14 May '11, 6pm

Westside COG meet over bike network gaps, wayfinding, more....

It is one of the oldest questions in the video game industry—can a game tell a truly immersive story in the same way that a movie can? Sure, there have been plenty of titles with a cinematic slant, but the nagging question of whether or not a game can actually be used as a medium to deliver a riveting story with real emotions remains. It is an old argument, and one that many gamers have strong opinions on, but for the majority of people, it is a gray area at best. But judging by the clips released for the upcoming L.A. Noire , that question may be put to rest for good. Set in 1947 Los Angeles, LA . Noire is a detective story that uses the noire theme to its full effect. You play as L.A.P.D. Detective Phelps, as he journeys through the underworld of Los Angeles in pursuit of a killer. Along the way you come across a new influx of drugs on the streets, gambling, prostitution...

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Makers behind Grand Theft Auto series have broken new ground with a title starring an honourable detective in L.A. Noire

Makers behind Grand Theft Auto series have brok...

straitstimes.com 18 May '11, 1am

L.A. Noire by Rockstar Games and Australian studio Team Bondi was released on Tuesday in the United States and is to be av...

Cabinet line-up may be out this week #SGelections

Cabinet line-up may be out this week #SGelections

straitstimes.com 15 May '11, 1am

PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday that he is likely to unveil the line-up for his new Cabinet early this wee...