- Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Sid Shuman
has gone hands-on today with some fresh video footage on Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time below.
To quote: Earlier this week, Rey and I visited Foster City-based Sanzaru Games, the developers of this fall's Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time.
As the first original PS3 entry in the classic PS2 thieving series, and the first to be developed outside of Sucker Punch Studios, Thieves in Time represents a long-awaited return to form as well as a natural entry point for series newcomers.
Where Sly 2 and Sly 3 let you slip into the roles of Sly's partners in crime, Thieves in Time expands upon that concept by granting you control of Sly's infamous ancestors - the Cooper Clan members named in the hallowed pages of the Thievius Racoonus
. In one chapter set in ancient Japan, I played as Riochi, Sly's sushi-slinging ninja ancestor.
Slinking past sleeping guards while searching for a special set of sushi knives, I used Riochi's Leaping Dragon ability to soar through laser fences and other high-tech traps designed to derail the Cooper Clan's devious destiny.
Other playable ancestors, including the medieval...