Parents' Guide to

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Raccoon thief stars in fun adventure with cartoon violence.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

Not as good as the Sly Collection but still good.

I love the Sly Cooper games and this one is just as good, but not better than the previous Sly games. Right amount of characters even Carmelita becomes playable at some points. The only thing I think parents will object to is Carmelita does a belly dance at one point, but it's not too bad, just a little bizarre.

This title has:

Great role models
Easy to play/use
Too much sex

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (6):

Yes, Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time is a lot of fun, even if you're not too familiar with previous Sly Cooper games. With worlds twice as large as previous games, more playable characters (and costumes), tighter controls, and more detailed graphics, Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time is a great pick that won't break the bank ($20 less than most other new PS3 games). Gamers will no doubt enjoy adventuring through the varied time periods, plus the solid writing and humorous scenarios are on par with past games.

While the stealthy sequences and platforming is a blast, the game does fall short in the combat department -- you simply need to button mash to defeat enemies, for the most part (depending on whom you're controlling at the time); thankfully, it doesn't take away from the overall fun factor. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time might not be "game of the year" but delivers the goods for tweens and teens. Note: The PS3 and PSVita versions of the game are the same, though the PSVita doesn't support 3D graphics.

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