Usually it's a romance story that is Wish Fulfillment for both men ("That girl doesn't hate me, she's just waiting for me to prove my love is true.") or women ("A warm and caring man will fall in love with me and bring me fulfillment and happiness.").Occasionally it's not romantic, instead being a buddy tale of the Power of Friendship. Sometimes the defroster is a faker, who now breaks the former Ice Queen's heart, sending her back into her shell, but then sometimes the faker ends up subjected to Becoming the Mask, and decides he or she likes the Ice Queen (or King) after all.
Typically, the payoff comes When She Smiles and shows he's gotten through to her.And regardless of those choices and their consequence the player has the tools at their disposal to adapt and move forward without having to change how they play (mostly).It’s a formula many AAA titles have tried to recreate since 2000, yet none seemed to come as close to getting it right as this.Walking on to Detroit streets makes you want to watch your back; the desolation of Adam’s apartment makes one grow despondent as the half-man that haunts the place, and walking into a LIMB clinic is like entering a church to the hum of seraphs somewhere behind the white tiles and accented glass. Though there are many tools at the disposal of players, there is one weapon they will always rely on: choice.Depending on how you select augments, weapons and tactics when approaching enemies and infiltration you can either develop the image and attitude of a ravenous man out for for revenge or a calculating secret agent determined to uncover the truth.