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(09-16-2013, 05:05 PM)
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UPDATE: http://www.siliconera.com/2013/06/11...s3-360-and-pc/

PlayStation Vita will act as a second screen for the PlayStation 3 version and SmartGlass along with a compatible tablet works for the Xbox 360 release.

Looks like all versions will have the functionality? edit: Yup it's in a press release: http://www.joystiq.com/2013/06/11/de...later-this-ye/

DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION – Director's Cut also offers a full slate of second screen features for the Wii U GamePad, Microsoft's SmartGlass, and the PlayStation Vita system that make the touchscreen interface Adam Jensen's primary neural hub enhancement.

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http://www.joystiq.com/2013/08/21/de...g-in-under-60/

The Wii U version was announced three months before Xbox 360 and PS3, and it has three exclusive features. One is the game's full, 300-page strategy guide digitized in the menu, and two is an Infolog feature that allows players to record voice, text or stylus drawings on any location in the campaign, and share that customization with people on their Miiverse friends lists who also own the game. A hovering icon is overlaid on the game wherever friends have added notes. The third feature is an upgraded augmentation: One ability standard in Human Revolution allows players to see through barriers to track enemies on the other side, and with the Wii U gyroscope in Director's Cut they'll be able to lift the GamePad and scan those foes, seeing each target's stats and loot before moving in for the attack.

Director's Cut is also on its way to PC and Mac, and those versions will include a secondary screen as well, Lead Designer Emile Pedneault said. He didn't specify whether that second screen would be a mobile app, a third-party device or a donkey on roller skates. It was all very vague.

Last edited by angular graphics; 09-16-2013 at 05:32 PM.
MYE
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(09-16-2013, 05:07 PM)
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Thats cool

PC + iPad
Krusenstern
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(09-16-2013, 05:10 PM)
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I was already ok with the PC version receiving the revamped AI, lighting, and bossfights. But this is overdelivering on value.
alr1ght
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(09-16-2013, 05:11 PM)
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Jawmuncher
(09-16-2013, 05:12 PM)
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Looks like ill be picking up the PC version. Which I still don't have. Do own the original on 360 though.
Scoot2005
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(09-16-2013, 05:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by alr1ght

LOL
Eusis
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(09-16-2013, 05:12 PM)
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Take a second monitor that has a touch screen, put it on your lap, true second screen experience. Also like the least comfortable experience.

... Maybe they ARE supporting those? Without the internet to put therm on your lap anyway.
UnaiGamer
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(09-16-2013, 05:13 PM)
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By the way, when is this game due?
Piercedveil
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(09-16-2013, 05:14 PM)
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This is pretty cool. I'm interested in how it will work.
Magic Mushroom
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(09-16-2013, 05:14 PM)
Would be nice if they could give us a release date.
jaz013
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(09-16-2013, 05:14 PM)
So..., it's KB+Mouse/Gamepad + Tablet/Phone?

This set up it's going to be clumsy and frankly sound waaaay too tackle-on (and who knows who paid for it).

And even so, the WiiU's gamepad is "not innovative", "clumsy" or "an ill-conceived and gimmicky concept".
w1gglyjones
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(09-16-2013, 05:15 PM)
so the director's cut is priced as a separate game? or as an update to the original version on PC?
angular graphics
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(09-16-2013, 05:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by UnaiGamer

By the way, when is this game due?

Deus Ex: Human Revolution: Director's Cut is due out "soon," Arbogast said also known as "this year."

Yeah..
kulapik
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(09-16-2013, 05:15 PM)

Originally Posted by alr1ght

#dead
Shard
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(09-16-2013, 05:16 PM)
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Yea, going call this what it is, a terrible feature since, you kind of need that second screen controller to make this idea actually work.
angular graphics
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(09-16-2013, 05:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by w1gglyjones

so the director's cut is priced as a separate game? or as an update to the original version on PC?

For certain it will be available as a new SKU, whether on PC they will give the additional option to purchase it as a (cheaper) update is unknown.
Shard
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(09-16-2013, 05:19 PM)
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Honestly not sure why they are bothering at this point.
cacildo
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(09-16-2013, 05:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Magic Mushroom

Would be nice if they could give us a release date.

no!
its forbidden!
they cant say the release date!. its the law!
UnaiGamer
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(09-16-2013, 05:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by angular graphics

Yeah..

Thanks.

I know I will double dip, but I`m still on the fence weather get the PC or Wii U version.
Dark FaZe
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(09-16-2013, 05:21 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shard

Yea, going call this what it is, a terrible feature since, you kind of need that second screen controller to make this idea actually work.

Not that hard to download an app on your phone and just set it again your monitor though.
Grief.exe
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(09-16-2013, 05:23 PM)
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I guess you put your phone/tablet on a stand in front of you and play like that.

I support anything that frees up the screen from UI elements. One of the things I really appreciate about the DS/3DS two screen design.
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(09-16-2013, 05:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dark FaZe

Not that hard to download an app on your phone and just set it again your monitor though.

Well, if it is like the WI U version, it isn't just a map, you supposed to do like inventory management with the Wii U Controller, which is kind of asking a lot for those without four arms.
Lumyst
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(09-16-2013, 05:24 PM)

Originally Posted by cacildo

no!
its forbidden!
they cant say the release date!. its the law!

Surely it's going to be purchased alongside Super Mario 3D World and Sonic at the Olympic Games and Wii Party U and they want to strategically launch it among the other upcoming WiiU titles.
Grief.exe
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(09-16-2013, 05:25 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shard

Well, if it is like the WI U version, it isn't just a map, you supposed to do like inventory management with the Wii U Controller, which is kind of asking a lot for those without four arms.

In that case, I would prefer inventory management with the M/KB. The app replacing the mini map and, potentially, some more UI elements is enough for the PC version.
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(09-16-2013, 05:25 PM)
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Yeah, but what are they going to do for those people that bought a copy before they announced they were porting it?

I really hope they do something but if not whatever I'll just play the non-DC version.
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(09-16-2013, 05:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lumyst

Surely it's going to be purchased alongside Super Mario 3D World and Sonic at the Olympic Games and Wii Party U and they want to strategically launch it among the other upcoming WiiU titles.

I really have to wonder where this project went askew, this was supposed to be a quick and dirty port job of a 2 year old game with some WII U tokens, and now we get this mess.
cacildo
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(09-16-2013, 05:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lumyst

Surely it's going to be purchased alongside Super Mario 3D World and Sonic at the Olympic Games and Wii Party U and they want to strategically launch it among the other upcoming WiiU titles.

i was hoping for a quiet release between september anc october with a decent $30 or less price on the eshop
angular graphics
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(09-16-2013, 05:29 PM)
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UPDATE: http://www.siliconera.com/2013/06/11...s3-360-and-pc/

PlayStation Vita will act as a second screen for the PlayStation 3 version and SmartGlass along with a compatible tablet works for the Xbox 360 release.

Looks like all versions will have the functionality?
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(09-16-2013, 05:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by cacildo

i was hoping for a quiet release between september anc october with a decent $30 or less price on the eshop

The Wii U version has been priced at 50 USD, and this is why publishers are getting called out on their ghastly Wii U support.
Lumyst
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(09-16-2013, 05:30 PM)

Originally Posted by Shard

I really have to wonder where this project went askew, this was supposed to be a quick and dirty port job of a 2 year old game with some WII U tokens, and now we get this mess.

Well, Square Enix believes the WiiU audience would be more receptive to this than a Dragon Quest X release in the west :-P. I didn't get the game on the 360 so I may get this game for the WiiU though, weirdly enough even though Splinter Cell was the critical game for 3rd party support, this game is the one that actually appeals to me and so this is the niftty WiiU gamepad as gadget game I shall get.

edit: ^Oh, $50...I'll think about it. Wait, I forgot about Watch_Dogs, another nifty gadgety game, coming out too. Choices, choices.
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(09-16-2013, 05:30 PM)
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Hopefully it will work using dual monitors. I wish more games would take advantage of dual monitors. I think alot of PC gamers have them set up, and there's lots of ways dual screens can be useful.
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(09-16-2013, 05:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kazerei

Hopefully it will work using dual monitors. I wish more games would take advantage of dual monitors. I think alot of PC gamers have them set up, and there's lots of ways dual screens can be useful.

This honestly makes more sense then using a fucking tablet screen in tandem.
Shauni
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(09-16-2013, 05:32 PM)
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Hasn't this been known for a really long time? I swear, I thought I remember reading about this month's ago.
Shard
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(09-16-2013, 05:33 PM)
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Oh, another thing the other versions of this game are being priced at 30 USD, yea, Square Enix really wants that Wii U version to fail it seems.
Cannon Goose
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(09-16-2013, 05:33 PM)
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Any word on the price for the PC version? I'm quietly hoping for a DLC add-on priced thing I can just download to the one I already have in Steam.

Edit: ^Oh, never mind!
angular graphics
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(09-16-2013, 05:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shauni

Hasn't this been known for a really long time? I swear, I thought I remember reading about this month's ago.

Sort of. I've updated the OP, it looks like the PS360 versions supporting it was a known fact, the PC/Mac versions supporting it was not.
w1gglyjones
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(09-16-2013, 05:35 PM)

Originally Posted by Lumyst

Well, Square Enix believes the WiiU audience would be more receptive to this than a Dragon Quest X release in the west :-P. I didn't get the game on the 360 so I may get this game for the WiiU though, weirdly enough even though Splinter Cell was the critical game for 3rd party support, this game is the one that actually appeals to me and so this is the niftty WiiU gamepad as gadget game I shall get.

edit: ^Oh, $50...I'll think about it.

Originally Posted by Shard

Oh, another thing the other versions of this game are being priced at 30 USD, yea, Square Enix really wants that Wii U version to fail it seems.

lmao. just as bad as the mass effect trilogy release. there's no way I'd double dip for $50 for a console game I already have on steam.

it's truly mind boggling what Square was thinking. StraightRight could have just as easily ported Tomb Raider or some other more recent game and released it in May.
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(09-16-2013, 05:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by w1gglyjones

lmao. just as bad as the mass effect trilogy release. there's no way I'd double dip for $50 for a console game I already have on steam.

it's truly mind boggling what Square was thinking. StraightRight could have just as easily ported Tomb Raider or some other more recent game and released it in May.

To be fair, this project made a lot more sense when it was just a game being brought over to a new audience at a time when there were not a lot of competition and not being undercut at every turn.
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(09-16-2013, 05:41 PM)
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I wish they would give us a release date.
Mr-Joker
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(09-16-2013, 05:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by angular graphics

UPDATE: http://www.siliconera.com/2013/06/11...s3-360-and-pc/



Looks like all versions will have the functionality?

Well the Wii U version slightly edges out as you have to buy an add on for the second screen function.

However this could bring hope for the Wii U getting more third party games if two screen gaming takes off next gen.
w1gglyjones
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(09-16-2013, 05:43 PM)

Originally Posted by Shard

To be fair, this project made a lot more sense when it was just a game being brought over to a new audience at a time when there were not a lot of competition and not being undercut at every turn.

Sure, the project made more sense then... but it still didn't make much sense. It would have been a port even more late than ME3... and the price could not have been anywhere near competitive. and the brand wasn't as strong as Batman. Considering the audience that would buy this game... there would be plenty who could already get it on the console or PC platform for less... How many potential new buyers would be left? Assuming a May 2013 release.

Regardless, if it's out as an update for Steam, I'd consider it depending on price. There's already way too much other stuff this holiday competing for my time and money.
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(09-16-2013, 05:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by w1gglyjones

lmao. just as bad as the mass effect trilogy release. there's no way I'd double dip for $50 for a console game I already have on steam.

it's truly mind boggling what Square was thinking. StraightRight could have just as easily ported Tomb Raider or some other more recent game and released it in May.

Sometimes I feel these companies are trolling Nintendo and its fans.
Announce game as an exclusive, few months later "forget it guys, it's going to be in other platforms too".
Hype dual screen functionality, few months later "it's going to be available on other consoles too".
And there's even the $20 difference too.
MikeE21286
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(09-16-2013, 05:46 PM)
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Will this be a patch to the existing DE:HR for PS3/360/PC or a full-on new release?
Shard
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(09-16-2013, 05:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by w1gglyjones

Sure, the project made more sense then... but it still didn't make much sense. It would have been a port even more late than ME3... and the price could not have been anywhere near competitive. and the brand wasn't as strong as Batman. Considering the audience that would buy this game... there would be plenty who could already get it on the console or PC platform for less...

How many potential new buyers would be left? Assuming a May 2013 release.

Well, the other dropped shoe is the fact that it is a Director's Cut filled with new content, the original implicit message was, you want the new shit, buy the Wii U version. At any rate, that still doesn't excuse Square Enix for turning this into a game of sabotage.
pixlexic
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(09-16-2013, 05:47 PM)
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I bet the lag is horrible on both.
Dambrosi
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(09-16-2013, 05:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheSeks

Yeah, but what are they going to do for those people that bought a copy before they announced they were porting it?

I really hope they do something but if not whatever I'll just play the non-DC version.

It's been a long time now since the original Human Revolution, and a lot of people got it at a heavy discount or for free (including me - twice). Plus, this Director's Cut is a reaction to players' complaints and suggestions (or so they say).

I wouldn't be surprised if they made PC users pay the full premium edition price for a patch.
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(09-16-2013, 05:50 PM)

Originally Posted by Shard

Yea, going call this what it is, a terrible feature since, you kind of need that second screen controller to make this idea actually work.

It's the definition of clumsily shoehorned in. And an example for why the screen being in the actual controller is the superior second screen design for games, unless of course it's used for multiplayer and not meant to be controlled by a single person.
w1gglyjones
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(09-16-2013, 05:51 PM)

Originally Posted by Dambrosi

I wouldn't be surprised if they made PC users pay the full premium edition price for a patch.

= set high price... lower it for steam sale... lower again until pc community finally buys
angular graphics
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(09-16-2013, 05:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by MikeE21286

Will this be a patch to the existing DE:HR for PS3/360/PC or a full-on new release?

New release is a certainty. Whether there will be an additional option to buy it cheaper as an upgrade (and for which platforms; I'm guessing if the options exists it will be PC only) is unknown.
StevieP
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(09-16-2013, 05:54 PM)

Originally Posted by angular graphics

New release is a certainty. Whether there will be an additional option to buy it cheaper as an upgrade (and for which platforms; I'm guessing if the options exists it will be PC only) is unknown.

No - full release price

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