L.A. Noire News
News Port Specialist Virtuos Advises Other Devs To Not Treat The Switch "As A Secondary Platform"
"Switch is a great way to invest in the future"
In the same interview with GameIndustry.biz, Virtuos' vice president of games Elijah Freeman advises the video game industry to not treat the Nintendo Switch as a secondary platform, as it is an investment in the future and in many cases can rejuvenate brands. The first thing we recommend is not...
Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (August 18th)
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
Another weekend is well and truly upon us, so what better time to discuss our weekend gaming plans - and then actually go and play them, of course! This time around, we've got RPGs, whacky minigame collections, older classics, retro goodness, and more, but what about you? Read through the Nintendo Life team's...
Talking Point What Games Are You Playing This Weekend
Here are our picks, but what are yours?
The weekend has arrived, just in time to take the stress off a long and productive week. Of course, there's a good chance you might be working over the weekend too, so what better way to unwind when you're finally free to do your own thing than a little bit of Ninty gaming? This week, Team Nintendo Life has...
News Grab Zelda, ARMS, FIFA 18 And More In The Big eShop Sale On 3DS, Wii U And Switch
Bag an EU bargain
With the Nindies Showcase arriving this week (later today, to be exact), what better way to celebrate than some much-needed discounts? Across the European Switch, Wii U and 3DS eShops over 140 titles that have had their prices slashed - including some of the biggest titles to feature on all three platforms. Here are some...
News Digital Foundry Gives Its Analysis of L.A. Noire on Nintendo Switch
As a portable experience "there simply isn't anything like it"
L.A. Noire has always been a fascinating game, despite some fundamental design flaws that hold it back from its true potential. Incredibly ambitious in the last generation and pioneering in terms of its approach to storytelling and motion capture, it also had a difficult development that...
Soapbox Celebrating The Second Chance Saloon That Is The Nintendo Switch
Round two’s alright
Cole Phelps is one of the most unlikeable video game protagonists I’ve ever had the pleasure of vaulting over a wall in pursuit of a fleeing perp, or accidentally propelling into the back of a parked Buick while at the wheel of a siren-wailing Nash Super. The leading man of Rockstar’s L.A. Noire, developed by the...
News Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Both Make Debut in UK Charts Top 5
Skyrim VR outsells Skyrim on Switch, though
Last week brought a number of big releases, and the UK charts give an initial indication of how Nintendo and third-party titles fared on Switch and 3DS. The big arrivals on 3DS were Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, which are counted separately in the UK results; they landed in 4th and 5th place in...
Nintendo Download 16th November (Europe)
Skyrim! Pokemon! Batman! Rocket League! RIVE! Much more!
Prepare to have a lighter wallet, as it's another Nintendo Download Update in Europe. This week delivers some high profile retail games and some download-only gems on the Switch, while the 3DS has a huge retail release of its own. There's a lot to cover so let's get to it. Switch Retail...
Video L.A. Noire for Nintendo Switch Gets a Smart New Trailer
You use the touchscreen, ya see?
For those of us that already own L.A. Noire on PC / PS3 / Xbox 360, it's tough to justify buying it again for the Nintendo Switch. Then you see Rockstar's new Switch trailer and realise how cool it is to have the game on a portable device, and suddenly it's time to check the bank balance. Assuming these are real...
News You Won't Be Able To Download L.A. Noire Without A MicroSD Card
Retail version requires 14GB download, too
If you're planning on downloading L.A. Noire when it arrives on Switch, you may want to make sure you've got a MicroSD card installed, as the game is too big to be downloaded to the console's internal storage. Rockstar has revealed that the eShop version is a whopping 29GB in size. The S
Deals Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games And Accessories For November And December
Lots to look forward to!
Can you believe it's November already? It's a great time to be a Switch owner; we've recently seen the release of Super Mario Odyssey and Fire Emblem Warriors and there's still lots more to look forward to in the coming months - certainly enough to keep you occupied until Santa comes knocking at the end...
Video 4K Trailer For L.A. Noire Gives An Idea Of What It Won't Look Like On Switch
Fine if you're a PS4 Pro or Xbox One X owner, mind
L.A. Noire arrives on Switch on November 14th, and to build excitement Rockstar has released a new trailer in 4K Ultra HD resolution. It gives you a good idea of what the game's all about - sleuthing, crime solving, flashing police badges, that sort of thing - but we can't help but feel that...
News L.A. Noire On Switch Will Run At 1080p When Docked, 720p In Handheld Mode
Trailer coming soon
Rockstar Games Japan has confirmed that the Switch port of L.A. Noire will run at 1080p when played in docked mode. The remastered sleuth 'em up is due for release in Japan on December 7th with a retail price of 5,389 Yen. Rockstar has reconfirmed that it will include all five DLC packs, touch controls in handheld mode and...
Feature The Complete History of Rockstar Games on Nintendo Platforms
The good, the bad & the controversial
Rockstar Games is a business powerhouse at the top of the gaming industry. Producing sales figures some developers could only dream of, with the Grand Theft Auto series reaching over 150 million copies sold, the studio rarely puts a foot wrong. On 7th September it was announced that 1940’s crime title...
News Virtuos Emerges as the Developer Working on the L.A. Noire Port
That's probably the triple-A Switch project it was linked to...
There are a number of development studios that are well known for their work porting games to multiple platforms. A familiar name for observant Nintendo fans, for example, would be Tantalus Media, with credits that include The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD on Wii U and the...
News L.A. Noire Is The Latest Game To Fall Foul Of The Dreaded "Switch Tax"
More expensive than the Xbox One and PS4 versions
Rockstar has revealed that the Switch version of L.A. Noire will cost $10 more on Switch than it does on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. While it's not comparing like for like - the Switch version has exclusive features such as motion control, HD Rumble and touch-screen crime-solving - it should be...
News Crime Classic L.A. Noire Is Sleuthing Its Way To Switch This Year
With motion controls, touch commands and HD Rumble, to boot
Rockstar Games has announced that it is resurrecting its acclaimed 1940s crime title L.A. Noire for modern consoles, including the Nintendo Switch. The Switch version of the seminal classic will boast all of the DLC released so far, as well as motion controls, HD Rumble, "contextual...