Square Enix have today revealed that a brand new Deus Ex game will be heading to the iOS platform, and its called Deus Ex: The Fall.
According to Square Enix the game will include never before seen characters which have been taken from the novel, Deus Ex: The Icarus Effect, and the game will act as a sequel to the novel, whereby powerful corporations have seized control from governments and command the drug supply needed by augmented humans to survive. In terms of the game players will control Ben Saxon, a former British SAS Mercenary who underwent physical augmentation, and is desperatly looking for the truth behind the drug conspiracy.
Deus Ex: The Fall is being developed by Square Enix’s Mobile division in Europe, in collaboration with the original Deus Ex: Human Revolution team at Eidos-Montréal and N-Fusion. Both studio’s hope to create a new story and universe that is unique to the touch-screen devices, as Jean-François Dugas, Executive Game Director at Eidos-Montréal explains:
“We’re really excited to continue the DEUS EX series on mobile and start a new journey. The team has done an incredible job creating a whole new story and controls for intuitive touch screen gameplay, whilst staying true to the DEUS EX universe. Players can expect exploration, action, hacking, stealth, social enhancers, player choice and consequence- the full DEUS EX experience.”
While Antony Douglas, General Manager of Square Enix Mobile explains that smartphone devices are key to the success of the Desus Ex platform:
“Smart devices are central to Square Enix’s platform strategy and we approach it with the same attention as our boxed and digital releases. DEUS EX: THE FALL is going to be testament to our commitment in delivering high quality entertainment on mobile and tablet devices.”
Desus Ex: The Fall will be available later in the summer for iOS devices and will be priced at $6.99/£4.99/€5.99, futhermore the game will be playable at at E3 next week.