Sleeping Dogs
E3 2012: Sleeping Dogs Interview - Open-Worlds, Kung-Fu and Crime With Dan Sochan
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Having been through a fair bit of drama with the game that was once True Crime: Hong Kong, United Front Games is now rather upbeat about Sleeping Dogs' prospects as it heads towards completion and hopes to fully immerse players in a dramatic police story starring kung-fu fighting undercover cop Wei Shen.

Drawing upon a variety of Hong Kong movie influences and other Asian cinema staples, Sleeping Dogs is certainly shaping up rather well too, with a strong combat system and a few gameplay elements that should ensure rising through the Triad ranks to bring down the criminal organisation from within, will be a blast.

We caught up with Sleeping Dogs' Producer, Dan Sochan behind-closed-doors at this year's E3, and having played Sleeping Dogs several times in the last few months (check out our latest hands-on preview here), we had plenty of questions to ask about the open-world title that was saved from oblivion by Square Enix. Find out more about the Asian movie nods, gory combat finishers, costumes, vehicles and other stuff that'll await when Sleeping Dogs releases this August.


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Comment #1 by GRIM REAPER 25
Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 09:24:55 AM
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love open world games cant wait 2 get this

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Comment #2 by BathofBleach
Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 09:32:32 AM
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I remember they said the same about mindjack. What a large turd that turned out to be.

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Comment #3 by TwoZacksOneCup
Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 09:42:59 AM
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Having played this last Month, I'm definitely buying this day one. Awesome engine.

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Comment #4 by dirge
Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 09:44:33 AM
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This game seems to be ticking all the right boxes! Looking forward to it.

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Comment #5 by creaper210
Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 09:46:50 AM
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Really want this game. But it sucks that it comes out the same day as Darksiders. Don't know which one to play first!!!

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Comment #6 by Damodar Thade
Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 09:59:00 AM
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I hope the decision's he mention's lead to cop and triad ending's that would be really great. The game in all seem's to be shaping up really well cannot wait to play it.

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Comment #7 by Eazynem Makaveli
Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 10:04:43 AM
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Faces animation sucks.

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Comment #8 by XxStuartxX 1990
Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 11:10:57 AM
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Chicken coop, vechicle? WTF

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Comment #9 by WartyHogger
Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 12:21:15 PM
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I'm a sucker for open world games. Got the Gamestop Pre-Order bonus, it comes with the most stuff imo.

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Comment #10 by Barad
Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 01:46:36 PM
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I'm really looking forward to this so much!

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Comment #11 by Hurricane Of 87
Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 02:36:36 PM
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Hey Richard Walker, a question! Is there an option of first person view whilst driving ala GTA4? @Square_Enix_EU weren't certain and @SleepingDogs hasn't responded and you've played this game loads.

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Comment #12 by Winter wolfpack
Thursday, June 21, 2012 @ 10:22:20 PM
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Does everyone in hong kong drive around with explosives in their tires. I think they've gone a bit too overboard with the car physics.

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Comment #13 by SCEVEN
Friday, June 29, 2012 @ 05:14:26 AM
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I'm pretty anxious for this game's release. Honestly happy to see another free roam game break from the norm of robotically linear FPS games.

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Comment #14 by Qofi
Saturday, June 30, 2012 @ 11:58:16 AM
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In the video thumbnail, this guy has some awesome hair.

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Comment #15 by AirborneRichard
Saturday, July 21, 2012 @ 02:52:41 PM
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Always in for another great open game world, and hey now we have Hongkong, this is def something new instead of the usual Newyork city thingy we see in alot of open world games. I only can speak for myself but if our not into the mood for a mission i normaly just go and discover the open world either on foot or just pick a car or a bike and drive around with the radio on lol! Anyways can,t wait!!

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Comment #16 by mda
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 @ 08:09:46 PM
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£15 at asda.

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US August 14, 2012
Europe August 17, 2012

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