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Human Revolution‘s boss battles were a management failure: News broke (or, more accurately, re-broke) this week that the much-maligned boss battles of Deus Ex: Human Revolution had been outsourced to G.R.I.P. The natural response was to blame the incoherent nature of these fights (although honestly, they weren’t that bad) on that studio. The blame, however, most likely belongs to the management at Eidos. Any decision to outsource work puts an enormous burden on the management, because it is their job to see that the work done by the outsource group meets the standards and fits the vision for the whole [Read more…]