"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
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.
Looking for more Deus Ex? The Missing Link offers several hours more of content for those looking to satisfy that craving. It doesn't really do anything differently from the main game itself; it's more of the same, which is really all anyone was asking for. The same mix of action and stealth is present here, in just as high of quality as the main campaign. It's a bit odd how this DLC takes place in the middle of the main game's plot, and launches separately. You'll have to start over from scratch, without any of the gear or augmentations you earned in Deus Ex itself, and they managed to shoehorn in some sort of explanation for it. Overall it's a great way to expand on your experience with an already superb game.
The Missing Link is a good, small DLC of the beautiful Deus Ex: Human Revolution. It is good since the gameplay is the same of its mail title, and it is small since it requires only 5 or 6 hours to be completed, even considering a large use of backtracking. It could be better, but considering that it is only a DLC, it could be enough.
Missing Link is a complete new mission, which takes a good few hours to complete, and which improves on the main game’s shortcomings. This is a real DLC, not that new skin or special weapon rubbish, and it is definitely worth the money if you enjoyed the game. The boss battle finally understands the limitations of the engine and how to incorporate itself into the story, and the rest of the mission is more of what you already know and love from the main game.
I thoroughly enjoyed the recent Deus Ex game, but I was informed that The Missing Link was not very great. However, I was quite satisfied when I played through the game. The gameplay was exactly the same (it is a DLC). The story was sub-par, sadly - the plot to Deus Ex Human Revolution was one of the greatest I have seen. As a standalone DLC, you can expect certain things to be different. The "boss" is hardly a boss at all - but that is what I wanted. The only qualms I had with HR were the boss fights, which prevented you from doing a truly "pacifist" playthrough. The game allows you to attempt different paths from the original game in terms of augmentations - so if you are looking for a bit of a training ground before your second playthrough of HR, this game works fine for that as well. Overall - the game was decent and fine for DLC, but don't expect blockbuster gaming like we got from Human Revolution.
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