Eidos-Montreal’s near-future cyberpunk video game series Deus Ex
will receive a comic book adaptation next year from Titan Comics.
The first five-part arc will be written by Alex Irvine (Iron Man, Daredevil), with art by Marco Turini. The first issue will release on March 2. The story will follow Adam Jensen’s adventures through the dystopian world, including interactions with characters from the upcoming new game Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.
The Deus Ex franchise is developed by Eidos Montreal and published by Square Enix. The action role-playing game combines first-person shooter, role-playing and stealth elements in an immersive environment. The original game, launched in 2000, was set in the year 2052, and followed rookie UN Anti-Terrorist Coalition agent JC Denton as he battled terrorist forces as well as being embroiled in conspiracies involving the Illuminati and Hong Kong Triads.
The latest game, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
is set two year after the (2011) prequel game, Deus Ex
: Human Revolution
, which was set in 2027 and follows Adam Jensen, a security manager at a growing biotechnology firm, who is forced to undergo radical bio-enhancement surgery to save his life after a terrorist attack.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is scheduled to be released on February 23, 2016 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.