- Sony Content Producer Simon Bramble
has made available a video today spotlighting Sleeping Dogs on PS3 while discussing the art of telling stories through games.
To quote: New from developer United Front Games
in conjunction with Square Enix London Studios is Sleeping Dogs
, the stylish tale of undercover cop Wei Shen and his journey through the murky world of the Hong Kong Triads.
Executive producer Stephen van der Mescht of United Front Games took time out at E3 2012
to explain how Bruce Lee and PlayStation 2 classic Bully
have helped shape this extremely promising title, and why we're seeing gaming leave its teenage obsessions behind.
What is it about Hong Kong that inspires?
So many things. Its history in cinema, in martial arts, kung fu, everything as far back as Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Chow Yun Fat, John Woo. What's interesting for us is seeing those older action movies and the new wave of Hong Kong cinema like Infernal Affairs and that shift towards more serious story telling.
There's such a richness there and, from a gameplay standpoint, you think...