The lights are on
Back in 2009 the general manager for Eidos-Montreal announced that the studio was creating the next entry in the long-dormant Thief series. Then the studio was silent. Rumors of cancellation and leaked videos kept fans on pins and needles for the next four years. Our cover story announcing the Thief reboot marked the studio's emergence from the shadows with a focused and promising new game.
So what went wrong? Why was Eidos-Montreal quiet for so many years? Watch the video below to hear the leaders of the team explain why they announced the game so early, the missteps along the way, and why they are now confident in their new vision for Thief.
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nice beats matt
Can't wait for this game!
Not surprised that not a lot of people have played the series.
They look uncertain, burnt out and depressed. As they should be.
Seriously guys, just please leave Thief alone. Its obvious from the way your talking that you want to make a stealth game for your tastes. That game perhaps will be great and a fun time, but it still wont be Thief. Please just drop the Thief title and come up with a new IP name. Then you can make the stealth action game that you obviously want to make, and that differs so much from what old school Thief fan want. The only people I want making a true Thief game is folks who worked on the original and want to make the game that they wanted to make back in the late 90's.
Looks fun, I've never played the Thief games.
I'm a little 'eh' on this game. It seems like it's taking a little too much from other games. I think they need to slow down on the development and think things through.