The New 'Thief' is Looking Its Best Yet

Posted Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 09:15 AM PST by

Garrett's ghostly world beginning to fascinate.

The new 'Thief' arrives next week, so perhaps it's fitting that the game is looking its best by far. Though it may beyond the nigh unlikely possibility of hardcore franchise fans of old, the new game reintroduces Garrett and The City, which is ripe with arcane energy. While The City has a dark and intriguing look, the gameplay is threatening to offer a nice tempo mixed through stealth and action.

This narrative of a returning classic, with equal shares of promising gamepaly and production value served Eidos Montreal well with 'Deus Ex: Human Revolution,' but can they nail a similar success with 'Thief?'

From Game Director Nicolas Cantin, "Ruled by power and money, the City grows sick. Unwise men have tempered with powers they don’t understand. You take on the role of Garrett, the Master Thief, and you can approach each situation in the way you choose. Play as a predator and strike from the shadows, or complete the game without taking a single life. You can even complete the game without causing an enemy alert. This is classic Thief.

"Want to really challenge yourself? Completely turn off the screen’s interface, or even enable Iron Man mode, which triggers a Game Over if Garrett dies. There’s a multitude of ways to fully customize your experience, as we know you guys like to tinker. So make sure you check out all the options we’ve made available before you step into the shadows."

"We’ve said it many times before, but at Eidos-Montréal, we’re huge fans of the original Thief games, and we’ve done our absolute best to bring you a superb stealth game."

You can find the latest info on 'Thief' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.

Source: PlayStation Blog

Author: Brian Hoss

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Tags: PS4, Square Enix, Eidos Montreal, Thief (all tags)