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Thursday, September 13 2012

Sleeping Dogs

A Rambo movie isn't Saw, something that revels in watching bodies be eviscerated and in the pain of the victims of violence. The focus is on a romanticized, idealized action hero capable of taking on all comers. This to me is the violence of Grand Theft Auto, Doom, or Call of Duty. The violence in Sleeping Dogs falls into that tradition -- that is, until it doesn't.


Blogs

Sunday, September 23 2012

Moving Pixels Podcast: Disarming the Open World with 'Sleeping Dogs'

Is the design of Sleeping Dogs's open world vision of Hong Kong a sufficiently unique experience by comparison to its forerunners?


Tuesday, September 4 2012

Dressing Up and Dressing Down: Clothing, Semiotics, and 'Sleeping Dogs'

Sleeping Dogs's Wei Shen must appear authentic, or he could end up dead, which is one reason that this game cares so much about appearances.


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