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8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 4655 ratings
  1. 10 (939)
  2. 9 (2210)
  3. 8 (1114)
  4. 7 (218)
  5. 6 (63)
  6. 5 (29)
  7. 4 (18)
  8. 3 (15)
  9. 2 (12)
  10. 1 (39)

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  • User Rating:8.2

    Gameplay satisfies a Thief purist. Graphics make me wonder how the hell Ion Storm could make the Unreal engine look so poor and tax hardware so much (compared to UT03/04). The game detects my Radeon9800PRO and claims i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3

    Its a great game, it still feels like the originals, the cutscences are even better, It also ties some of the previous storylines together. The game looks from ok to excellent depending on your machine and the level. I ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8

    Overall a very enjoyable game. Much like the previous 2 in gameplay style, but only to a point. There are some very noticible differences. For one, they have added many methods of escaping after being seen, which i'm ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2

    I must say that this game is a great addition to the original Thief Games by Looking Glass Studios. Some minor glitches and sluggish movements from time to time prevent me from giving it a perfect score, but otherwise, i... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4

    This certaintly isn't another Deus-Ex 2! I was somewhat disapointed with Deus-Ex 2, despite enjoying the game. Here's a short comparison between the two: The engine wasn't polished (Thief 3 is quite polished) Th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.1

    While it doesn't live up to its predecessors, it's a damn fine game in its own right. Gone is that wonderful vibe of the past games -- the night sky, black as pitch above your head, shadows thick and pulpy, the feelin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3

    At first I was concerned that this game would not live up to its predecessors, but after completing Thief: Deadly Shadows, my worries were for not. Ion Storm did an excellent job of fine-tuning the engine from Deus Ex: ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.5

    This is what happens when a games designer sells his soul to the XBOX. First Deus Ex 2 and now this great pedigree, watered down and dumbed down graphics and controls. The levels are also tiny, just so the XBOX's small a... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.7

    "Deadly Shadows" is a great stealth game with a great story and incredible atmosphere.

    Could it be? That the same studio and publisher that made “Deus Ex: Invisible War” also made “Thief: Deadly Shadows?” Apparently, it is, since the former was a flawed and mediocre effort, and the latter stands out to m... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4

    Whoa, with a game this good who needs the Metal Gear Solid series! First of all you will feel invincible with the game AI. Merely hopping on a table will render you immune to guards, who are reduced to lines such as "Hey... Read Full Review

    1 of 5 users found the following review helpful