More Reviews
REVIEWS Cut the Rope: Triple Treat Review
Cutting the ropes has never before made gravity so… pricey.

Faster Than Light: Advanced Edit Review
FTL's Advanced Edition is a natural fit for the iPad. But whatever platform you're playing on, the new content adds depth and variety.
More Previews
PREVIEWS Sniper Elite 3 Preview
Sending bullets through the hate.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Release date: Out Now

Trials Fusion
Release date: Out Now

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Release date: 04/29/14

Bound by Flame
Release date: 05/09/14


LATEST FEATURES 4 PAX Indie Titles to Look Out For
We've given attention to all the higher profile games at PAX EAST, but now it's time for the indies.

Ouya's Best Games Coming to the Platform
The Kickstarter console is slowly establishing itself with a couple of creative gems on the way.
 
Coming Soon

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP danielrbischoff
Peace in the Era of Call of Duty
By danielrbischoff
Posted on 04/15/14
In a world dominated by violent media, Americans are no more eager to go to war than they were in the 1980s or the 1960s or the 1940s. Hasn't it always been someone else's problem? The overwhelming majority would rather go on thinking it had nothing to do with them and there...

 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   SmartFeedSmartFeed   RegisterRegister   ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 
Sleeping Dogs |OT|
Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4  Next
 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> General Gaming Topics
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Affen
Freedom Runner


Joined: 19 Sep 2008
Posts: 2017

PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Went to trade some games in and because every other game on the shelves looked like ass, I left with Sleeping Dogs.

I like it so far. I just wish you could use more of the environment in the fights, like chairs and other improvised weaponry. It would bring more of that asian cinema feel the game already has. Really solid game otherwise.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Sourdeez
Does it use DX12?!?


Joined: 12 Feb 2012
Posts: 1935

PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just finished it a few minutes ago. I agree with its score of 4/5 GR stars. I dont watch many hong kong action films so the storyline seemed good to me but im told its fairly generic by movie terms.
_________________
“Yeah but when does EA come in when your trying for auto erotic asphyxiation and decide that you are really trying to commit suicide? Then they force you to do what they want.”
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
madster111
The Original Pie Lover


Joined: 04 Jun 2006
Posts: 6184

PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 2:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Game's pretty decent. PC version is a shitty console port, though, so it's glitchy and about as optimized as the original crysis. Controls are awkward enough that i found using the 360 controller to be better, even with the shooting.

Also, the driving sections are just not very good.
_________________
Optimus-Crime wrote:
OUR MONKEY SHINE


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h8_F-_a6ko
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Affen
Freedom Runner


Joined: 19 Sep 2008
Posts: 2017

PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anybody else get really hungry for chinese food after playing the game?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
used44



Joined: 08 Mar 2002
Posts: 20390

PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Haha. Yeah. I order a pork bun whenever I see the cart.

It took a few hours but this game really got its hooks into me last night. The steady progression of abilities opens up more and more varied ways to play.

Also, nobody acknowledged my "Wei fun" joke and now I'm sad.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8792

PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's because the thread jumped to a new page. Excellent joke.
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/features/women-who-rock-modern-gaming
http://www.gamerevolution.com/manifesto/gr-strips-5-he-makes-his-own-luck-24633
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/recovery-search-and-rescue
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
used44



Joined: 08 Mar 2002
Posts: 20390

PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 6:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's always been my GR curse.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Green_Lantern
Spacecataz


Joined: 06 Nov 2008
Posts: 4921

PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Beat it today....trying to decide if I want to keep going with all the races and stuff or just return it.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
used44



Joined: 08 Mar 2002
Posts: 20390

PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There's a demo on xblive now. Maybe psn too...?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8792

PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 12:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

All three platforms!
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/features/women-who-rock-modern-gaming
http://www.gamerevolution.com/manifesto/gr-strips-5-he-makes-his-own-luck-24633
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/recovery-search-and-rescue
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
madster111
The Original Pie Lover


Joined: 04 Jun 2006
Posts: 6184

PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah i started off pretty 'meh' about it but it's pretty fun. Once you start unlocking more ways to remove people teeth with your fists/feet it gets a bit more fun.
The driving is still annoying but it's not too bad. The in-game radios are pretty crap, though.

Because i'm a massive pussy, i got a map of the first area and quickly grabbed 10 health shrine things to get a 20% bonus which has made things more fun. Don't have to worry about surviving as much anymore, so i find myself doing the flashy moves.

Dropped $70k on a Lexus only to have the next 2 missions require me to use the absolutely shithouse standard bike, which was very annoying. Especially the chick - as if i'd make her get on the back of that heap of crap when i had a pearl while lexus on 24s sitting right there.
The just cause 2 outfit is very useful.

Another thing i'm not sure console players would notice: It's very, very pretty. Everything is so shiny, and the water effects are awesome. My PC barely manages to run it at full graphics, and when it does my heat warning goes off. Game makes my PC stress more than BF3, which is why i was complaining about optimization before. Figured out my resolutions were a bit off though, so that's made it good.

Really, really wish you could keep melee weapons on your person for future use. The tire iron is insanely effective and i hate having to ditch it all the time.
_________________
Optimus-Crime wrote:
OUR MONKEY SHINE


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h8_F-_a6ko
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
NecroWolf
Usually Wrong


Joined: 20 Mar 2006
Posts: 646

PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just bought this a few days ago, and recently beat it. Good game, I enjoyed the storyline though its kinda generic. I thought Jackie was an awesome character, even Winston in his own way.
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message MSN Messenger
Green_Lantern
Spacecataz


Joined: 06 Nov 2008
Posts: 4921

PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You look like you could use a pork bun!
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
used44



Joined: 08 Mar 2002
Posts: 20390

PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 10:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Has everybody unlocked the final karaoke song? Wei hitting the high notes in 'Take On Me' is the best.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Affen
Freedom Runner


Joined: 19 Sep 2008
Posts: 2017

PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 11:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just finished it. It was a good game for a playthrough, but I'm not sure if I want to return to it now that it's done.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
used44



Joined: 08 Mar 2002
Posts: 20390

PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2012 3:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Great game, I thought.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Green_Lantern
Spacecataz


Joined: 06 Nov 2008
Posts: 4921

PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would've done that too, but I Redbox'ed it and had it for 5 days already, so I returned it.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
MattAY
Posh B**tard


Joined: 02 Mar 2006
Posts: 11782

PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I commend a fine 100% achievement tally.
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Noritama



Joined: 25 Feb 2012
Posts: 402

PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 9:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have to say the ending feels rushed and .. well such a waste of a good build up.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8792

PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 10:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/features/women-who-rock-modern-gaming
http://www.gamerevolution.com/manifesto/gr-strips-5-he-makes-his-own-luck-24633
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/recovery-search-and-rescue
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> General Gaming Topics All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4  Next
Page 2 of 4
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum