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Plenty of great games for $5 during the PlayStation Store Flash Sale


There are great games, and some not-so-great as well
May 02
Looking for a new game to play well into the weekend while I hit up Chicago for the Queens of the Stone Age show? You are? Boy, do I have a sale for you! Hit up the PlayStation Store this weekend early for some sweet deals, i... read
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Newegg's Rockstar sale

Newegg has a crazy sale on old Rockstar games for PC


Get 'em while they're cheap!
Nov 07
Newegg is running a sale right now on some older Rockstar games for the PC. All of the games are downloads, and are up to 76 percent off. Titles available include the Max Payne series, Bully, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Gr... read
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Or; Another reason why Persona 4 is still cooler than most other games
As I was knee deep in the glorious Persona 4: Golden, something curious happened. A heavy 50 hours into the game after something resembling a climax, the game ended. It was an ending that felt hollow, strangely devoid of reso... read feature

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Why do we care what our mom thinks about videogames?
It’s ironic that I once wanted games to be validated by my mom so badly, since now I give her worrisome glances as she cycles through her reality TV programming. I think we all have that one game that we think will b... read feature

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L.A. Noire bloopers captured for your pleasure


Motion capture sneezes!
Feb 04
L.A. Noire used a very advance motion capture setup for the detective drama that was able to capture anything the face did. Best of all, it would capture when the actors would screw up their lines too. Nothing creepier than a computer graphic tongue getting flicked out of someone's mouth. Gross. read
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A massive Rockstar Games Collection is on the way


GTA IV DLC, L.A. Noire, Midnight Club: LA, and Red Dead Redemption
Oct 11
[Update: Rockstar has just officially confirmed this collection, coming out on November 6 for $59.99.] Retailers Buy.com and CDUniverse.com have outed a Rockstar Games Collection which is set to include Grand Theft Auto: Epis... read
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Check out the first part of the feature, here! The last few years have been an interesting time for the adventure game genre. After a decade of disappointment, fans finally started to see more and more titles appear and most ... read feature

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Rockstar: 'Don't count out' another L.A. Noire game


Feb 14
The years-long L.A. Noire saga had a sad ending last year, but fans of the game may yet have a reason for optimism. In the latest edition of its "Asked & Answered" series, a Q&A with fans, Rockstar Games responded to ... read
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L.A. Noire director's next game is Whore of the Orient


Nov 28
L.A. Noire writer/director Brendan McNamara is getting back on the saddle following Team Bondi's demise, putting together a brand new game with a rather flavorful title. It's called Whore of the Orient, and word of its d... read
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Rockstar unveil new L.A. Noire launch trailer


Nov 08
Of course most people are only thinking about Modern Warfare 3 today but there's some other releases of note. PC gamers get their hands on L.A. Noire today in a "Complete edition" that includes all the DLC released for the g... read
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L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition arrives November 15


Oct 20
L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition is coming to Xbox 360, PS3 and PC on November 15 (November 18 internationally). Does that mean those who spent $60 back in May bought an incomplete version? This new version of the game -- out... read
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Team Bondi staff, others owed more than AUD 1.4 million


Oct 07
Team Bondi creative staff are among a slew of other creditors owed big amounts of money following the destruction of the L.A. Noire studio. Over forty people are owed more than $1.4 million (Australian) in collective deb... read
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Rockstar: We haven't abandoned PC


Oct 06
Rockstar has promised that it's not forgotten about PC gamers, and that claims to the contrary are unfounded. The studio said this in the face of Red Dead Redemption being restricted to consoles and L.A. Noire taking months t... read
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Team Bondi officially closing its doors


Oct 05
It's official folks -- the studio behind one of the biggest games of 2011 has officially begun the process of dying. You usually hear of a studio closing after they release a flop, but it would seem that not even L.A. Noire c... read
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When Team Bondi and Rockstar Games set out to make the great undertaking that was L.A. Noire, they chose to explore many gray areas of gaming which are most often hidden away from the all-consuming hype and limitless budgets ... read feature

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The DTOID Show: Jim Sterling talks Battlefield 3 beta!


Sep 28
Good evening, videogamers! It's Wednesday and that means another episode of The Destructoid show is on its way to your eyeballs and earholes. On tonight's menu, I discuss L.A. Noire making its way to PC and the Foo Fighters ... read
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The DTOID Show: Serious Sam, Skyrim Bugs, and CoD: XP


Sep 02
Good evening, Destuctikids! As it's a Friday, we shot today's Destructoid Show in front of a LIVE internet audience. In case you missed it, here it is. Today, in addition to giving away some Assassin's Creed Revelations... read
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Team Bondi closes its doors and enters administration


Sep 01
The Sydney-based developer of L.A. Noire hasn't had the best of times since its 1940s-era crime epic was released in May. Despite strong sales and positive reviews, Team Bondi's troubles extended to employees' lack of proper ... read
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Team Bondi assets and IP reportedly sold to KMM


Aug 09
Following allegations of unfair working conditions and rumors of bankruptcy, it's been reported that L.A. Noire developer Team Bondi has sold its assets and intellectual property to KMM, with Bondi employees given the choice ... read
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The Question: Are DLC 'season passes' a good idea?


Aug 05
[Every Friday, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] Not content to sell us bits of premium downloadable content, publishers are starting to sell long-term commitments, offering "p... read
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Epic thinks crediting staff doesn't cost a thing


Jul 27
Epic Games president Mike Capps has commented on the ongoing "Did Team Bondi act like a gigantic cock?" debate by adding his own thoughts when it comes to giving staff the credit they deserve. He thinks it's "really f*cking c... read
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Grab L.A. Noire from Amazon for less than forty clams


Jul 17
Continuing their proud tradition of marking down fairly recent releases by a third or more in their Deal of the Week, Amazon.com has placed Rockstar's L.A. Noire on the block for your consideration. You can pick up the g... read
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Team Bondi: Ex-staff members want to 'destroy' studio


Jul 14
L.A. Noire lead programmer Dave Heironymus has addressed the controversy surrounding his studio's working conditions, firmly taking the side of his employers. Addressing the former staff members who have accused Team Bon... read
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New Destructoid Episode: Battlefield Reefer Madness Leak!


Jul 08
Happy Friday, Destructoid readers! Before you head out to your local pub or sporting event, why not take approximately 13 minutes and 27 seconds out of your day first to catch up on some video game news? First up on tonigh... read
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L.A. Noire gets 'Reefer Madness' next week, trailer now


Jul 07
Another add-on case for L.A. Noire, another quick trailer involving fleeing suspects, yelling, and accusing people of hiding something. This one is called "Reefer Madness," appropriately enough. It's a Vice case, so you'll h... read
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Rumor: Rockstar has 'disdain' for Team Bondi


Jul 05
According to supposedly leaked emails, Rockstar will not work with Team Bondi again, despite the success of L.A. Noire, due to "disdain" for the Australian developer.  "It's pretty well reported now that the working cond... read
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L.A. Noire is getting a PC version this fall


Jun 23
Better late than never at all. Rockstar Games has announced that L.A. Noire will appear on PC this fall. This time around, Rockstar Leeds is handling development. An official blog post promises keyboard remapping and gamepad ... read
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L.A. Noire missing 130 staff credits, developers upset


Jun 21
[Jim's Note: Nick wrote this better] L.A. Noire developer Team Bondi has been accused of a year-long crunch period that led to a number of developers leaving the company -- at the cost of their credit for whatever work they p... read
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L.A. Noire's Nicholson Electroplating case gets a trailer


Jun 16
Want someone to yell at you? Click the play button. This is the trailer for the impending "Nicholson Electroplating" arson case for L.A. Noire. An explosion spanning six blocks has occurred, and it's up to Cole Phelps to pic... read
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L.A. Noire, Halo: Reach, and more discounted on Amazon


Jun 14
While it certainly wasn't without its faults, I found L.A. Noire to be something all gamers should experience. If price was a major concern, well, how does $44.99 sound instead? Amazon has the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versi... read






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