It's been a long road for developer United Front Games. The game now known as Sleeping Dogs launches tomorrow in Australia on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but it was originally conceived as True Crime: Hong Kong and survived a complete publisher transition to bring us an open world game with a multicultural tone and a theme from a John Woo film.
AusGamers' Dylan "Gameboffin" Burns has been cleaning up the mean streets of North Point, one flying kick at a time, and has quite a few nice things to say about Sleeping Dogs in our latest review.
We donâ€™t know how much of what is now Sleeping Dogs (it began life as True Crime: Hong Kong) was handed over to Square Enix, and perhaps we never will, but it would have been criminal for a game of this calibre to slip between the cracks. It is the perfect open world fix in the lead up to GTA V and full credit to United Front Games and Square Enix London for crafting this entertaining, engrossing and deeply impressive title. Read on for all the juice