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Metareview: Thief

Say "hello" to Thief, the first game of the year with review scores across the board. Ours trended toward the higher side calling it a game where the "balance isn't entirely successful." Game Informer (80/100): "Locked behind this old-school game design is a gem that stealth fans should eye up...

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Thief Review: For the Hoard

Thief certainly lives up to its name, having borrowed and filed it down from 1998's eye-opening classic, Thief: The Dark Project. Eidos Montreal's take strays from pure stealth in its contemporary design, but earns success from one crucial perspective: that of a man who sees glittering objects...

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Garrett channels his inner Bruce Willis in Thief launch trailer

"I've been a ghost all my life," Thief protagonist Bruce Willis Garrett says in this trailer for his soon-to-be-released game, in which he may or may not literally be a ghost. Where's Haley Joel Osment when you need him? Check out our video preview for more ghost-thief action. ...

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Thief sneaks in 1080p on PS4, 900p on Xbox One

When Thief debuts on February 25, the PlayStation 4 incarnation of the stealth-action game will feature graphics at 1080p resolution, while its Xbox One counterpart will offer 900p imagery. This disparity was revealed by Square Enix in a recent chat with Eurogamer, though the publisher claims...

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Watch Thief's first chapter play out in this footage

Eagerly anticipating your lockpicking, treasure-collecting stint in the Thief reboot? You can start plotting your routes through the game's first chapter while watching this early playthrough. If you're looking for a little more context, steal a glimpse of our video preview. [Image:...

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Learn all about Thief in this pre-release primer

Thief is now complete and slated to hit retail shelves on February 25, but before Garrett dives into another kleptomaniacal adventure, publisher Square Enix hopes to bring everyone up to speed with this six-minute lesson on the perpetually gloomy world of Thief. [Image: Square Enix]...

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Thief Video Preview

What does your moral compass say about Thief, a game in which you covet all that glitters and pinch every penny like a delicious, mineral-heavy morsel before dropping it into your gaping pocket? In our new video preview we find there's still an illicit thrill in stealing professionally as master...

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Thief PC specs slip out

After a rollercoaster half-decade or so of development, Thief is barely a month away from our lives. If that scarcely sounds conceivable, the proof is in the presently procured parchment: Eidos Montreal posted the stealthy reboot's system specs. Square Enix once again turned to conversion...

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Thief VGX trailer introduces a character just in time to say goodbye

Thief's narrative arc involves a familiar set of circumstances: a girl falling to her presumed death and the protagonist's struggle to fight on after that loss. Plus, old men in even older robes. You may have seen this video when it premiered during the weekend's VGX live show, if you made it...

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Eidos Montreal cuts the QTEs from Thief

When Square Enix launches its Thief reboot in February 2014, it will ship a game with one fewer gameplay element than was previously seen at E3: quick-time events. Developer Eidos Montreal revealed in a recent community blog that the game's QTEs were stripped out of the adventure entirely. "To...

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