“Most of the time Wei Shen fights with his hands (or frozen fish) and United Front Games designed a slick combat system … one button is for attack and another lets you counterattack. Holding down the attack button changes Wei Shen’s combos. Moving the analog stick lets players quickly switch targets when fighting multiple enemies. Environmental kills like tossing thugs into dumpsters or pushing them or skewering them with swordfish adds a little spice to an already well polished system. In no time you’ll be rolling over enemies and retaliating with roundhouse kicks. Driving is just as fluid with responsive controls and a variety of cars to jack. But why take a car from the street when you can leap from a moving car onto another, perhaps better car? The action hijack system lets players do that and it looks pretty cool. Between the racing missions and hand to hand combat Sleeping Dogs makes players feel badass.”
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