Dating sim game sly
Mistakes are punished a little too severely, with many enemies capable of one hit kills, but that only emphasises that it’s not the mindless kids game some might assume.
The second game is more accessible and varied, abandoning the linear design of the original in favour of several master heists, each taking part in a different city.
Not that there’s anything very wrong with them but Sly’s inspired mix of genres – from Metal Gear Solid stealth to Mario style platforming – has always intrigued us more.
The visuals were always stylish and unusual – a mixture of ’40s cartoons and film noir which as odd a concoction as that might sound manages to work effortlessly well.The third games is less of an advancement but expands the line-up of characters once again and adds in what now seems like a very modern gimmick: 3D graphics.