Here's a review Sleeping Dogs, an open world game set in Hong Kong. How does it stack up compared to other sandbox games like Saints Row and Grand Theft Auto? Find out in this gameplay video review.
Smaller than gta4, more restricting than gta4, doesn't look all that much better than gta4, but it's better? Yeah okay lol. Gta4 also came out years ago and still sets the bar.
i just started it, but the hand to hand combat is much better than gta's~
How could anyone disagree!? The hand combat in gta is terrible!
Haven't played Sleeping Dogs yet, but I STRONGLY doubt that it has a more content than GTA4. But from what I've seen, the missions seem to be much more varied and entertaining than anything in GTA4. So all though there is less content in Sleeping Dogs, the content may be more entertaining than that of GTA4.
I dont care, its funner and thats what matters. The combat is the best for any sandbox box game, the gun play is better aswell as the races. Racing really feels like a racing game where you actually feel a great difference from one car to the next unlike GTA where most cars feel the same. Theres no sence of Speed in GTA IV. I Still have high hopes for GTA 5 and Im really looking forward to it and Im pretty confident it will deliever on all fronts and will be the best Sandbox game ever but with GTA iV Sleeping dogs is the victor for me, GTA iV's downfall was being to realistic. @BOTTOM He said 4 not 5...
Another fanboy ?
gta4 is crap!
No fan of GTA IV. How does it compare to Saints Row the Third?
But Sleeping Dogs has an actual hand-to-hand combat system that's far better in many ways. Better flow of story, gunplay and driving. It may not be as big as GTAIV, but it doesn't need to. It's really fun.
I really hated how the map was so freaking small in Sleeping dogs, i also didn't like the fact they created a countryside area but it's locked and you can't acces because of invisible walls.
Umm, its a decent game but let's not play the "cool to hate on the big dog game". Gta5 eats this game for breakfast. Not even close. Nice try though.
Yeah, from Ron Paul to Sleeping Dogs, people on the Internet always seem to blindly root for the underdog while hoping for the demise of the big names. I find it pretty stupid to be honest. Why does everything have to topple everything? Why can't everything just co-exist?
So you're saying Sleeping Dogs is more like Under Dogs? Get it? *crickets* this joke was bad and i should feel bad :C
You know, it IS possible for people to honestly like Sleeping Dogs and have more fun with it. So again, not that it's "cool to hate" on the bigger game. But GTAIV felt clunky in areas where Sleeping Dogs succeeds. The hand-to-hand combat system is far better in many ways. Better flow of story, free running, gunplay and driving. It may not be as big or content packed, but it doesn't need to be. It's really fun and varied. The setting and theme are refreshing from the generic LA and NY cities in games. IMO of course.
So you played Sleeping Dogs AND GTA5? OMG tell me more! /S
Well, i can without a doubt say i had a shitload more fun in this than in GTA 4. It may not offer as much as GTA 4, but for a first game in a series, being the second only game made by the studio, a studio who is very small in comparison to most, in an engine built from scratch from the ground up, i say this was amazingly impressive, Saints Row 1 didn't even have this much love and effort put into it, and that was made by a highly funded acclaimed studio with a massive staff.
GTA 5 probably not. But I am having more fun with SD than I did with GTA 4, I love hand to hand combat, love all the side missions (some of those are funny- taking pictures of a sunset with a character trying to be in the picture). gunplay is cool. Has awesome radio soundtrack, excellent story. Really I am sure they are just happy that people are putting them up as one of the top sandbox games like GTA especially considering their smaller team and much lower budget.
If Sleeping Dogs had GTA IV's driving physics, it would be one of the best sandbox games ever. If you have a decent graphics card (something in the $200-$300 range or better), get this on PC. I have both the 360 and Steam versions and the low frame rate, washed-out colors, and piss-poor lighting and shadows of the console release can't compare to the PC experience. Plus, it's cheaper.
You gotta be shitting me. GTA4 had one of the worst driving mechanics ever made. Sleeping Dogs>>>GTA5. Yes, 5.
Wha?? SD's is better than GTA5? Woah!!! What else can you tell us about the near future!!! Do future people spew random crap from their mouth in the future too? Tell us future man!! Tell us! We are just dying to know -__-" *facepalm*
WHAT? once u get used to it it's pure gold
I would say it would be awesome if it had euphoria physics, especially with the fighting system.
So it's better than a game that came out in 2008. Sleeping dogs is a good game but not enough polish or enough content. GTA cane give you 30-40hrs of main story while sleeping dog has 10-12. I am a fan of open world games a sleeping dogs is fresh with ts hand to hand combat but the gun lay leaves a lot to be desired. I hope it seeks well enough for a sequel so the developers can truly make even a better gam. GTA is the king of own world games RDR is the best open world game ever made Saints row 2 is the sequel to GTA:SA GTA 4 at first was good but you go back and tts gameplay feels slow and dull Sleeping dogs brings fresh ideas to open world gaming Saints row the 3rd was a BAD game IMO. Its fun and all to mess around and that's what the best part about GTA games are but underneath all hat is a serious game but saints row the 3rd was a MEH game(in my opinion). Saints row 2 was extremely good but I believe the devs went in wrong direction with 3rd
Both games have their good and bad points. Sleeping Dogs is more story focused and whilst Hong Kong is smaller than Liberty City, its more than big enough. Imo, the best open world games are San Andreas and Saints Row the Third, followed by Sleeping Dogs and Vice City.
It's a natural progression, SD offers things that GTA4 didn't offer (improved combat system, flow of story, gunplay and I'd even say driving). It's a good thing this game came out before GTA5 as it would have been easily forgotten otherwise and it gives R* an idea of what they have to improve to make GTA5 one of the best games this gen.
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