Tiny Thief Review – Can’t keep this down

On August 9, 2013

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Tiny Thief Review – Can’t keep this down

Our rating:

By: Rovio Stars Ltd.

Version #: 1.0.0

Date Released: 2013-07-11

Developer: Tiny Thief Support

Price: $2.99

User Rating:

Tiny Thief is the second game from Rovio Stars (Rovio‘s new publishing unit), after Ice Breaker: A Viking Voyage. Just like one could make out from the preview video, we have a side-scrolling ‘point and click’ here. A new concept!

As the name suggests, you are a thief in the dwarf land. Each level begins with a cut scene on bandits plundering the poor. You have to steal back the valuables and return to the people. If you’re looking for a revenge, you can loot the soldiers too. Be the Robinhood and sweep out all the precious in each level.

The gameplay is all about stealth. Get spotted and the game is over.

Sneak up on soldiers, hide in barrels and dive into haystacks. Just like Beat Sneak Bandit, all movements are rhythm based and you need to time your quick movements. Interact with objects around and use your brains to get things done.

Each level gives you a primary objective and upto four optional secondary objectives. Explore the area to steal them all. Also, you can find the hidden squirrel for a third star.

The graphics is toon-like and portrays medieval ages.The sound effects are awesome, too. The environment on the other hand, is responsive and helps you get the extras, just like we saw in Fetch.  The controls are above average, but can give you trouble at times. I would have preferred stick controls.

Tiny Thief, to conclude, is a complete entertainer with great visuals, nerdy puzzles with hilarious solutions and a perfect price tag. Get it.

Quick Take


Would I Buy Again:Yes

Learning Curve:Medium

Who Is It For:Point and click lovers

What I Like:The graphics and extras

What I Don't Like:The controls

Final Statement:Sneak

Read the Developer's Notes:
Join Tiny Thief on a big adventure!

#1 adventure game in 53 countries!

“Utterly charming.” - Kotaku

“Delightful” - The Guardian

“A game anyone can enjoy, and it's probably going to make you smile within the first minute.” - PC Mag

“Cute, clever, and oddly rewarding.” - 148 Apps

“If you need a good puzzle game today, or heck, even a smile, you should probably go grab Tiny Thief.” - Touch Arcade

In a world of greed, corruption and injustice, one little guy decides to stand up for the little guy! Say hello to Tiny Thief, an unconventional hero who uses cunning and trickery to out-smart his opponents across six epic medieval adventures. But beware! He faces fearsome foes, like the Dark Knight, rogue pirates and even a giant robot!

Tiny Thief brings back the magic from the point-and-click games of old, charming you with its very own visual style and offbeat sense of humor.

The game throws some seriously mind-boggling puzzles at you, with tons of surprising interactive gameplay elements along the way. So get ready to embark on an epic quest to save a princess and kingdom in peril!

Six big adventures – sneak and steal your way through six epic quests, featuring an awesome pirate ship and daring castle siege!

Use cunning and skill – out-smart your tricky opponents using the element of surprise and some downright sneakiness!

Unexpected surprises – explore fully interactive levels and uncover hidden treasures and other surprises at every turn!

Tiny Thief is ready to start his big adventure. Are you?

Important Message for Parents

This game may include:
- Direct links to social networking websites that are intended for an audience over the age of 13.
- Direct links to the internet that can take players away from the game with the potential to browse any web page.
- Advertising of Rovio products and also products from select partners.

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