LA Noire to boast biggest ever budget?

After a long period of silence regarding Rockstar’s L.A. Noire, a number of details have emerged about the title from its homeland down under – including the claim that it could have the largest development budget ever seen in gaming.

IGN reports that Tom Crago, the president of the Game Developers’ Association of Australia yesterday claimed at GC Asia 2008 that LA Noire could be the biggest budget videogame in development anywhere in the world”, adding that it would certainly, in terms of console titles, be in the top ten – LA Noire is a massive massive project”.

Crago also added that the Team Bondi developed game was pencilled in for release on both PS3 and Xbox 360 – it had been said in the past that it was going to be a PS3 exclusive.

He also stated that the game’s release is still a long way off, adding: It’s got, I’d suggest – another year or so to go.”

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