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Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition Priced at 99 Cents Today on Games for Windows

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Today, the Games for Windows Marketplace is offering the classic first-person shooter, role-playing game Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition for less than the price of a cup of coffee. Unless you love really terrible coffee.

For only 99 cents (or 80MS Points) you can join the rest of the hardcore, cult fans of the Deus Ex series. Is Microsoft a little late to push a game that launched for PC in 2000? Before we answer that, consider this:

Warren Spector, one of the original designers on Deus Ex, just launched his latest title: Epic Mickey, developed at Junction Point Studios, making it a good time to bring up his old classic. Add to that, the fact that Edios Montreal recently released new media for its upcoming third installment in the Deus Ex series, titled Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and one could argue that Microsoft was right on time with this offer.

Those people would be wrong--it's ten years old for crying out loud--but it's a cute argument to make. Make sure to grab the game soon, if you don't already own it.

From The Chatty

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    December 2, 2010 3:22 PM

    "Make sure to grab the game soon, if you don't already own it. "

    Agreed. I recognize the style and pacing of the game might not necessarily appeal to 100% of the gamers on the market, but bear in mind there's a damn good reason this thing has a cult following - you're seriously missing out if you haven't at least tried it yet.

    Also, if you're picking now to get onboard, make sure you hunt down the rendering updates some independent parties have made; texture updates, shader support, and so on. Makes the game look a fair sight nicer (plus the proper support for higher resolutions is good).

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      December 2, 2010 6:30 PM

      Too bad Human Revolution is looking to be shit.

      :(

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        December 2, 2010 7:14 PM

        Seriously? I thought it looked pretty amazing.