We may be waiting a long time for the next big Deus Ex game. The developers of the iconic franchise have moved on to other big franchises, according to sources speaking both to Kotaku and other outlets. Sources say Eidos Montreal has cancelled a planned sequel to Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, which came out last year.
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Even after its lukewarm reception last year, Eidos Montreal is still working away at Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. The latest update includes a new mission, called Desperate Measures and a bunch of cosmetic bonuses, all for free.
A number of different artists showed off their work at the Hero Complex Galaxy gallery in Los Angeles last night for its Sci-Scapes event. Among them were Laurie Greasley and Josan Gonzalez, whose collaboration featured below drew inspiration from almost every corner of sci-fi pop culture you could imagine.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's latest DLC, System Rift, has shady corporate dealings, Illuminati conspiracies (and characters saying "Illuminati" with a straight face), and Adam Jensen answering video calls shirtless. But unlike the campaign, where characters have all the affect of conveniently-placed crates, System Rift is full of moments of unexpected personality.
The last few months saw the release of grunty video hardware from major GPU vendors NVIDIA and AMD. The only problem has been finding games to help stretch their legs. Well, Eidos Montreal has just added Deus Ex: Mankind Divided to the growing list of games with DirectX 12 support, though its implementation is currently an opt-in "preview".