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Deus Ex

This is Eidos' new engine for Deus Ex


Find the snakes
Dec 04
You're looking at Eidos Montréal's new engine for current-gen consoles and PC, the Dawn Engine. The studio says it "will form the cornerstone" for future core games in the Deus Ex franchise and "any other projects that... read
A fun, simple little game in the Hitman universe
Square hasn’t been afraid to use the Hitman IP in fun and creative ways. Hitman GO was a critical success for doing something unique, and while Hitman Sniper isn’t on that same scale, it is still at least a ton of fun. read feature

Hitman

Turn-based Hitman GO comes to iOS next week


Such a neat concept for a spinoff game
Apr 10
Square Enix Montréal's turn-based strategy title Hitman GO looks like a decent excursion while we wait for the next major franchise installment from IO Interactive. It's coming real soon -- first to iOS devices on Apri... read
Deus Ex

Square Enix trademarks Deus Ex: Mankind Divided


Cool name
Mar 28
The folks behind Human Revolution are working on a new Deus Ex for current-generation consoles and PC. Could its title be Deus Ex: Mankind Divided? Square Enix trademarked the phrase in the United Kingdom, reports CVG. It sur... read
Deux Ex

Square Enix brings Deux Ex: The Fall to Steam early


Original game included in $9.99 purchase price
Mar 18
As of today, Deus Ex: The Fall is now on Steam following its mobile release last year. Players command former British SAS mercenary Ben Saxon as he tracks down a drug conspiracy in 2027. Once you get over the fact that the p... read
Layoffs

Now that Thief is out, Eidos Montreal lays off 27 people


'War makes thieves and peace hangs them'
Mar 05
AAA development works, the large studio tells you. "Yes it is true we've let 27 people go today," its press release reads as you imagine it dabbing crocodile tears with a fan of c-notes. "Unfortunately it's something that ev... read
PC version didn't steal my heart like a thief in the night
The Thief series began on the PC, and it's one of those games that old people like me say has its spiritual home there. So it's no surprise that the new Thief reboot/remake would come under scrutiny as to how well it performs... read feature

Steal all the shinies
The original Thief was one of my favorite PC games of all time. It was unique in that it completely focused on stealth -- a mechanic that wasn't used often at the time outside of a few select games like the original... read feature

Thief

Watch what Thief is all about in this new launch trailer


Hint: he steals things
Feb 20
Thief is almost here, and you can get a glimpse of a bit of gameplay (but not much) from its launch trailer above. As expected, there's tons of looting, sneaking, and swooping, compliments of the master thief and hero o... read
Thief

Steal everything in sight in this Thief gameplay video


The shinier the better
Feb 18
There doesn't seem to be any doubt about it, Thief will certainly live up to its namesake. In this 17-minute video that shows the game's first mission, Garrett gets his klepto on and does his best magpie impression, as ... read
Thief

New Thief video teaches how to steal in style


Any way you want it
Feb 04
The title of this Thief video calls it a trailer, but I'd be hard-pressed to classify it as such. Not many trailers run six minutes, but whatever this is, it remains interesting the whole time. I guess badass thievery a... read
Thief

Let's look at the customization options for Thief on PS4


Iron Man mode still scares me
Jan 27
We already knew that the upcoming reboot of Thief was going to have lots of customization on PC, but it's good to see the PlayStation 4 (and presumably all console versions) will have those options too. From the start of the... read
Sneak, loot, adapt
Back in October, I got the chance to sit down to chat with members of Eidos Montreal after a lengthy session with the new entry in the Thief series. Since the reveal in 2009, the game has gone through many different iteration... read feature

Thief PC requirements

Out of the shadows: Eidos reveals Thief PC requirements


Here is some information please feel free to take it or ignore it
Jan 20
Eidos posted system requirements for the upcoming Thief, the PC version of which is done with the help of the team that did Tomb Raider and Deus Ex: Human Revolution on PC. And then I posted the requirements here. You are now... read
Deus Ex: The Fall

Deus Ex: The Fall is now on sale for a buck


$0.99 until January 2nd
Dec 20
That Deus Ex mobile game The Fall is now $0.99 on iTunes, which is a decent price to check it out at. It basically pares down the Human Revolution experience into a mobile offering, but it still has that "steal... read
Thief

New Thief trailer introduces us to the Queen of Beggars


Could Garrett be just a pawn in a larger game?
Dec 19
As one of the first big titles coming out in 2014, it's no surprise to see another trailer for Thief arrive on our doorsteps. This time we're being introduced to the secretive Queen of Beggars as she narrates the woe of The ... read
Thief story trailer

New Thief trailer shows the death of Garrett's apprentice


Generic story looks generic
Dec 09
Anyone who played the old Thief games might remember Garrett taking on a young apprentice. Apparently, Eidos Montreal doesn't want to have a young thief following him around, because during VGX they released a trailer for th... read
Thief

The UI and difficulty levels in Thief are moddable


You can create some hardcore modifications
Dec 04
Some of the worries about the new Thief title from Eidos Montreal come from how a studio can make a big-budget stealth game that will appeal to a mass audience. Hardcore fans of the series worry that the game will watered dow... read
Thief drops QTEs

Thief dropping QTEs because everyone hated them


You won't have to mash the X button anymore
Nov 15
Thief, the sequel/reboot of the classic stealth game, had a demo awhile back that had some people upset over the use of a quick time events (QTEs), which had players smashing buttons to complete scripted parts of the game. No... read
Thief

Feast your eyes on these new Thief screenshots


Before Garrett steals them, anyway
Nov 13
Thief might be the game I'm most excited about from 2014, so Eidos Montreal knows exactly how to tease me by releasing some screenshots from early in the game. These are all from an initial level of the game called Lockdown; ... read
Thief

Here's a look at the world of the new Thief game


Shifty fence
Nov 04
I'm eagerly anticipating Eidos Montreal's reboot of Thief but I've had my concerns. Despite the studio's good work with Deus Ex: Human Revolution, I worried about how the team would follow on from Thief: Deadly Shadows. This... read
Kind of, sort of, maybe...yes please
Handing off the development of an established Japanese series to a western studio isn't the most shocking idea around. When both Silent Hill and Devil May Cry were feared long in the tooth, Konami and Capcom, respectively, le... read feature

Thief

The experience points system is gone from Thief


Eidos Montreal devs listen to fan feedback
Oct 16
In a Q&A session on its forums, Eidos Montreal confirmed that the experience points system is gone from the upcoming Thief reboot. Fans were concerned after the E3 trailer showed XP being awarded for performing a headshot... read
Deus Ex

How to upgrade Deus Ex PC with the Director's Cut content


I couldn't not use that image
Oct 11
On PC, new players can dive right into Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut with a full $19.99 purchase, but there are other money-saving options for the rest of us who own the base game already and want that new content.... read
Expect to pay more than the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC versions
Looks like Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut is going to cost extra if you're planning on getting the Wii U version. Nintendo Everything has checked prices at a few retailers and it turns out the final price ... read feature

Thief

This gameplay trailer for Thief ticks all the right boxes


Eidos Montreal's reboot/sequel is still on track for February 2014 release
Oct 09
There's a fairly short list of things that I'd want to see in a new Thief game: water arrows, sneaking past guards, shiny trinkets ripe for the plunder, some casual pickpocketing, and a city shrouded in a seemingly endless n... read
Human Revolution

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut out on Oct. 22


Extended edition of the 2011 title will add considerable touch screen support
Oct 02
We've already learned of the next stage in the Deus Ex franchise but Eidos Montreal isn't forgetting about Human Revolution. The Director's cut of the game will hit current consoles and PC on October 22 in North America and ... read
Multi-game Deus Ex: Universe planned
That Deus Ex: Universe trademark? It's not what it might've sounded like. Eidos Montreal has lifted the lid on its future plans for the franchise, which include multiple games for PC/consoles as well as mobile titles, books, ... read feature

Thief

The Bank Heist is your Thief pre-order DLC


Garett will take on the impregnable Stonemarket bank in this pre-order bonus
Sep 25
The thing that surprised me about the trailer above is not that there's going to be pre-order DLC for Eidos Montreal's upcoming Thief title but that the game is set for a February 25, 2014 release. I thought I had being payi... read
Plus PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 too
We've been talking a lot about some big AAA games the past few days, so what's one more to close out the week? Thief is looking mighty fine based on our hands-on time, and we're going to have wait until next year before we c... read feature

Eidos Montreal

David Anfossi is the new head of Eidos Montreal studio


Anfossi was the executive producer of Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Aug 01
After the surprising resignation of Stephane D'Astous earlier in July, Eidos Montreal have announced that David Anfossi is the new head of the studio. Anfossi was the Executive Producer of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, the studi... read
Deus Ex

Deus Ex film free to be its own movie


Eidos Montreal happy to have the proposed film break from canon
Jul 27
We all know the record of videogames being translated into good movies whilst being true to the source material is... well, pretty poor. Whilst games don't tend to have the best stories around, much of the challenge is conden... read






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