) Will see how Dead Island is in couple weeks. Really looking forward to that one. Anyway, when is this announcement? 8.30PM on the 29th here
    
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i also think the graphics are good. And the game is amazing! My goty (so far) will see how dead island is in couple weeks. Really looking forward to that one. Anyway, when is this announcement? 8.30pm on the 29th here
10pm gmt, so 2 hours and 2 minutes from now.
    
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The ironic thing is, it is those very same people that moan about how Crysis sucks because it's boring.

Deus Ex never was and never will be about graphics. The thing that annoys me is that graphics are perfectly fine, everyone's acting like it looks identical to the original and that it needs a major revamp.
Exactly. It does give a bit of insight towards why most games are so crap these days though.

With an honourable mention for Witcher2, Deus Ex is the most immersive, fun and well thought out game I've played since....well...since Deus Ex 1. What a refreshing change to have such a solid, well thought out quality game in the cesspool of profit-first modern day gaming.
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Exactly. It does give a bit of insight towards why most games are so crap these days though.

With an honourable mention for Witcher2, Deus Ex is the most immersive, fun and well thought out game I've played since....well...since Deus Ex 1. What a refreshing change to have such a solid, well thought out quality game in the cesspool of profit-first modern day gaming.
Actually, Metro 2033 managed to suck me in a lot better than Deus Ex has done so far 6 hours into the game.
Amnesia was also really immersive, I had to quit and man myself up for days to continue after 15 minutes.
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Well, steam says I've had the game running for 57 hours this week, and I am on my second playthrough on Hard. Now, I might've left the game on overnight, but it still alot

The gfx aren't crazy good, but they are good enough and I like the game overall. I'm having a great time.

I am excited for the announcement! what will it be?
 
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Three possibilities I see:

1. DLC
2. An announcement celebrating the games success, followed by free content.
3. An announcement about an announcement.
I think the message at the bottom is that
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10 minutes to go.

I'd be happy if it looked like the original!

I played the firs two around Christmas in preparation for this game and the graphics must have bugged me for around 15 minutes, then I got over it and the graphics became completely irrelevant.
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Graphics are pretty meh. Still good enough though.
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