Finally got Deus Ex Human Revolution. I'm a big fan of the first game. There are things I both dislike and like about this game. I'm only at the second city so far (Left Detroit).
-"press button for cover": More a taste thing, since not really used to it as a PC gamer. (And this seems more a console thing to me, like Gears of War etc.)
-Terrible acting: Acting in DE was not great, but nothing really terrible Serif sounds like he's telling jokes while he briefs you for the first mission. and I want to literally punch Prichard. (though I think it's probably intentional).
I almost wonder if I'm being set up to dislike these characters, in the same way you dislike Gunther, Anna (Edit: Oh yeah, and that jerk Simmons, and to a lesser extent manderly) in the first game where you
(Deus ex 1 Spoiler:) ' go on a shooting spree and kill them all.
-Retardly stupid first boss: Tiny room with a guy who can kill you quickly (even on medium difficulty!) if you play a "stealth" character he is much too hard for a first boss. Also best solution for killing is more like a third person action game (Spoiler): You throw barrels at him to stun/damage him.
Which seriously breaks the mood.
-City Design, and being claustrophobic is definitely a technical advantage for the designers, but feels very in the mood. The city design was great in the first one, and actually city design was one of the few things that wasn't too terrible (but not as good as DE or DE:HR) in DE2 as far as I can remember (well, except Egypt exterior, which was bland, boring and confusing as hell). Tactical cover is well placed and designed both for sneaking and using as cover in fire fights. World feels nice and large, and the ways areas are divided are fairly well done, as well as the way your cut off from the outside areas that don't matter.
-Little nods to the first game the first code? 0401. A guy randomly whistles the theme song from the first game. Refrences to some of the characters from the first game.
-New Aug system: No more skills, and now I really feel like I'm choosing between two different things (In DE1, even as a stealthy person, there was no real reason NOT to take armor). No swimming skill!
Over all, I'm enjoying the game.
I was given the newest humble bundle as a gift, so I've also been playing psycnauts again. I gave up before in the first stage (in the first teacher's head, basicly the tutorial), but I breezed through it this time. I've also been playing some Amnesia: Dark Descent but only a little bit so far.