“Sleeping Dogs” PC Review: A great tribute to Hong Kong films that falls short on its storytelling

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This review contains slight spoilers that are presented as vaguely as possible. If you don’t want to be spoiled, even slightly or vaguely, please proceed to another post.

Ever since Sleeping Dogs was released in 2012, I’ve always wanted to play it. Here we had a game completely set in Hong Kong – an extreme rarity in the genre – and as a person who was born and raised in that city, it felt wrong not to have this game in my collection. To top it off, the game was produced by United Front Games in conjunction with one of my favorite game companies of all time, Square Enix. I didn’t have the money or ability to purchase games when it first came out, but when I saw Sleeping Dogs for 4.99 during Steam’s recent autumn sale and had the money for it, I decided to take the plunge.

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