L.A. Noire News (PC)

Take-Two "have the best IP out there," says COO Karl Slatoff

Posted: 25.07.2011 by Technet2k

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Publisher Take-Two is a "very attractive investment for anybody," thanks to their stellar line-up of owned intellectual properties, boasts COO Karl Slatoff.

They're "continuing to invest" in the "best IP out there" like GTA and BioShock. Take-Two is "fantastic" on its own, and great for "any kind of investor".

Team Bondi "learning from their mistakes", they're 'not heinous'

Posted: 14.07.2011 by Technet2k

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Lead gameplay programmer Dave Heironymus of Team Bondi has published a letter he wrote to the IGDA, and in it he defends the studio over its decisions.

Heironymus says management weren't "ensconced in an ivory tower", and that staff were given a 'generous reward scheme' for all their weekend work.

Kojima: LA Noire's tech a game changer, but not for me

Posted: 05.07.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima thinks the tech in L.A. Noire is revolutionary, but his next game won't be using it.

Once more Zumba Fitness retakes UK chart, LEGO scores 2nd

Posted: 04.07.2011 by Technet2k

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505 Games' Zumba Fitness has taken the UK all format chart for everything its worth, again. LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean rises 2nd, sinking L.A. Noire 3rd.

Virtua Tennis 4 rockets up 5th and Transformers: Dark of the Moon climbs 6th. THQ's UFC Personal Trainer debuts 22nd, Resi Evil: The Mercenaries 3D 21st.

IGDA investigate L.A. Noire's Team Bondi over staff allegations

Posted: 28.06.2011 by Technet2k

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The chairman of the International Game Developers Association, Brian Robbins, isn't happy with what he's hearing about Australian-based Team Bondi.

If the reports of a "12-hour a day, lengthy crunch time" are indeed true then that's "absolutely unacceptable and harmful" to staff, the project and the industry.