Well I had high hopes for this game, I didn't make it passed 5 hours of gameplay before I got bored and started to play my NES. Sneaking and stealing, wash and repeat. It got old real fast. I would pass on this game or watch a few youtube reviews before renting.
posted by SlaughterFox13 (SACRAMENTO, CA) Apr 18, 2014
Member since Apr 2014
The game was a mess. Jittery cut scenes, awkward animations, confusing menus, and forgetful controls. I mostly spent my time trying to remember most of the controls they would throw in your face and never went over again. With Thief, you steal (obviously) and you need to wonder around cities looking for... You guessed it, something else to steal. Sounds boring? That's because it IS boring. Boring characters, boring story and most of all boring gameplay. Also, what's up with all the hand-shots in this game? Cool! Some hands, I have those too. The game, however, looked amazing! Beautiful settings. (If the game would actually care to explain the setting) All being said, it felt like the game was broken and unfinished. Never even had the urge to finish the game, sadly.
Thief is a pretty good action/adventure game. As an adult gamer, I found it to be pretty entertaining & appropriately challenging. It's not perfect, but not terrible either. If you liked the other Thief games & ones like Dishonored etc., then you may like this as well. Then environment is great. The missions are pretty good. The gameplay is fun. I'm not the biggest stealth fan, but I found the stealth elements challenging & fun- not impossible as in some games. There are some downsides as you can't climb everything, and I wish there were more houses/rooms to break into to steal things. Overall, I'd definitely recommend it- but I'd try to get it cheaper than retail- which I try to do for every game!