With the lauded release of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, it's been long-anticipated that Eidos Montréal's other prominent project - the elusive fourth entry in the Thief franchise - would at last see a proper content reveal. While EM has remained quieter than Garrett himself on the subject has, it appears the first images of the game have leaked of their own accord.
Marlon Dean, a storyboard artist currently under the employ of Goldtooth (the same studio that produced the cutscenes for Deus Ex: Human Revolution) released four pages of storyboard images depicting a cloaked figure engaging in one of the series' trademark kleptomaniac interludes. His blog is located here.
To cut the expository pomp short, here are the images in question:
The images have already drawn the attention of both the Thief 4 and TTLG forums, and were in fact discovered by said communities. The Thief community is known for its dedication, and needless to say these images have already been heavily dissected by both forums. Particularly since they seem to correspond stylistically with an image that Eidos Montréal hung on the elevator doors at the PAX convention center last year:
So what do you think, g1s?