L.A. Noire Honored as Official Selection of the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival

March 30, 2011, By Christian Davis

Videogames really have come a long way haven’t they? You know you’ve made it when you’re videogame is being recognized  by the Tribeca Film Festival. Videogames being recognized as film, is monumental.

“We’re thrilled that L.A. Noire is being recognized by the Tribeca Film Festival in this way,” said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. “It’s a real honor, and another step forward for interactive entertainment.”

Rockstar Games will also present an exclusive preview of L.A. Noire as part of the Tribeca Talks series, taking place on April 25, 2011. If you’ve been paying attention to L.A. Noire then you’ll see how much technology they are putting behind the game to make it seem like you’re playing a movie. The voice acting and facial animation is top notch and is going to be the new standard for the videogame industry.

“What Rockstar and Team Bondi have accomplished with L.A. Noire is nothing less than groundbreaking,” added Gilmore. “It’s an invention of a new realm of storytelling that is part cinema, part gaming, and a whole new realm of narrative expression, interactivity, and immersion. We are poised on the edge of a new frontier.”


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