Tag Archives: L.A. Noire

The 2012 BAFTA Videogame Awards

Cast your mind back, reader, to the heady halcyon days of 2011. It seemed like the world was ending: the whole of the Middle East was rising up to overthrow a series of violent, oppressive dictators, the economy was so … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2011

2011 was a year in which gaming started to feel like it was repeating itself, a record skipping and endlessly looping the same line. It was the point at which I started to feel we’ve heard this stuff a bit … Continue reading

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I’m A Cop, You Idiot: Musings On L.A. Noire

Spoiler warning. Why do I get the feeling that I have to think L.A. Noire is a great game? Every article I read about the game discussing its failings always includes some kind of caveat that it’s a seminal work. … Continue reading

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Strategy games on the Kinect

I’ve always said to people that Nintendo’s obsessive pandering to the casual gaming market was going to come back and bite them in the ass one day. Whoring yourself out to the masses is always risky business because the masses … Continue reading

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