United Front Games, the makers of Sleeping Dogs, have shut down, but rest assured that they tried to pitch to Square Enix to make Sleeping Dogs 2 during the time the PS4 and Xbox One was still using codenames. The studio was clearly up for it, based on the full report on Waypoint, but Square Enix just could not find the right time (and probably budget) to green light it.
What could have been Sleeping Dogs 2 was interesting for its time, but sounds totally unoriginal nowadays. You get to play both Wei Shen, now not undercover anymore and a partner named Henry Fang who’s a bit more crooked. There’s online [...]
Sad news, the studio known for making Sleeping Dogs, and hard at work on the Early Access title SMASH+GRAB is reportedly has closed down shop. While rumours of it appear from a thread of NeoGAF, multiple gaming news outlets have reported the same thing, with Game Informer being the most definite on its reporting.
United Front Games first made its mark with Mod Nation Racers, a PS3-exclusive Mario-Kart-esque game and later helped making Little Big Planet Karting. The studio however, made its name known for releasing Sleeping Dogs, a competent GTA-like open world game that had to undergo development hell as the game [...]
The new game by Sleeping Dogs developer United Front Games is having a free weekend on Steam. SMASH+GRAB is a multiplayer brawler with teams of three players, each with their own abilities, lieutenants, and goons, team up and against another team to grab as much loot left in the storefronts, while preventing the other team doing the same with some third-person melee and shooting action.
The game is still in Early Access, and has been improving at a steady rate. It was patched 7 times, claimed the developer in the update announcement. SMASH+GRAB will also see a discount for the Early Access version of the game during this period, priced at RM32.80.
If you have no plans [...]
United Front Games are mostly known for developing Sleeping Dogs, a project that was caught in development hell but eventually released as a decent open-world GTA-like experience with a Hong Kong flair. Their next project? The now defunct Triad Wars, a free-to-play multiplayer game set in the same universe as Sleeping Dogs, but it unfortunately did not catch on and development has now ceased.
Which come to our attention of their latest announced project titled SMASH+GRAB. It is a multiplayer action game where you have a gang of five- a leader, a lieutenant, and three grunts, face off against other gangs to loot as much [...]