Excerpt: Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus is 3D platforming with a dash of stealth, shooting, and racing thrown in to sweeten the mixture. One of the secrets to Sly Cooper’s success is that it never loses sight of its objective: to be a platformer.
Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus review (PS2)
9 February 2003
Excerpt: Life can be tough for a raccoon. After spending around 15 hours with Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus , I should know. I dodged security lasers, outwitted a voodoo-loving gator, dodged attacks from an over-zealous but sexy policewoman, and in general caused mayhem while recovering the stolen...
Conclusion: Sly Cooper takes some very standard core elements of the action/adventure genre, but it takes them to a new level. Infused with personality, flare, and lush environments, Sly Cooper is sure to please nearly any gamer.