Sleeping Dogs: Zodiac Tournament
Third party DRM: SteamThis game requires a free Steam account to play.
Requires Sleeping Dogs (base game) to use this DLC.
Join Wei Shen for the fight of his life. Invited to an exclusive tournament on a hidden island, Wei must overcome the best of the best fighters from across Asia and emerge victorious.
Starring Wei Shen, the Zodiac Tournament invites you to become the dragon and unleash your fists of fury! You must utilise all of your best moves as well as some new ones, to defeat the island’s hidden big boss as Wei enters this deadly game of death. New fighting styles, new combatants and new collectibles are also included in this retro gameplay add-on.
Man, you come right out of a comic booktaigatsu | Feb. 3, 2014 | See all taigatsu's reviews »
Zodiac Tournament is an unabashed tribute to the classic film "Enter the Dragon". From the beginning setup and title card sequence, the tone is set for a DLC the doesn't take itself seriously and revels in a aesthetic that calls back to 1970's Hong Kong chop socky films.
The focus in the missions is on the melee combat, which is definitely one of Sleeping Dogs' greatest strengths. Each of the missions has a mechanic or an enemy that provides a twist on what you've seen before, either with new environmental hazards to consider, or a move set that requires a different approach. It's not particularly deep, and you'll find that it's all over fairly shortly, but it's a fun, breezy add on that plays around with what you've seen before.
One of the biggest advantages of this pack is that you can access it at any time from the main game, unlike the other two larger expansions. This allows you to somewhat adjust the difficult, depending on your progress in the main game. The biggest flaw however? You can't change your outfit on the island itself, which means you can't wear the classic yellow jumpsuit you can find in the main game. A missed opportunity for sure.
A short but good DLCSganotak | Jan. 21, 2014 | See all Sganotak's reviews »
This DLC pays tribute to the various Martial Arts flicks of the Chinese cinema. It is even presented as a film, which is pretty cool.
It focuses almost entirely on the melee part of Sleeping Dogs, which is a great thing and offers various challenges. There are new enemy types with different fighting styles, new death traps and a lot more. If you think that you mastered combat in the main game this DLC will give you a good challenge. There are also unlockables that transfer to the main game after you're done with the DLC
However it is pretty short (less than 2 hours if you avoid the collectible finding) and hasn't got much replay value. Still it's an enjoyable experience and if you enjoyed Sleeping Dogs , you're gonna have a blast with Zodiac Tournament. United Front Games deserves all of our support for this awesome game
Enter the DragonMscigniew | Jan. 21, 2014 | See all Mscigniew's reviews »
Zodiac tournament is a DLC for Sleeping Dogs,its based on the movie with Bruce Lee titled Enter The Dragon.Dlc is fun theres mostly fighting in it,like in the movie you take part in a martial arts tournament taking place on an island.this DLC also includes new clothing set,and new fighting moves.Its fun DLC and worth the price.
Another brilliant ode to Chinese cinemaNivear | July 26, 2013 | See all Nivear's reviews »
For Sleeping Dogs second DLC, Zodiac Tournament has you take a ferry to a nearby island and go through a series of trials in a martial arts tournament. It only takes about an hour or so to complete but it is extremely fun and the visual homage to old kung-fu movies is superbly done. The DLC also offers new grappling moves once completed and the diverse new enemies on the island are challenging even for veterans.
Short but funbradysam | May 13, 2013 | See all bradysam's reviews »
This is another good expansion to Sleeping Dogs which is highly focused on the melee combat. It adds a few new moves and costumes, which are fun to play around with. However, it doesn't take very long to go through. You can replay any of the missions at any time after beating it (just over an hour for me), which is a nice touch and adds to some of the replay value. If you enjoyed Sleeping Dogs and especially if you enjoy old Kung Fu films it's worth it. It's almost a little too expensive as it's very short, but easily worth it when it's on sale.