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[destructoid.com] ...and Dante's Inferno a 9! Well, that was unexpected! destructoid.com phantom_leo
Cultivate Teams, Not Ideas On ideas versus execution codinghorror.com editorial Yodariquo
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[eurogamer.net] First LA Noire details eurogamer.net gamingeek
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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 09:17:02

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Has anyone posted these NBA Jam screens yet? They're hilarious!





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The Kobe pushing Garnett is freakin' hilarious! lol.gif

 Yeah I put them up a while ago.  It's a must by if they get the control right.  I love Phil Jackson in the background.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 09:23:47

aspro said:

If ever there was a photo setting itself up perfectly for a "Funny Caption" post, this is it.  

This is a picture of "Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Thursday that the Islamic republic has produced its first package of highly enriched uranium just two days after beginning the process."

"Are all the women on Avatar that beautiful and blue?"

Remove Avatar and you've got yourself a Country song!

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    Children, our lives have been gongs striking; clamour and boasting; cries of despair; blows on the nape of the neck in gardens.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 10:12:53

bugsonglass said:
that GG is such a pimp!! you dig?

Shut your mouth.

*to Shaft music*


aspro said:

gamingeek said:


So there is a character in Endless Ocean 2 called GG.


Something is going on around here.  GoNintendo linking to your post, "Will" giving us the crazy exclusives... and now a chr named GG in the game?

Fish are attracted to me like sex in a bottle.

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Ah, so relaxing.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 10:46:29


So Heavy Rain has got lots of great reviews.

Who's buying it?

*clenches fists*

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 10:49:40


LOL

I think this guy needs his own cat mini-game like the second game.

EDIT:

Rising Star have said that NMH2 will be launched end of April in Europe. Phew.

Will it be censored like the first though?

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 10:52:42

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So Heavy Rain has got lots of great reviews.

Who's buying it?

*clenches fists*

 After seeing one of the key sequences in the game, I'm very tempted to. Fucking impressive stuff.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 11:04:11
Damn, Miles Edgeworth perfect prosecuter launches next Friday. That crept up quietly. Happy
darthhomer said:

gamingeek said:


So Heavy Rain has got lots of great reviews.

Who's buying it?

*clenches fists*

After seeing one of the key sequences in the game, I'm very tempted to. Fucking impressive stuff.

It was the naked shower scene right?

Not that impressive. Nyaa

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 11:29:13

I can't see these animated gifs on this old laptop for some reason but I'm sure you guys can:

Pics from Tab @ GAF







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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 12:56:25

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Holy poop on a stick!  I'd buy that for $10. . . but dammit I'd have to go to Walmart. Eeewwww.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 13:16:34

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Please! Somebody buy me one of those!


I'm getting Heavy Rain alright.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 13:40:10

That's only the drum set for Rock Band, no game or anything else. Plus what platform is it for? If it's just the PS2 version then double "Meh".

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 14:13:53

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That's only the drum set for Rock Band, no game or anything else. Plus what platform is it for? If it's just the PS2 version then double "Meh".

Precisely! I only want the drum set...provided it's for 360, of course. I already have two guitars and three microphones, one wired and two wireless. But finding a standalone drum set around here is harder than finding GG's penis.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 14:34:55

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Archangel3371 said:

That's only the drum set for Rock Band, no game or anything else. Plus what platform is it for? If it's just the PS2 version then double "Meh".

Precisely! I only want the drum set...provided it's for 360, of course. I already have two guitars and three microphones, one wired and two wireless. But finding a standalone drum set around here is harder than finding GG's penis.

 

Oh ok then. I thought you guys were thinking it was the full game. Carry on then. Nyaa

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 16:54:03

I got a new Wii.

For 92 Euro's Nintendo gave me a new one.

Did not have any time to test it out yet, work and training are taking most of my time.

See you later gals

Gotta train, gotta work.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 17:00:13

SteelAttack said:

Ravenprose said:


I'm getting Heavy Rain alright.

Finally, a non-asshole on this site. Happy

SteelAttack said:

Archangel3371 said:

That's only the drum set for Rock Band, no game or anything else. Plus what platform is it for? If it's just the PS2 version then double "Meh".

Precisely! I only want the drum set...provided it's for 360, of course. I already have two guitars and three microphones, one wired and two wireless. But finding a standalone drum set around here is harder than finding GG's penis.

I take it back.

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 18:33:20

Rockstar's 1940s crime thriller LA Noire may change how actors are captured and recreated in games for ever.

Developer Team Bondi is using groundbreaking technology developed by sister company Depth Analysis to capture all aspects of a performance at once - audio, visual and movement - and recreate them quickly and en-masse to characters in-game.

"Traditionally, one minute of facial animation could take a couple of animators a month. The idea is that we can mass-produce. We can produce about 20 minutes of final footage a day, and it's seamless - I don't even have character artists or animators working with me," Depth Analysis' Oliver Bao told Game Informer (via VG247).

Getaway creator and Team Bondi boss Brendan McNamara said even games like Uncharted 2 and Mass Effect 2 have characters that look like "goldfish" in comparison. And lip-synching is a problem no longer.

This time-consuming method has allowed McNamara to realise a 2000-page script that calls for performances by over 300 actors. When you consider that an average film is between 95 and 125 pages long, the scope of this game is staggering. Hollywood director Michael Uppendahl is on hand to help, and will direct stars like Aaron Staton.

And for LA Noire, this technology represents far more than bragging rights.

"It's obviously cool technology, but the key thing for us is that when you're interrogating someone, you can read their faces and tell if they're lying," said McNamara. "That is a key component of the gameplay."

Interrogation is a cornerstone of LA Noire. Evidence can be gathered at crime scenes and witnesses interrogated. Anything of interest will be recorded automatically in a notebook. Eventually, lead character Cole Phelps can sit down with suspects and challenge their statements, choosing between coax, accuse and force responses - like in Mass Effect 2, these options represent the general tone of your dialogue choice, not the words themselves.

The game of LA Noire follows Phelps through the ranks of the LAPD, where he'll progress from beat cop to the desks of traffic, vice, burglary and arson. Eventually he'll make it to homicide detective.

Along the way he'll have to work with different partners, and he'll come to realise that the force itself is filled with people that have far less than saintly dispositions.

"Who he is at the beginning is completely different from who he is at the end. There's a journey. In most games - even my old games - who someone is at the beginning is who they are at the end. You don't get that in movies or literature - people change. We want you to go on a journey with him. We're trying to pull that off," McNamara explained.

LA Noire's painstakingly recreated world of 1947 Los Angeles is another talking point. It's the biggest and most detailed areas Rockstar has ever made - and Rockstar makes some big and detailed worlds (GTAIV). Over 180,000 photographs of post-war Los Angeles were sourced and scanned, producing a city as accurately recreated as is humanly possible.

What's more, 90 per cent of the crimes in the game are based on real capers of the time. And they're far from slapstick romps.

"Some of them were too wild to use," realised McNamara. "One was about a preacher walking down Broadway with a bullwhip, whipping non-believers. [Laughs] We thought that was a great story, but we didn't know how to work it in.

"There was a guy in Santa Monica who was driving a four-engine plane down the street at midnight. He had an accident because he didn't have lights on the plane - if you came up with that in a design meeting, people would throw you out!"

LA Noire is in development for PS3 and Xbox 360 and will be released this autumn. That's the plan

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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 19:09:22

gamingeek said:

I don't even have character artists or animators working with me," Depth Analysis' Oliver Bao told Game Informer (via VG247).


What was that? Thousands of voices crying out in terror? Meh- maybe just hundreds.
Well, they'll save a lot of money.

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This time-consuming method has allowed McNamara to realise a 2000-page script that calls for performances by over 300 actors. When you consider that an average film is between 95 and 125 pages long, the scope of this game is staggering. Hollywood director Michael Uppendahl is on hand to help, and will direct stars like Aaron Staton.

Oh.


gamingeek said:

"It's obviously cool technology, but the key thing for us is that when you're interrogating someone, you can read their faces and tell if they're lying," said McNamara. "That is a key component of the gameplay."

Uh - I can't do this in real life. Or are they going to look super shifty?

Sounds good though. Time and era will be interesting.


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