L.A. Noire

PS3, XB360, PC / Action / Release: May 17, 2011 / ESRB: M

Field Report: L.A. Noire

By Xav de Matos, May 17, 2011 3:00pm PDT

L.A. Noire is out now and we've had a copy on our desks since yesterday. While a full review is coming, here is our initial impression of the game after five hours of gameplay.


Rumor: First L.A. Noire DLC details leak

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2011 12:45pm PDT

A Best Buy flyer may have leaked the first piece of L.A. Noire DLC. According to the ad, it's titled the "Nicholson Electroplating Arson Case," and is free to the first 16 Best Buy purchasers.


The video game release list of 5/16-5/22

By Alice O'Connor, May 14, 2011 11:30am PDT

Next week's new releases include superstars L.A. Noire and The Witcher 2, plus Fable 3 on PC, Chrono Trigger on Wii, and more.


L.A. Noire trailer dispenses merciless justice

By Steve Watts, May 11, 2011 12:30pm PDT

Rockstar released a new trailer in preparation for next week's launch of L.A. Noire, this time casting a look at some action scene shootouts.


L.A. Noire gets Rockstar Social Club integration

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 28, 2011 5:15pm PDT

Rockstar Social Club features for L.A. Noire are revealed.


L.A. Noire coddles rookies

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 26, 2011 2:30pm PDT

Rockstar announces that L.A. Noire will allow casual players to skip challenging action sequences.


L.A. Noire trailer 'Rises Through the Ranks' of the LAPD

By Xav de Matos, Apr 21, 2011 10:45am PDT

Watch Cole Phelps rise through the ranks in the latest trailer for L.A. Noire, from Rockstar Games and developer Team Bondi.


L.A. Noire getting PS3-exclusive case

By Steve Watts, Apr 13, 2011 11:00am PDT

A new advertisement reveals that the PlayStation 3 version of L.A. Noire will get its own exclusive content, titled the "Consul's Car Traffic Case."


Remedy developing facial animation tech, aiming to be better than L.A. Noire

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 11, 2011 5:30pm PDT

Remedy announces that it's developing facial animation technology meant to surpass the impressive tech seen in L.A. Noire.


Red Dead Redemption pre-order DLC sold separately this week

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 11, 2011 7:00am PDT

RDR's pre-order bonus items are to be sold separately, while Rockstar notes L.A. Noire's bonuses will be available "much, much sooner."


L.A. Noire trailer uncovers rampant corruption

By Steve Watts, Apr 07, 2011 10:45am PDT

Team Bondi shows off its latest trailer for L.A. Noire, as protagonist Cole Phelps finds himself surrounded by corruption in the system.


L.A. Noire Wal-Mart DLC features 'A Slip of the Tongue'

By Xav de Matos, Mar 31, 2011 11:45am PDT

In a new trailer for the upcoming Team Bondi period-piece L.A. Noire, players can catch a glimpse at the Wal-Mart exclusive case entitled, "A Slip...


L.A. Noire to be featured at Tribeca Film Festival

By Steve Watts, Mar 29, 2011 11:30am PDT

Rockstar Games announced today that L.A. Noire will be an Official Selection at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. The company will host a preview and Q&A regarding its cinematic qualities.


L.A. Noire Preview

By Xav de Matos, Mar 11, 2011 1:30pm PST

Shacknews is on the case, previewing a case in the upcoming cop-thriller L.A. Noire from developer Team Bondi. Grab your hat and polish your shield, it's time to do some detective work...


L.A. Noire gameplay trailer grills punks

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 10, 2011 6:00am PST

Investigating and interrogating, the meat and potatoes of video game policing, are explained in the second L.A. Noire gameplay trailer.