Just as GameInformer announced their April cover, NeoGaf and VK has delivered screens of a stunning next-gen title under the name of THIEF 4, due for release in 2014 on the next Xbox.
THIEF 4 is a reboot to the classic THIEF series and has been under development with Eidos Montreal for sometime and will be published by Square-Enix in due course. Described by GameInfomer – “Series hero Garrett returns to the Gothic, industrial metropolis known simply as the City to steal any and everything that will make him richer. Unfortunately, the City is broiling with social tension as it is ravaged by a plague and lorded over by a political tyrant known as the Baron. In order to survive his adventures, Garrett will have to pay attention to his environment and make use of the may possible paths through each of the game’s levels.”
Some screens and even a leaked trailer is available below to feast your eyes over:
UPDATE via Press Release
Eidos-Montréal, a part of Square Enix Europe and the award winning studio behind the critically acclaimed Deus Ex: Human Revolution, today unveiled THIEF for PC, PlayStation 4, and other next generation consoles. THIEF is a reinvention of a franchise that helped define an entire genre of games.
Time has moved on. Power has shifted. New greed replaces the old.
But to remain free in The City of chains – that is still the greatest prize.
First I stole to survive… then I survived to steal.
I am one man; I hear your secrets, see your hidden truths.
I am the shadows, the dark and deadly, the velvet night. You will not see me coming.
I am Garrett….What’s yours is mine.
There is a rising tide of fear in The City. Hatred saturates every stone and whilst the rich prosper, the less fortunate face misery and repression. Ravaged with sickness and famine, they wait for something to change.
Into this shadowy world steps Garrett, THE master thief in a first-person adventure featuring intelligent design that allows players to take full control, with freedom to choose their path through the game’s levels and how they approach and overcome each challenge.
Exclusive coverage and developer interviews can be found in Game Informer’s April issue. Additionally, visit GameInformer.com/thief throughout the month for on-going coverage.
THIEF will be available in 2014 for PC and PlayStation 4. It is also planned for other next-generation consoles.