Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time uses the Vita as an x-ray treasure hunting device

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time for PlayStation 3 and Vita uses Sony's handheld as a peripheral for the game's console version, turning the device into an x-ray tool for in-game use, as shown in a new trailer released today from developer Sanzaru Games.

Sanzaru president Glen Egan walks viewers through AR treasure hunts using the Vita in the video above, showing how players can see through the surrounding environment to uncover hidden goodies.

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time will be released on Feb. 5.

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