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.
Excerpt: Every common thief can steal from a regular Joe. Real master thieves steal from other thieves and the Cooper family of Raccoons are the true masters of this fine 'art’. For generations they took from the lawless and gave it to the needy or kept it for themselves.
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.