- Press Release
- Dec.10, 2013
Eidos-Montréal and Polygon Pictures Collaborate for Thief In-Game Cinematics
Thief Steps out of the Shadows after 10 Years
Polygon Pictures ("PPI," President and CEO: Shuzo Shiota, Head Office: Tokyo, Japan) is proud to announce our studio's participation on THIEF™, a new video game currently under development at Eidos-Montréal, a part of the Square Enix Group.
PPI is a multiple Emmy and Annie award-winning CG animation studio, known for our work on major TV series like Transformers Prime and Tron: Uprising. We are now working closely with Eidos-Montréal, the developer behind the critically acclaimed Action RPG DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION ® to help create the level of quality animation needed for the in-game cinematics for fans of this franchise.
THIEF is a first-person adventure that returns to the stealth-action genre that it helped define, revisiting the shadowy world of Garrett, The Master Thief. This latest game in the popular series will be available in 2014 for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
In keeping with our stated mission to "do what no other has done, in unparalleled quality, for all the world to see and enjoy," PPI continues to pursue new opportunities for expanding our presence on the global stage.
Thief © 2014 Square Enix Ltd. All rights reserved. Developed by Eidos-Montréal. THIEF, the THIEF logo, EIDOS-MONTRÉAL and the EIDOS logo are trademarks of Square Enix Ltd. SQUARE ENIX and the SQUARE ENIX logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
THIEF is the reinvention of a classic franchise that allows players to step into the silent shoes of Garrett, a dark and solitary thief with an unrivaled set of skills. The most challenging heists, the most inaccessible loot, the best kept secrets: nothing is out of Garrett’s reach.
Official Website: http://www.thiefgame.com/
Official Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/thief
Official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Thief
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thief
Founded in 2007, Eidos-Montréal embraces the philosophy to always pursue excellence in game development while creating immersive, captivating experiences for players. The studio made their mark in 2011 with the release of the critically acclaimed Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Having recently reached their sixth anniversary Eidos-Montréal remains true to their founding ethos: to assert themselves as a studio the most talented developers and testers from all over the world want to call home.
About Polygon Pictures
Polygon Pictures comprises one of the companies under the umbrella of Amana Holdings Inc. (President and Representative Director: Hironobu Shindo, Head Office: Tokyo, Japan, Securities Code: TSE Mothers 2402). Our main business focus is on providing creative, entertaining visual content services. This year we celebrated the 30th anniversary of our founding.
Since its founding in July 1983, PPI's mission has been to "do what no other has done, in unparalleled quality, for all the world to see and enjoy." Our production studio brings together over 300 creators from around the world, who devote their days to producing cutting-edge digital content. In addition to television series such as Transformers Prime (39th annual Daytime Emmy Award winner), Tron: Uprising (40th annual Annie Award winner), and Star Wars: The Clone Wars (40th annual Daytime Emmy Award winner), PPI creates digital animation for films, video games and exhibitions. In 2013 we established a joint company, "Silver Ant PPI Sdn. Bhd."To increase our production ability we are also upgrading and expanding our licensing business.
By fusing our unrivaled production know-how and technical development capacity, with the internationally recognized quality of Japanese animation, PPI aims to become a leading company in the content business.
For more information, visit our website at http://www.ppi.co.jp.
THIEF, the THIEF logo, DEUS EX, DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION, the DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION logo, EIDOS-MONTRÉAL, SQUARE ENIX and the SQUARE ENIX logo, are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Inquiries regarding this press release:
Nana Mizobe, Producer Department, Polygon Pictures Inc.
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