A Sly Cooper-based character vignette was released by Sony in time for the European and Australian launch of Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita on March 29 and March 28, respectively.
The game is the fourth title in the Sly Cooper stealth-platformer series. While previous titles in the Sly anthology were developed by Sucker Punch Productions, Thieves in Time is the work of Sanzaru Games, the studio that previously ported Sly PlayStation 2 titles to PS3.
Have a look at some of the in-game action that's already been available throughout North America since early February. The PS3 release gained a 6 out of 10 from Polygon in a review that stated: "The bad pacing in level design, the overwhelming mix of things to do without any sense of how to piece them together...
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time developer Sanzaru Games reached out to animation studio Ghostbot for the game's 2D animated cinematics, and Ghostbot created an animated short that was posted on the PlayStation Blog today.
Ghostbot co-founder and director Alan Lau, who called himself "a big fan of the original [Sly Cooper] games," discussed the project in the article.
"We wanted to make sure our addition to Sly's journey respected the fun and charm of the original games. At the same time, we wanted to push the quality of the art and animation to the next level as well as bring the audience something they hadn't seen before," he said.
According to Lau, Ghostbot took pains to ensure that the look of the 2D animation "integrated with what Sanzaru was doing in 3D" in the game, saying, "We...
The latest trailer for Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time breaks down the process of planning and executing one of the game's many time-traveling burglaries, as seen above.
To perfectly execute each heist, players will need to plan out and use each character's strengths for maximum efficiency. Sly, Murray and Bentley all have their areas of expertise, like Sly's ability to skulk, Bentley's engineering prowess and Murray's capacity for violence (and, on occasion, seduction).
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time launches on PS3 and PS Vita Feb. 5.
In a trailer released today for Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, a few of Sly's anthropomorphic cohorts do their best to explain exactly who, where and when Sanzaru Games' titular raccoon will be in the upcoming game.
Check out the trailer above to hear about Sly from his co-stars. For a more balanced take, you can read our interview with the game's developers from earlier this year.
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time is set for a Feb. 5, 2013 release on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. It will include Cross Buy support, so purchasing it on the PlayStation 3 gets you a Vita copy as a download.
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.
A trailer for Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time released today highlights the raccoon protagonist's many costumes.
Sly acquires the outfits in different stages and time periods during the game. Each costume comes with special abilities that allow him to "solve puzzles, reach new areas and kill enemies," according to a PlayStation Blog post.
Check out the trailer above to see the costumes in action, and be sure to read about our hands on with an early build of the game, where we donned Sly's costumes and discussed their powers with the game's creators.