Sleeping Dogs was in development as a True Crime game at one point, and it's the best of the series.
I believe that title belongs to the Yakuza series for the last 10 years. Sleeping dogs is also a very enjoyable game in similar genre but the level of polish and budget lags far behind Yakuza. Still a good game.
"Sleeping Dogs was in development as a True Crime game at one point" "True Crime" was a game series with True Crime: New York and True Crime: Streets of LA. Sleeping dogs started out as True Crime: Hong Kong. They're not talking about crime games in general.
Are you okay? The King of Crime games is Yakuza since many years. Get serious with your next article ^^
True Crime was a game series, GTA even had a True Grime billboard in San Andreas parodying it. I never played the second but the original even had Snoop Dogg as a playable character.
True crime was hugely ambitious but bit off far more than it could chew which is a shame as sleeping dogs proved the series had great ideas but needed refinement. Maybe one day it can return but I doubt it Activision really butchered true crime new york personally I actually liked it but I know it was pretty hated all over but I loved being able to arrest random people extort stores and search car boots at random
Sleeping Dogs is still better than the best Yakuza (0). Yakuza is also not true crime nor is it in the series True Crime. Also Sleeping Dogs has a more interesting protag and tighter combat. Yakuza is much closer to Shenmue if anything.
The combat in Sleeping Dogs is ...lame. I give you that the main protagonist was more interesting..but the giant cast of antagonists with a ton of personality made the Yakuza game's story superb in comparison. And "not true crime" What is that even supposed to mean?
Nah... Streets Of L.A. baby. Just for that soundtrack.
Lol at the fail at people who don’t realize this article is comparing Sleeping Dogs with the True Crime franchise Why dafuq are y’all talking about Yakuza like it’s part of the True Crime series?
Many don’t know Sleeping Dogs started as the next in the True Crime franchise before Square grabbed it
Yakuza is hot dog shit anyways
You need a pork bun. Man who no have pork bun not a real man.
Duk Laaa! I'll bere right away! So many lines engrained in my memory from that game.
Why don't you have a pork bun in your hand?
Sleeper hit. I loved it. Was super bummed down when they cancelled the sequel and closed the studio.
Sleeping Dogs is an amazing game, weapons are pretty rare in the beginning, dating with interesting outcomes, Pork bun guy is marketing genius, pretty reasonable trophies (not too hard, not too easy), big map, awesome hand-to-hand combat, great story and missions ([spoiler]especially the wedding mission, so sad[/spoiler]). I beat it on PS3 and PS4 (both 100%), still don't understand why they tried to turn the sequel into MMO, then closed it down and closed the studio too. I guess they sank too much money into Triad Warrios (or how the called that MMO). But still, wish they would get back. P. S.: DLCs were meh, in my opinion and they somewhat break the game, racing specifically, as soon as you obtain that uber car with EMP, every racing in that category is done.
One of my top 10 games most deserving of a proper sequel. Loved me some sleeping dogs!
I preferred True Crime New York but Sleeping Dogs was cool. Made me a lot more interested in studying the Triad certainly
I've been wanting a sequel for this game for so damn long
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