A hard hitting video game tribute to the best of Hong Kong action films.
Sleeping dog’s troubled release is relatively unknown to many gamers, but developers United Front games nonetheless was able to survive though developmental hell and delivered a stellar game in this loving tribute to some of the best Hong Kong action cinema has to offer. The was first developed as a unnamed original IP under publisher Activision, but Activision decided to capitalize on the fanbase of their long running open-world crime series “True Crime” as a result the game was announced in 2009 as True Crime: Hong Kong. But the development of the game was plagued with a high budget and multiple delays hence in 2011 publisher Activision decided to axe the game. Six months later, Square Enix announced that they had picked up publishing rights to the game but did not pick up the rights to the True Crimes IP.
With its unique mix of childish humor, cel-shaded graphics and potential for wanton violence, the original Borderlands was THE sleeper hit of 2009; earning critical acclaim and has sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide since its release.
Don’t fix what’s not broken is the mantra here as developers Gearbox Software stuck to their guns (no pun intended) and did not temper with what made Borderlands great in the first place, though the guns in the sequel did get some shiny new upgrades.
After the movie comes the game and these days mobile apps seem to be the in thing. For one, the size of this app is huge – at over 1GB but based on graphics and game play you’d understand the need for it to be larger.
The first installment of Marvel’s biggest cross‐over mobile gaming event… Level up, gear up, and fight as Hulk in the first adventure of an episodic series built exclusively for touch screen devices.
Track down and defeat some of the world’s most notorious villains like Wendigo, Abomination, The Kronan, and The Skrulls, and help THE AVENGERS pull the world back from the brink of catastrophe. Marvel’s Avengers Initiative, an episodic mobile gaming event unlike any other.