References to other games
In Frank Pritchard's office in Sarif Industries there is a poster on the wall with some character art and a title: Final Fantasy XXVII
. Considering the fact that the events of Deus Ex: Human Revolution
take place in 2027, this prognosis for a future installment in the Final Fantasy
series (published by the same company
) means that during the 16 years between 2011 and 2027 there will be 13 new Final Fantasy
References to real life
During the arrival cutscene in Montreal, you see Picus Headquarters. The building for Picus Headquarters is modeled after the real-life Olympic Stadium in Montreal. In addition, at a certain point during the level, you overhear a couple of guards talking about the history of the building. They mention how during a concert, a concrete slab fell and crushed concertgoers. While thankfully that never happened in real life, it's a reference to various incidents involving pieces of the concrete structure in Olympic Stadium coming loose and falling off.
References to the game
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
was parodied in an episode of "Die Redaktion" (The Editorial Team), a monthly comedy video produced by the German gaming magazine GameStar. It was published on the DVD of issue 10/2011.
In August 2011, it was announced that the UK and Russian versions would be region locked. This stirred quite the controversy and after protests the region lock for UK was removed.
- GamePro (Germany)
- 2011 - #2 Console Action Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
- PC Games (Germany)
- Issue 01/2012 - #2 Best Game in 2011 (Editors' Choice)
- Issue 01/2012 - #3 Best RPG in 2011 (Readers' Choice)
- Issue 01/2012 - #5 Surprise in 2011 (Readers' Choice)