Martial arts master and Star Wars Rogue One star Donnie Yen has confirmed a movie adaptation of Sleeping Dogs is in development.
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We'll likely never see a Sleeping Dogs 2 now developer United Front Games has been shut down - but plans were once very much afoot for the open world crime drama to get a sequel.
We've heard of UFG's plans before, but Waypoint's new deep dive into the sequel's design document is by far the most detailed account yet of what Sleeping Dogs 2 might have been.
And wow, it was ambitious.
United Front Games, the studio behind enjoyable open world game Sleeping Dogs, appears to have shut down.
UPDATE 4.30pm: And, a little sooner than expected, Smash & Grab has now been fully unveiled. A three-versus-three team battler for PC, the game will debut via Early Access in September.
UPDATE 26/02/2015 8.45pm: The Humble Square Enix Bundle 2 has added three new titles to its roster that are unlocked for paying above the average (currently $7.77 or about £5). These include: Kane & Lynch Collection, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, and Startopia.
The developer of Sleeping Dogs is making a free-to-play game for release in 2015, it's announced.
PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of Sleeping Dogs have been listed by UK retailer ShopTo.
Square Enix's rather-good-actually - and released relatively recently - action game Sleeping Dogs is free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers from now until 15th January.
United Front Games has announced it's working on a new game in the Sleeping Dogs universe.
It's called Triad Wars, which publisher Square Enix trademarked recently.
"So, we're making a new game!" UFG revealed in a short update on its website. "We can't say a lot about it right now, but you might have read about a trademark registration for something called Triad Wars? Well, we're super-excited that it's another game based in the Sleeping Dogs universe, it's something we've wanted to do for ages, and we're very happy to be working with Square Enix again... but that's all we can give you for the time being - we'll have more information about what the game's going to be in 2014."
Tomb Raider publisher Square Enix has revealed that its internal sales expectations for the game's first month were nearly double its eventual 3.4 million haul.
The company thought its Lara Croft reboot could sell at least 5-6 million units in four weeks - a huge figure, but a total still designed to be conservative, just "80-90 per cent" of what Square Enix thought was the game's real sales potential.
It's clear that Tomb Raider fell short vastly of what Square Enix wanted, even without that extra 10-20 per cent.
3.4 million copies of Tomb Raider have been sold in four weeks, publisher Square Enix has revealed, which is not enough to hit the game's sales target.
Square Enix has admitted it is struggling to make money from its console games.
Kung-fu fighting romp Sleeping Dogs will soon be expanded in Year of the Snake, a new add-on themed around Chinese New Year.
The expansion has yet to be officially announced by publisher Square Enix, although a small teaser trailer has been posted online and the DLC's PlayStation Trophies have now been leaked.
It's a fair guess that it will launch around Chinese New Year on 10th February.
Open-world Hong Kong gangster game Sleeping Dogs headlines PlayStation Plus in February.
Sleeping Dogs' next story-based DLC will add a new island to the game's map.
United Front's open-world Hong Kong crime thriller wasn't exactly shy about borrowing from the Grand Theft Auto playbook when Sleeping Dogs launched back in August, so it's not that much of a surprise to see the developer taking inspiration from another Rockstar hit for this single-player add-on chapter.
Just as Red Dead Redemption looked to the darkness for its Undead Nightmare spin-off, so Nightmare in North Point drops a big bloody slab of horror into the neon sprawl of Hong Kong.
It would be a mistake to call this a zombie game though. Although the monsters that have suddenly populated the streets are technically the undead, they're actually Jiang Shi, creatures from Taoist myth that are as much vampire as zombie.
Sleeping Dogs developer United Front Games has claimed there is still life in the zombie genre, as it prepares to launch undead-themed DLC Nightmare in North Point next week.
Sleeping Dogs will be expanded in a new supernatural-themed DLC for Halloween that features undead Triad members and classical Chinese vampires.
Hong Kong-based open-world action game Sleeping Dogs is getting a batch of new races in the upcoming Street Racer Pack, due on 16th October on XBLA, PSN and Steam, Square Enix has announced.
Enjoyable Hong Kong romp Sleeping Dogs will be expanded in a slew of DLC packs due to launch in October.
Hong Kong crime adventure Sleeping Dogs has defeated Tekken Tag Tournament 2 in the UK's weekly all-formats chart.
DayZ has been the break out phenomenon of PC gaming this year. What would it look like adapted as a film? Renowned YouTube fake movie trailer maker Bloodrunsclear has had a stab at finding out.
His fake DayZ movie trailer uses sound bites from the horrific Miami face-eating incident; Peter Gabriel's version of My Body is a Cage; and clips from numerous zombie films (and other genres) to create a rousing montage - a look at what could be.
DayZ creator Dean Hall tweeted a link to the video this morning.
Pork bun-munching Hong Kong adventure Sleeping Dogs has seen off THQ challenger Darksiders 2 to remain top of the UK all-format chart.
Open-world crime drama Sleeping Dogs has bounded to the top of the UK all-format charts, toppling Sega's London 2012 Olympics tie-in.
Our £300 PC gets to grips one of the most demanding PC titles yet.
Wei Shen, a Chinese-American cop working undercover to infiltrate a notorious Hong Kong Triad gang, has just received a panicked message from Jackie, his childhood friend. They came up together on the mean streets of Hong Kong and it was Jackie - skinny, endearingly inept in criminal matters and blissfully unaware that his old friend is now a cop - who opened the door that allowed Shen inside the Triads.
But something has gone wrong. Trying to set up a big score for himself with his customary clumsiness, Jackie has tried to sell a shipment of stolen watches and been ripped off. He calls in Shen. "What are you going to do?" asks Jackie. Shen sits astride a motorbike, ready for action. "What I always do" he replies, and roars off to exact revenge-by-proxy on the thugs who took advantage of his friend's weakness.
As played out in one of Sleeping Dogs' many cut-scenes, this exchange is clearly intended as a rousing hero moment for Shen. But "what I always do" is also an unfortunate commentary on the rote structure that constantly holds Sleeping Dogs back. Originally developed as a new entry in Activision's middling True Crime series, before being abandoned and subsequently resurrected by Square Enix, this is as predictable an entry in the open-world cops-and-gangsters genre as it's possible to get.
Sleeping Dogs' PC version will come with a host of graphical enhancements and bonus content, Square-Enix has announced.
Japanese mega publisher Square Enix made a loss during the recent financial quarter off the back of a quiet release schedule.
Have you kept your Just Cause 2 save file? If so, and you buy Sleeping Dogs, you're in for a neat treat.
A new Sleeping Dog gameplay video - below - released by Square-Enix shows off a sample mission in the open-world game full of driving, hand-to-hand combat, shooting and car jacking.
Digital shop Green Man Gaming is now selling boxed PC and console games.
Behind the scenes footage of open-world crime adventure Sleeping Dogs has demonstrated the influence of MMA star Georges St-Pierre on the game.
Expectations are dangerous. Dead Island found this out the hard way, working the audience to frothing excitement with a wonderfully crafted CG trailer that bore precious little resemblance to the actual game. It's with this warning in mind, and with my anticipation coloured by a glitzy live-action trailer, that I sit down to play Sleeping Dogs, an open world crime game saturated in new wave Hong Kong cinema.
Clearly, developer United Front Games has heeded that warning, too: pretty much everything you see in that trailer can be done in the game. There's bone-snapping close-quarters chopsocky, vicious slow-motion gunplay, frenetic car chases, death defying inter-vehicle stunts, ghastly blood-letting with kitchen implements, and environments whose every surface begs for context-sensitive violence: sizzling stoves await the face of a triad goon while fridge doors swing open to close eagerly on thuggish skulls. And not any of this is demoted to QTE, but remains an ever-available mechanic in a dynamic, bustling recreation of Hong Kong.
Even if the game matches the trailer's action blow for blow, Sleeping Dogs is, however, wrestling with another set of expectations which are aren't nearly as optimistic. Having been previously announced as True Crime: Hong Kong, publisher Activision first delayed the project from 2010 to 2011, and then finally swung the axe last year, saying that it just wouldn't reach the required level of quality.
Square Enix can't fathom how Activision let True Crime: Hong Kong go - in fact, it thinks Activision was "crazy" to do it.
Last autumn's Deus Ex: Human Revolution and this year's Final Fantasy 13-2 have helped Square Enix return to profit making.
Hong Kong-set open world shooter Sleeping Dogs will be set loose on 17th August in the UK, publisher Square Enix has announced.
US gamers get it the same week, on 14th August.
Pre-ordering Sleeping Dogs in UK shops will upgrade you to the game's Limited Edition, which includes two packs of in-game content.
Eurogamer visits Hong Kong to discover Square Enix's open world shooter.
Why United Front chose Hong Kong as its setting.
"Even our most optimistic internal projections show that continued investment was not going to lead to a title at, or near, the top of the competitive open world genre.
"In an industry where only the best games in each category are flourishing, to be blunt, it just wasn't going to be good enough."
Ouch. Activision CEO Eric Hirschberg didn't pull any punches when explaining the reason the publisher pulled the plug on True Crime: Hong Kong last February.
Square Enix has made Sleeping Dogs, the game formerly known as True Crime: Hong Kong, official.
More from the talkative Destination PlayStation event - this time concerning True Crime.
According to a tweet by Future Shop Gamer, which attended the event, Square Enix has revealed Sleeping Dogs, due out on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in August.
Future Shop also published an image, which looks a lot like True Crime: Hong Kong, the game Square Enix picked up after Activision ditched it halfway through development.