Square Enix has just trademarked “Sleeping Dogs”. Found in the European database, the latest title could have multiple meanings.
It could refer to the 3rd installment of the Kane & Lynch franchise, which was suggested after IO began hiring for “An unannounced 3rd person game with strong cooperative multiplayer elements”.
Or the title could be a brand new intellectual property, about, you guessed it:
Sleeping Dogs… that are sleeping!