Sleeping Dogs for PlayStation 3
PS3

Sleeping Dogs

Aug 14, 2012

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Content Rating: Mature

Summary

Inspired by classic Hollywood and Asian cinema style action thrillers, Sleeping Dogs is a gritty open-world cop drama set in the vibrant city of Hong Kong. Sleeping Dogs catapults players into the role of undercover cop Wei Shen, tasked with taking down one of the world’s most fearsome criminal organizations from the inside... the Hong Kong Triads. As players explore the bustling and crowded Hong Kong island, through its neon-lit side streets and sprawling street markets, an incredible story unfolds of loyalty and betrayal where Wei begins to question his own motives as he is sucked in deeper than he could ever imagine.

Critic Reviews

15 Reviews
8.33
Sammy BarkerAug 23, 2012
Not top dog, but not in the land of nod either; Sleeping Dogs is a predictable but thoroughly enjoyable open world romp. Its undercover narrative and atmospheric Asian setting help to augment the title with an original identity, even if it’s forced to sit a couple of places behind Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto franchise in the sandbox pecking order.
Anthony SeverinoAug 14, 2012
The story of loyalty and inner turmoil is told through well-scripted dialog and expert voice acting during cutscenes. Combat, gunplay, and driving are each equally satisfying, well-balanced, and plenty. The living, breathing underworld of Hong Kong is expertly recreated. The sum of all of these parts give Sleeping Dogs that classic Hong Kong Kung Fu action flick vibe, putting you in the director’s chair
Richard WalkerAug 14, 2012
It's hard to believe that this almost got canned. United Front Games has crafted a stunning open-world action romp that draws on a variety of cinematic influences to startling effect. Sleeping Dogs is by no means perfect, but at times, it comes painfully close.

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