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Thief devs 'discussed' possible changes after Dishonored's release

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 07, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Although it was announced well before Arkane's game, many couldn't help but notice the similarities Thief shared with Dishonored. In a new retrospective, senior producer St├ęphane Roy admits that the studio had considered making changes to their game afterwards, but decided ...

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"No, just master, with most of the ui turned off, but not focus. I enjoyed the thieving in Thief ..."

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Thief developer Eidos Montreal lays off more than two dozen employees

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 04, 2014 2:00pm PST

Eidos Montreal, developer of the recently released Thief and Deus Ex: Human Revolution laid off 27 employees today.

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"I understand what you're saying. What irks me is why is this any more newsworthy than my MIL's ..."

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Deus Ex: The Fall jacking into PC in March

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 25, 2014 6:00am PST

Mobile spin-off Deus Ex: The Fall looked like a Deus Ex game, and swam like a Deus Ex game, but quacked like a Deus Ex game with horrible touchscreen controls. How very pleasant, then, that it's coming to PC with support for keyboard and mouse or controllers, of course, and ...

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"Glad. I tried to play it on Android, and while it definitely felt like a Deus Ex game the ..."

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Thief review: sneaky business

By Robert Workman, Feb 24, 2014 2:30pm PST

Thief is back. Is Eidos Montreal able to revive what made Garrett so beloved?

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"You know what I just did? I skipped all that well worded and carefully written text, and simply ..."

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Thief launch trailer sneaks out early

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 20, 2014 6:15am PST

Though Eidos Montreal's Thief doesn't launch until next week, the launch trailer arrived today, casing the scene before emerging from the shadows. It's pleasingly not that violent but does hint at more of the story than we've perhaps seen before, so you may want to steer cle...

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"Every story has to be a life or death struggle to save the city, the country, the planet, or the ..."

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Watch the first mission of Thief

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 14, 2014 2:00pm PST

Watch an "unedited, uncommented" playthrough of the first level of Thief.

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"yea, you will have the code at launch, (almost) never before."

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Thief trailer introduces the Thief Taker General

By Nathaniel Hohl, Feb 11, 2014 10:00am PST

The final "Stories from the City" trailer for Thief introduces the evil Thief Taker General.

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"Thief Taker was a real job in prior times. It's not something they made up."

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Thief trailer teaches 'Thief 101' as game goes gold

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 04, 2014 8:20am PST

Cor, what's this then, a game about stealing things? Clever name, Thief. So what's it about then? If you haven't been paying attention to Eidos Montreal's continuation of the classic Looking Glass series, here, a new trailer titled 'Thief 101' gives a fair rundown of the gam...

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"That's not true. They went back and changed a lot to satisfy the fans. I've followed this one ..."

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Deus Ex: The Fall blasts onto Android today

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 22, 2014 2:00pm PST

Deus Ex: The Fall has infiltrated Android devices, bringing over Ben Saxon's augmented tale from the novel, Deus Ex: The Icarus Effect.

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Thief PC system requirements confirmed

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 18, 2014 4:00pm PST

Eidos Montreal has confirmed the PC system requirements for Thief, so get your gaming rig ready now.

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"Nope its been half price on GMG ever since it added.. They have 20% of codes you can use. And ..."

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Thief custom difficulty and UI options detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 06, 2013 10:15am PST

Eidos Montreal may have ruffled a few feathers by disinterring the hallowed corpse of the Thief series, but it's certainly listening to fans' concerns about how video games nowadays are all for babies or something. The developer has now detailed the ways players can customis...

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"Yes! I want to be able to do a no-knockout, no-kill, no-interact, no-steal playthrough! Screw ..."

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Thief removes quick-time events too

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 15, 2013 6:00am PST

Last month Eidos Montreal revealed it had cut Thief's XP system in response to fan feedback, and now it's axed another unpopular part. The sneak 'em up no longer features any quick-time events, the developer confirmed yesterday--not that it had many in the first place. Gosh,...

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"Eidos Montreal did the same thing with Deux Ex, or at least made it configurable. They rock."

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut is a worthy update of the original game

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 06, 2013 1:00pm PST

Deus Ex: Human Revolution The Director's Cut augments a lot of what made the original game such a solid experience by including second screen integration, revamped boss battles, and neat extras.

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"Maybe a wothly update on consoles, but on PC the directors cut is a big step back. It has worse ..."

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Thief 'Basso's Gamble' trailer sets the stage for Garrett

By Steve Watts, Nov 04, 2013 12:45pm PST

A new series of "Stories from the City" trailers for Thief set the tone of the world and what makes an anti-hero like Garrett a necessary evil.

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"Not sure what to think of the press with this one. The complaints are either it is not a real ..."

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Thief cuts XP system in response to fan feedback

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 17, 2013 6:00am PDT

You may have noticed XP popups for murders in Thief gameplay demos and wondered, "What's up with that?" Why, you may even have posted a comment on this Internet about them! Developer Eidos Montreal has kept an eye on the discontent, and pulled the experience system entirely....

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"My issue was I foolishly believed I could find a non-lethal, stealthy approach to defeating the ..."

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