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Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus is a third-person platformer developed by Sucker Punch, the people who would later bring you inFamous. In the game, you take control of Sly Cooper, a raccoon thief and the last of the Cooper clan, a family of master thieves. The story goes as follows: When Sly was a young lad, a group of people calling themselves the Fiendish Five broke into his house, killed his family and stole the Thievius Raccoonus, the Cooper Clan's tome of thieving. After that, Sly is ...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
As someone who finds most stealth sections and/or elements of videogames to be poorly designed, tacked-on atrocities, I was a little wary of Sly Cooper and The Thievius Raccoonus. But, at the same, I was intrigued by its concept of blending platforming and stealth into one. A concept that, surprisingly, comes together beautifully in its execution, by delivering simple, fluid platforming, and stealth mechanics that don't rely upon old trial-and-error formula. The game puts you in the roll of Sl...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
In Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus, you play as Sly Cooper. The latest in a long line of master thief raccoons. The day that Sly is set to inherit his family's book of thieving techniques, called The Thievius Raccoonus, a group called "The Fiendish Five" comes and steals the book and kills his family. Sly is the shipped off to an orphanage where he meets his best friends, Murray and Bentley. A few years later, the three set out to reclaim Sly's family name, avenge his family, and get back ...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
If I could describe this game in one word it would be "Fun" Sometimes a game doesn't have to do absolutely everything right. Sometimes it just has to do a couple of great things to be a great game. Sly Cooper is not a perfect game, just a fun one. But it doesn't need to be perfect. Sly Cooper is not an amazing game, it's not a masterpiece, it's a simple good game. You play the game as Sly Cooper. Sly is a raccoon who is master of all thieves. When Sly was a child the Fiendish Five stole the Thie...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
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