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[CVG]Thief 4: World's first screenshot unleashed

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An image of a screen - stay with us here - showing what's reported to be Thief 4 has made its way onto the internet.



The image shows a hooded character, who we're going to assume is series protagonist Garrett using a bow and arrow.

In the background a large, building with plenty of protruding ledges can be seen (anyone for some Assassin's Creed style climbing?).


http://www.computerandvideogames.com...hot-unleashed/
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"Series fans will also note that the game seems to have dropped the first-person perspective in favour of a the third-person view."



I can only assume they want to make an Assassins Creed clone... I can't think of any other justification for this. The first person perspective was integral to the feel of the game; you weren't really a roof jumping cartwheeling superhero, you couldn't fight very well and had to really play it like a thief.
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Just don't make it an Assassin's Creed clone, please. We have enough AC games.
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Not sure if I like the third person aspect. Just cause it will probably be easier since you have a wider view area. First person your limited to basically what's in front of you. Like ducking behind a wall seeing a guard pass by then looking around to see if he's gone. That element in Thief may not be there which would suck
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what does this even tell me? hey wow this looks like a video game!
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First person view does a bad job of including peripheral vision, usually. For a thief, I'd say that peripheral vision is pretty important.
    
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"Series fans will also note that the game seems to have dropped the first-person perspective in favour of a the third-person view."



I can only assume they want to make an Assassins Creed clone... I can't think of any other justification for this. The first person perspective was integral to the feel of the game; you weren't really a roof jumping cartwheeling superhero, you couldn't fight very well and had to really play it like a thief.
Hoping thats not the direction they're going to take this. I can't remember if thief 1 or 2 had it but I know that the third let you jump in and out of third person, made it a lot easier to sneak around when you could see whats just around the corner. I really hope this game has stealth/ sneaking around as its number one priority.
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gonna suck not having first person view, unless they allow a toggle for it. like Hitman. Thief needs first person.
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post #9 of 15
He's playing it on a console. LOL I feel as if the force is telling this is why they made it 3rd person view.


To the peripheral vision comment. My eyes don't float behind me. They're located in the front of my skull. I'd hope you have peripheral vision while they're in the front of your skull.
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post #10 of 15
Just another great PC franchise getting dumbed down for crapsoles, even more so than it already did in Thief3: crapsole shadows.

Huge fan of Thief 1 and 2. Will not be supporting this atrocious PoS crapsole port, which is a slap in the face of Thief fans.
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