Thief Simulator Special Look Video

Thief Simulator Special Look Video

Thief Simulator by Noble Muffins, PlayWay, and Console Labs is a game that is all about doing anything that a real thief does. Players must observe their targets, plan the best approach, find and steal as many valuables as possible and then sell the loot to buy useful equipment. The game is 70% off until April 4, 2022, as part of the Steam Simfest Hobby Edition sale, so check out the video below to see Thief Simulator in action

Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials

Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials

Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials is a selection of ten challenges based around stealth, puzzle-solving, combat, and movement. These challenges are not really the best showcase of what makes the original game so great, but some of them are fun for a playthrough or two. Players searching for more story content are better off with the later DLC.

Gameplay: Some challenges are fun, but most are unlikely to hold your attention for long.

Graphics: The same style as the main game, but with a Void twist to each area.

Sound: Still good, but no story or dialogue worth mentioning

Dishonored

Dishonored

Step into the stealthy boots of a master assassin and eliminate your foes through violence or cunning in this immersive first-person title. Eliminating your enemies with deadly gadgets or supernatural powers is a blast, but playing as a silent shadow that is never seen is arguable even more fun. Dishonored might not have the most original storyline, but the amount of freedom it gives players makes for a very memorable experience.

Gameplay: There is a lot of freedom to be as violent or stealthy as you wish.

Graphics: Great art style and plenty of attention to detail.

Sound: Stellar voice acting despite some repetition

A Plague Tale: Innocence

A Plague Tale: Innocence

A Plague Tale: Innocence is not only a great looking game with a unique setting, but the strong narrative focus makes it very engrossing too. The combination of stealth and puzzle-solving could easily have been very annoying, but barring a few frustrating sections the game is actually quite entertaining. It is also unrelentingly grim, which might deter some players, but between all the horror there’s also some heartwarming moments. Single-player narrative focussed games such as A Plague Tale: Innocence is becoming rarer, so don’t miss out on the opportunity to play this one.

Gameplay: A nice mixture of stealth and puzzles that never really veers too far in either direction.

Graphics: The visuals are extremely detailed and the environments surprisingly varied.

Sound: Good voice acting and some soaring tunes

Untitled Goose Game

Untitled Goose Game

Untitled Goose Game allows players to waddle around as a large goose who is on a mission to annoy everyone as much as possible. It’s a charming and whimsical game that had us laughing out loud at times. Some of the objectives are more amusing than others, but each new area we unlocked was a treat to explore and trash. Unfortunately, with only four main areas and a short final location, the game can be completed in a matter of hours. There’s some extra fun to be had with the new, harder objectives you are given, but these are still restricted to the old locations. Nevertheless, if you are looking for a lighthearted game or want a stealth puzzler without the usual blood and violence, then Untitled Goose Game is a good choice.

Gameplay: Unique and entertaining, but very short.

Graphics: Very charming and colorful.

Sound: The piano-based soundtrack is a good match for the style of the game

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

While the game can be quite frustrating at times and there is still an over-abundance of cut-scenes, it also packs a great story and some gripping gameplay. It can also be very cheesy but that is to be expected for a Metal Gear Solid game. It requires patience but it is definitely worth it.

Gameplay: It takes a while to get used to all the changes but it is worth it.

Graphics: Very impressive.

Sound: Quality voice acting and fitting music

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

Metal Gear Solid 4 has so many cool gameplay features that initially it might feel a bit overwhelming. Sneaking through battlefields, taking on bizarre enemies and bosses while unraveling the complex story is gripping stuff and will keep you hooked to the end. The cut-scenes drag on a bit, but that is to be expected from a MGS game. One of the “must have” titles for PS3.

Gameplay: Compelling, varied and a blast to play.

Graphics: Excellent attention to detail.

Sound: Excellent voice acting and music

Metal Gear Ac!d

Metal Gear Ac!d

While it is quite a departure from the previous Metal Gear games, it is definitely entertaining and addictive enough to make it a classic in its own right. Even if card games isn’t your thing, give Ac!d a try.

Gameplay: Very addictive with only some small annoyances.

Graphics: Good looking, but some camera issues.

Sound: No speech, but nice music and effects

Assassin’s Creed III

Assassin’s Creed III

While the lead character, Conner, is not quite as charismatic or interesting as his predecessor, Ezio, the game is definitely not lacking in ambition. While it is the largest entry in the series to date, it can get bogged down in all kinds of menial tasks. The story is interesting and Desmond finally has his chance to shine but the story feels overly scripted with little of the freedom that the series was based on.

Gameplay: Large and varied but less focussed than previous installments.

Graphics: Beautiful in places but the setting is rather drab.

Sound: Quality audio and effects