Head to prison in ‘Deus Ex: Mankind Divided’ with ‘A Criminal Past’ DLC

deus ex criminal past dlc deusexjensenhq
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided‘s Adam Jensen is a master of stealth. If he doesn’t want to be seen, the chances are pretty high that he’ll be able to sneak by anyone and anything unnoticed. But what if he’s captured on purpose? In the game’s next expansion, A Criminal Past, Jensen is going undercover as a prisoner, and he’s joined by a familiar face.

Taking place before the events of Mankind Divided, A Criminal Past sees Jensen searching for an undercover agent who has “gone dark.” To do this, he has to enter a high-security prison — designed to hold augmented humans — and search for the agent himself.

The expansion will also see Jensen reunite with Delara Auzenne, a psychiatrist in the main Mankind Divided storyline who Jensen routinely speaks to regarding his emotional state following dangerous missions.

Several new characters will also be introduced, and the DLC will “provide players with more insight into the lore of the Deus Ex Universe,” according to the official announcement. It’s unclear if this refers only to Jensen’s games, or if the lore will connect Mankind Divided and Human Revolution more explicitly to the earlier installments.

A Criminal Past is Mankind Divided‘s second expansion, following September’s System Rift. System Rift was relatively well received, with critics praising the way it ties together Human Revolution and Mankind Divided. Its short length was criticized, however — you can finish it in as little as two hours.

Both expansions are available as part of the $30 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided season pass, which is included in the game’s Digital Deluxe Edition. The season pass also adds additional currency, weapon packs, chipsets, and customization items.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided — A Criminal Past becomes available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on February 23.


‘Fortnite’ removes the Infinity Blade weapon after player backlash

Following player backlash over the Infinity Blade weapon's inclusion in Fortnite's battle royale mode, Epic Games decided to remove the weapon from the game completely. It was not limited to a special mode.

Find the perfect weapon in 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' multiplayer with our guide

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has several different guns to choose from in its multiplayer mode, and they're split across multiple classes. Here's a guide to all of them and when you should use them.
Home Theater

The best Dolby Atmos movies for your home theater sound as good as they look

If you've got your hands on some sweet Dolby Atmos gear, the next step is to find films that take advantage of it. These are our picks in every genre for the best Dolby Atmos movies currently available on Blu-ray and streaming services.

Here's where Xur is and what he has for wares this week in 'Destiny 2: Forsaken'

The weekly vendor in Destiny 2: Forsaken always brings Exotic weapons and armor, some of the toughest loot to find in the game. Here's everything you need to know to track down Xur: Where he is, when he shows up, and what he's stocking.
Movies & TV

Our first look at 'The Punisher' season 2 hints at January 2019 premiere

The Punisher is getting a second season on Netflix, with Jon Bernthal returning to play Marvel Comics' gun-toting antihero, Frank Castle. Here's everything we know about season 2 of The Punisher so far.

Want every suit in 'Marvel's Spider-Man' for PS4? Here's how to get them all

Marvel's Spider-Man features a whopping 33 different suits for Peter Parker to wear as he swings across New York City knocking out baddies. Here are all the suits and how to unlock them.

New ‘Stardew Valley’ content on the way, as game’s maker freezes next project

Stardew Valley creator Eric Barone said that he will continue working on new content for the indie farming simulator. The developer previously said that he will devote all his time to his next game, but that has been placed on hold for now.

Everything about 'Red Dead Online', including its new microtransaction store

Red Dead Online will gradually rolled out to Red Dead Redemption 2 players via a beta. We've got all the details about the beta's suite of competitive and cooperative modes, as well as what to expect going forward.

HDR monitors are beginning to have an impact. Here are the best you can buy

HDR isn't the most common of PC monitor features and is often charged at a premium, but the list of available options is growing. These are the best HDR monitors you can buy right now.
Virtual Reality

Oculus Rift vs. HTC Vive: Prices drop, but our favorite stays the same

The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are the two big names in the virtual reality arena, but most people can only afford one. Our comparison tells you which is best when you pit the Oculus Rift vs. HTC Vive.

Xbox One X vs. PS4 Pro: Which console is more powerful?

Far from cooling down, the console wars are only getting more intense. We compare Microsoft's Xbox One X to Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro to help you decide which premium console is right for you.

Underwater survival game ‘Subnautica’ free on Epic Games’ online store

The award-winning underwater survival game Subnautica is currently available as a free download on the Epic Games store. The Steam challenger looks to attract players with a new free game every two weeks.

Kanye West wants to meet ‘Metal Gear Solid’ creator Hideo Kojima, for some reason

Rapper Kanye West wants to meet video game designer Hideo Kojima in New York. Nobody knows the reason behind the meeting, but fans are speculating that it may have something to do with Death Stranding for the PlayStation 4.
Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Booze-filled ski poles and crypto piggy banks

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!