Review of “Deus Ex: Mankind Divided” for PC

Robert Keaton Maxwell

After having seen where this game chooses to roll the credits, it’s clear mankind isn’t the only thing divided.slider_459_5

Set two years after Human Revolution‘s big Panchea finale where Adam Jensen sank to a watery grave after stopping a broadcast signal that had been causing all cybernetically augmented people to go insane, Adam’s alive and well and back to hunting the Illuminati. Fair enough. But what note does the game end on, you might ask? Adam’s alive and well and back to hunting the Illuminati. Nothing gets resolved. Nothing changes. Imagine if Star Wars: Episode 5 ended after the Hoth battle. Sure, the first act has everything set, all the pieces are in place, but where’s the main struggle? The climax? You know, those things they refer to in the business as “acts two and three.”

The answer: nonexistent. This game is nothing more than a two-part setup for…

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