Because it sure ain’t from gameplay, story style. Versus Mode, Round 2 - Yakuza vs Sleeping Dogs, Re... Random Happy Time, 11 O’Clock - Sin City! The fact you randomly VS them. Sleeping Dogs is very different to GTA but they're close enough for comparison. Warning: The following presentation contains major spoilers, reader discretion is advised. Even the biggest open-world game can run out of content, but fans of Yakuza 0, don’t despair! I'd say its combat is closer to Batman: AA than Yakuza. In normal setting, SD's better cause most of the mob don't just stand around. This is more like classic vs modern hand to hand combat. I'll try to find the videos and see if Sleeping Dogs had anything similar. It's the end of the year, and we're looking back at some of the biggest news stories of 2019 and why they matter. Yakuza has more of a button-mashy feel to it. I played Ykuza and I like it's combat, epecially the heat moves, I have to play SP but I heard that it has great combat, so which game has better hand to hand combat system ? Kiryu, almost routinely, tends to go through simliarly large gauntlets-arguably larger-and once or twice has done so with, again relatively fresh wounds. Sleeping Dogs (Image Credits: TechnoBuffalo) With a plot that features the gangs that plague the city of Hong Kong, Sleeping Dogs comes as close to the Yakuza narrative as any game can. SD has potential to be better but I doubt it's going to happen unless the devs focus on hand to hand combat only in sequel. Comparisons are useful especially when dissecting games for discussion and its natural to gravitate towards the most similar thing. I haven't played the Yakuza series, so quite literally all I have to go on are the videos and info you posted. The concept is simple, ask two mammals a single question and have them discuss their answers. Not the same. Sleeping dogs demo is available, give it a try. Despite what movies and television might have you believe criminal organizations actually tend to shy away from overt violent action. He was enduring stab wounds all throughout his raid on a deathtrap-infested Osaka castle before fighting the two aforementioned Tigers, and in Yakuza 5's supposed final boss (if I can find the video and you don't mind semi-spoilers), he has a wound that clearly re-opens partway through the fight, all while fighting a guy who, for all intents and purposes, would probably break Big Smile over his knee. Judgment features the same combat, but with additions of free-running mechanics not unlike Sleeping Dogs. Here are ten games with similar traits, from shady protagonists and huge, intricate worlds to martial arts and complicated plots, but stand on their own merits. I just had an idea: Yakuza vs Sleeping Dogs. Yakuza's heat moves win. © 2020 GAMESPOT, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Is it because they both have Asian protagonists? Can't comment on the fight itself, since for all I know, Kiryu's probably skirting around low meta, unlike Wei's who is a street level human (bullet-time mechanics and jumping from car to car aside). Sleeping Dogs came out in 2012 on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC and was re-released this year on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in an all-inclusive “Definitive Edition.” I can counter with ease and kill everything. The tone is different sure, but Yakuza and Shenmue are as close as it gets in terms of being in the same genre. Speaking of bad analogies. Tiger vs Rabbit collects the best from these contrasting and comparing crazy critters. Q Attack, Round 8 - Is Manga Dead in the United St... Random Happy Time, 12 O'Clock - Just Add Nuts! ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Yakuza’s main mode was mostly a classic beat-‘em-up in a criminal sandbox environment, akin to an early predecessor of Hong Kong-set open-world game Sleeping Dogs. He was also tortured in said flashback and I'd say the worst for wear he's eer come to was at the end of Yakuza 3 against a guy who, though relatively close to Kiryu in size, was able to earlier floor a much larger character, who was able to rip out what seemed like giant stone decorations from a wall to try and beat Kiryu with in an earlier boss fight. http://www.ign.com/articles/2012/03/09/sleeping-dogs-embraces-the-ultra-violence, Demon's Souls PS5 Early Review Impressions. Why? Enemy's AI? Q Attack, Round 20 - Are Toys-to-Life Games a Fad? With Yakuza back in the spotlight again and Shenmue reappearing after 20 years in the wilderness, I've been thinking a lot about Sleeping Dogs, United … No contest. Not sure how to compare. Sleeping Dogs is nothing like Yakuza. The worst (or at least most at once) I remember him getting was probably within flashbacks actually, most of which from Yakuza 1. Yakuza's combat is classic, kinda clunky, less fluid, rely on evasion, combo cancel, counter move is harder to do and there are boss fights where you can't just spam attacks. Each iteration has new moves and old ones carried over. Overall, I like Yakuza better in technical perspective, SD is better for its animation and bone snapping moves. Click HERE to see this thread with all of the graphics, features, and links. Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam Yakuza: Like a Dragon shifts from the beat 'em up system in favor of a turn-based RPG system with brand new abilities ranging from basic healing to powerful summons of legendary yakuza … KMC Forums > Misc > Computer / Video Games Discussion > Games 'Versus' Forum > Kazuma Kiryu (Yakuza) vs. Wei Shen (Sleeping Dogs) BloodRawEngine A pretty heavily-discussed vs. topic elsewhere, considering it was one of the first suggestions when I google searched Kiryu's name. Yeah, try the Sleeping Dogs demo. 10. Sounds like an easy task but when you have such opposite characters as Tiger and Rabbit, the only thing for sure is that they will never agree. Generic mobs in Yakuza are not aggressive in normal but if you equip Champion Ring and Very Hard mode, mobs are going to destroy you easily if you're not careful. Text-only Version: Click HERE to see this thread with all of the graphics, features, and links. This topic is locked from further discussion. You had a … I still haven't played Sleeping Dogs, but I suspect I will still like Yakuza more than it even though I expect to really enjoy SD.Best tat is Kiryu's back tat. Sleeping Dogs Yakuza's heat moves aren't restricted to environmental only. Sleeping dogs because it feels like you have real weight behind your attacks. A pretty heavily-discussed vs. topic elsewhere, considering it was one of the first suggestions when I google searched Kiryu's name. srug. The unexpectedly great 2012 open-world game Sleeping Dogs has gotten a remastered "definitive edition" for new-gen consoles and PC. Nothing in the least. Is this new version of an old game worth the price of admission?