If you're looking for the same experience you had in Deus Ex, then play Deus Ex. The reason player reviews are so low for Deus Ex: Invisible War is because people had their hopes set too high, and too narrow. Deus Ex was such a ground-breaking and fresh experience that it left almost too much of an impression on its gamers, and they were looking for a duplicate experience. It's not here. However, in it's own right, Deus Ex: Invisible War is an enthralling, entertaining, and enjoyable experience. The graphics, sounds, dialogue and the story itself are top-notch. My most enjoyable moment was listening to the Bums in the Unatco Ruins discuss the same Lemon-Lime soda which Gunter hated so much. My only complaint is with the size of the areas: they are TINY, and the constant loading from moving between areas really deters from the overall experience. This game is also much shorter than the first, although the ability to play from both the viewpoint of a male and female Alex D., and the separate faction missions, allows for some replay.
Deus Ex was one of those titles that nobody really expected. Released in 2000 by Ion Storm, a developer whose reputation was in shambles after the massive public failure known as Daikatana, Deus Ex provided a style of ga... Read Full Review
Alright, let's try and get this over with as softly and smoothly as possible. Although I regret having to say it, when you compare Invisible War to the brilliant original of Deus Ex, the follow-up frankly falls painfully... Read Full Review