Tasked with taking down one of Hong Kong’s most feared Triad gangs, Wei Shen has to use more than his lightning reflexes and martial arts moves. The latest Sleeping Dogs trailer takes a look at the breadth and depth of hard-boiled gunplay available to gamers across Hong Kong Island. Brutal ballistic battles are punctuated with all manner of Gun Fu: pack a pistol when missions are challenging, vault from cover into kill-extending slow motion or take to the streets for high-speed kill streaks. In Sleeping Dogs, combat packs more than a punch.
Developed by United Front Games in collaboration with Square Enix London Studios, Sleeping Dogs is a gritty and visceral open world cop drama set in the vibrant city of Hong Kong. Taking the role of undercover cop Wei Shen, players are tasked with taking down one of the world’s most fearsome criminal organisations from the inside. Offering players an island packed with action, every street corner, market stall, harbour dock or city skyscraper can become an opportunity for intense shoot-outs, adrenaline-fuelled street races and intense, brutal martial arts combat. Featuring one of the most intuitive and imaginative combat systems, Sleeping Dogs empowers players to perform an extensive set of martial arts moves, singlehandedly taking on numerous opponents. Players perform bone-crunching kicks and combos, vicious counters and a cinematic set of environmental takedowns making use of countless real-world items from circular saws to phone booths, incinerators to refrigerator doors.
Sleeping Dogs will be available from 17th August 2012 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PCs. For more information about the game, visit http://www.sleepingdogs.net and join our facebook page at www.facebook.com/SleepingDogsGame for regular updates.