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LA Noire’s Rockstar Pass arrives

After refusing to offer any details following its reveal by Microsoft earlier in the month, the LA Noire Rockstar Pass has suddenly appeared on the Xbox Live Marketplace. It had been scheduled for release on May 18th. However, far from resembling EA’s Online Pass or anything or the sort, the …

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UK CHARTS: L.A. Noire holds No.1

Rockstar’s crime solving new IP L.A. Noire holds onto the top spot this week, despite dropping 43 per cent in sales. It held off competition from Codemasters’ Dirt 3, which had to settle for No.2 on the podium. The racer beat its predecessor’s launch period and sold best on Xbox …

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OPINION: Crime spree

It’s easy to put LA Noire’s success down to the name of its publisher. Having the ability to say ‘from the makers of Grand Theft Auto’ is a strong marketing tool. It worked for Red Dead Redemption last year. Rockstar truly is living up to its name. But to make …

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Take-Two lands fresh Housers deal

Sam and Dan Houser, the masterminds behind Rockstar’s greatest creations, have extended their deal with publisher Take-Two. Long-term employment agreements have been struck with Sam Houser, Dan Houser, Rockstar North’s reclusive Leslie Benzies and other key members of the creative team. Take-Two described the deal as containing "substantially similar economic …

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UK CHARTS: LA Noire shatters records

It may have been a long time coming, but Rockstar’s LA Noire has certainly delivered the goods in this week’s UKIE Chart-Track GFK UK All Formats Top 40. The game has shot straight to No.1, becoming the fastest ever selling new games IP in the process. Sales were roughly in …

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Rockstar: LA Noire is not breaking consoles

L.A. Noire is not causing Xbox 360 or PS3 consoles to overheat and breakdown, says Rockstar. The games media has spotted advice on Rockstar’s website for consumers experiencing console problems. However, this is not because L.A. Noire is causing any specific problem. It is in fact common practice for publishers …

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Can LA Noire arrest the markets decline?

UK retail hopes L.A. Noire can breathe new life into struggling software sales. The UK games market is down significantly year-on-year. But with Rockstar’s hyped new IP due today (Friday, May 20th), expectations are high for a May sales surge. The current levelling off in the games market hasn’t been helped …

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