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Sleeping Dogs coming August 14

Sleeping Dogs coming August 14

Square Enix has announced that Sleeping Dogs will hit store shelves for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on August 14 in North America and August 17 in Europe. A limited edition pack will be available for consumers who pre-order the game. Details and screenshots inside.



SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES UK RELEASE DATE AND LIMITED EDITION PACK FOR SLEEPING DOGS


LONDON – (April 13, 2012) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and across PAL territories today announced the upcoming open world cop drama Sleeping Dogs™ will go on sale August 17, 2012 in the UK on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.

The limited edition pack of Sleeping Dogs contains the following additional content:

‘George St. Pierre (GSP)’ content:
· GSP’s signature “flying punch”
· Exclusive GSP outfit including T-shirts, headband and shorts
· The GSP outfit unlocks the “flying punch” and increases grappling and throwing damage

‘Police Protection’ content:
· Exclusive “High Speed” Mission
· Exclusive HK Police SWAT Outfit
· Exclusive assault rifle
· Exclusive SWAT Police Vehicle

The limited edition pack will be available at all UK games retailers for consumers who pre-order the game. Please check with your preferred retailer for further details.

Exclusive content for the digitally downloadable PC version of Sleeping Dogs will be announced at a later date.

Sleeping Dogs will be available and August 17, 2012 August in the UK, France, Germany and other PAL territories and on August 14 in North America for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC.
ABOUT SLEEPING DOGS
Developed by United Front Games in collaboration with Square Enix London Studios, Sleeping Dogs is a gritty 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 organizations from the inside – the Sun On Yee Triad.

Offering players an island packed with action, every street corner, market stall, harbor dock or city skyscraper can become an opportunity for intense shoot-outs, adrenaline-fuelled street races and intense, brutal martial arts combat. Featuring an intuitive and imaginative combat system, Sleeping Dogs empowers players to perform an extensive set of martial arts moves, single-handedly taking on numerous opponents. Players perform bone-crushing 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.

Related Links
Sleeping Dogs Official Homepage: www.sleepingdogs.net
Sleeping Dogs Official Facebook® page: www.facebook.com/SleepingDogsGame
Follow Sleeping Dogs on Twitter®: @SleepingDogs

All comments

Commented on 2012-04-13 17:27:26
awesome, must buy for me
Commented on 2012-04-13 17:29:36
Saw a video and the combat is very Batman AA/AC with enviromental advantage and stuff.

Count me in.
Commented on 2012-04-13 18:11:03
Graphics seem mighty fine for an open world game.
Commented on 2012-04-13 18:20:31 In reply to Xoar
Posted by Xoar
Graphics seem mighty fine for an open world game.
Probably on PC as usual.

But from what I seen from gameplay, animations is shit lol
Commented on 2012-04-13 21:01:53
van diesel?
Commented on 2012-04-13 22:37:09
That very last shot is probably the weakest of the lot. Guess they forgot to touch that one up.
Commented on 2012-04-13 23:09:28 In reply to b0vril
Posted by b0vril
That very last shot is probably the weakest of the lot. Guess they forgot to touch that one up.
http://images.gamersyde.com/image_sleeping_dogs-18...

That one?

Thats straight real life graphics man lols.....
Commented on 2012-04-14 00:15:30
looks like vin diesel , last pic
Commented on 2012-04-14 12:58:29
why your servers are so unbalanced and powerless. I am a user for 1 year and i couldn't download a single file without getting an error.
Commented on 2012-04-14 17:24:54 In reply to Doom_Bringer
Posted by Doom_Bringer
awesome, must buy for me
same, day one for me on PC, been watching this for while, and seen some footage from pax other day that showed the in game combat, looked great

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gB17ETH34mo
Commented on 2012-04-14 23:51:49
August 14 is the birthday of Pakistan, my parents' country. I don't know, just the release date reminded me of that event.
Commented on 2012-04-15 00:34:16 In reply to IRAIPT0IR
Posted by IRAIPT0IR
http://images.gamersyde.com/image_sleeping_dogs-18...

That one?

Thats straight real life graphics man lols.....
:D
Commented on 2012-04-18 05:54:06
We Chinese don't wear Japanese head band

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