L.A. Noire

‘L.A. Noire’ developer Team Bondi sleeps with the fishes, but the ‘Whore of the Orient’ may live on

It's been a long, hard road for Team Bondi, the Australian game developer that worked for six years on the critically acclaimed commercial near miss L.A. Noire. Sources claim that the studio has finally reached the end of the road, laid off…

L.A. Noire gag reel demonstrates the horrors of motion capture technology

L.A. Noire's characters are intensely detailed and strikingly lifelike, but if you dial back the game's polish a bit for a look at how the characters were created, you'll see that they came very close to being eerie and unsettling.

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Controversial L.A. Noire director announces new game, ‘Whore of the Orient’

Brendan McNamara, the director of L.A. Noire and founder of the controversy-riddled Team Bondi has teamed with Mad Max creator George Miller’s KMM Interactive to create “Whore of the Orient.”

L.A. Noire developer shuts down for good

After months of rumors, L.A. Noire developer Team Bondi is officially out of business.

NPD: Video game sales in July fall to the lowest level in five years

Is the lack of quality titles over the summer responsible for the rapid decline of video game sales? The gaming industry is continuing a downward spiral in regards to disc sales.

L.A. Noire developer may be filing for bankruptcy

Despite the critical and commercial success of L.A. Noire, developer Team Bondi is selling off its IPs and remaining assets, and may be heading towards bankruptcy.
Cool Tech

Scientists think they’ve figured out the “uncanny valley” – why humanoid robots creep us out

Researchers from the university of California, San Diego, have discovered that a mismatch between movement and humanoid traits could be causing the uncanny valley effect, or the uneasiness we feel when we look at humanoid robots or CGI…

NPD: Video game sales continue to fall in June

When's the last time you picked up a new video game? Video game industry sales fell again in June continuing a downward trend.

L.A. Noire expansion Reefer Madness fires up a new trailer

A new vice case for L.A. Noire will be available to download on July 12.

Rockstar cuts ties with L.A. Noire developer, Team Bondi

Team Bondi may have garnered critical acclaim for L.A. Noire, but the Sydney-based developer has also garnered a sweatshop-like reputation, and Rockstar will no longer publish games from the developer.

L.A. Noire racks up 4 million in sales, will come to PC

Rockstar has announced that L.A. Noire will be headed to PC this fall after racking up 4 million in sales on the PS3 and Xbox 360.