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9.1 out of 10

Sleeping Dogs

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Overall 9

Sleeping Dogs

10 December 2012
  • Excerpt: There is a poetry to the violence of Hong Kong cinema. The dance of bullets made famous by John Woo and Chow-Yun Fat – two fists gripping pistols, ricocheting bullets flying off walls, a blur of doves launching into flight from hidden nests – are not an unfamiliar sight to savvy moviegoers. And in turn, the brutality of Hong Kong cinema has heavily influenced video games, whether by itself or through such diluted fare as The Matrix trilogy.
  • Pros: Detailed, believable Hong Kong; amazing atmosphere and mood that is held throughout the game; pretty entertaining (and predictable) storytelling; mostly excellent voice acting; lengthy story (for an action game); excellent combat mechanics, coupled with some great ideas that aren't used enough; driving mechanics are perhaps the most solid aspect of the general gameplay
  • Cons: Some of the big-name voice actors seem largely superfluous; way too many crashes, glitches and bugs throughout
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Overall 6
Graphics 7
Sound 7
Playability 7
Funfactor 4

Expert Review

2 September 2012
  • Excerpt: In Sleeping Dogs , you play undercover cop Wei Shen, going to kick the ass of Hong Kong Triads. And that’s about all you need to know.
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Overall 6

Sleeping Dogs - Nightmare in North Point

Everyeye Network
11 June 2012
  • Summary: Per 560 Microsoft Points non possiamo ritenerci del tutto delusi da Nightmare in North Point, ma allo stesso tempo nemmeno soddisfatti. Linearità e ripetitività troppo marcate fanno di questo contenuto scaricabile un’esperienza non certo adatta a tutti ed, anzi, noiosa per molti. Location già visitate, continui e reiterati combattimenti senza intermezzi a spezzare il ritmo ed una longevità complessivamente non troppo elevata sono fattori che non volgono chiaramente a...
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