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The Swindle

A two-dimensional platform game developed by Size Five Games, mixing steampunk esthetics with cartoon visuals. The players assume the role of a thief breaking into various secure complexes to steal valuables.

Arcade | platform | indie games

The Swindle Release Date

28Jul2015

PS3 PSV PS4 PC

31Jul2015

XONE

10Sep2015

WiiU

11Oct2018

Switch

The Swindle is an indie game developed by Size Five Games, the creators of Ben There, Dan That, Time Gentemen, Please! and 2D platformer, Privates, released in August 2010.

Just like the previous game of the studio, The Swindle is a 2D platformer. The core of the gameplay consists of running, jumping and shooting. We assume the role of a thief who breaks into various kinds of secure complexes in order to steal valuables hidden therein. As we progress, we gather bigger capital that we can spend on equipment enhancements, including our working main tool – specially modified gloves.

The developers promise that we may reach our objective in different ways and compare The Swindle to Deus Ex, where the way we perform a task is entirely up to us. In The Swindle, we may either stealthily sneak behind the guards’ backs and find a hidden entrance or simply play it Rambo-style and just storm the gate, guns blazing. The gameplay is enriched by an advanced physics system.

Game mode: single player  

PEGI rating The Swindle

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains depictions of violence.

The Swindle System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i3 370M 2
  • 4 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB GeForce 8800/Radeon HD 4850 or better
  • 1 GB HDD
  • Windows 7/8
Microsoft XBOX ONE

Xbox One

  • Uses:
  • Xbox Live
Sony PlayStation 3

PlayStation 3

  • Uses:
  • PlayStation Network
PlayStation Vita

PlayStation Vita

  • Uses:
  • PlayStation Network
Sony PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4

  • Uses:
  • PlayStation Network
Nintendo Switch

Switch

  • Uses:
  • Xbox Live
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