I liked sleeping dogs better, but yakuza is fun. if they made a sequel to Sleeping dogs and added a deeper story and tons of side games/missions like Yakuza, Sleeping dogs would smash the competition. It might be a translation thing, but the dialogue is dragged on too. Like in simple missions/quests.

And then I was crying my eyes out during the ending. That is all. Combat-wise Sleeping Dogs along with the story. I bought up all the PS3 games but never played them. Which one is the better game in your opinion? I really liked sleeping dogs' story and I definitely am interested in the Yakuza games story. The story was so deep, but the gameplay was terrible. Watch Queue Queue. Yakuza is an over the top brawler RPG, while Shenmue is far more down to earth, and closer to the style of a Point and Click adventure game, that sometimes goes into Virtua Fighter combat. For Yakuza Kiwami on the PlayStation 4, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "How does this compare to Sleeping Dogs? Yakuza 4 will keep you Constantly in combat with random battles as you walk around the section of city....but somehow, it still manages to get boring AF after the story is done......so because of this, id say they are both Equal. Yakuza is better than I really liked sleeping dogs. Please do not use it to cure loneliness.

yakuza focus on story and characters while sleeping dogs is more of action oriented.

I liked sleeping dogs too but it's typical western sandbox game and it lacks the charm that yakuza game has.

It has open world and driving, you have substories and minigames, there is fighting using martial arts and when you have a gun you have to actually aim and hide behind things.

Imo sleeping dogs fits perfectly between GTA and Yakuza. Yakuza is small but feels larger than it is due to the sheer amount of stuff there is to do, while Sleeping Dogs is larger but in the end so far feels smaller as it's story is more focused and while you can distract yourself for a bit doing side stuff, you're not getting too far without furthering the story.. since most of the side stuff is just buying things. Same as pokemon. Y3 is hard and Y4 is... Well, you have to beat it 3 times. Similar to me, except without the friend trying to educate me.

Yakuza has more mini games and no cars. Sleeping Dogs is a more fun platinum trophy if you're into that. My little brother did though. The only Yakuza game I played I didn't care for at all. I prefer Yakuza (but SD was ok to me, as a light, non-deeply engaging fun). Sleeping Dogs has a bigger world and cars. Watch Queue Queue Aug 9, 2018 @ 8:41am They're hardly comparable games other than the …

I loved Sleeping Dogs. Is Sleeping Dogs a poor man's Yakuza or a superior Asian open-world action game. There's an obvious difference in gameplay and world traversing, but it's at least got more similarities than GTA. That’s where it branches off into a GTA-like and Yakuza does not. This includes Yakuza kawami, the 30 dollar game, and I guess the 2nd one coming and yakuza 6. I really want to plat it but I still can’t get past the shooty car part on Legend difficulty :(. ), 6 (easy plat), and Judgement. I hate games with non stop cutscenes, and some in yakuza are literally 10+ minutes long. Yakuza games are only good if you like mini games. Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. That game was amazing! yakuza just have better overall direction imo. They're completely different types of games! Yakuza, has a serious story for sure, but so many wacky side missions and mini games that you can forget there's a story at all for long stretches of time. ", I was thinking "But why didn't you tell me this sooner??" This message board is NOT a good substitute for real-life friends. video of game inside topic. What's funny is that this exact same thing is starting to happen for me when people compare Shenmue and Yakuza, Saying Yakuza is just a better version of Shenmue which I don't find accurate at all. You drive in Sleeping Dogs. Cant really compare them. I like them both... Sleeping Dogs = Action movie Yakuza = Feature Length Anime. I don't mind that it is in Japanese and has no english dub. Closest thing to a yakuza comparision is Shenmue and even that is vastly different, Yakuza cant be compared to any game IMO, cause its one of a kind. Yeah story wise, at least on the surface, Sleeping Dogs and Yakuza aren't too far off. Both have karaoke minigames. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. I feel like Yakaza is more goofy. Press J to jump to the feed. ". I just bought both... but played sleeping dogs before, it's better I think but Yakuza is a pretty fun brawler in a world where that's not a thing anymore. The thing that ruined yakuza for me though is constant overly drawn out cutscenes. If you look at it in a more simple way, its about gangs and open cities. I think Sleeping Dogs have a far better story and a better cast of characters than Yakuza. They're both taking the same premise but using them in a different way, with differnt styles. GOTY 10/10 MASTERPIECE.

These games are way too different, and made for different audience I'd say. © Valve Corporation. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. They only thing that is really comparable for Yakuza and Shenmue is the Mini games you can play.

I VERY quickly realized how wrong I was. Overall I had way more fun with Sleeping Dogs. Sleeping dogs is open world but more focused somehow which is weird to think about it. OMG you made a post about getting a ps4 leave the PS3 board now. Both could improve the combat system, but I prefer Yakuza's. They're hardly comparable games other than the skin deep similarities. Does it has manly topless fighting on rooftop? When I saw a description of Yakuza 0 that convinced me to finally try it, I sent one of my friends a message saying that I've become interested in the Yakuza series because apparently it's not "Japanese GTA" after all, and he sent back a response saying, "Not even close! So I really believe that SD= Yakuza+GTA. This is the unofficial subreddit for Sega's long-running game series, Yakuza, known in Japan as Ryū ga Gotoku. Its extremely annoying, funny thing is its like SEGA wanted it to be Japanese GTA in the old PS2 days when they brought yakuza 1 over, I thought the same also for Sleeping Dogs.

I never finished a Yakuza game. Xehanort's guardian is the will of Kairi's grandma. I mean, I dont really see the comparision between sleeping dogs and yakuza either, Sleeping dogs is an open world sandbox game, you have shooting missions in it, you have driving around hong kong and stuff like that, The only thing they have in common is fighting is the main combat of the games and some mini games. HOWEVER let’s remember that both are great games in their own way, no matter the similarities. Playing: NBA Live 09, Saints Row 2, Far Cry 3, Battlefield 3, Midnight Club LA. Yakuza didnt engage me much because its too silly, and it looks just like anime played out by real looking people. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the yakuzagames community. Mind you Sleeping Dogs has only one installment while Yakuza has 6 games and a couple of spin-offs. Privacy PolicyCookie SettingsDo Not Sell My InformationReport Ad.

Sleeping Dogs is the asian variant of GTA, I'd say.

When I was young and ignorant I slept on the Yakuza series working on this exact, flawed assumption. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America).

Maybe because I got burned out on Shenmue years ago and that's what it plays like IMO. PlayStation 3 - Online and PlayStation Store, "snipers"game need help on how to buy it. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Just want to know how you guys compare the stories for both games. All rights reserved. Kicked myself afterwards, because they play more like Shenmue, and I would have totally been about that back then. This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards. Yakuza= Japanese semi open world sandbox game based on martial arts and a story revolving around gangs. Fast forward to the release of Yakuza 0, where on a whim I checked it out. Sleeping Dogs = Chinese open world sandbox game based on martial arts and a story revolving around gangs. This video is unavailable. Sleeping Dogs has a bigger world and cars. Sleeping Dogs is a good open world game and story but fails to maximize the potential of Gang Warfare within its small world. Similar to me, except without the friend trying to educate me. Mafia II VS Sleeping Dogs | SIDE BY SIDE COMPARISON | HD - Duration: 20:32. But the sidequests and minigames definitely set them apart lol. 1 month ago. The Slice of Life in video games Yakuza. It especially bothers me because I ignored Yakuza for years since I thought it was like GTA. NukeJockey . But Sleeping Dogs is fun as hell, lemme tell ya. I hope people don't mind me promoting this game it's on sale down to $4 and while not being as good as Yakuza does play like Yakuza.

I’ve since played Kiwami 1, Kiwami 2 (one trophy away from plat! Well I've been playing them side by side since my first comment... they're both totally different beasts that are set in the same kind of world, Sleeping Dogs has some levity thrown in at odd moments, but is more serious.. it feels like an action movie. They both have karaoke, but Yakuza beats sleeping dogs in that department. XDD, Yakuza can compare to Sleeping Dogs But not GTA.

There are a lot of little distractions that are too distracting I guess.

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