On its surface, Sleeping Dogs looks like your average Grand Theft Auto ripoff, and the similarities are there. You drive cars around an open world while taking on missions at your leisure. Hell, before Square-Enix picked the game up, Activision was slated to release it as a True Crime sequel. However, if you dismiss this as yet another GTA clone, you’d be cheating yourself out of one of the best and emotional stories of 2012. In the vein of Hong Kong crime movies such as Hard boiled and Internal Affairs, Sleeping Dogs’ story and gameplay will keep players hooked in a surprising way.
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