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Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition

Square Enix, United Front Games
Oct 14, 2014 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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77

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62%

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Critic Reviews for Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition doesn't mess much with what made the original game so great. And that's a good thing.

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One of the best games of 2012 gets a mild makeover.

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Although it's slightly rough around the edges, and packs the occasional bug, Sleeping Dogs is nevertheless a gripping and thoroughly entertaining Hong Kong action movie in game form.

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Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition is amongst the finest open-world games of recent years, with gratifying and brutal combat, a genuinely gripping story and excellent car handling for this type of game. Despite some technical issues, which perhaps should have been addressed for a 'definitive edition', the game remains as playable as it was two years ago. Given the wealth of content and its relatively low entry price it would make a sound addition to anyone's collection, though there's ultimately nothing new here for players that have exhausted the original the first time round.

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It's hard to recommend anyone repurchasing Sleeping Dogs for this Definitive Edition, but it could be a great experience for newcomers.

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Definitive Edition is not quite an essential purchase – especially if you already played and finished the original release – but it's definitely worth picking up if you're hankering after the kind of open world criminal action that doesn't take itself too seriously.

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As a package this is as feature-complete as you could want, but it's a long way from the version it could have been.

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Square Enix's open world crime saga remains distinct, but this re-release doesn't fix its flaws

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