For all its realism, LA Noire still has to bow to traditional videogame logic in order to be fun. So while Rockstar and Team Bondi trumpeted their achievements in city detail and gritty detective work, I couldn't help but laugh each time something decidedly "gamey" happened to these otherwise straight-laced officers. Did '40s detectives really scale pipes, leap across crumbling movie sets or flip cars into oncoming traffic? Hey, if this is what it was really like to be a cop back then, retroactively sign me up!
A brief tour through the videogame history museum
We take a super-quick look at a stash of classic gaming hardware
Zelda: Ocarina of Stupidity
Link was a cartoon long before Wind Waker, and it was an abomination
Marvel vs Capcom 3 launch party video
Interviews, photos and trash talking from the biggest launch event of 2011 (so far)