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  • Blog Post: Building Garrett's Bow: Bringing Thief's Deadly Weapon Into The Real World

    The latest Thief game from Eidos-Montreal has been in development for a long time. While the development team was hard at work designing and redesigning the systems , a small forge in Montreal was given the task of building the protagonist's bow for both marketing and research. In the spring of 2010... More
  • Blog Post: Eidos-Montreal And The Overshadowing Thief Legacy

    Eidos-Montreal is no stranger to fan expectations. In 2011, it released Deus Ex: Human Revolution, a prequel to one of the greatest games of all time . Now a separate team within the studio is working on a reinvention of Thief, the classic stealth game from Looking Glass. While many fans are excited... More
  • Blog Post: The History Of Thief's Long Walk Out Of The Shadows

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Resurrecting The Master Thief: Meet The New Garrett

    Redesigning a classic character is an incredibly difficult challenge. Stay too close to the original and the design seems antiquated and maybe even boring, while straying too far will alienate your most passionate fan-base . Thief's game director Nicolas Cantin was heavily involved in the redesign... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The Creation Of A Scene From Thief

    In the middle of what looks like a construction zone, the team behind Thief is using a brand new motion-capture studio from a company called Game On in Montreal to capture both the game's animations and voice work. Both Game On and Square Enix were kind enough to let us bring in our cameras and film... More
  • Blog Post: The Goals And Inspirations For Thief

    When rebooting a franchise, the developers can't help but look outside the original games for inspiration. While the team at Eidos Montreal is confident that they understand why the older Thief games are held in such high regard and are bringing those elements to the new game, the long production... More
  • Blog Post: Watch Our Thief Trailer For The Upcoming Month Of Coverage

    Every month we travel to a development studio for our magazine's cover story. This month we had the honor of visiting Eidos Montreal to get a look at the development of their reboot of the much-beloved Thief franchise. Throughout the next month we will be updating our content hub ( that can be found... More
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