Gamescom 2013 – Thief gets a Release Date, Box Art & Brand new Trailer


As many of you may already know, Thief is a stealth/ action franchise from Square Enix which appeared in the PS2, Xbox Generation and is also one of the main inspirations for last year’s sleeper hit, Dishonored. Well after seeing how well Dishonored had done, Square Enix thought it was time that Garrett got a revival and announced a new entry in the series simply titled Thief as a reboot of the franchise and one of the first Square titles for the next gen. Well just recently the information got a hell of a lot better.

Square Enix have recently revealed that Thief will be making its way to the PC, Current Gen & Next Gen consoles on February 25th 2014 in North America & February 28th 2014 in the UK & Europe.

Garrett the Master Thief is entangled in the growing layers of conflict between Baron Northcrest and the oppressed masses led by Orion, the voice of the people. In a City on the brink of revolution, Garrett’s skills are all he can trust as he walks the fine line between politics and the people.

Below is the latest trailer which has been prepared for gamescom and shows off some more stealthy gameplay. Also revealed by Square Enix was the boxart for all consoles which is also below. Be sure to check them out. (Note: All images below are taken from gamespress)

PS3 Boxart
PS3 Boxart
Xbox 360
Xbox 360 Boxart
PC Boxart
PC Boxart
PS4 Boxart
PS4 Boxart
Xbox One Boxart
Xbox One Boxart

As revealed above, Thief will be available on PS3, Xbox 360, PC, PS4 & Xbox One on February 25th 2014 in North America and February 28th 2014 in the UK & Europe.

So what do you think? Does the artwork describe the game to you? What did you think of the trailer? Will you be picking Thief up and if so what console? Let me know in the comments section below and be sure to stay tuned to UGNN for more news on Thief as it creeps out and be sure to keep with us for all your information from Cologne and Gamescom.

Article by Matthew McNamee


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