Elias Toufexis has performed a great deal of roles over the years—here he is in a 2005 episode of the Canadian crime drama Da Vinci’s Inquest—however perhaps the greatest ha to be that of Adam Jensen, the lead character of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Mankind Divided. His roughed-edged voice is a hallmark of the series: “I never requested this” is one of the most popular video game articulations to come along in years.
Toufexis has taken a shot at other enormous name series from that point forward, including Assassin’s Creed, Splinter Cell, and Call of Duty, however he said in a meeting with VG247 that Jensen is as yet the job he’s for the most part intently connected with. “You can go take a gander at my Twitter, regardless of what I tweet, unavoidably someone is stating, ‘Did you request this? I wager you didn’t request this’,” he said. “It’s the craziest thing, the way that Jensen got siphoned into this top level of video game characters was astonishing.”
Yet, despite the fact that Jensen is currently progressively unmistakable as the “face” of Deus Ex than unique lead Paul Denton (who was additionally demonstrated the gate after only one game), Square Enix had initially expected the character to be a one-and-done, so the continuation would be an altogether isolated game, about another person totally.
“They called me for the continuation, and it was an extraordinary thing to hear in light of the fact that at first—and I don’t have the foggiest idea in the event that anyone knows this, I believe it’s OK to state this now—at first they were going to make the spin-off without Jensen. They were simply going to make another Deus Ex game,” Toufexis said.
“What’s more, from what I recollect when I was told, the promoting group stated, ‘No, you can’t do that. Jensen has quite recently chanced upon this,’ like I stated, this talk of top video game characters ever. ‘You can’t simply not make a game without him, when you have him prepared to go.’ And they concurred, and they proceeded with the narrative of Human Revolution.”
The full meeting is a ton of fun, especially in case you’re a Deus Ex fan, however shockingly it likewise affirms that there’s still no activity on a continuation of Mankind Divided. Toufexis recognized that the game’s story finished suddenly and didn’t exactly meet desires, and keeping in mind that there’s no express association made to its moderately dreary gathering, plans to move legitimately into making a third game in the rebooted series never emerged.
“We were going to, supposedly, wrap up where we wrapped up in Mankind Divided, and proceed into whatever the following game would have been. Furthermore, I don’t imagine that Mankind Divided transported their objective as far as deals that they needed to hit. So it quickly back-burnered,” he said. “Be that as it may, I realize that they stated, I realized we would go directly into it. In my brain, I had stated, ‘alright, we’re doing this one, and after that we’re doing the following one.’ And then all of a sudden I quit getting phone calls.”
In spite of that, he suggested that there is a game set up to wrap things up appropriately: “Everybody’s annoyed about it now, and that bodes well, yet once we complete it, you’ll see why [Mankind Divided] finished where it finished,” he said. “We simply need to screwing jump on it.”