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  • Summary: Based on the best-selling comic by Robert Kirkman, Thief of Thieves: Season One is a story of heists and the people behind them. It’s time for Celia, protege of master thief Redmond, to make the leap from apprentice to master. A botched job takes Celia to Europe, where she joins a new teamBased on the best-selling comic by Robert Kirkman, Thief of Thieves: Season One is a story of heists and the people behind them. It’s time for Celia, protege of master thief Redmond, to make the leap from apprentice to master. A botched job takes Celia to Europe, where she joins a new team of criminals for a crime spree. Get to know your team, choose your approach on the field, but be careful – the choices you make may have drastic consequences. Expand
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  1. Nov 12, 2019
    65
    Thief of Thieves is an interesting but unpolished stealth game that offers a great cast of characters but has little else going for it. The voice acting and writing had me invested in these characters and I enjoyed my journey with them; I just wish it had less of the stealth gameplay which isn’t exactly great since this is a stealth game. In the end, it just really made me want to play Dishonored again.
  2. Nov 13, 2019
    60
    With its interesting story and a variety of unique ideas Thief of Thieves: Season One is bound to entertain. Just don’t expect it to make a lasting impact on you, because it won’t.
  3. Nov 12, 2019
    50
    Thief of Thieves: Season One offers a good crime thriller with superb writing, but is bogged down by janky AI and a serious lack of polish in its gameplay sections. For those fans of the comic or those looking for just the story aspects you might have something worth looking at here, but stealth fans should look elsewhere.
  4. Nov 12, 2019
    40
    Thief of Thieves feels like a demo for a bigger game that has yet to be made. There are some good ideas buried beneath its limited gameplay, but they have yet to be realized in the game that is available now. It's possible that a second season could expand upon the concepts within Thief of Thieves, but the poor quality of the Nintendo Switch port of the game makes it hard to hope for the future of the series. We can only hope that the rumored Thief of Thieves TV show fares better when it finally leaves development hell.
  5. 35
    Thief of Thieves would be a boring game in the best of conditions, but the Switch version only serves to make a bad game worse. It’s incredibly short, clocking in at less than five hours, but I still found myself struggling to care to keep going long before I reached the end. From the bland, underdeveloped gameplay to the buggy port, Thief of Thieves spent so much time focusing on the comic book’s style that it didn’t bother including any actual substance.
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