The sneaky history of stealth games

GamesRadar writes: "Hide and seek is one of the oldest playground games in existence. It only makes sense to translate the thrill of escaping your friends' clutches into a digital form. After all, "don't get caught" is a parameter gamers can instantly recognize.

It's a simple premise that has expanded from outwitting a single enemy unit into outthinking collective AI. Instead of staying out of a guard's line of sight, you must now utilize dynamic light sources to make sure your shadow isn't detected. Instead of a small room with one predestined outcome, you have entire islands with bountiful foliage to disguise whatever you feel like doing."

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gaminoz3604d ago

I LOVE thief and I'm old enough to remember playing the original Wolfenstein on Apple IIe.....