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Preview: The world is yours for the taking in Thief


Pillaging in The City
Oct 09
In recent times, it seems like the term ‘reboot’ has been treated as an ugly word. The type of phrase that causes fans of a particular franchise to cringe and become fearful knowing their adored series is making s... read
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Square Enix

Square Enix gets into crowdfunding with Collective


The publisher's new curated platform with Indiegogo
Oct 08
Square Enix getting into crowdfunding isn't that unusual, but the way the company is going about it sure is. It's partnering with Indiegogo for Collective, which is described as a "game pitching-and-publishing platform" that ... read
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Eidos

Ian Livingstone to leave Eidos after almost 20 years


Long-serving Eidos board member is leaving to pursue other interests
Sep 30
Ian Livingstone, one of the UK games industry's leading figures, is stepping down from from his duties at Eidos Interactive, a company he joined in 1995. GamesIndustry International is reporting Livingstone has stepped down b... read
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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
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Eidos founder quits

Eidos Montreal founder resigns


Irreconcilable differences with Square Enix Europe
Jul 23
Citing a lack of leadership following the failure of Tomb Raider, Hitman: Absolution, and Sleeping Dogs to meet sales expectations despite all three games being well received, Eidos Montreal founder and general manager Stepha... read
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Deus Ex: The Gall

PSA: iOS Deus Ex disables shooting on jailbroken devices


Deus Ex: The Gall
Jul 11
[Update: An impending update for The Fall will allow the game to be played on jailbroken devices. "We did not state clearly that the game would not support jailbroken devices and so we will be switching this off via an updat... read
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Falls just short of a mobile revolution
After a pretty tantalizing teaser, Square Enix was all set to announce the anticipated follow-up to the successful Deus Ex Human Revolution -- and much to the ire of fans, it ended up being a mobile exclusive. It's not all ba... read feature

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Built from the ground up to be a true Deus Ex game
Deus Ex: The Fall is a the next entry to the much loved series, heading for iOS this summer, with an Android version coming sometime there after. This may not be what you asked for, but don't write it off either. Mobile games... read feature

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Nintendo IP

Eidos: 'Nintendo should have their IP on every platform'


Around and around we go
Jun 06
At the Bristol Games Hub in South West England, Eidos president Ian Livingstone doled out lessons to both industry newcomers and industry vets. But it was his choice words to Kyoto giant Nintendo that raised eyebrows. "Ninten... read
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Deus Ex: The Fall is a mobile title


Coming this summer
Jun 05
The next Deus Ex game is a mobile/tablet title. It was developed by Square Enix Mobile Europe in cooperation with Eidos Montreal, the folks behind Deus Ex: Human Revolution. They're calling Deus Ex: The Fall an action RPG; i... read
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Deus Ex

Eidos asks if we're ready for Deus Ex: The Fall


Gee, I wonder!
Jun 03
Assuming that Deus Ex: The Fall is another game installment and not some spinoff project like a graphic novel, as some of you have suggested, then yes, Eidos Montréal, we are ready for it. Thanks for asking. And thanks... read
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Sneakity sneak sneak

First Thief trailer: Redesign, new voice and an explosion


I also really like him grabbing the game logo at the end!
Apr 04
Meet the new Thief, not the same as the old Thief. As you can see from this first trailer, the series has undergone some expected changes for its first entry in near a decade. Its sardonic lead, Garrett has a whole new look ... read
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Human Revolution

New Deus Ex: HR Director's Cut content won't leave Wii U


That's the current plan, anyway
Apr 03
Speaking to Penny Arcade Report, game designer Emile Pedneault stressed that the goal for the Wii U-exclusive Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut was for it to not be considered a port. "We really wanted to tak... read
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Focusing in Thief

Hocus Focus: One of Thief's newest systems is optional


And yet...still present. At least presently.
Mar 27
A lot of scrutiny has been directed toward the newly announced, next generation Thief game. In fact, enough people in the official Thief forum have been concerned about a detective mode-esque "Focus" ability that Eidos Montre... read
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Human Revolution really takes advantage of the GamePad
It seems the one thing we've really heard the most fuss about Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut is the boss battles. Whilst they were a bone of contention in the original versions of the game, this newer version on the... read feature

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Tyrannosaurus Tex

Lost footage of Game Boy FPS Tyrannosaurus Tex is found


YEEEEHAWWW!
Mar 15
In 2001, Tyrannosaurus Tex, a first-person shooter for the Game Boy Color was all set to change the world as one of the only portable FPS games on the market -- the only problem is, it was never released, as publisher Eidos ... read
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Office Chat

Dead Space needs a break, SimCity launch woes and Thief!


Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
Mar 06
In another casual discussion from Dtoid's virtual news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Spencer Hayes to discuss the deflated rumor of a Dead Space development hiatus (one we kind of wish were true). Plus, SimCity's rocky launch demonstrates once again that you can't count on anybody to successfully launch an online-only game and the gang discusses the recently announced Thief reboot. read
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Deus Ex

Listing for 'modified' Deus Ex: Human Revolution spotted


Did anyone ask for this?
Mar 04
An Australian Classification Board listing for a "modified" version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution was spotted recently, possibly pointing to either a new edition with downloadable content packed in or, as suggested by CVG, a W... read
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Deus Ex

'Deus Ex: Human Defiance' is just the upcoming movie


Oh ... I see
Mar 01
When word got out about Square Enix trademarking Deus Ex: Human Defiance, some of us got a bit carried away. The name, in our defense, did seem like a rather fitting title for a potential follow-up to 2011's Human Revolution.... read
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Deus Ex: Human Defiance

Deus Ex: Human Defiance trademarked by Square Enix


A sequel to Deus Ex: Human Revolution?
Feb 27
It looks like we'll be getting a sequel to Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Square Enix has taken out a trademark on Deus Ex: Human Defiance, and since the first game was rather successful, this isn't a huge surprise. Maybe th... read
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In other news, Gamefly just soiled itself
Eidos co-founder Ian Livingston doesn't see a digital-only system this generation, but he suggests the next Xbox will require an always-on internet connection and will feature marked discs that prevent sharing games across sy... read feature

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Live-action Deus Ex: Human Revolution fan film teased


Short film with surprisingly good costumes
Dec 22
Despite not normally being one for live-action YouTube videos based on games, this was pretty rad. It's a teaser for a Deus Ex: Human Revolution short film that already seems more promising than what Hollywood has in the wor... read
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Carmageddon now on GOG.com


I got your Splatter Bonus right here!
Sep 27
GOG's been hyping some big news lately, and today flipped the switch -- announcing the arrival of gory racer Carmageddon for its service. The game will cost $9.99 and is available for DRM-free purchase right now. Carmageddon ... read
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Hitman: Absolution adding depth to its 'sexy nuns'


Aug 16
The controversy that surrounded Hitman: Absolution and its violent "sexy nuns" trailer has caused the team to add more content to the game, revealed director Tore Blystad. The Saints -- the PVC-flavored assassins that Ag... read
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Jimquisition: The positive side to punching nuns


Jun 09
This episode went up last Monday but didn't get posted here due to me being in L.A. at the time it went live. The reason for the subject is a little dated now, especially with IO Interactive issuing an apology and kickstarti... read
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Punch half-naked nuns in the face in Hitman: Absolution


May 30
A new trailer for Hitman: Absolution has appeared, and everybody's talking about it. Some folk are hyped, some have felt their excitement plummet, and others are a little disturbed by a video that puts women in sexy rubber n... read
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Tomb Raider delayed until Q1 2013


May 14
Crystal Dynamics' next Tomb Raider title has been moved from its crowded Fall 2012 slot to "the first quarter of 2013," studio head Darrell Gallagher announced. The official reason behind the delay is the usual rationale of p... read
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Hitman: Absolution has a pretty fun pre-order bonus game


May 10
Hitman: Absolution won't be releasing until November but Square/Enix has partnered with GameStop to offer pre-order customers an early taste of what they can expect with a bonus game, Hitman: Sniper Challenge.  It is pr... read
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Hitman's Agent 47 has a new handler, Benjamin Travis


Apr 26
A new video promoting Hitman: Absolution released today which introduces the new character of Benjamin Travis, who becomes Agent 47's handler in the International Contract Agency, the secret espionage group always at th... read
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Eidos: new IP isn't crucial as games get sophisticated


Apr 10
Eidos Montreal general manager Stéphane D’Astous feels under no pressure to create new videogame ideas anymore, claiming games are getting so sophisticated that you can rely on new technology to make old ide... read
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GDC: Deus Ex: HR's bosses could have used 'more effort'


Mar 07
Considering the potential for great, inventive boss fights, it was unfortunate to see these sequences as one of the weaker elements of Deus Ex: Human Revolution. During a talk at GDC called "Reimagining a Classic," gameplay d... read
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Eidos admits Deus Ex: Human Revolution bosses were weak


Nov 03
It was a fantastic game, but that didn't stop gamers getting incredibly angry over one small portion of Deus Ex: Human Revolution. The overwhelming conversation surrounding Eidos' game concerned the boss battles and how bad t... read






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