Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time due this fall

Time-travelling latest entry in Sony's action series dropping on PlayStation 3 later this year.

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Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time will arrive exclusively on the PlayStation 3 this fall, developer Sanzaru Games told GameSpot today.

Sly Cooper returns this fall.

Announced during Sony's 2011 Electronic Entertainment Expo briefing, Thieves in Time previously carried a general 2012 release window.

Though Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time is the first entry in the franchise Sanzaru has designed, the studio is not entirely a stranger to the series. The developer--also behind PlayStation 2 title Secret Agent Clank--contributed to 2010's Sly Collection.

The Sly Collection is a budget-priced high-definition combination pack that bundled PlayStation 2 Sly titles Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus, Sly 2: Band of Thieves, and Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves for the PS3. These titles were originally developed by Sucker Punch Productions, which has since devoted its efforts to the Infamous franchise on the PS3.

As was suggested by the game's teaser trailer at E3 2011, Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time will have players meeting up with Sly's ancestors through time travel. For more on Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, check out GameSpot's On the Spot video feature with Sanzaru Games president and CEO Glen Egan, embedded below.

Discussion

47 comments
blancobo
blancobo

@theKSMM you got three thums down... I hope I get 100 because I totally agree with you. All this crap about HD revamps does not make any sense... consider a game like Killzone which was OK but never as great as KZ2 or KZ3... there is going to be an HD version but zero game improvements... Why on earth pay so much for a game when a vintage collection like this or any other should be worth 5-10 bucks at much.

theKSMM
theKSMM

What has the gaming world come to when a collection of eight-year-old games sells for $30 and is considered "budget-priced?" At this point those games could all be $4.99 PSN downloads or iOS apps...

AuronAXE
AuronAXE

@supertom221 I'm aware man, but you know, a man can dream for a golden age of platforming :)

Big_DogXL
Big_DogXL

I'm glad to know they will making Sly4 , but sound sanzaur will destroy the game i'm sure they will but guns in this one ( hope not) , hope sanzaur don't disappoint us .

supertom221
supertom221

Heeeeeelll yeah!! Man, I missed Bentley!! It's time to go Steal . . . FOR JUSTICE!!

supertom221
supertom221

@AuronAXE Sadly Crash and Spyro won't be happening. They were taken away from us by the malicious money-monster known as ActiVision.

dz99ls
dz99ls

Fall is the wrong release window for this unless its VERY early september.

AuronAXE
AuronAXE

Maybe we can get the golden Sony platforming days back? All we need is a proper Spyro, Jak and Crash Bandicoot. Just imagine the awesomeness.

sexyweapons
sexyweapons

@Drakillion because the Thunderflop doesn't know friend from foe only destruction!:P

YariStar
YariStar

Awesome! I played band of Thives for PS2 and it was super cool! I'm doing this one as well!

Eclipse-015
Eclipse-015

Now I gotta beat the 2nd and the 3rd fast!

gadragod
gadragod

Just started the collection last night and enjoyed it. I'm still a big inFamous fan, but I'm likely going to finish the collection and then get this upcoming release.

Anstark
Anstark

@koolkat14 i got that ages ago awesome collection cant wait for Sly to come back again BABY

koolkat14
koolkat14

Well, time to get the Sly Collection.

Crash_WL
Crash_WL

At last, I thought it would be pushed to Q1 2013, glad to know it's finally coming and earlier than I expected! Pre-order and if there's a collector's made available, it'll be mine!

Darnasian
Darnasian

After this...please SONY make a new Jak and Daxter...

Superzone
Superzone

Guess I better get the Sly Collection soon then!

FuryX-4
FuryX-4

@mjc0961 Seriously, since when does Sucker Punch make a garbage game?

Shadow4020
Shadow4020

Awesome! I hope there is a Sly 4, because I didn't like the ending of the third.

gamepro0062
gamepro0062

@mjc0961 All 3 Sly games were garbage? Infamous 1 and 2 was garbage?

suprsolider
suprsolider

Well my hopes have been dashed for this game now. If Sucker Punch isn't doing it, then I don't want.

suprsolider
suprsolider

@chinchillableset Sly is a Raccoon not a fox. Get your eyes checked.

Drakillion
Drakillion

Yeah! Man, I remember playing the Sly Cooper games. I always loved Murray's Thunder Flop!

videogamer008
videogamer008

oh freakin awesome... i have been waiting and it finally said.... i LOVE sly games..

taylor888
taylor888

yay! now all we need is a Jak and Daxter game for ps3

pspitus
pspitus

Can't wait for this game! Special Edition anyone? Perhaps a Sly statue? Or even a replica of his cane? :P

Pikdum
Pikdum

Sweet, been waiting for a Sly game on PS3 forever. I loved the PS2 games.

chinchillables2
chinchillables2

Wow that's cool. I immediately thought about Sly Fox when I seen Sly, and what do you know... a Fox!

Spacerac
Spacerac

Well when this game comes out, I can finally figure out if Sony will start doing what other publishers have done (*cough* Arkham City, Amalur, Mass Effect 3), I'll see if they put any portion of this single player game behind a paywall.

Spahettificator
Spahettificator

@NightFox313 Indeed. It is a strange day when a chance for a terrible punny title goes untaken on Gamespot :P

johny300
johny300

Now all is missing is Jak.

johny300
johny300

They better bring back the original voice actors.

NightFox313
NightFox313

Lol - I'm surprised the heading didn't read, "Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time sneaking its way onto shelves this fall" Anyways, this is just too cool. I've been a Sly fan for a long time (even though I've only played the third one) and I can't wait for this! I was so psyched when I watched its announcement on E3 :D Thanks for the update GameSpot :)

lensflare15
lensflare15

The Collection introduced me to this amazing series, and I can't wait to play Sly 4! I think it'll be great from what I've seen...

Taix34
Taix34

I Love this Series! sly needed to come back anyway

g1rldraco7
g1rldraco7

Yah more info and it's good to see Sly again.

deadkingdg
deadkingdg

@dylan417 The same can be said about most action games such as God Of War and, IMO, those games were worth their 60$. It's all about the experience and the good time you get with the game.

dylan417
dylan417

Not sure if this game is worth $60. The original games were pretty short and there's not much replay value or co-op/multiplayer. It doesn't look any different than the PS2 collection of three games for $40. And Sucker Punch isn't making it...

PixelAddict
PixelAddict

Oooo can't wait. Day one purchase for me. Sly 2 and 3 were among my favorite games of last gen.

hyksiu
hyksiu

Great! After playing the collection I can say that I'm very excited!