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Sleeping Dogs (Video Game 2012) Poster

(2012 Video Game)

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Spun-off from 

True Crime: New York City (2005) (Video Game)
Was originally part of the True Crime franchise until a company bankruptcy caused a change in names to Sleeping Dogs.

Spin-off 

Nightmare in North Point (2012) (Video Game)
The Nightmare in North Point is a DLC for the Sleeping Dogs game.
Sleeping Dogs: Zodiac Tournament (2012) (Video Game)
The Zodiac Tournament is a DLC for the Sleeping Dogs game.
Sleeping Dogs (2018)
Live-action adaptation of the game

References 

The Chinese Connection (1972)
The Shen Zen outfit in the Sleeping Dogs game is an homage to this film.
Game of Death (1978)
The Hai Tien Vintage Jumpsuit outfit in the Sleeping Dogs game is an homage to this film.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
The Mr. Black outfit in the Sleeping Dogs game is an homage to this film.
Hard Boiled (1992)
There's a mission where Wei Shen and Ricky are ordered to take out incoming 18K enforcers to prevent them from killing Uncle Po in a hospital. This is reminiscent to Tequila Yuen and Alan taking out gangsters during the hospital shoot-out.
Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
The Manhatten Melee outfit in the Sleeping Dogs game is an homage to this film.
Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
The Gon Bak outfit in the Sleeping Dogs game is an homage to this film.
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
The Hog Pen Row outfit in the Sleeping Dogs game is an homage to this film.
Hak se wui (2005)
There's a character going under the nickname of Ponytail.
SPL: Sha po lang (2005)
Wei Shen's fighting style was inspired by the MMA fight choreography in "SPL: Kill Zone".
Dou fo sin (2007)
Wei Shen and his fighting style was modelled after the character Jun Ma in "Flash Point". Both characters share similar bodily traits and outfit.
Yip Man (2008)
You can buy a wing chun outfit that looks similar to the one that is worn by Yip Man. Wei Shen can also incorporate slick chain punches to take out enemies similarly to Yip Man taking out opponents with chain punching in the dojo scene.

Featured in 

True Crime: The Movie (2012)
Clips shown
The Angry Joe Show: Sleeping Dogs (2012) (TV Episode)
game is reviewed
Sage Reviews: Sleeping Dogs (2012) (TV Episode)
game is reviewed
Show of the Week: Sleeping Dogs (2012) (TV Episode)
The hosts review the game.
Show of the Week: 2012 Year in Review (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while it is being commented upon.
Outside Xbox: GTA V: 7 Things We Don't Want (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on aspects of it that Grand Theft Auto V should emulate.
Outside Xbox: GTA 5 DLC: 6 DLC Ideas to Change the Way You See GTA 5 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on aspects of it that the Grand Theft Auto V DLCs should emulate.
Outside Xbox: Sleeping Dogs 2: 7 Things We Don't Want (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown while commenting on elements of the game that should be kept in its potential sequels.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Satisfying Villain Deaths in Video Games (2015) (TV Episode)
Big Smile Lee's death ranks at #7
Outside Xbox: 7 Nobodies Whose Lives Were Ruined by Game Protagonists (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips from the video game are shown while the cast comment on how the game's main character ruins the life of Ming.
Outside Xbox: 7 Times Cars Don't Work That Way, You Guys (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of a chicken truck side-swiping a car in the video game are shown while Mike comments on 'Weaponised Vehicles'.
Outside Xbox: 8 Alternate Costumes with Serious Explaining to Do (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on Wei's HKPD uniform.

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