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Sleeping Dogs is going through the normal pains of a new sandbox franchise's first outing. The reviews are good, but not great. The tech works, but it's not as polished as others in the genre. It's hard to be top dog in the sandbox crime genre when your competition includes Grand Theft...

August 27th 2012 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Three new DLC packs for Sleeping Dogs have landed on Steam, running $3 a pop. There's the Red Envelope Pack, which sends players on a hunt throughout Hong Kong for 20 red envelopes stuffed with $50,000 each, netting an eventual $1 million (HK dollars, that is).Next up is the Top Dog Gold Pack, whic...

August 22nd 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Sleeping Dogs protagonist Wei Shen is the Vegas magician of Hong Kong. He can make women disappear by placing them in bathrooms ... the only problem is making them reappear once the trick is over. Shen likely picked up the trick visiting Saints Row 2's town of Stilwater.

August 21st 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Stiq Flicks – from film and video game industry freelance writer Kevin Kelly – examines video games and attempts to pair them with matching films. It's like wine and cheese, but with more aliens. Sleeping Dogs is enjoying life this week after a near-death experience as True Crime: Hong...

August 19th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Sleeping Dogs has been through a heap of concept and name changes throughout its development, but the Vancouver-based firm United Front Games has finally unleashed its latest creation.It's worlds apart from the developer's first game Modnation Racers, but Sleeping Dogs isn't completely unfamiliar....

August 14th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Square Enix says that Sleeping Dogs won't lie down for long, revealing six months of downloadable content are planned for the game following its launch tomorrow.First on the docket will be a range of downloads available for the game's awakening at retail tomorrow, including the 80s-inspired Retro T...

August 13th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Our first live stream of Sleeping Dogs was so successful, we've decided to venture through the mean streets of Hong Kong once more. This time, Joystiq is giving away multiple Steam versions of the game to viewers. Tune in for the hand-to-hand combat, action hijacking, and slow-motion bullet firing...

August 12th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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If we didn't know better, we'd think the somewhat revealingly dressed young lady in this Sleeping Dogs trailer was purposefully tantalizing the audience through innuendo-filled comments about "enjoying exciting rides," but surely that isn't the case. Hong Kong looks so nice and reserved, after all.

August 11th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Have dreams of a promotional Team Fortress 2 'King of the Hill' map set in a Chinese cityscape been keeping you up nights since the free-to-play shooter's launch in 2007? "Well, your oddly specific and scarily prescient dreams have come true," the official TF2 blog has revealed.Dubbed 'Kong King,'...

August 10th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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In Sleeping Dogs, from Vancouver-based developer United Front Games, you play as an undercover police officer investigating gangs throughout Hong Kong. In a new walkthrough video, you can check out some of the available side quests in the game; namely, police investigations.

August 2nd 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Clearly, Hong Kong gamers are getting the bost bang for their buck when it comes to the limited edition of Sleeping Dogs. Square Enix is tossing in four different content packs and enveloping Sleeping Dogs in some custom packaging, according to Siliconera.The George St-Pierre pack is modeled after...

July 31st 2012 at 3:30am 0 Comments