Oh dear. I sort of wish I’d decided to leave this story for Peter, because I’m getting a little bored of poking fun at Thief.
Square Enix and Eidos Montreal have released the third in Thief‘s stylised Stories from The City videos, detailing the perspectives of some of the game’s major players. This one focuses on the Thief-Taker General, who has truly ridiculous voice acting. It could almost work if it didn’t sound so forced. Let’s hope the delivery is a bit better in the game itself, or at least that the context makes it menacing rather than amusing.
Will Thief be a worthy successor? Will it be “okay, I guess”? Will it be a car crash of cataclysmic proportions? We’ll find out soon: it’s due out in two weeks time, on 25 February.Related to this article
Tim has been playing PC games for longer than he’s willing to admit. He’s written for a number of publications, but has been with PC Invasion – in all its various incarnations – for over a decade. When not writing about games, Tim can occasionally be found speedrunning terrible ones, making people angry in Dota 2, or playing something obscure and random. He’s also weirdly proud of his status as (probably) the Isle of Man’s only professional games journalist.