What is the game Sleeping Dogs about?
What happened to Sleeping Dogs? On September 10, 2013, the company announced that Sleeping Dogs, alongside Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution, had been successful in their game development, but did not meet sales expectations, and were considered by the publisher “failures”.
Why is the game called Sleeping Dogs? The name of the game may be a reference to the phrase “let sleeping dogs lie”. If someone is told to let sleeping dogs lie, it means that they shouldn’t disturb a situation as it would result in trouble or complications.
Is Sleeping Dogs based on a true story? Sleeping Dogs based its Triad plotline on real-world conflicts between crime families, namely the Sun Yee On’s clashes with the 14K and Wo Shing Wo (in the game the gangs are known as “Sun On Yee” and “18K”). Many characters are name-changed versions of Hong Kong underworld figures.