Edge: Open World Confidential: LA Noire

Edge: We blow the case wide open on Rockstar's off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush sandbox crime drama.

There's no doubt that LA Noire is ambitious, a technical marvel and a thrilling hybrid of genres. At such a scale it is fair to wonder whether it can sustain the qualities evident in our demonstration – being subtle, smart and solidly produced – but if any company can oversee the radical evolution of the open world from chaotic sandbox to sprawling urban drama then it is surely Rockstar. Even without that reassuring name, Team Bondi's evident ability to create human intrigue in this immense and painstakingly rendered vision of LA is already something that demands meticulous investigation.

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JRisburning3142d ago (Edited 3142d ago )

about this game...the more I want it. Perhaps, the only R* game I will get(ALONG WITH AGENT), especially after the GTAIV, debacle.

Nineball21123142d ago

I just like the concept of this game... the time period/setting of the game seems really cool.

I guess it'll all still hinge on the gameplay and the mechanics of it, but I have high hopes for it.