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Assassin's Creed 3 is actually quite similar in some ways, with a bit more freedom and maybe less sneaking action.

other than that it's like already mentioned probably metal gear solid franchise or splinter cell. but that's just because they're sneaking games, other than that i don't think they're similar at all.
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Assassin's Creed 3 is actually quite similar in some ways, with a bit more freedom and maybe less sneaking action.

other than that it's like already mentioned probably metal gear solid franchise or splinter cell. but that's just because they're sneaking games, other than that i don't think they're similar at all.

Yep.... Just like Thief.... thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

There really haven't been any good stealth games since Thief. Sorry.

Unless you can dig a 2d sidescroller. If so, grab Mark of the Ninja on Steam immediately.
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I wouldnt touch anything in the Theif series after the first one.

The MGS Series(Less so with MGS4), Dishonored to a certain extent, Deus Ex, and Deus Ex Human Revolution(Invisible war was a joke), Earlier Splinter Cell games to a degree.

Cant think of anyting else right now.

What's wrong with the 2nd one? Basically the same game only more refined. I mean lets face it, the graphics of the first one were terrible, even for a game from 97 and the AI was passable, but not anything great.
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You can play Dishonored very stealthily, so you might want to check that out. You can play it aggressive and violent, but don't let those videos turn you off, the game can be played all in stealth.
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post #16 of 23
I loved all the Thief series and played the crap out of it.
Splinter cell sneaking is almost identical as thief....however Dishonored feels more like thief as far as atmosphere goes.
You cant go wrong with either game, both are excellent. The sneaking system in Dishonored is not as precise , but it's "ok" overall.

I know there was talk of Thief 4...I'm really hoping it happens.
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Big news for the OP! Thief is being brought back! http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/03/thi4f-becomes-plain-old-thief-reboot-coming-in-2014/

It's been so long since I saw anything interesting from Eidos that I forgot who they got bought out by, and my heart sank for a moment when I considered it might be EA.

Squeenix has been doing very well with their PC ports lately, so I am now officially anticipating this.

Edit: I keep forgetting that Eidos did Deus Ex: HR. Silly me.
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Big news for the OP! Thief is being brought back! http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/03/thi4f-becomes-plain-old-thief-reboot-coming-in-2014/

Oh my God, that's awesome news man. Thanks so much for posting that link. I really appreciate it. I can't wait until thief 4 comes out. I just hope it's as good as the original
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I sure loved that game. I still have a Win98 PC, Pentium lll 500 that was my first Asus MB, that I think will still boot up to play the original Thief. PSU may be out on it now. I downloaded many dozens of fan-made Thief missions from http://www.thief-thecircle.com that worked to keep the game fresh. Those missions varied from classic Thief style missions to stealthing robots in outer space. Downloads were on dial-up back then and some 20MB missions took all night to get. Nuthin like the good ole dayz....
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post #20 of 23
Big news for the OP! Thief is being brought back! http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/03/thi4f-becomes-plain-old-thief-reboot-coming-in-2014/

That link made me all "funny in the pants" !! thanks,great timing. smile.gif
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