You can see the similarities with GTA V and L.A. Noire when you play Wei like a mob in an open world situation while at the same time follows the game's story which mainly consists of crime investigation.
Hell that sounds just fine by me lol
Have they even shown enough footage of GTA 5 to even make this outlandish assumption?
I think they mean GTA 4, but even then I still disagree.
Not really so idk why they would say that.
I think it's GTA4 they meant. I thought GTA4 right away when i saw the cell phone.
Was not a fan of la noire. Sleeping dogs looks great though. Love square.
In both GTA and Sleeping Dogs you can run, you can beat people up, drive and shoot. BUT Sleeping Dogs actually has a free-running system, an actual hand-to-hand fighting mechanic, a focused driving mechanic (from devs experienced in racing) and a proper third person shooting mechanic. Sleeping Dogs focuses on each one. GTA does everything, but in a clunkier way.
the best thing you can say if you create a "open world" game IMO is... "if you enjoy the hours you've spent with GTA, you will love this game" sold!!
No. Sleeping Dogs = True Crime
It literally is True Crime. Just a different name because Acti dropped it.
Wrong. It was originally a new ip. Activision for some reason decided to slap the True Crime name on it.
There are several differences. It was a new IP from the start. Activision picked it up and named it "True Crime" based on similarities only. They later dropped it and Sleeping Dogs regained its own identity. http://www.youtube.com/watc... Get informed ;)
Sleeping Dogs was always a new IP from the beginning. Proof: http://www.youtube.com/watc... Activision picked it up and branded it "True Crime" based on similarities. But it's almost nothing like it. Activision later dropped it and Sleeping Dogs regained its own identity.  The disagree button is not an "I-dislike-the-fact-that- you're-right-and-I'm wrong" button.
I would disagree that Sleeping Dogs is "almost nothing like" True Crimes. There's a LOT of True Crimes DNA in Sleeping Dogs. The kung-fu focused melee system, leveling of character abilities, the ambiguity of the cop, etc. Sleeping Dogs is really the next-gen equivalent. That's NOT a bad thing because the True Crimes franchise was actually very fun and full of good ideas. It was just overshadowed by the GTA franchise.
That constant camera shake when the car is going fast is highly unnecessary and just plain annoying.
Watching some of the gameplay and the interesting story had me go and pre-order. I don't care what combination of games they say it mash together. The videos of the game got me interested. Not what it borrowed from.
I'm a bit skeptical about the driving in this game which is a big factor on whether I buy it or not, because I know it'll be a big portion of the game. I hope they release a demo before release.
I want this game now
Another this plus that equals this article :oL
Every time I read and article or see another video I am pleasantly surprised at how much there really is to do in this game. I was sold when it was just True Crimes Hong Kong. However, I am impressed by how many different things you are doing aside from advancing the story. Seems as though you have to tread carefully between your job as a cop and the undercover Triad duties. I have it pre-ordered at Amazon...with the addition of the Martial Arts Pack that has a Shaolin Showdown mission and Shaolin Warrior outfit. Best Buy was offering a Police pack and Gamestop has the George St. Pierre pack. (just for those that consider pre-order bonuses when doing so)
But if it's like L.A. Noire then I'm definitely on board. My love for that game knows no bounds.
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