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The people behind the Hitman movie want to make a Thief movie

Prime Universe, the minds behind 2007's Hitman movie adaptation, has their eyes on a movie based on Thief. Adrian Askarieh and Roy Lee are behind the project as producers. Askarieh is also working on a Kane & Lynch adaptation, as well a...   read

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

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 every major studi...   read

 
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PC Port Report: Thief

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 on the platfor...   read

 
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Review: Thief

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 Metal Gea...   read

 
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Watch what Thief is all about in this new launch trailer

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 of the story, Ga...   read

 
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Not this again: Thief is 900p on Xbox One, 1080p on PS4

Just yesterday we learned that yet another Xbox One game is going to have a lower resolution than its PS4 counterpart, and here we are again with Thief. Square Enix has recently noted that Thief will run at 1080p on the PS4, and 900p o...   read

 
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Steal everything in sight in this Thief gameplay video

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 he pockets ever...   read

 
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New Thief video teaches how to steal in style

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 and murder have ...   read

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

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 game you can s...   read

 
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Preview: The first four hours of Thief

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 iterations and changes. ...   read

 
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Out of the shadows: Eidos reveals Thief PC requirements

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 up to date wit...   read

 
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New Thief trailer introduces us to the Queen of Beggars

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 City. It's a gr...   read

 
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Thief gets a companion app

This is your future, folks. A thing to go with the thing. Software sidecars. Thief gets a companion app for iOS and Android. The lite version will populate with news on the upcoming game, as well as trailers, screenshots, artwork, character...   read

 
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New Thief trailer shows the death of Garrett's apprentice

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 the new Thief, wh...   read

 
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The UI and difficulty levels in Thief are moddable

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 down but in a new ...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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 ...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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. ...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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Thief's focus ability will change how stealth works

Thief (originally titled Thief 4) is a series reboot of the seminal stealth series. It will come to PC, PS4, and the next Xbox in 2014. It started as an Assassin's Creed-inspired third-person action game, but returned to its first-person st...   read

 
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Next-gen Thief revealed, coming out in 2014

Game Informer has revealed their next big cover story and it's for Thief! The series has remained in the shadows for quite some time now, but Eidos Montreal is finally ready to reveal the return of their stealth franchise. The next game wil...   read

 
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Thief Gold comes to GOG

Insert the obligatory "It's a steal!" joke here.  A criminal classic has made its way onto Good Old Games today, with Thief Gold now available for $9.99. It's the definitive version of Thief: The Dark Project, credited as a game that m...   read

 

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