Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.
Developer: Sucker Punch Productions
computer entertainment system
Peripherals: DUALSHOCK®2 analog controller,
memory card (8MB) (for PlayStation 2)
Launch Date: September 14, 2004
Age: Ages 8 +
Rating: “RP” for Rating Pending
and developed by Sucker Punch Productions, Sly 2: Band of Thieves™ is
the team’s second installment to their successful “Greatest Hits” debut
title, Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus®, which has sold more than
one million copies worldwide since its launch in September 2002. Recognized
for their artistic style, creativity, superior technology and brilliant storytelling
abilities, Sucker Punch pushes the boundaries and revolutionizes the character-based
action-adventure genre once again. Destined to be one of the hottest titles
of the year and kicking off the holiday season with a September 2004 launch,
Sly 2: Band of Thieves will stun players with its innovative character designs,
pumped up toon-shaded animation, interactive environments, and spectacular
Sly 2: Band of Thieves features Sly, Bentley, and Murray along
with a cast of new characters that work together to pull of a string
of big heists. Sly 2: Band of Thieves will catapult players into an
exhilarating journey of thievery, with a plot full of drama, deceit,
and surprising twists that will keep gamers guessing who’s really conning who!
Sly Cooper and his crew are back with a vengeance in a technologically,
awe-inspiring, enormous undertaking with brilliant interactive animation.
Say goodbye to the Rat Pack as you know it because there’s a new
Raccoon Pack in town that is raring to go!
Word is out that Interpol
has excavated the robotic remains of Clockwerk – Sly’s nemesis
and sworn enemy of the Cooper clan. Sly and his gang discover the parts
of Clockwerk are missing, and embark on a quest to ensure Clockwerk is
never reassembled. The journey takes Sly and his crew to the far reaches
of the globe and along the way experience a plot full of deceit, surprising
twists, and an exciting romantic triangle that will leave players wanting
Sly 2 Band of Thieves breaks the rules of convention and truly
immerses gamers into a world with no laws or boundaries. It’s an
exciting new adventure that charges gamers of all ages, skills and interests
with a fun, uninhibited playground right at their fingertips.
gameplay innovation enables gamers to master orchestrated action between
Sly, Murray and Bentley in order to pull off a series of new heists with
big bad bosses.
• Episodic storyline that mirrors the unpredictable,
suspense-filled plots of the best heist/caper films.
• In addition
to Sly, Murray and Bentley are back and playable with their own unique
skills, strengths and personalities.
• Gameplay is completely dynamic
and non-scripted as an enhanced move set enables Sly to hide, combat,
sneak, pickpocket, and crawl.
• Sneak around in different large,
open environments in settings like Paris, Prague, India, the Canadian
Wilderness and more.
• The world is a playground where gamers can
roam the streets or take the exciting action to a new level and show
off expert stealth skills on the rooftops, steal priceless objects, discover
underground hideouts, and more.
• Gadgets are back with updated
binocucom’s for each crewmember, parachutes, ice axes, spy cams,
• New sophisticated artificial intelligence means enemies
now swarm, call in their cohorts, and behave more intelligently, providing
players with more challenging and exciting gameplay.
• Players will
enjoy immersive, story driven cinematics, including stylish movies that
bookend each episode and keep the story moving forward, top-notch voice
talent and a truly dynamic musical score.
• Significantly upgraded
rendering engine, with unique cel-shading technology, innovative character
designs and realistic physics.