Deus Ex: Human Revolution Coming to the Mac

Feral Interactive has announced that a native Mac version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, the critically acclaimed prequel to Deus Ex, will be released in the upcoming months. The game is set to come out during Winter 2011/12, with Feral's dedicated mini-site receiving an update with more information about the title soon.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution is an action-based role-playing game developed by Eidos and published by Square Enix. It tells the story of Adam Jensen, a security chief for one of the world's most powerful corporations; in 2027 -- Human Revolution is set 25 years before the original game -- corporations have extended their powers beyond the reach of local governments. Adam is forced to undergo cybernetic augmentation to fuse his body with mechanical parts, and he's thrown in the middle of a global conspiration.

From Ars Technica's review of the game:

The game's uncanny ability to give you multiple ways out of situations is carried right through to the final encounter, and the game even ends with an important decision. Every option you're given before the credits roll is attractive in its own way, though at the same time, none of the choices truly provide comfort. Human Revolution can be oppressively bleak at times, but it earns its tone.

Although the game world has plenty of room for more stories told by future titles, this story comes to a very definitive end. That's something rare in big-budget games today, especially when they take place in an established franchise. But a real conclusion just confirms why this game deserves so much praise: by the end of the game's impressively long run time, you're left satisfied by the story and the characters within it.

Below is the trailer of Human Revolution from E3 2010. Feral Interactive isn't new to Mac game ports, having released Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition for OS X last year. [via The Loop]

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