Tiny Thief Review – This Game Steals Some Laughs

On July 23, 2013

App Type: Android

Tiny Thief Review – This Game Steals Some Laughs

Our rating:

By: Rovio

Version #: 1.0.0

Date Released: 20130716

Developer: Rovio

Price: 2.99

User Rating:

There are some great puzzles contained within the world of Rovio Stars’ Tiny Thief, and there’s a lot more things to like about the cutesy game. But has Rovio overestimated its worth by charging too much for the game, or is it worthy of your 300 pennies?

The Good

Tiny Thief is generally just a fun game. The graphics are unique and of high quality, and there is no screen tearing or graphical hiccups. The animation and art direction are both well done. There are some truly engaging puzzles contained within the game, and you’ll find yourself stumped once or twice while playing (hang in there, you’ll figure it out!!) The controls are very simple to use, as it is just a point and click game. There are also some brilliantly funny moments in the game that are worthy of a chuckle.

The Bad

The worst thing about Tiny Thief is that it is so short. It has less than a couple of hours of gameplay (I’d estimate it at maybe an hour and ten minutes, if that), which definitely leaves room for Rovio to add more to this little gem of a game. Because of its short length, it would have been more respectable to price the game at 99 cents. I would have also liked to have seen an intro video that explained the premise of the game a little more; it feels like you are just thrown into the game without any explanation of who the tiny thief is.

The Ugly Truth

While Tiny Thief is a very cute game worthy of a few laughs, I have to question its value at $2.99 because of the shortness of the game. The graphics and animations are well put together, though. If Rovio were to add more levels, I might be able to suggest it to our readers. However, as the game currently stands right now, it isn’t worth your $2.99.

Quick Take


Would I Buy Again:No

Learning Curve:Very Low

Who Is It For:Anyone looking for some cutesy laughs

What I Like:Looks great, and there are some funny moments

What I Don't Like:Too short; not enough gameplay.

Final Statement:While Tiny Thief is a cute game, it is hard for me to recommend downloading it at $2.99.

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