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Video games have tested your thumbs and brain so many times that you almost don't notice that it's happening. Trials of deduction and dexterity are the vernacular of game design, the foundation of almost every release. While L.A. Noire still features those classic building blocks, it's also testing something entirely new: Your instinct. Though Team Bondi's execu...

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Rockstar Games weekend sale now live on Steam

Rockstar Games steps into the spotlight for a weekend-long Steam publisher sale, bringing price drops for L.A. Noire and the Grand Theft Auto series, among other deals. Starting today, Steam members can pick up the DLC-bundled Complete Edition of L.A. Noire for just $7.49. The four-game (plus DL...

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PSA: Blood Dragon puts the Cyber into Xbox's Cyber Monday sale

There are no surprises in the Xbox Cyber Monday sale, with today's deals lining up as announced last week. That said, there are at least a couple of offers worth highlighting, including one for the most appropriate game this Cyber Monday: Far Cry 3 - Blood Dragon. The standalone follow-up to Far Cr...

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Newegg slashes prices on nearly all Rockstar games

Need a copy of Max Payne 2 or LA Noire on the cheap? Newegg's got you covered. A visit to the online tech retailer reveals the ongoing "Rockstar Catalog Sale," a promotion that reduces the price on almost everything Rockstar Games has created by up to 76 percent. As a result of this sale, you ca...

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L.A. Noire, Whore of the Orient vets form Intuitive Game Studios

Two former Team Bondi employees established a new, independent studio in Sydney, Australia, called Intuitive Game Studios. Intuitive was founded by Alex Carlyle, design lead on Team Bondi's L.A. Noire, and Kelly Baigent, who worked on storyboarding for L.A. Noire and has a background in animation t...

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Rockstar daily deals, cheap Brutal Legend highlight Steam weekend

Steam will play host to a series of daily Rockstar deals this weekend and first up in the spotlight is LA Noire. The Complete Edition, stock game and DLC bundle – which includes a couple extra outfits and cases – have all been discounted by 75%, down to $7.50, $5 and $2.99, respectively...

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Xbox spring sale on March 26 discounts Walking Dead, Skyrim DLC, Assassin's Creed 3

Starting on March 26, Microsoft will host the Xbox spring sale, which will see discounts across Games on Demand and DLC. Highlights include cheap downloads of The Walking Dead episodes ( first one's free) and discounts on Skyrim DLC. LA Noire and Max Payne 3 downloads and corresponding DLC will als...

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L.A. Noire gag reel presents the uncanny valley of bloopers

Depth Anaylsis, the company behind the MotionScan tech used in L.A. Noire, published this gag reel featuring blooper cast recordings, but all animated in-game. Unless you regularly tune in to Takeshi's Castle, this is one of the oddest, coolest things you'll watch this week....

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Take-Two denies threatening to sue producers of 'LA Noir' TV show

Usually, when TV and video games cross paths, it's either for the sake of a licensed game based on a popular TV show, or occasionally the much more elusive specter of a game becoming a TV show. Here's a new one: A game company suing a TV show's creators for using the name of one of its properties. ...

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Steam Holiday Sale, day 9: Assassin's Creed, Prototype, Left 4 Dead franchises and more

The majority of mainstream shopping holidays have now reached a complete stop, but the sales live on – especially in the case of Valve's annual Steam Holiday Sale, which today enters its ninth day of dealing out discounted digital sundries. PC gamers can save 25 to 75 percent on every game in...

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Games on Demand sale: Max Payne 3, Red Dead Redemption, LA Noire, Midnight Club: LA

We're huge fans of the convenience of digital distribution – why trek out to the store like some caveman to buy a plastic disc when we could simply download a game through the innernette? Rockstar is trying to make a case for downloading by discounting four of its top games through Xbox Live'...

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