The third game in the Deus Ex first-person role-playing video game series, and a prequel to the original game. It was developed by Eidos Montreal.

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Where can I find weapon silencers in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

I was wondering if any one knows where to acquire a silencer for my weapons in Deus Ex: Human Revolution.
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How do I beat the Picus boss?

After discovering the truth behind the anchor of Picus, Eliza Cassan, I am confronted by someone with augmentations that match or even defeat mine. Any damage I do seems quickly repaired, and once ...
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Tutorials play very slowly, what can I do?

My machine can handle Deus Ex Human Revolution fine with the resolution turned down a bit from my screen's native resolution. However tutorial clips play extremely slowly - the audio is very choppy ...
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Is there a way to only display markers for the current mission?

I've just got out into the city, and already I have two main missions, and 4 side missions, one of which has 3 different locations which I need to go to. This adds quite a lot of clutter to the ...
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How do I beat the first boss (Barrett)?

I'm going into this fight with a single EMP grenade, a stun gun and tranquilizer rifle, and a handgun as my only lethal weapon. I've managed to use the EMP and the stun gun to lock him down and pump ...
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How do I get past the first turret in Deus Ex Human Revolution?

I'm trying to get past it without it going hostile so I can get the Foxiest of the Hounds achievement, but I can't get to the door across the hallway (not the one with the concussion mine next to it) ...
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What's the difference between the difficulty options?

Deus Ex: Human Revolution gives you three options for starting a new game, "Tell Me a Story", "Give Me a Challenge", and "Give Me Deus Ex": The wording seems to imply that there's more difference ...
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Is Windmill going to be fine without a gun?

At the start of the Alice Garden pod raid, Arie van Bruggen asks you for a gun to defend himself. Since I only had my 3 tricked-out weapons of choice at the time, I declined. In response, he bid me a ...
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution mouse lag?

I've just installed DX:HR via Steam, and I've noticed there's really bad mouse/keyboard lag in the game. Framerate seems fine for the most part, but when I move the mouse, there's about a quarter or ...
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How many Praxis points can I expect to get in a playthrough of Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

I just got Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and I'm trying to get a sense for how much flexibility I have in spending Praxis points. How many of these can I expect to accumulate in a playthrough of the ...
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Is there a safe place to stash items in Hengsha?

I've recently moved onto the second major hub area in Deus Ex: Human Revolution. So far, I haven't come across anyplace as safe as my apartment in Detroit. I don't feel like lugging a rocket launcher ...
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How exactly does the Social Enhancer augmentation work?

I picked this up because I've always enjoyed dialogue in RPGs. However, I can't really be sure that I'm making effective use of it. Most times, the conversation will plod along until I can activate ...
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How do I get past the lasers?

In Detroit, there is a storage area behind a level 5 security lock. Inside is a set of lasers guarding what looks like a bunch of stuff. If I trigger the lasers, it sets off a deadly gas that will ...
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Are augmentations permanent?

I've just received my first praxis point and am now fretting over what to spend it on. Are my choices here permanent or can I unspend a reallocate points to different augmentations later in the game? ...
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What actions give XP in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

As I've been playing through Deus Ex, I've seen my fair share of messages pop up, informing me that I have earned XP, but because there's no explanation for the message, It's not always obvious what ...
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How do I open the barred door in the Derelict Row sewers?

There is a door in the Derelict Row sewers that clearly has an area behind it, but does not open. Is it part of a quest or do I need to find a switch/terminal? I am still in act 1. Here is an image ...
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Does throwing things at enemies deal damage?

The Tutorial in Deus-Ex: Human Revolution briefly mentions the ability to throw move-able objects at enemies. Excepting cases where you throw explosives and the like, is there any usefulness in ...
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Recharging More Than One Battery

I can't seem to recharge more than one battery. I did a battery upgrade, so I have three available batteries, but the normal recharge only fills up one. I can get another battery to charge up by using ...
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How do I defeat/sneak past proximity mines?

I'm at a hallway filled with proximity mines and things are not going well. I've tried to crouch past them or in between them but they're very sensitive and I don't think that's a possibility. ...
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How do I remain undetected for the “Cloak and Daggers” mission?

[multiple spoiler alert] Early in the game there's a side mission "Cloak and Daggers" that has a secondary objective, "Remain undetected while in DRB territory." Eventually I gave up and just went in ...
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Can I store items in my apartment?

After finishing a couple of quests, you are directed to go to your apartment. If I have items in my inventory that I want to keep but don't want to carry around with me everywhere, is it safe to stash ...
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Do different versions of Deus Ex: Human Revolution differ visually or mechanically? How so?

Deus Ex: Human Revolution is available on Xbox 360, PS3, and Windows-based computers via Steam. How do these versions differ? Obviously the 360 version has achievements, while the PS3 version has ...
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How do I get the Balls Achievement in Deus Ex?

How do I get the Balls achievement? I can't figure this one out. The description is: Seems you like playing with balls, eh?
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How do I use my hacking tools effectively?

Deus Ex: Human Revolution has a slightly more complex system for hacking computers and alarms than the original. Relying mostly on guesswork worked alright until I entered the Detroit PD station, at ...
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Should I have played the first game and/or Invisible War to fully understand Human Revolution?

I am considering starting to play Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Having seen the trailer and some gameplay footage, and having read mostly positive reviews, I am quite sure I will have a blast. However, ...
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Does killing in the opening sequence count against the Pacifist achievement?

In Deus Ex: Human Revolution, is it possible to get the pacifist achievement even if one kills enemies in the opening sequence? Boss fight kills do not count against the achievement, so I'm wondering ...
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How can I not snap people's necks (or only snap it a little bit)?

So the wall-punching augmentation (in the Cybernetic Arm Prosthesis augmentation tree) allows you to punch through weak walls, but will automatically have you snap the neck of anyone standing on the ...
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What are the criteria to gain the stealth bonus experience at the end of missions?

What are the rewards you can receive at the end of missions for a stealth approach and how does it compare versus killing every enemy you come across in terms of experience and rewards. Can I do take ...
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How do I stop Deus Ex from installing the MSVC redist package at every launch?

Why is my copy of Deus EX installing the Microsoft package every time I start it up? How do I stop this behavior?
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Is there a way to skip the opening logos in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

I'm really enjoying the newest Deus Ex, but I'm not enjoying sitting through the logos of the assorted developers and publishers each time the game loads. I remember modifying a file (maybe a .ini) in ...
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How do I rescue Josie Thorpe?

At the end of the first mission, you have to negotiate with the terrorist leader and try to convince him to let Josie Thorpe go. Unfortunately, I didn't say the right thing, and she didn't make it out ...
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Does Deus Ex: Human Revolution support a third-person camera on consoles?

I'm one of those people that has developed an inability to play many first-person shooters, but not all. Since a demo doesn't appear to be coming out for Deus Ex: Human Revolution I'm wondering if ...
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Are bosses harder as a stealth-based character?

I recently read a review of Deus Ex that said you could play a stealth character throughout most of the game, avoiding combat. However, they also said the boss battles were all strict run-and-gun ...
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Does Deus Ex: Human Revolution require Steam to play on PC?

I want to know if PC copies of Deus Ex: Human Revolution bought at retail can (or must) be activated on Steam to run? I've seen information indicating the game uses Steamworks (implying it can or ...