Team Bondi News


L.A. Noire dev Team Bondi closing down

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 05, 2011 7:45am PDT

L.A. Noire creator Team Bondi is shutting down after a month of administration, according to business documents filed with the Australian government today.


"It sold fine, they're getting shut down because of internal turmoil and shitty working conditions."

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LA Noire 'Complete Edition' coming to PC in November

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 28, 2011 8:30am PDT

Unlike PS3 and Xbox 360 players, PC owners are getting the "Complete Edition" of LA Noire. On November 8th, Team Bondi's detective thriller will be available on PC, Steam and OnLive.


"not as a whole. i'm sure the individual members wouldn't mind getting personal checks though "

- RikiTiki2 see all 27 comments

L.A. Noire dev Team Bondi enters administration

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 01, 2011 6:45am PDT

L.A. Noire's deeply troubled developer Team Bondi has entered administration in a bid to regain solvency and keep from going under.


"I think they're survival was very dependent on Rockstar, so when Rockstar decided not to publish ..."

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Report: Team Bondi sells IP, assets

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2011 10:45am PDT

Team Bondi has reportedly sold its game IP and assets to the Australian production studio Kennedy Miller Mitchell. According to the source, KMM has also offered positions or severance pay to Team Bondi employees.


"I'm surprised that after the disaster that was (the initial versions of) the GTAIV port for ..."

- AnamonCH see all 12 comments

LA Noire's cut content wouldn't fit on Blu-ray disc

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 21, 2011 6:00pm PDT

How much content got axed out of LA Noire before its release? Apparently, quite a bit. "We were never going to fit it on one Blu-ray," Team Bondi head admitted.


"After playing Reefer Madness I want more vice cases or a really awesome Miami Vice game."

- Control_Freak see all 31 comments

LA Noire 'Reefer Madness' DLC trailer

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 07, 2011 9:40am PDT

LA Noire is getting its final case next week, July 12th. For a good idea of what to expect, you should check out this brief new trailer.


Report: Rockstar won't publish LA Noire developer's next

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 05, 2011 12:00pm PDT

"It has been made quite clear that [Rockstar] will not publish Team Bondi's next game," a report detailing the strained development of LA Noire reveals.


"PLEASSEE GOD NOOO!!! i swear i'm going to start my own 3rd party porting company that isn't lazy ..."

- ironhorse86 see all 15 comments

IGDA to investigate LA Noire's Team Bondi

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 28, 2011 3:15pm PDT

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is planning to investigate allegations that employees of Team Bondi were overworked during the development of LA Noire.


"It's not just the game industry. Pretty much all engineering fields work the exact same way."

- Mommar see all 38 comments

L.A. Noire PC version announced for fall

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 23, 2011 8:20am PDT

Team Bondi's detective thriller is coming to PC this fall with enhanced graphics, Rockstar has announced.


"Seriously. The game ran perfectly fine for me on a quad core Phenom II and 4890 1Gb. I had ..."

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 151 comments

L.A. Noire DLC coming June 21

By Steve Watts, May 19, 2011 8:30am PDT

Rockstar has confirmed that the first piece of L.A. Noire DLC will be the "Nicholson Electroplating" Arson Case, coming out on June 21. Redemption codes were handed out at Best Buy midnight launches.


"I have $75 worth of nickels dimes and pennies accrued over the last year, so to this I say: ..."

- ryuuseki see all 4 comments

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.


"Yeah they probably didn't have time to complete all the actual content of the game and just kept ..."

- Robotic Puppy Eater see all 11 comments

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.


"thats pretty cool since theres nothing else to play right now, portal2 was pretty short ! "

- HisKillSkill see all 12 comments

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."


"Seems like this game will not have the PC version, just like RDR. I asked them the same ..."

- p34nk see all 6 comments