Sleeping Dogs PS3 review scores 9/10 in Official PlayStation Magazine UK

Sleeping Dogs True Crime Hong Kong

Sleeping Dogs has scored a 9/10 on PS3 in the latest Official PlayStation Magazine UK out this week.  Editor Ben Wilson reviewed Square’s open world crime game, describing it as, “the best bits of a load of games you love pooled together with intelligence and humour”.

Sleeping Dogs PS3 review quotes

In the review Ben said that, “This is the game Saints Row has spent a decade desperate to be, a rollercoaster open-world adventure set in an environment that’s fun to explore and doss about in, and packed to the brim with rousing missions, happy diversions and other amazing stuff.”

The game was originally developed for Activision as True Crime: Hong Kong by United Front before being dropped. It was then picked up by Square Enix and renamed Sleeping Dogs. The review makes a mention of the game’s troubled life and acknowledging that as a result gamers are “probably not expecting much” from the game. Ben adds, however, that, “It’s unquestionably 2012’s most brilliantly brutal surprise, and you’re duty-bound to check it out”.

We’ll post the full review when the embargo allows us.