Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Thief

Sony debuts Project Morpheus VR headset for PS4 at GDC 2014

Project Morpheus (PS4) Announcement - Set

The Oculus Rift’s competition is getting stiffer with the announcement that Sony is entering the VR fray with a new headset, Project Morpheus. No release date was announced, but the headset will work alongside the PlayStation Camera to give PS4 gamers the feeling “as though they are physically inside the virtual world of a game.” Inertial sensors within the camera and headset will track head rotation so that the game world moves naturally with the player’s motions, and the set will also support the PS Move Motion Controller, with the headset projecting an object in place of the controller. The Morpheus will also use 3D audio technology to produce sounds on the same plane as well as above and below the player.

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(PC Review) Thief

(PC Review) Thief

“It’s a testament to the brilliance of Thief’s core gameplay that it’s able to be extremely entertaining despite the unbelievable litany of flaws, bugs, and flubs that otherwise plague its design.”

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Garrett breaks the Baron’s curfew in new Thief screenshots, art

Thief (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) November Screens - Screenshot 1

More is being revealed of the latest incarnation of Thief. Square Enix has released new screenshots and concept art from a mission titled Lockdown. Set at the beginning of the game, Lockdown’s objective requires that Garrett make his way through the city after it has been locked down by Baron Northcrest. The Baron is attempting to prevent an uprising by the people after the outbreak of The Gloom, an illness that is spreading amongst the populace, causing them to hear voices and suffer from horrific nightmares. Garrett’s hideout is on the other side of the city, but on his way to safety, he decides to make a quick detour to check out some jewels.

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Garrett gets back to business in new Thief gameplay trailer

The first gameplay trailer for Eidos Montreal’s upcoming Thief reboot has been released by Square Enix. The three-minute video shows Garrett breaking into and stealing a precious jewel from Baron Northcrest’s guarded manor by pickpocketing, picking locks, uncovering hidden rooms, and eluding patrols before escaping the night watch.

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E3 2013: Square Enix – Final Fantasy XV, Kingdom Hearts III, Deus Ex

Square Enix (E3 2013) Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII (360, PS3) Screenshot 1

Square Enix had a very Final Fantasy-heavy E3 showing, with news about Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, new media from Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster, and the reveal that Final Fantasy Versus XIII is now Final Fantasy XV. The studio also had surprises in store, including the announcement that Deus Ex: Human Revolution: Director’s Cut is going multiplatform and that the next entry in the Kingdom Hearts series is well underway.

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Garrett returns in new pre-E3 Thief trailer

More E3 goodies from Square Enix today with a new trailer from Edios Montreal’s upcoming Thief reboot. Master thief Garrett will return next year in a new adventure for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, though the trailer, unfortunately, doesn’t show him in action. E3 attendees can learn more by checking out Square Enix’s booth (#1647) in South Hall.

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Thief heading to Xbox One in 2014

Thief (360, PC, PS3, PS4) Xbox One Announcement - Screenshot 1

Eidos Montreal’s upcoming Thief reboot will be launching for Xbox One, according to publisher Square Enix. As master thief Garrett, players will once again pull off daring heists as they case locations and keep to the shadows to avoid guards, traps, and even the supernatural in their quest for justice.

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Square Enix releases new Thief trailer, Out of the Shadows

Thief fans can now see Garrett back in action with a new trailer from Square Enix. The minute-long video shows Garrett gearing up for and going on a heist. The Eidos Montreal-developed title will see the master thief make his way through many more jewel boxes and trophy cases in a city on the brink of collapse, as the avarice of the rich feeds the growing resentment of the underclass.

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Eidos Montreal working on new entry in Thief series

Thief (360, PC, PS3, PS4) Announcement - Header

If you’ve been curious as to what Eidos Montreal has been up to since they wrapped up the fantastic Deus Ex: Human Revolution, you now have your answer: Thief. Square Enix has announced that the next entry in the long-dormant Thief series is currently under development at the studio, and that Garrett will be returning as the protagonist, making his way back into gaming after an eight-year absence.

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