- Sleeping Dogs
- True Crime: Hong Kong
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- Release Date (US):
- August 14th, 2012
- Release Date (UK):
- August 17th, 2012
- Online Players:
- United Front Games / Square Enix London Studios
- Square Enix
- M [Mature]
- PSU Rank:
- 0 of 1169 Games
- PSU Rank on PS3:
- 0 of 0 Games
- Additional Information:
- Also available on PC and Xbox 360.
About Sleeping Dogs
Sleeping Dogs is the game formally known as True Crime: Hong Kong, with players assuming control of undercover cop Wei Shen as he attempts to take down the Triads.
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Sleeping Dogs offers one of the strongest narratives in recent gaming and drags you through the gritty streets of Hong Kong's mob underworld in the process. Its gameplay doesn't offer many new ideas, but it delivers what it promises. Namely, an engaging story, fun combat, slick driving, and solid gameplay.
- Terrific narrative and characters
- Solid gameplay elements
- Beautiful presentation
- Minor bugs
- Some boring missions
- Melee combat offers little challenge
It is not every day you can sympathize with a cold-hearted killer. But in Sleeping Dogs, the sprawling sandbox action game from United Front, it’s hard not to be on the side of detective Wei Shen. He beats gangsters to death with his bare hands, slams mob bosses’ heads into table saws, flattens police officers in an attempt to maintain his secrecy, and feeds young thugs who betray their duties to a morbid chef. Des...
Sleeping Dogs News
The developer behind last year’s hit open-world action title Sleeping Dogs is hiring for an unannounced next-generation console project. United Front Games’ description for a ‘Network/Multiplayer programmer’ reads: "We are looking for an experienced network program...
Square Enix has announced that Sleeping Dogs will be getting new downloadable content, in which hero Wei Shen will be able to slip into three new costumes based on classic Square Enix characters. The Square Enix Character Pack features characters/suits/armors from classics such as Deus Ex: Huma...
Square Enix has announced that the next batch of post-launch content for Sleeping Dogs will add zombie Triad members and Chinese vampires into the mix. Unveiled at the New York Comic-Con over the weekend, Nightmare on North Point will arrive just in time for Halloween in the U.S. on October 30, a...
Square Enix has unleashed a trio of Sleeping Dogs screenshots for you to feast your eyes on. This latest batch comes from the upcoming downloadable content packs, namely Street Racer, SWAT and Tactical Solider. As previously reported, Street Racer gives players the chance to compete against f...
Sleeping Dogs will receive a fresh batch of post-launch content throughout October, Square Enix has announced. The undercover cop actioner will see the release of the Street Racer Pack, which opens up the chance to take part in high-octane races around the city. Also coming is the SWAT Pack, whic...
The NPD Group has divulged U.S. sales figures for open-world actioner Sleeping Dogs, confirming the United Front Games title moved 172,000 units in its opening month of August. As reported by Joystiq, the figure covers physical sales only, and so does not include the PC release, which received a ...
Sleeping Dogs developer United Front Games has revealed that the company would definitely be up for churning out a follow-up to the critically-acclaimed undercover cop adventure. The game, which was formally part of the True Crime franchise before Activision dropped the project last year, was rel...
United Front Games’ undercover cop adventure Sleeping Dogs has booted Guild Wars 2 off the top of the U.K. All Format Charts. Guild Wars 2 had previously dethroned Sleeping Dogs upon its release at the end of August, though despite selling out across a majority of stores across the region i...
MMO Guild Wars 2 has booted Sleeping Dogs off the summit of the U.K. All Format Charts following its release last Tuesday. The game formally known as True Crime: Hong Kong didn’t slip far though, landing at number two and still maintaining its lead over Nintendo’s plucky plumber, who ...
United Front Games’ undercover cop adventure Sleeping Dogs has maintained its hold on the U.K. All Format Charts for another week, denying the top spot to newcomer Darksiders II. As such, Vigil Games’ action-packed, Death-driven sequel had to settle for second place, knocking New Supe...
Sleeping Dogs Features
After lumbering through the wettest summer on record – at least over here in good old Blighty – it’s that time of year again when the games industry is suiting up for the four month, triple-A software onslaught that is the period September – December. Indeed, while there have...