"A huge and exciting new mission riddled with creative possibilities. And it ends on the boss fight the main game deserved." - PCGamer.com
"a stiff challenge and a great sub-plot alongside the opportunity to experiment with a different playstyle" - IGN.com
The Deus Ex: Human Revolution conspiracy grows deeper in The Missing Link. During Adam’s quest for the truth in Deus Ex: Human Revolution, he mysteriously vanishes for three days. Where was he? What did he find out? The Missing Link reveals it all.
After being tortured by Belltower agents and having his augmentations disabled, Adam Jensen must rely solely on his basic capabilities to escape from a freighter, destined for an unknown location. While fighting for his survival on the ship, he uncovers another layer to the conspiracy that he never would have suspected. As Adam, befriend new, mysterious allies and fight ruthless enemies to discover what was happening in the shadows during the events of Deus Ex: Human Revolution!
-New layers of conspiracy unveiled
-Sprawling new environments
-Brand-new characters to interact with
-Rebuild Adam’s augmentation set from scratch. Build up a brand new Adam!
OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7
Processor: 2 GHz dual core
Memory: 1 GB RAM (Windows XP) / 2 GB (Windows Vista and Windows 7)
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8000 series or ATI Radeon HD 2000 series or better
DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
Hard Drive: 8.5 GB
© 2010 Square Enix Ltd. Developed by Eidos Montreal
The Missing Link is a nice little standalone story that ties into the main plot of Human Revolution. Graphics are slightly improved over the base game and the level design is focused and polished. Gameplay is more of the same which isn't a bad thing. Replayability is low but for $7 I got my money's worth from this standalone expansion which lasted me about 9-10 hours. Worth a pick up for that price especially if one enjoyed Human Revolution.
It's DLC that was actually cut from the game to be made as such and it shows. If you played HR without it, you won't feel like you missed something, but after playing it you will notice you missed a lot of information, like flat out setup for the game's sequel, Mankind Divided. If you expect additional area like Detroit or Hengsha to freely explore, you will be disappointed, because it's not about that. It is expanded Omega Ranch, where first and foremost you must be sneaky and be aware of your surroundings, but there are some NPC you can talk to and side missions. Still, it's pretty good extension of Human Revolution, stealth is just as great, so is voice acting and the writing. If you liked HR, you will also like this one. It's pretty big, too, it can take up to 8 hours, so it's good value for your money.
This DLC has everything it was good in the main game, only in smaller quantities, but of course for a better price. I feel like the mission would've been better suited for the midgame, but i guess it works here as well. I initially didn't like the damned if you do, damned if you don't choice at the end, but apparently this is still a deus ex game, so if I looked harder...anyway, no if you get there, look harder! :) The boss battle is far superior to the ones in the main game though. You can actually use your sneaky-sneaky ninja skills for a change, and triumph.
Set during the story of human revolution in a separate location. It has all your favourite parts to a Deus Ex game, i played it 3 times to do all the options and achievements, not too long or too short, i very much enjoyed it!
Deus Ex: Human Revolution was on of my all time favourite game of the last generation. It had a great mix of gameplay and atmosphere all glued together with a compelling story. Whilst it's only piece of DLC, The Missing Link, is a short addition it is an addition that still holds onto these elements none the less. It's fun to play, harboring the same mechanics of the original title and has a story that makes you want to keep pushing forward. Whilst it may only be a small piece of DLC, it's build upon an already existing structure and universe that is extraordinarily great to jump back into.
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