Deus Ex: Mankind divided is out today; to mark the occasion, I'm activating my Extreme Live-Stream™ augmentation to bring you four hours of uninterrupted shooty-stealth gameplay.
Starting at 1pm, I'll be focusing on Mankind Divided's campaign, so expect spoilers aplenty (and a few lengthy cutscenes). If you fancy tuning in and helping me spend a praxis point or two, press play on the video below and wait for that counter to reach zero.
One final thing - and I'm pretty sure this is going to rub people up the wrong way - but I actually quite liked Deus Ex: Invisible War. Does this make me a terrible person? I mean, what's so bad about it really? It's got conspiracy theories, augmentations and a shedload of vents to crawl through. What's not to love?
Deus Ex: Human Revolution's black and gold palette, obsession with triangles and exceptional trenchcoat made it visually distinctive, but its style has evolved into something meaner and more uncanny for follow-up Mankind Divided. Executive art director Jonathan Jacques-BelletÍte shows us how in the video below.
In many ways, producing video for the internet is a lot like soothsaying. We spend a lot of time reading the tea leaves (or fish guts, depending on your preference) to try and divine what videos will do well. Is the subject matter engaging? Have we tagged the video properly? Is this a game people want to see more of?
By the time this article goes live, my journey to E3 with Aoife, Tom and Oli will be underway. A frenzy of writing, filming, coffee drinking and very little sleep awaits, and I couldn't be more excited. There's so much to look forward to already but, if there's one thing E3 is good for, it's producing the odd surprise.
A slick CG trailer this week declared gravelly cyborg Adam Jensen would return soon for Deus Ex: Human Revolution sequel Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.