L.A. Noire’s remaster brings the cult detective story back for another round of sleuthing. A change to the dialog system meant to fix the original game’s flaws makes interrogations more difficult than before.
When I heard that the 2011 detective game L.A. Noire was getting remastered for current consoles, my first thought was, “Oh, cool! That was an interesting game.” Then I remembered that L.A. Noire was a very weird game, and one I didn’t even like back when I first played it.
One of the most bizarre quirks in the detective game L.A. Noire was that choosing the “doubt” option—out of “truth/doubt/lie”—would transform protagonist Cole Phelps into a raging psychopath. For the remastered version, publisher Rockstar has changed those options entirely.
Players have clamored for single-player GTA V DLC since its release, and four years later, none has arrived. Often, fans rationalized that the success of GTA Online was too immense for Rockstar to develop single-player DLC, and that doom and gloom around single-player games has only deepened this year. Rockstar,…
Over the last 20 years, modding has been a huge part of Grand Theft Auto’s culture. Not only do mods keep older GTA games alive, they allow large communities with different interests to form around the series. Here are some of the most popular, influential, and weirdest mods in GTA history.
It’s been nearly a year since GTAForums member RedDagger started a thread dedicated to “landmark analysis” of Red Dead Redemption 2—a game that, at the time, was still nowhere close to coming out. “The aim is to get an idea of real-world locations within the game, and hopefully recreate the in-game map, using official…
Four years after release, Grand Theft Auto V is still a massive hit that continues to appear on best-selling charts month after month. During that time, GTA Online, the multiplayer component, has gone on to overshadow the main game—to the dismay of some fans. More overtly, GTA Online’s updates have transformed the…
Here’s the new trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2, which stars a new character named Arthur Morgan and is set before the events of the first game, as has been rumored.
Cars in GTA Online can cost over a million dollars, but surprisingly, the most expensive vehicles are not the fastest. With over 400+ vehicles to choose from, each with its own stats and special abilities, GTA Online players are inundated by choice. The game is updated often, so that number keeps going up. Fans…
GTA Online’s newest addition, Motor Wars, combines high player counts with dozens of vehicles. The result is a hectic match that is more intense than any other mode in GTA Online.
The detective game L.A. Noire is coming to Switch, Rockstar said today, blowing the minds of Nintendo fans everywhere. Also, it’s coming to PS4, Xbox One, and HTC Vive. This new version of the game will be out on November 14.
GTA Online’s newest update, Smuggler’s Run, is all about planes and over-the-top action. After months and months of car updates, Smuggler’s Run makes GTA feel fresh again. Even so, the price tags on some additions are making people wince—but fortunately, you can still have fun with this content without having to be a…
Grand Theft Auto Online’s next major update is about helping Trevor’s neighbor and paranoid friend, Ron, build a smuggling empire. This new content drops on August 29th, and, as usual, will be free.
In real life, people leave the bustle of city life for the country all the time. Turns out, that phenomenon happens even in digital places like GTA Online, too. GTA players sometimes choose sleepy neighborhoods to avoid crime at their doorstep, but recent updates have turned the real estate market upside down.
Last week, we started playing L.A. Noire on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. It’s a 2011 detective game with a lot of cases to solve. Recently, we finished the cases for the traffic detective desk. It’s a good introduction to the game that also has a few problems.
We’re starting up our playthrough of crime thriller and overenthusiastic lie detector L.A. Noire right now on our Twitch channel. Admit it, punk, you’re gonna watch it!
Shuffleboard and curling are way more exciting when you throw cars and ramps into the mix. GTA Online’s new mode, Overtime Rumble, does exactly that—and the community loves it.