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  • Summary: Introducing the Man of Steal…Play as Bob, the hapless burglar intent on changing his ways. Unfortunately for Bob, however, he's going to be forced into a few final jobs before he's allowed out of the criminal life.• SUPER SNEAKYSneak past security guards, residents and sleeping bulldogs as you recover the loot in each stage. Use your ninja-like skills to hide in some tight squeezes and avoid detection. • THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD Your sticky-fingered missions will take you through a local neighbourhood, Downtown, and even through some secret labs. Can you get a perfect on every one?• LOOT YOUR HEART OUTBob is going to have to pinch everything from secret documents, to old pairs of clothes, to those always hard-to-find TV remotes!• CRIME IS A FUNNY OLD GAMEGet engrossed in the comical storyline featuring hilarious animations, a fun script and a genuinely twisting narrative. For more information or support, please visit www.chillingo.com Expand
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. May 14, 2012
    100
    Robbery Bob may not be happy about his life as a one-man crime wave, but fans of stealth games will have a good time tiptoeing past the obstacles and stealing the goods.
  2. May 7, 2012
    90
    A colorful top-down affair featuring fun gameplay tactics, easy controls, and a quirky story, Robbery Bob offers a decent challenge that manages to delight along the way.
  3. May 21, 2012
    80
    Containing humor alongside its pilfering gameplay, Robbery Bob rewards those willing to take risks while relieving people of their broken and worthless possessions.
  4. May 3, 2012
    70
    As far as stealth titles go, Robbery Bob is a pretty enjoyable one. The levels are varied enough to keep things interesting and the difficult ramps up at a steady enough pace that you'll never feel too out of your element or like one level is totally impossible compared to the last one. It's good for delivering some moments of legitimate fear of being caught, and the sneaking around feels authentic and tense. The game works despite the elements working against it, including some outdated graphics and painful dialogue.
  5. Jul 1, 2012
    60
    The thing which really bugged me was the misalignment of the compass controls.
  6. May 14, 2012
    60
    A casual take on crime where some design decisions leave me confused. This would really have benefitted from line drawing controls, and some cool gadgets or other rewards to keep you interested. Repetitive gameplay, and memorization of routes limits the appeal.
  7. Aug 28, 2012
    55
    It's a great idea and proves the case that there is potential for stealth play on the iPhone, but Robbery Bob doesn't feel like it's quite there yet. Still, it's fairly interesting and there isn't much like it on iOS. It sort of wins the genre by default.

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  1. 1up
    May 4, 2012
    9
    I really enjoy this game. It has a retro feel to it but it is exciting and pretty addictive. Some stealth based games are too slow paced for me but not this game. Great game! Expand