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GF Rating
8.2

3707 ratings

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Very good game

posted by footer (WESTMINSTER, CO) Nov 10, 2012

Member since Apr 2010

I'd say it's like GTA but with the fight engine similar to batman. Lots of story lines and also lots of extras.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Sleepin' Dawgz

posted by JaminGamenJim (BROOKLYN, NY) Nov 10, 2012

Member since Nov 2012

One sentence summary:
You play as a rat protagonists for the police to enter the world of the triad.

3 main Cons -
-Slow in the beginning for an hour because of tutorials.
-Doesn't build up any background story for the sub characters and especially the main hero except for one small fact "his sister died from OD on drugs".
-Would love to interact with the dating system in the game but it certainly lacked a lot in.

3 main Pros -
- Very addicting combat system which doesn't get old very easily and also the game gives you rewards every time you engage and win in battle.
- Tons of side quests and races.
- There are 3 reputation meters that helps you in the game. Popularity meter , Triad meter, and the Police meter. All of them makes you gain either a new attack or skill.

Overall:
If you ever played a GTA game and loved it then this will be your liking. I for one liked it very much. My Jamin Gamen score would rate it a 9.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

A must play for fans of open world crime games.

posted by xenotashin (POTEAU, OK) Nov 6, 2012

Member since May 2011

When i first played it i was a bit skeptical i would like it, but after finishing it i'm glad I gave it a shot.
It may not be the most original idea, but it does everything fairly well.
My only disapointment from the game was the ending which wasn't bad bad I just felt it could have been a bit better.
If you like good storytelling you will enjoy this game, even if it is a bit predictable at times.
The action is fairly intense without being sickeningly over the top.
The graphics are fairly average for what you would expect.
There is the occasional glitch... for me it was a flying boat... not a long story, but too long for this review.
I'd say 8 - 15 hours for the main story so nothing special in length
Even though there isn't a lot of replay ability there is enough going on to give you another 15+ hours of gameplay
The face lv requirement on clothing was a bit odd, but understandable.
The skill selection on level up felt less like a tree and more like two pieces of bamboo.

So in summary
pros
+Good story
+Good action
+Good characters
+Loads of collectables that are actually useful

cons
-N/A
no one thing was really bad

so four pros and no major cons
So a solid 8

A game people who are fans of the genre must play, but a good enough game that I think every one sould give a shot.
8/10

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