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Metareview: Sleeping Dogs

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 Auto...

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Three new Sleeping Dogs DLC packs rough up Steam

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,...

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Sleeping Dogs and the amazing disappearing woman trick

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....

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Stiq Flicks: Sleeping Dogs and Hard Boiled

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:...

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Sleeping Dogs review: Triad true

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....

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Sleeping Dogs staying awake with six months of planned DLC

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...

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JoyStream: Watch and win Sleeping Dogs [Update: Watch the replay!]

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...

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Sleeping Dogs launch trailer is full of punches, explosions, cars

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...

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'Kong King' map added to Team Fortress 2, inspired by Sleeping Dogs

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,'...

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Watch Sleeping Dogs go all CSI in new walkthrough video

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....

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