L.A. Noire

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

Displaced LA Noire staff forms new studio

By Steve Watts, May 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Former members of Team Bondi and KMM have started a new indie studio in Sydney, Australia, following the closure of the KMM game division last month. It's called Intuitive Game Studios.


'Rockstar Games Collection' outed at retail

By Steve Watts, Oct 11, 2012 7:30am PDT

A "Rockstar Games Collection" has been spotted at retail, packing together Red Dead Redemption, Midnight Club: LA, L.A. Noire, and Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City.


Field Report: LA Noire Touch Edition

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 26, 2012 8:45am PDT

Last week, Rockstar Games released a new version of LA Noire with touch controls. But you'd be forgiven if you didn't know about it--it's a touch version created exclusively for OnLive.


Whore of the Orient is LA Noire director's next game

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 28, 2011 6:30am PST

George Miller's KMM studio has picked up the rights to LA Noire director Brendan McNamara's new script, titled Whore of the Orient.


LA Noire director blames 'bad press' for studio closure

By Steve Watts, Nov 10, 2011 12:00pm PST

LA Noire project head Brendan McNamara has commented on the Team Bondi closure, his reputation, and more.


LA Noire director working on new game

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 09, 2011 1:00pm PST

The studio behind LA Noire may be no more, but that hasn't stopped the game's writer and director, Brendan McNamara, from pursuing a new title, one that expands upon the lessons learned from his crime drama for Rockstar.


Why Cole is 'psychotic' in LA Noire

By Steve Watts, Nov 09, 2011 9:30am PST

Team Bondi's Brendan McNamara explains Cole's sudden, violent mood swings.


L.A. Noire used to feature 'forceful' interrogations

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 20, 2011 11:15am PDT

Rockstar's VP of Product Development, Jeronimo Barrera, looks back at L.A. Noire's development and reveals that it once let players beat up interrogation subjects.


L.A. Noire: Complete Edition confirmed for consoles too

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 20, 2011 6:30am PDT

Rockstar has announced a 'Complete Edition' of Team Bondi's LA Noire is coming to consoles in November, complete with all the DLC packs.


LA Noire dev owed over $1M to employees

By Xav de Matos, Oct 07, 2011 5:15pm PDT

A new report indicates that over 75% of the debt that ultimately forced L.A. Noire developer Team Bondi to close its doors came from unpaid wages at the studio.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.