Sleeping Dogs Demo Kicks It On PC, PS3, And Xbox 360

By Spencer . August 22, 2012 . 3:22pm

Sleeping Dogs_screen shots_(16)If you haven’t tried Sleeping Dogs yet log on to Steam, PlayStation Network or Xbox Live. Square Enix just released a downloadable demo for the open world game.


The demo start with a chase scene where Detective Wei Shen runs through a night market in North Point. A rooftop fistfight breaks out when Wei Shen catches his target. Countering attacks is one way to fight, throwing thugs into air conditioners is another. The second part of the demo takes place in a warehouse. You start by beating up gangsters (there’s a new grappler type) and then try out "gun fu" after disarming an enemy.


Sleeping Dogs is out now. Check our our playtest and interview for additional information about the game.

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  • malek86

    Cool, I was waiting for a demo. I’ve heard good things about the game, but I’m usually not a fan of sandbox games, so I was unsure.

  • MrRobbyM

    I couldn’t even finish the demo. Not that it was bad, just not my cup of tea. Assassin’s creed combat never sat well with me and streamlining the chase to two buttons was an instant turn off. I recognize this is supposed to be a mainstream open world game, I’m just kind of tired of them.

  • Tom_Phoenix

    I’m uncertain about this game, so I’m glad that a demo is now available. Now I can try it out before deciding whether or not to buy it.

  • $30632660

    About time.

    Now I can see if the game is playable on my laptop.

  • Grrr, mine hasn’t arrived yet.
    Won’t get the demo, I knew it’s awesome.

  • Closet_Ninja

    i thought the demo was rather lack luster. when i was downloading it i noticed it was like 2.5 gb so was thought it was a big demo but no. two small missions and No free roam i was expecting a little freedom. but the game does seem cool from the little i played i guess i’ll go out and rent it

  • Jake_Indiman

    I bought on the first day. LOVE IT. You can tell they put in a lot of work to make it an believable Hong Kong! But yeah, if you are not sure…try before you buy. 

  • Aoshi00

    Really fun combat and cool shooting.. more precise than GTA.. funny Cantonese dialog too.. would’ve pre-ordered the game from Amazon w/ $10 credit and DLC if I had tried the demo sooner :(.. the game deserves its sales! Really has a Shenmue vibe too.

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