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Thief dropping QTEs because everyone hated them

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 one like QTEs,...

 
 
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Feast your eyes on these new Thief screenshots

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; a curfew has be...

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

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 stylish new tr...

 
 
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The experience points system is gone from Thief

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 -- not the typ...

 
 
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Thief-inspired The Dark Mod is now a standalone release

If like me you've been eagerly awaiting the release of Eidos Montreal's new Thief game, then this trailer for The Dark Mod might interest you. It's a full, standalone mod built in the Doom 3 engine that's been in the works for a few years ...

 
 
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This gameplay trailer for Thief ticks all the right boxes

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 night. This new ...

 
 
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Preview: The world is yours for the taking in Thief

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 some changes. Wh...

 
 
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The Bank Heist is your Thief pre-order DLC

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 paying close attent...

 
 
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GTA, CoD, & Dishonored Multiplayer! Plus: Prey 2 Reboot?

Hey gang! I'm back from my important business trip to give you hard-hitting news about video games! Hooray! Today we talk about Grand Theft Auto Online, which sounds totally nuts, and apparently involves submarines?! Dying Light looks...

 
 
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Thief coming out on February 25, 2014 for Xbox One & PS4

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 can steal whatev...

 
 
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David Anfossi is the new head of Eidos Montreal studio

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 studio's first game ...

 
 
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Thief confirmed for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

While it's not entirely unexpected to hear that Thief will come to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in addition to the previously-announced PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One releases, I was starting to get worried. Eidos Montréal confirmed t...

 
 
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This Thief demo sees the return of a trusty tool

Thief has been getting a lot of well-deserved buzz since its announcement, not the least of which surrounds its new Focus mechanic. Is it game-breaking, or harmlessly non-intrusive? Well, I'm here to to tell you none of that matters people...

 
 
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Thief is going to be an exhilarating game

We've already covered Thief and the latest demo we saw was largely the same: go in someone's house and steal their most precious item. Steven Hansen broke down a lot of the mechanics already, so I just wanted to touch on how the actual game...

 
 
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New Thief trailer emerges from the shadows

We know we'll be seeing more of Garret's next-gen return at E3 but until then, here's a new trailer to get you hyped up for the return of the Thief series. It's got exactly what you'd expect: lots of darkness, lock picking, and plenty of g...

 
 
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Next-gen Final Fantasy headlines Square Enix's E3 lineup

While Square Enix is increasingly becoming known for its wide-ranging, often quite good efforts as a publisher, there's still going to be a lot of Final Fantasy talk next week in Los Angeles at E3 2013. Kicking off the company's lineup are ...

 
 
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Watch Dogs, Thief, and AC IV confirmed for Xbox One

Now that the Xbox One is out for the world to see, Square Enix and Ubisoft have wasted no time whatsoever in getting announcements out for some of their games that we knew were going to be available on next-generation platforms. Assassin's ...

 
 
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Rhymedown Spectacular: The Quest Not Taken

Your ol' pals Jim and Yahtzee are back, and this week they're lending verse to Thief 4 and Animal Crossing. It's all very artistic stuff, and involves the human condition.  We are professional poets now, and we'll say this to all our ...

 
 
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Thief looks like everything I wanted Dishonored to be

I liked Dishonored a lot, even if it didn’t turn out to be a literal ninja game. What I seem to have liked most about it, though, is its more tertiary elements. I love the fiction behind the world and its stylish, stylized aesthetic. ...

 
 
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First Thief trailer: Redesign, new voice and an explosion

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 and a whole new...

 
 
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Phantom Pain, Destiny, & A Total Eclipse of Battlefield 4

Holy moly, you guys, it's been a long week, and we had lots of news out of GDC to cover on today's Destructoid Show. For starters, EA showed off seventeen full minutes of Battlefield 4, which looks very pretty, albeit exactly how you'd exp...

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

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 Montreal community ma...

 
 
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What I love about the Thief series

I love Thief. If you follow me on Twitter, you may have seen me singing the series' praises as I played through Thief 1 & 2 late last year. Finally plunging into the defunct Looking Glass Studios' crowning achievement gave me much to ta...

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

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 demon...

 
 
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My hopes and dreams for the new Thief

I'm bursting at the seams with hopes and dreams at the moment. It must be a spring thing, though looking outside my window, I'm hard pressed to imagine that we're entering a new season. It's positively gloomy outside, clouds blocking out al...

 
 




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