Tag Archives: true crime
Wed, Jun 06, 2012 | 23:48 BST
If you’re wondering how dropping off the True Crime label changed Sleeping Dogs, the answer is “not at all” – because the game was conceptualised outside the franchise.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 | 09:09 BST
Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg has said one of the reasons True Crime: Hong Kong was canceled, was due to the firm’s belief that the actioner would not reach “the top” of its genre.
Thu, May 12, 2011 | 02:54 BST
The third game in the True Crime series was planned to hit Hong Kong, focussing on Detective Wei Shen who was assigned to infiltrate the Triad. Unfortunately, the game was axed before it could be released, but this new leaked script gives a hint of just what we missed out on.
Tue, Mar 08, 2011 | 06:19 GMT
Fri, Feb 11, 2011 | 18:47 GMT
United Front Games has released a brief statement regarding the cancellation of True Crime: Hong Kong over on it’s official website.
Mon, Jan 31, 2011 | 23:38 GMT
A handful of new screens for True Crime: Hong Kong have turned up, which seems as good an excuse as any to remind you that it exists and looks kind of wonderful.
Fri, Nov 05, 2010 | 12:23 GMT
Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg said last night the additional development time on True Crime: Hong Kong has “paid off” for the game
Thu, Aug 05, 2010 | 21:56 BST
Activision has announced True Crime: Hong King has been moved into 2011 to give it more polish.
Tue, Jun 15, 2010 | 19:51 BST
VG247 recently caught up with Activision’s George Ngo, associate producer on True Crime: Hong Kong, to chat about the latest outing in the open-world action series.
The game has been in development for three years and is clearly inspired by Hong Kong action movies. It is incredibly fast-paced, hugely violent, and contains lots of truly fantastic swearing.
Our first impression of the game, based on the demo shown to us at a pre-E3 event in London, was that it was definitely one to watch out for when it releases later in the year.
Fri, Jun 11, 2010 | 19:03 BST
The website for True Crime: Hong Kong has launched, and on it you can find all sorts of goodies pertaining to the game.
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 | 07:33 GMT
True Crime producer Jeff O’ Connell told VG247 at GDC last night that the team’s too concerned with finishing the product to consider DLC at the moment, but when you’ve got a game inspired by films such as The Departed and Eastern Promises, and a protagonist called Wei Shen, maybe you shouldn’t be so worried.
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 | 07:18 GMT
United Front filled us in on True Crime’s reputation system at GDC last night – it’s pretty much just like the real-life one in Hong Kong, where the game takes place.
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 | 09:05 GMT
When True Crime is released later this fall it’ll stick firmly to the real world – just action, kung-fu, cars and awesome. United Front showed us the game at GDC today: hit the links for general details, news on the games reputation system, details on the game’s “mature” nature, screens and video, and confirmation of a lack of DLC.
Thu, Feb 11, 2010 | 08:22 GMT
True Crime’s reboot is looking “especially strong,” Activision Blizzard CEO Mike Griffith said in the company’s full-year earnings call last night, and will be rewarded by a lack of competition in the genre later this year.
Sun, Dec 13, 2009 | 10:47 GMT
Activision trailered a True Crime reboot at the VGAs last night, as you can see after the break.
Canadian developer United Front‘s doing the work. It’s the same outfit behind ModNation Racers.
The new game’s set in China, featuring an undercover cop against the Triads. For those that may not remember, True Crime: Streets of L.A. was originally developed by Luxoflux, and released in 2003.
A sequel, True Crime: New York City, released in 2005, again by Luxoflux.
There’s no date on this. Get all the rest of the show news from Steph’s liveblog.